The University of New Mexico's Innovation Academy and STC.UNM are offering a special course to help New Mexico businesses at this critical time for our state's economic recovery. This is made possible thru a grant from the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration called the NM EDA Rainforest University Center.
During this time of economic uncertainty, many New Mexico small businesses need to build or increase their online presence to offset a decline in retail in-person traffic, as well as grow businesses beyond New Mexico borders. The UNM online course for the community, New Mexico Small Business Recovery: Take and Expand your Business Online, will teach businesses e-commerce techniques including developing storefronts and driving traffic to your store.
This course is open to anyone in the community and available completely online. You will need to be able to access the internet and have a microphone/headset, small video camera or PC camera or tablet/smartphone.
The course will begin on April 6, 2020 and conclude May 15, 2020. The course can be done on your own time and there is no set meeting time other than as scheduled throughout the program.
The course is being offered at our cost of $17 and includes a one-year domain name for your storefront. The 6-week course runs from April 6-May 15.
Professor Bill Szaroletta, P.E
More info at https://www.linkedin.com/in/szaroletta/.
Earn a Certificate
At the conclusion of the course if you complete all the required assignments, you will earn a Certificate of Entrepreneurial Capabilities that you can share with your professional network. You must complete all of the requirements within the 6-week time frame in order to receive a certificate.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Bill Szaroletta at firstname.lastname@example.org.If you need assistance with affordable internet access please visit Comcast's Internet Essentials site at:internetessentials.com.
About the New Mexico Rainforest EDA University Center
STC.UNM and the Innovation Academy received a grant from the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support student and community entrepreneurs and provide training and technical assistance at all UNM campuses. The grant funds the New Mexico Rainforest EDA University Center, a training program in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship for students and community members at all UNM campuses around the state.
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