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The Entrepreneurship program is an online program that prepares students to establish new business ventures and grow their dreams.

Degree, Diploma, and Certificate (Online) Program

collage of entrepreneurship students workingEntrepreneurship and small business are at the heart of the U. S. economy and will be instrumental in stimulating job growth in the 21st Century. Small businesses provide the majority of private sector jobs and will generate the greatest number of new jobs in the next decade.

Entrepreneurship is the American dream supported by the knowledge, ability, and resources to operate a successful business. At Catawba Valley Community College, our Entrepreneurship Program will provide our students with the necessary tools to achieve their goal of starting and successfully running their own business.

Our Program focuses on the key principles of Entrepreneurship. It is not a general business program. Our goal is to instill an Entrepreneurial Vision and Desire, which will provide our students with ability to recognize opportunities, make informed decisions and have their dream become a reality.

Our Program will provide the essential knowledge and skills to enable existing entrepreneurs to grow their business and aid prospective entrepreneurs successfully establish a new venture.

Please see the catalog for more information about the degree, diploma, and certificate options for this curriculum.

» Catawba Valley Emerging Entrepreneurs Club


Fall Shark Tank Dates

Shark Tank Proposals Due to Jeff Neuville or Gary Muller – November 1, 2017

Shark Tank Finalists announced – November 3, 2017

Shark Tank Final 5-minute Presentations to judges – November 14, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at CVCC Corporate Development Center To enter you can complete the on-line Shark Tank online application  or complete and print the Shark Tank Form (PDF) and submit to Jeff Neuville or Gary Muller at CVCC. Find out more by visiting the Emerging Entrepreneurs Club Website.

For more information contact:

Jeff Neuville
Program Director
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4102

Gary Muller
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4672

Darcie Tumey
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4011


Want to learn more about how to start your own business?

Check out CVCC's Emerging Entrepreneur Club.

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