Center for Entrepreneurship

The nine-year partnership between Wake Tech and Wells Fargo Bank has provided over 600 entrepreneurs with training on how to start and grow a business, sales, and social media. We are constantly adding to our offerings, based on the needs and feedback of current and aspiring business owners in Wake County.


Course Details & Registration Information

Planning the Entrepreneurial VentureSEF-80101
Assess your own entrepreneurial abilities and the feasibility of your business ideas. Over the course of eight three-hour sessions, you’ll develop a business plan for starting and running a new business (or operating an existing one). You’ll examine every element of a busine...
Sales for People Who Don't Like to SellSEF-3001W1
In this course, students will learn and practice basic sales techniques, from the initial introduction stage through closing the sale and maintaining ongoing relationships. The course covers understanding sales, knowing your product and market, identifying relevant decision...
Veterans Entrepreneurship AdvantageSEF-3001V1
Assess your potential as an entrepreneur and the feasibility of your business or idea, and learn how your military experience can help. In eight three-hour sessions, you’ll learn how to develop a comprehensive business plan for your new or existing business and create a firs...
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Programs

Veterans Entrepreneurship Advantage (VEA):  

An eight week, 24-hour intensive course for veterans, active-duty military, and military spouses who are current or aspiring small business owners.  The course is taught by experienced veteran business consultants.

LaunchRALEIGH:  

This program supports entrepreneurship in Southeast Raleigh by providing training, mentoring, networking, and access to capital.  Participants are accepted through a competitive application and interview process. 
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LaunchRALEIGH – Wake Tech Student Edition:  

This 16-week, certificate program  allows all students  (especially those who live in the 27610/01/03 zipcodes in Raleigh)  at Wake Tech to receive intensive entrepreneurship training at no cost or just a nominal meal cost.

‘Time for Business’ Speaker Series

Aimed at established  businesses in growth mode, this series features thought leaders and successful entrepreneurs.

Top Ten – Technology Tools for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs.  (coming soon)

Women’s Tech Entrepreneurship College:  A focused program for women with business and product ideas that are based on information technology.