Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The courses offered by the CIE are hands-on workshops where you learn by doing, and then applying those skills to your business. These are serious programs for serious entrepreneurs… but they are also a lot of fun!

About

FTCC Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, providing the foundation you need when you’re serious about starting or growing your business.

The FTCC Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship offers a variety of in-depth courses, such as the proven Ice House Entrepreneurial Mindset® and REAL Entrepreneurship® programs, with new programs set to be announced soon.

The courses offered by the CIE are hands-on workshops where you learn by doing, and then apply those skills to your business. These are serious programs for serious entrepreneurs… but they are also a lot of fun! Both the Ice House Entrepreneurial Mindset® and REAL Entrepreneurship® are approved by the NC Community College system as options for selected business courses. Most importantly, these programs have helped thousands of entrepreneurs in all types of industries start or grow their businesses.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Lease Review
  • Economic Forecast
  • Economic Development

Events and Community Building

  • Farmers Market
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Networking

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program
  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Libraries and Research

  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Business Research Resources

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General

Space

  • Coworking

Starting a Business

  • Startup Classes
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Business Research Resources

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services

Training

  • Human Resources Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Health and Safety Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Business Management Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary Contact
Kent Hill
Address
2817 Fort Bragg Rd
General Classroom Building Rm 205
Fayetteville, NC 28303