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

Economic and Site Development

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

Buying or Selling a Business

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

Business Planning

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

Internship Programs and Student Services

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

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General

Space

  • Coworking

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

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

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
  • Trade Education and Training

Events and Community Building

  • Farmers Market
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Networking
Contact Information
Kent Hill
Address
2817 Fort Bragg Rd
General Classroom Building Rm 205
Fayetteville, NC 28303