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Growing Rural Businesses Entrepreneurial Certificate Program

Sign up now! Early bird registration ends February 23rd, 2024! Dinner will be catered at each class. 

Growing Rural Businesses is an 8-week certificate program taught by Wichita State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship experts custom-made to meet the needs of existing rural business owners who are ready to grow. Participants receive comprehensive, practical instruction in the finer points of growing a thriving rural business in a dynamic collaborative environment where they network with peers. All sessions are taught in-person by WSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship who are experts in running businesses. Facilitated group discussions provide insights about business challenges and strategies to solve them effectively.


8 Thursdays between March 7 - May 2

5:30 - 8:30 P.M.



Early Bird Discount: $50 (Register by Feb. 23)


Sessions 1-5 - Chanute City Hall (Alliance Room)

Sessions 6-8 - Allen County Community College

Click here to register!