Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Small Business Resources Classes

Professional Development

NEW Food Truck Mobile Food & Beverage Business
This course will introduce the student to Mobile Food & Beverage Management and provides the fundamentals of owning and operating a mobile Food and Beverage business, whether it’s operating a food truck, mobile coffee or mobile bar. It will familiarize the student with the tools needed to formulate a mobile concept and turn it into a standardized plan. The student will focus menu development, truck and trailer design, location and marketing case studies, guest speakers, and current food truck businesses will aid the student in designing theirown mobile business unit.
CAR 5641 / Length: 15 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $259; Non-Sponsoring $289

CRN 2976 Wednesday
September 8-October 6
6-9 p.m.

Grant Writing I
Find out what it takes to receive grant funding for your nonprofit organization. Learn how to approach foundations and what is required to receive funding. Gain knowledge of grant sources, resources, and where to find them. Prepare a letter of inquiry and learn about the many components of a proposal including the budget. Become familiar with a variety of grant applications including web-based applications. This course is designed for those seeking funding for nonprofit organizations.

CAR 3508 / Length: 4 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $135

CRN 1883 Friday
September 24
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online
CRN 1903 Tuesday and Wednesday
October 12-13
6-8 p.m. Online

Grant Writing II
Experience all aspects of proposal writing. Includes creating a project that fits funders’ guidelines, appropriate writing styles, developing a proposal strategy and plan for evaluation that fits funders’ requirements, and hands-on experience in writing a proposal. Samples provided.

CAR 3751 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $149; Non-Sponsoring $179

CRN 728 Friday
October 8
9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Online
CRN 1611 Tuesday and Wednesday
October 19-20
6-9 p.m. Online

NEW Entrepreneurship & Start a Small Business
If you are interested in the world of entrepreneurship here is the course for you. You will focus on the basics of how to launch an entrepreneurial venture, including entrepreneurial development and planning, funding and accounting, marketing as well as relevant laws and regulations. Topics for discussion will include proper self-evaluation, how to recognize and shape new ideas and opportunities, analysis, methods, technology, globalization and diversity, and ethical responsibilities.
CAR 5412 / Length: 24 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $299; Non-Sponsoring $329

CRN 2974 Saturday
October 9-November 13
9 a.m to 1 p.m.

Entrepreneurial Equation
Making the most of your business is easy when you have the right tools and a solid strategy at your disposal. This seminar gives you ideas for putting banking, retirement, and insurance tools to work so you can help build and protect your business according to your short- and long-term goals.

LSP 5928/2 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 2975 Monday
October 18
6:30-8:30 p.m. Online