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Demystifying Entrepreneurship – Southwestern Colorado

May 13-14, 2022 Sky Ute Casino, Ignacio, Colorado

Fri 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Sat. 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Topic: Start-up Assistance

Have you been dreaming of starting your own company? Now is the time to put your business idea into action!

Demystifying Entrepreneurship, presented by the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Deming Center for Entrepreneurship and hosted by the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, provides an introduction to entrepreneurship and is geared toward anyone considering launching their own business or improving their existing small business. Taught by Erick Mueller, Executive Director of the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, and Eric Bruno, this two-day in-person short course will impart a framework and toolkit in order to develop sought-after products and services, avoid pitfalls and succeed at entrepreneurship.

Learning Objectives:

Develop an understanding for what it takes to be an entrepreneur

Understand the process to create a value proposition

Determine ways to be different and establish a competitive advantage

How to get your first ten customers

Grasp entrepreneurial economics and fundraising


Set yourself up to plant the seed, stir the creativity and hit the ground running

Grow your entrepreneurial toolkit

Leave motivated toward supporting and cultivating your entrepreneurial bug

Receive a University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Certificate of Completion

Who should attend?

Aspiring entrepreneurs

Existing small business owners interested in building and growing their business

Local leaders wanting to support entrepreneurial growth

Event will take place IN-PERSON at the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, Colorado! Registration includes all course materials, light appetizers on 5/13/22, breakfast and lunch on 5/14/22.

**Early Bird Pricing: $49.99 (through April 29)

Regular Registration: $59.99

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE-Email for details on how to apply.

Speaker(s): Erick Mueller, faculty director, joined by instructors from the Deming School of Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.

Dates: Friday, May 13, 2022 – 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at The Sky Ute Casino, Ignacio, CO. Saturday, May 14, 2022 – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at The Sky Ute Casino, Ignacio, CO. Tuition: This certificate course is an exceptional value and will sell out! Scholarships available – email to learn more. Ongoing cohort check-ins and individual support is available to course graduates. Location: Downtown Ignacio Colorado

Fee: $ 59.99

Phone: 970-259-1700