LAUNCH JOCO Student Application
The Launch JOCO Program is an evidence-based approach to teaching the principles of starting, maintaining, and growing a successful business. The entire program is free of charge to the participants. If selected, participants must attend a 14 week (once weekly) Business Training/Entrepreneurship Academy, including a small business course held at Johnston Community College Small Business Center. Each class is 3 hours long, includes dinner, and will be held on Tuesday evenings 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. beginning in January 2023. Homework is expected to be 3-4 hours per week.
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The following questions pertain to your existing business that you are hoping to improve through this training.
Are you already in business now and being paid for your product or service?
If so, tell us about your business (include name, length of time in business, and location).
List website address, Facebook page, and other social media here.
What significant challenge are you experiencing with your existing business that you are hoping to improve through this program?
The following questions pertain to a business not yet started that you are hoping to begin with help from this program.
If you are not yet in business, summarize your new business idea here.
What significant challenge are you experiencing with your new business idea that you are hoping to improve through this program?
Will the type of work you do now involve any skills that you will need for your business or entrepreneurial venture?
We will use Live Plan (online learning platform) every week for class. What is your comfort level with technology?
What else would you like us to know about your business or yourself?
How did you hear about Launch JoCo?
Social media, word of mouth, press release, etc.
If accepted into the program, I agree that I will make every attempt to attend and fully participate in all scheduled Launch JoCo sessions. I will complete the at-home course assignments to ensure I receive the full benefit of the program. My signature below is an acknowledgement and acceptance of the 14 week (once weekly) commitment required by the program.
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