What Does Our Sector Do For California?

The California Community Colleges invests funding and resources in industry sectors that are key to California’s economic growth. Entrepreneurs and business operators are critical to California’s economic development as contributors to innovation and new job growth. The Business & Entrepreneurship Sector collaborates with industry and education to improve and expand business and entrepreneurial curriculum. The end result is a job-ready workforce and entrepreneurial leaders to ensure California’s economic growth and global competitiveness.

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Description: The world has changed in ways that now require everyone to think like an entrepreneur.   Author and entrepreneur Gary Schoeniger who will discuss five fundamental concepts that enable entrepreneurs to adapt and thrive in a rapidly-changing world.  

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Description: Join us for a timely discussion about global economic recovery with Leah Goold-Haws, Statewide Director of the Global Trade & Logistics Sector of the California Community Colleges. She’ll also share important e-Commerce strategies you’ll want to know about.

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Business and Industry

Mike Daniel, Regional Director of the Orange County and Inland Empire SBDC Network shares COVID-19 resources as well as his own story of owning two Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Franchises and a candy shop and the impacts he is experiencing

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Business and IndustryEducators Resources

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship’s (NACCE) Katie Calabrese will join us to describe the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge, speak about some NACCE’s future plans in California, as well as make/SHIFT 2.0. She will also describe the new badging program

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