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Back to the Classroom: EDTP Session 93 Begins

Posted on 4/24/2022 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Wednesday, April 13, 2022 LAEDA opened its' doors of their training room to welcome the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program Session 93. The students in the class have demonstrated their desire, willingness and ability to move their businesses forward in a meaningful way as a result of the 9-week intensive training course. This is the first time LAEDA has hosted an in-person session since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. It's good to be back!

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That's a Wrap! Women's Business Academy Class Session 92 Comes to a Close

Posted on 4/22/2022 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Wednesday, March 16, 2022 LAEDA hosted the final class of its virtual Women’s Business Academy (Session 92). The 2022 Women’s Business Academy brought together 19 highly motivated entrepreneurs, representing a variety of industries including food service, party and event venue rental, photography, accounting and tax preparation, and auto detailing. Over the course of the nine-week program, participants received 72+ hours of training from industry professionals as well as business planning, business counseling, and continued business counseling.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Howard Smith

Posted on 4/20/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Howard Smith is the owner and operator of HRS Video Creations, where professionalism is used to create stunning Cinematic Biographies of your very special moments. Howard Smith is a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with him to ask about his experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Business Start-Up Seminar Recap: Food Trucking 101

Posted on 4/19/2022 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On March 17, 2022 at 6 PM many aspiring entrepreneurs came together to learn about the important aspects of food trucking by attending Food Trucking 101. This course gave entrepreneurs a roadmap on how to navigate the start-up phase and learn best practices for aspiring operators. The class covered mobile food business models, matching the menu to the model, investment analysis, legal requirements, licenses needed, inspections that are to be done, fire/propane safety and food preparation regulations.

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