Business Bootcamp for American Veterans

Event Date(s): 
Repeats every day until Fri Jun 22 2012 .
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 8:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 8:00am to 7:00pm

This event has been canceled. For more information, please call Alfred State’s Center for Continuing Education at (607) 587-4015 or e-mail

You spent years taking orders from your commanding officers. Now it’s time for you to take charge. Join us June 18-22, for a week-long business boot camp to be offered to American veterans - free of charge. Space is limited to the first 25 registrants, so register early!

Each day will include three meals, two classroom instruction periods, and guest speakers. On-campus lodging will be available in close proximity to classroom locations. Participants staying on campus will be required to arrive on Sunday evening, June 17. All materials, as well as expenses for food and lodging, have been donated.

Topics covered in the program include

  • essentials of entrepreneurship
  • advantages and disadvantages of the 3 basic forms of business ownership
  • steps for a startup
  • marketing analysis and strategies
  • location selection
  • competitor analysis
  • pricing for profit
  • financing
  • bookkeeping
  • promotion and advertising
  • electronic commerce
  • personnel management

To register, or for additional information, please call Alfred State College’s Center for Continuing Education at (607) 587-4015 or e-mail

Print the Business Bootcamp poster (PDF).