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Through the Jesup Group, Crowder College strives to assist with community economic development, growth of entrepreneurship, and innovation in the communities we serve in southwest Missouri in efforts to help people become more self-sufficient and develop even stronger and more vibrant communities.

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The Importance of “Place”

  Creating a sense of “place” in communities can be as effective in small town economic development as traditional industry attraction. Even better, the barriers to creating a sense of place are much lower and rely largely on the willingness of a small group to organize and take action. Place based initiatives can revitalize downtown…

Entrepreneurial Planning and Management Certificate Opportunity

  The Center for Entrepreneurship through the Small Business Development Center at Missouri Southern is offering the Entrepreneurial Planning and Management Certificate (MM92) in its entirety, this Fall 2020 semester. The certificate classes begin on Monday, August 17 and concludes by Friday, December 11 and are 100% online. Individuals who complete the Entrepreneurial Planning and…

Late Summer Entrepreneur Resources from Missouri Source Link

  Entrepreneurs across the state of Missouri should be aware of Missouri Sourcelink. They are an incredible resource for both aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. In the coming weeks they are offering a range of classes to help with various aspects of business ownership or business creation. You can click on the links below to find…

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