FIRST STEPS OF STARTING A BUSINESS

Get started with the popular "First Steps of Starting a Business" program - now available online and it's FREE and open to the public!  Take the course on your own time from anywhere there is internet access! A professional MCE Business Consultant will be there every step of the way to provide feedback and guidance.
Watch the video below to find more about the MCE Online Learning Center and the First Steps course.

The MCEd Online Learning Center Contains All These Resources!

FIRST STEPS

The popular First Steps program is now online. Self-paced and loaded with resources, the course will get you on your way to starting a business.

BUSINESS PLANNING

Work one-on-one with an experienced technical consultant to build a business plan. This step-by-step program allows you to work at your own pace.

GET HELP HERE

Whether starting or growing your business, MCE has talented professionals to help guide you to the next step in your entrepreneurship journey.

SMALL BUSINESS LOANS

When you are ready to apply for funding this portal will enable you to work one-on-one with an MCE loan officer. Register as a client with MCE today.

Register Today for the FREE First Steps Course

Register today for this comprehensive, free course on how to start a business in Maryland.

CERTIFICATE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

This six-month program is designed to provide you with all the skills you need to start and manage your small business. The program is taught by experienced professionals in a series of month-long courses. The program ends with a capstone course that will enable you to actually start your business with the help of a skilled mentor. This certificate is also intended to provide evidence that you are qualified to borrow from small-business lenders.  

ACCOUNTING and FINANCE

Understanding the basics of bookkeeping and finance principles of accounting is essential for the success and growth of small businesses.

SMALL BUSINESS LAW

All the basics are covered from common forms of businesses to contract and employment law for the small business.

MARKETING AND WEB DESIGN

Strategic marketing for small businesses includes traditional channels as well as web design and inbound marketing.

MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

This course includes managing your company and employees, plus creating processes and policies that will result in long term success.

BUSINESS PLANNING SEMINAR

In this course, you will finish your start-up plan or growth strategies. If you are ready to launch, you will do so in this seminar.

WEDNESDAY WEBINARS

Join us online for lunch-n-learn webinars on a variety of subjects designed to train, inform, and empower.

STUNNING IMAGE GALLERY

Show off your images in style with this stunning image gallery. You can even add beautiful animation effects!
It's so easy to use. Just the select the image you want, choose a layout and you're done.

MCE's Impact on Small Business Development

MCE has an impressive track record of growing small businesses through small business lending, training and technical support. MCEd-Online will extend services to more entrepreneurs through the new online learning portal. 

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