Students in the Automotive Technician, Building Trades Specialist and Culinary Arts Specialist programs at New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) participated in an entrepreneur workshop on Feb. 21. The guest speaker was Al Alvarez, Director of Programs at Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation (GNEC). He spoke about what it takes to start a business, including the importance of credit, how to fund a new venture and where to get assistance in developing a business plan. The students learned a variety of financial terms and were able to ask questions.
NCCTI is an accredited post-secondary career and technical institution that is currently enrolling for the following programs: Automotive Technician, Building Trades Specialist, Medical Assistant Clinical, Patient Care Technician and Culinary Arts Specialist. NCCTI also operates a comprehensive Financial Opportunity Center and Bridges to Career Opportunities Program sponsored by the local and national Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) offices.