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Turner Center for Entrepreneurship

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Turner Center Overview:

In every business venture, there is always some element of risk. Risk from within the industry. Risk from competition. And from outside forces.

At The Robert & Carolyn Turner Center for Entrepreneurship, we have the collective knowledge and resources to assist small or start-up businesses in creating a plan that minimizes risk and takes advantage of opportunities. Which is why we are able to create strategies that help our clients understand the moves and all their consequences.

It's because we understand that to be successful, you not only have to know what the right move is, you have to know when to make it.

The Turner Center for Entrepreneurship is a not-for-profit program located at Bradley University. The centers which make up the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship provide business counseling, technical assistance, training, and educational activities for individuals interested in owning their own businesses. We not only work with individuals in the community, but also with students hoping to start their own businesses. We also help existing entrepreneurs and businesses who want to expand or take advantage of new opportunities and technologies, are interested in marketing their products and services internationally, or are seeking to commercialize new products and technologies.

At the Turner Center for Entrepreneurship, we understand that every company faces risks. Together, we work with our clients to determine what those risks are and assist in creating a strategy that effectively counters them. A strategy that shows them how to make the right move at the right time. A strategy for success.

July 2017

Tue, July 18 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  Fondulac Bank, East Peoria

Thur, July 27 Cybersecurity Webinar: Best Practices from the Private Sector: 12pm - 1pm 


August 2017

Tue, August 8 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm: PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Thur, August 24 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  Fondulac Bank, East Peoria

Tue, August 29 Cybersecurity Webinar: Doing Business Internationally: 12pm - 1pm


September 2017

Thur, Sept 14 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Tue, Sept 19 Protecting Your Money & Your Customers11:30am - 2pm: PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Tue, Sept 19 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  Fondulac Bank, East Peoria


October 2017

Wed, Oct 4 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Wed, Oct 18 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  Fondulac Bank, East Peoria

Tue, Oct 24 The Hacker's View11:30am - 2pm: PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center


November 2017

Wed, Nov 1 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Tue, Nov 14 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Tue, Nov 14 Protecting Your Employees & Assets11:30am - 2pm:  PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Thur, Nov 30 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  Fondulac Bank, East Peoria


December 2017

Wed, Dec 13 Starting a Business in Illinois: 3pm - 5pm:  PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

Thur, Dec 14 You Had a Breach: What do you do Next?11:30am - 2pm: PeoriaNEXT Innovation Center

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Online Training

We have two options for Online Training:

  • Classes focus on everything from Accounting to Writing
    Classes last for 6 weeks and start on the 3rd Wednesday
    of each month.  Most classes are only $99.

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  • Self-paced courses on everything from Accounting,
    Leadership, Etiquette, and Quickbooks.
    3-months free trial and $24.95 per month after that
    for unlimited access to all training.

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