VIRTUAL BUSINESS & VOCATIONAL
Our training programs will position you for growth & success.
The Economic Development Centre is a Division of the Centre for Homeownership and Economic Development, Corporation (CHOEDC). We work with subject-matter experts to help entrepreneurs and business leaders start, develop, and grow their business models. In addition, we offer certificate training for individuals looking to establish a career in Commercial Driving, Photovoltaic Design and Installation, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration), and Healthcare (Phlebotomy).
Lunch & learn
Growing a business is a goal that may be achieved through many different channels. Business Owners, Chamber Members, Self-Employed and Professionals get to share their thoughts and ideas in a more relaxed, casual environment at lunchtime.
E-lounge virtual business academy
The E-Lounge is a safe space where entrepreneurs and business leaders can go to meet like-minded individuals, receive next-level training, and equip themselves for economic sustainability. This is a FREE 13-week program.
We have partnered with Vance-Granville Community College and Durham Tech to facilitate a series of FREE professional development workshops, using the ICE House Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute model and the NC Real Agriculture Entrepreneurship curriculum and supplemental training materials.