IN on the Road News

[IN] on the Road Southwestern Academy Bootcamp 2019

From March 11 to March 21, 2019, the Innovation Incubator Program had the privilege of “Adopting” three senior level Business & Finance classes to host a two week “IN on The Road” business boot camp at the Flint Southwestern Academy.


In on the Road Bootcamp at Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village

Through the month of February 2019, the Innovation Incubator conducted its first “IN on the Road” Business boot camp of the year at the Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, a local community center/hub located in the heart of the Flint community.

This boot camp concluded with 20+ graduates, who were awarded with certificates of completion for participating in at least three of the five workshops held.


Business Boot Camp Sessions

No cost to attend, thanks to generous support from the C.S. Mott Foundation

A multi-part workshop series, offered throughout the year at different neighborhood locations.

  • This program is geared towards local teens and adults. It is offered at no cost in community venues to improve access and to increase the level of residents’ entrepreneurial knowledge. 
  • The individual workshops are two to three hours long and participants can meet with business counselors one-on-one before and after each session. 
  • Participants who complete the sessions will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. 

The curriculum covers:

  • Vetting your big idea
  • Customer discovery
  • Marketing techniques and considerations
  • Financial management
  • Establishing the business

2019/2020 schedule:

Upcoming sessions to be determined.

More dates and locations will be coming soon.