Entrepreneurial Initiative and Building Self-Employment

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact for Entrepreneurial Initiative and Building Self-Employment

John Oliveira, Deputy Commissioner

Overview of Entrepreneurial Initiative and Building Self-Employment

Join the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) and National Industries for the Blind (NIB) to learn about the Entrepreneurial Initiative and Building Self-Employment - Opportunities for the Blind.

The program will feature insight from MCB Commissioner David D’Arcangelo, as well as NIB's Thomas Lehrich and John Lucas.

Participants will also hear from Kelvin Abron, a candidate in the entrepreneur program, about his experience in completing the training and fellows’ program.

What you will learn about starting your own business:

  • How it works, including:
    • Training Module
    • Candidate Profile and Entrepreneurship Characteristics
    • Questions and Answers
  • Training opportunities with the program, including: 
    • Professional Mastery of Office Technology for Employment (ProMOTE)
    • Sales and Marketing/Entrepreneurship
    • Platform Specific Training/On-the-job training; Introduction to Oracle Order Management, Oracle Commerce Cloud, Website navigation, customer registration, and order workflow.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84233678095?pwd=THU2R05RQVE0Q050Tm13UnBjekJWZz09

Meeting ID: 842 3367 8095

Passcode: 2022

Join By Phone: 1-305-224-1968

Meeting ID: 842 3367 8095

Passcode: 2022

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kxItEPcd2

If you require an ADA accommodation, please submit the online request form or contact MCB's ADA Coordinator Shauntay M. King at (617) 894-4352 or Shauntay.M.King@mass.gov at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

Contact for Entrepreneurial Initiative and Building Self-Employment

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