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Business Advising

What We Do

At JRTI Company Lab, we offer comprehensive business advising services to entrepreneurs at every stage, from ideation to acceleration! We can help bring your idea to market, establish a business from the ground up, or enhance your existing business to reach a larger share of your target market. 

The Company Lab also provides valuable workshops, training sessions, and networking opportunities with certification as a CO.STARTERS facilitator to ensure top-notch support.

Planning

TURN YOUR IDEA INTO reality

Work with a business advisor to find out how your idea can succeed. With their guidance, you’ll check your ideas, understand challenges and opportunities, find your customers, figure out what makes you stand out, and plan how to run your business.

Growth

Start building your business

Create a personalized strategy to address gaps and requirements in the initial stages of development. Business advisors will guide you across four key areas: business concept, customer relations, operations, and organization.

Scale

plan for advancement

Maximize your business potential and set the stage for lasting market success. Collaborate with business advisors to gain insights into accessing capital, exporting, and implementing fulfillment strategies that will propel your venture to new heights.


Planning

TURN YOUR IDEA INTO reality

Work with a business advisor to find out how your idea can succeed. With their guidance, you’ll check your ideas, understand challenges and opportunities, find your customers, figure out what makes you stand out, and plan how to run your business.

Growth

Start building your business

Create a personalized strategy to address gaps and requirements in the initial stages of development. Business advisors will guide you across four key areas: business concept, customer relations, operations, and organization.

Scale

plan for advancement

Maximize your business potential and set the stage for lasting market success. Collaborate with business advisors to gain insights into accessing capital, exporting, and implementing fulfillment strategies that will propel your venture to new heights.


How We Can Help You

We curated a range of tools and programs to enhance the capabilities of our staff in serving clients across the Eastern Panhandle of WV. Our business advisors are equipped with training in internationally recognized small business support materials from CO.STARTERS, and each advisor has decades of real-world, hands-on small business ownership experience.

CO.STARTERS James Rumsey Technical Institute JRTI Company Lab
CO.STARTERS James Rumsey Technical Institute JRTI Company Lab

CO.STARTERS provides programming tailored for entrepreneurs initiating their businesses. The cohort-based programs are crafted to assist entrepreneurs in turning their ideas into actionable plans.

Our business advisors consistently lead CO.STARTERS programming, leveraging all available tools, including the business model canvas for starters.

Ready to get started?

This program is open to JRTI students (current and former), as well as residents of the Eastern Panhandle (Berkeley, Morgan & Jefferson Counties) of West Virginia.

James Rumsey Technical Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law in its programs, activities, or employment practices.

For inquiries contact: Russell Penner, Title IX Director, 3274 Hedgesville Rd, Martinsburg, WV 25403, 304-754-7925.

James Rumsey Technical Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

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