Grow your business at Santa Fe’s Center for Innovation & Economic Development (CIED)
What can the CIED provide?
Whether you need specialized training to reach your career goals, you represent a business needing cutting-edge training for your employees, or you are an entrepreneur seeking business support, Santa Fe College’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development (CIED) is here to meet your needs.
- Convenient Meeting Space
- Entrepreneur Incubator
- Continuing Education
- Community Education
- Corporate Education
- Online Education
- Computer Technology
- Performance Improvement Solutions
Call 352-395-5053 or email today!
The Mission of the CIED
“To foster innovation and economic development by adding value and providing enrichment to individuals and organizations within our business community.”
GROW AT THE CIED
530 W. University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601. Ph 352-395-5053. Fx 352-395-5086
What is the Entrepreneur Incubator?
The CIED Entrepreneur Incubator grows new companies. We provide office support, access to small business development information, and client meeting space to entrepreneurs starting a new small business. The CIED Entrepreneur Incubator is located in downtown Gainesville and provides space and support by an application process for startup and fledgling businesses .
The Mission of the Entrepreneur Incubator: “To enhance economic development and job creation in the community by providing support and services to qualified startup companies.”
- Create new sustainable employment for residents as well as Santa Fe and University of Florida students and graduates.
- Provide a low cost, nurturing environment for early stage companies to develop and grow.
- Encourage the interaction among CIED, Continuing & Community Education, and Incubating Companies.
- Develop a network of professionals to provide services, support and training to local startup companies.
- Develop public-private partnerships.
If you are interested in further information about the Entrepreneur Incubator, please contact Bill Dorman at (352) 395-5465 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organizing a business meeting, planning session, conference, or retreat? Santa Fe’s Center for Innovation & Economic Development (CIED) offers just the right mix of downtown Gainesville location, comfortable furnishings, high tech support equipment, skilled staff and ample parking.
CIED staff will work with you to ensure that every detail is covered, from selecting the appropriate space to assisting with your use of the latest in audio-visual technology and Skype capabilities. We’ll work with your caterer to ensure an enjoyable dining experience. You’ll have an extraordinary meeting or training experience at a very reasonable price.
For a complete list of rates and services, contact Tanisha Byars at (352) 395-5053 or email@example.com.
Corporate & Continuing Education
ENHANCE Your skills. Your Life. Your Career.
Join Santa Fe’s Continuing Education and explore new Performance Improvement Solutions to gain a new skill, invest in a new technology, or take an online business course from the comfort of your workplace or home. We provide customized training curricula to meet your specific needs and assist in meeting your business performance goals and objectives.
Take advantage of professional development opportunities offered through a wide variety of classroom and online courses, or let the CIED create a customized training curriculum to meet your specific needs.
Continuing Education classes are for the professional looking for recertification hours, wanting to increase their knowledge in a specific field, or for the person wishing to earn a career in that field.
We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.
If you are interested in further information about Continuing Education or Corporate Training, please call (352) 395-5896 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and enhance your skills, your life, and your career…today!
Your Pathway to Lifelong Learning
Community Education at Santa Fe College offers a wide variety of non-credit recreation and leisure classes open to the community. You can learn a new hobby, take a wide variety of health and fitness classes, explore the outdoors, or plan a new chapter in your life. Separate classes are available for children and seniors.
College For Kids
Every July, children from 10-14 years of age come to Santa Fe College to experience what it’s like to take classes on a college campus. College for Kids (CFK) is designed as an academic summer program offering students new learning experiences from a wide variety of classes. Sessions are held on the Northwest Campus and at the Andrews Center in Starke. Super Science Camp is also offered for elementary and middle school students at the Watson Center in Keystone Heights.
Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive. All courses run for six weeks. Courses are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more.You can complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office and at any time of the day or night.
If you are interested in further information about Community Education, please call (352) 395-5193 or email email@example.com and begin your learning adventures today!