While at the Entrepreneur Center of Barstow; ECBarstow.com the engaged visitor will observe professional staff, student interns, displaced and incumbent workers completing real-world business operating tasks… while combining semi-sophisticated real-time data collection, with our team’s strategic business acumen; observed processes, while offering visual insights into a business’s competitive edge (competent personnel) operating an actual business. Our knowledgeable staff aims to take it one step further; our internal business development staff can synthesize potential client information into actionable steps that are accurately suited for our client businesses and supported organizations.

The Entrepreneur Center of Barstow; ECBarstow.com and the global world of commerce and politics come alive. Visitors, students, displaced workers, incumbent workers, and potential clients are welcome… As the eCommerce Intelligence Media Monitors (eCIMM) broadcasts real world news in real time impacting local and global decisions worldwide. The goal of eCIMM is simple, to visually display and to observe (in real-time) vital commerce, financial and political information from various news sources simultaneously and exclusively for the benefit of local visitors to the Entrepreneur Center of Barstow; ECBarstow.com.

–Paul Anthony Courtney, eCenter Developer, President/Entrepreneur

Our Mission, Goal and Purpose at ecBarstow.com

The Entrepreneur Center of Barstow; ECBarstow.com, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization designed to provide a hub for “real world” education, experiences and the exchanges of practical knowledge from successful entrepreneurs, business professional and “academics.” This is accomplished by providing paid and non-paid internships to the job seeker, as well as offering contract job/employment training to individuals, businesses who employ, and to displaced and the incumbent worker. All instruction, job training, and academic enhancements are provided by seasoned industry experts and accredited college degreed: AA, BA, MA, and Ph.D./DBA College Professors.

Students who complete measurable courses of instruction will receive a Certificate of Achievement in specific areas. Students completing OSHA/Occupational Safety Health Administration Courses will (also) receive Certificate of Completion Training Cards, from California State University Dominguez Hills, College of Extended and International Education, OSHA Training Institute Educational Center, 1000 East Victoria Street, Carson California, 90747.

NOTE: Programs and Services are provided at “actual cost” or a reduced rate depending on the CPI/Consumer Price Index. ecBarstow.com is a provider of success enhancement services. Consumers seeking FREE services, who believe that they are entitled, or seeking “handouts” will be disappointed.

Business Program Services (Consultation)

  • Business counseling and progress reviews with on-site and Web Counselors from SBA/Small Business Administration, Industry Expert, as well as from the local college and university.
  • Entrepreneur-in-Residence guidance, via SBA Website and ECBarstow.com signature training.
  • Collaboration with like-minded entrepreneurs in an innovative and supportive environment.
  • Partnership with local elementary, high school and college districts, as well as with students and faculty.
  • Promotion of business, student and client news, milestones and events through written print, online and social media outlets.
  • Additional Services and Resources coming soon
  • Pro bono mentoring from over 25 industry and area-specific professionals, including military, law enforcement, legal, financial, human resources, marketing, intellectual property, landscaping, plumbing, janitorial, food services, teaching, lock and key, mechanic, and more!
  • Onsite rapid prototyping, scanning of documents and competitive intelligence support services are available.
  • Domestic and international student research teams available for multidisciplinary research projects, including market analysis and validation, strategies and more.
  • Partnership with SBA/Small Business Administration and SBC/San Bernardino County Resources, access to public and private entities, including local and national incubators, accelerators and angel investors.
  • Business development seminars and workshops are held covering relevant business topics.

Businesses, Students & Others

Services


  • Academic Scholarship Acquisition Assistance
  • Website design and updating
  • Computer repair and system restoration (basic)
  • Computer Rentals (HP laptop use) on-site or takeaway
  • Resume update
  • Customer billing and collections
  • Scheduling and Customer CARE follow up contact
  • Typing and Mailing
  • Notary
  • Business Planning and Restoration
  • Training, Tutoring, and Seminars
  • Repair, etc.
  • Errands R Us

Training


  • Business Planning and Restoration
  • Training, Tutoring, and Seminars
  • Facebook and Social Media, 2 hours.
  • Resume Development and Update.
  • How to Operate a Computer (Basic), 4 hours.
  • OSHA/Occupational Safety, 10hour and 30-hour courses.
  • Soft Skills, Verbal Communication, and Customer Service, 6.5 hrs.
  • Basic Leadership: The 5 Levels of Leadership, 6.5 hrs.
  • The 5 P’s of Marketing: Price, Product, Promotion, Place, and People, 6.5 hrs.
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Business Planning and Restoration
  • Food Handlers (as required)

Networking and Strong Connections

Creating social norms and change is consistent with progress. Entrepreneurs and engaged policymakers break away from tradition and indirectly support freedom by reducing dependence on obsolete systems, out of date policies and “old fashion” technologies. Overall, this results in an improved quality of life, greater morale and economic freedom.

The Entrepreneur Center of Barstow; ECBarstow.com believes in and partnering with the SBA/US Small Business Administration 

SBA assists primarily through its four programmatic functions!