Class Registration

Registration for Winter 2018 classes will open on November 27th!

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Demand is very high for Build classes and we are doing everything we can to accommodate the large number of applicants. Acceptance is on a first-come first-served basis.

Classes are priced on an affordable, sliding scale based on annual household income and family size; costs range from $200 – $500.

Read testimonials from others about why they loved taking a Build class!


About Build Basics:

Our core 8-week business and project planning class is designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Classes are taught by local experts and cover all the basics of starting a business – from licensing to financial literacy, market research to cash flow and more. You’ll leave the class with a completed business plan, a cohort of fellow entrepreneurs in Detroit, and the knowledge and confidence to take your idea to the next level. Multiple class sessions are available. Learn more about our class curriculum & why Build Basics is right for you!

Build Basics Winter 2018 Class Schedule:

Build Basics 68: Saturdays from 10AM-3PM.
Class is held on January 6, January 20, February 3, February 17.
Held at Build Institute – 2701 Bagley Avenue, Detroit, MI 48216

*The same curriculum is applied to all sessions. Class numbers are for the sake of documentation only.

Steps for Registration

You are successfully registered only when you receive the acceptance email from Build and pay your non-refundable $75 deposit.

Please follow these steps closely to ensure your application is received:
1. Fill out the application fully and completely.
2. Add to your contact list to avoid emails being sent to spam.
3. Wait to be contacted within 7-10 business days via email by Build staff regarding acceptance, non-refundable $75 deposit information, and class cost (sliding scale $200-$500).
4. Once deposit is paid, you are in the class! You’ll receive a welcome email 1 week before class begins with more information including how to pay your remaining cost by the first day.
5. Attend the class! Come a bit early to your first class to pick up your curriculum binder and get settled in. If you have additional questions, please contact Dina at

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