Starting a business here is subject of new course

he Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, the public university in Cartago, is offering a course in entrepreneurship. The course is in Spanish at the Escuela de Administración de Empresas.

The 13-week course is being offered in two groups. One meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, and one meets Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The courses begin next week and will be offered in San Pedro. The tuition is 118,000 colons or about $236. The school said that the course is directed at persons who may already have an idea of a type of business they wish to begin.

The course covers creating a business plan and the legal obstacles for going into business. More information is available by emailing

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