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SBA Emerging Leaders Program Open for Applicants

Posted On: 
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 6:52pm

The Emerging Leaders program assists small businesses in growing their business, creating jobs, and strengthening their communities. This innovative initiative is an intense 7-month course that offers approximately 100 hours of training per participant and provides the opportunity for small business owners to work with experienced professionals at no cost.

Target your business for expansion: 

Emerging Leaders training is specifically designed to accelerate growth and support the expansion of your business. The curriculum delivers advanced training and provides strategies to help you access new avenues of capital. It offers practical strategies to help you access new avenues of capital. It offers practical tools to pursue new paths for business development. It surrounds you with a network of government resources and local business leaders prepared to invest time and energy in your business. 

Qualifications: 

The Emerging Leaders initiative is open to small business owners and executives that: 

  • Have annual revenues of at least $250,000.
  • Have been in business for at least 3 years.

Have at least one employee other than self. 

Apply Here!

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.