The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program is currently accepting applications from the Greater New Orleans area to enroll in the program’s third class. Applications from small business owners are due January 23, 2012.
The 11-session business management education program will meet from late March – June. Classes are held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and some Saturdays at Delgado Community College. Participants also commit 6-8 hours per week for out-of-class activities geared toward their business. Business owners eligible to apply for the program are required to have been in business for two years or more; and to have at least four employees, a revenue stream of $150,000 to $4 million per year, and a business that is poised for growth.
In advance of the application deadline, those interested in applying or seeking more information about the program are invited to attend an information session held at Delgado Community College (City Park Campus, Building #3, Room 222) on January 17th at 5:30 pm.
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First announced in November 2010, 10,000 Small Businesses is designed to help local small business owners create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services.
Small business owners accepted into the program will study accounting, human resources, negotiation, and marketing. Accepted applicants will also participate in one-on-one business advising sessions, accounting workshops, and pro bono legal clinics.