FOR BUSINESS OWNERS
You’ll learn from the experts
Take a practical and hands-on 11-session business course designed by Babson College, a leader in entrepreneurship education, and acquire people management.
You’ll invest in yourself
Learn to identify opportunities, develop your leadership skills and maximize your business operations.
You’ll get customized business assistance
Receive one-on-one business advising and create your own customized business growth plan.
You’ll make connections
Learn from and with other small business owners in a collaborative setting, with years of collective business experience.
It’s absolutely free
If you are selected to participate, the program is provided to you at no additional cost.
The 10,000 Small Businesses program can give you the tools, support and financing you need to grow your company. If you’re accepted, you’ll get access to:
Practical Business and Management Education:
Leading business schools have partnered with local community colleges to develop classes that you can apply immediately to address critical issues with your business. These include:
- Identifying and evaluating business opportunities
- Understanding and managing the competitive business environment
- Analyzing financial statements and using them to make management decisions
- Accessing financial capital
- Leading a growing business
Access to Capital
You will be given the opportunity and tools to position your businesses to access loans.
Business Support Services
You will work one-on-one with dedicated professionals to develop a strategic and tailored growth plan for your business. Additional support services are available through partnerships with national and local business organizations, professional services firms and the people of Goldman Sachs.