The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, they will receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level. Application deadline is Wednesday, June 15.
Entrepreneurs who meet the following criteria:
• Are the owner or co-owner of a business
• Have been in operation for at least 2 years
• Generate annual sales or revenues above $75,000
• Have at least 2 employees including the owner
Business owners accepted into the program attend a mandatory orientation, participate in 11 pre-scheduled learning sessions, 4 clinics, commit an additional 4-8 hours per week of out-of-class time to work on program-related activities, and, develop a tailored plan for growth with a Business Advisor prior to graduation.
Part 1 Application: due June 15, 2022. The application is designed to help understand you, your business, and why you are interested in the program. It only takes a few minutes to complete!
Part 2 Interview Addendum: due June 15, 2022. If selected for an interview, you will be asked to complete the interview addendum, which includes additional questions and requires submission of supporting documentation (such as business financial statements and tax returns).
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Sheila Dickerson, MBA