Free Business Courses from NYC Department of Small Business Services

FastTrac GrowthVenture is recruiting applicants for the January 8, 2013 course. The FREE GrowthVenture course allows business-owners to create an actionable plan for strategic growth, receive one-on-one assistance from experienced entrepreneurs, and join a learning community of peer entrepreneurs. The course consists of 8 4-hour class sessions (5pm-9pm) that take place over four weeks.

Sessions are facilitated by trained business coaches who are entrepreneurs themselves and include the following topics:

  • Session 1: Sizing Up Your Business & Exploring Growth Opportunities
  • Session 2: Making Strategic Decisions & Using Financial Tools
  • Session 3: Strengthening the Product/Service
  • Session 4: Seizing the Market
  • Session 5: Leading the Organization
  • Session 6: Managing Operations for Growth
  • Session 7: Charting Financial Performance
  • Session 8: Making it Happen

Over the past three years, more than 500 participants have graduated from the program. For more program details, applicant criteria, and the online application, please find the link below:



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