Monday, February 10, 2014 is the deadline to apply for the next round of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses education program. The Community College of Philadelphia is accepting applications via e-mail, fax, and in person. You must download the application and submit it by the deadline.
Those who are accepted into the program will be among the fourth round of scholars in Philadelphia, joining over 50 graduates with a 100% graduate rate. This is a free program designed to provide:
Practical Business Education
The curriculum focuses on practical business skills that can immediately be applied by business owners, including accounting, negotiating, marketing and human resources management. During the program and after graduation, participants can use their new knowledge to quickly make a positive impact on business outcomes.
Capital to Expand
Entrepreneurs learn how to become more bankable and position their businesses to access financing and capital. Learn more.
A Network of Support
Small business owners will receive one-on-one business counseling and powerful networking opportunities. The program provides this expert advice and technical assistance through partnerships with national and local business organizations, professional services firms and the people of Goldman Sachs.
Multiplying Economic Impact
10,000 Small Businesses graduates learn to translate the knowledge they garner from the program into increased revenue and job growth. By creating opportunity for individuals and their families, small businesses ultimately multiply the economic impact in every city, town and county in the country.
PIDC is a proud partner in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program providing access to capital for small businesses located or planning to locate in Philadelphia. For more information please visit pidc-pa.org/10ksb .