Feb 05 2019

SBA Emerging Leaders Information Session

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Ready to Take Your Business to the Next Level?

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Join Us for an Information Session

Thursday, February 14, 2019

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

SBA St. Louis District Office
Robert A. Young Federal Building
1222 Spruce St., Suite 10.103
St. Louis, MO 63103

Join us for an information session to learn how SBA's Emerging Leaders program can help you take your business to the next level. Since 2011 the St. Louis District has graduated 122 small business owners from the program.

SBA’s Emerging Leaders is an intensive executive-level training initiative to accelerate the growth of small businesses located in America’s cities.  Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, and drawing on the experiences of advisors and business leaders in the community, this comprehensive curriculum provides the tools to catapult your company to the next level and help it emerge as a force in your community. This training is not for businesses in the start-up phase.

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The Emerging Leaders advanced training series is open to small business owners and executives located in the St. Louis area that:

  • Have annual revenues between $250,000 and $10 million
  • Have been in business for at least three years and be a for profit business
  • Have at least one employee other than themselves
  • Is the owner, President, CEO, COO or CFO and be a key decision-maker
  • Will be able to make a significant time commitment; approximately 100 hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring.

Classes will begin in April and run approximately every other week through mid-November. Class size is limited; one owner per business. Participation is free. The only cost is your time and commitment to complete the curriculum over the course of seven months. All other costs are covered by SBA and our local partners.

You are not required to attend this session in order to participate in the SBA Emerging Leaders program.

For questions or additional information, contact Angie Wells, Project Manager, at 314-539-6613 or angela.wells@sba.gov. Application deadline is March 15, 2019. Apply now! Additional information can also be found on our website at https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/organization/sba-initiatives.

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