WHAT: Emerging Leaders is an intensive training initiative to accelerate growth of high potential small businesses located in America’s cities. Developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Emerging Leaders offers qualified business owners powerful benefits including innovative strategies to grow, acquire financing, access new markets and leverage networking.
WHO: The training is open to small business owners with companies located in the Syracuse area with annual revenues between $400,000 to $10 million that have been in business for at least three years. This training is not for start-up businesses.
WHEN: Thirteen classes will begin in April 2014 at The Tech Garden and run every other week through early November 2014.
WHAT’S THE COST? The only costs are your time and commitment to complete the curriculum. Anticipate 100+ hours of combined classroom, homework and peer-to-peer mentoring.
QUESTIONS? Please contact Dan Rickman at 315-471-9393 ext. 250 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Recruitment for the 2014 class is underway. Letters of interest (use form below) must be submitted to SBA as soon as possible.
Small business owners can learn more about the program by reading about the e200 Class of 2011 Graduates and e200 Class of 2012 Graduates. Read how e200 helped 2011 graduate firms The Events Company and Liehs & Steigerwald and 2012 graduate firm New Hope Mills.