Emerging Leaders Applications Now Being Accepted

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Minnesota and North Dakota Districts are accepting applications for Emerging Leaders, a free executive-level, mini-MBA style training program in the Twin Cities and Fargo/Moorhead areas. The deadline for small to medium-sized business owners and CEOs to apply is March 11, 2019, and classes are scheduled to begin in April.

A maximum of 20 Emerging Leaders spots are available in each location and classes will be held every other week from April through October. To participate, small businesses must:

  • Be in Twin Cities. Fargo/Moorhead, or the surrounding metro areas,
  • Generate revenues between $250,000 and $10 million,
  • Have been in business for at least three years,
  • Have at least one employee besides the CEO participant,
  • Attend 13 workshops and seven mentoring sessions,
  • And complete required coursework.

More information about the initiative can be found at www.sba.gov/emergingleaders.

To apply in the Twin Cities metro area, download and fill out a one-page application linked below and send it to Sarah Swenty at sarah.swenty@sba.gov with Minnesota Emerging Leaders Application in the subject line.

Northwestern Minnesota business owners should apply at www.sba.gov/emergingleaders and contact Sherri Komrosky at sherri.komrosky@sba.gov with any questions.

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