SBA Emerging Leaders - Seattle and Spokane

Is your business on the brink of major growth?

Apply for the 2019 class of SBA Emerging Leaders, a free executive education course
provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Apply by March 17 for Seattle |  Apply by March 24 for Spokane

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Who | eligibility requirements:

  • Be a small business owner or C-level executive (CEO, COO, etc.)
  • Have annual revenues between $250,000 and $10 million
  • Have been in business for at least three years
  • Have at least one employee, other than self
  • Make the time commitment required of the course
  • Demonstrate the business is on the brink of growth or transition

What | about the program:

This “mini MBA” program enables you to set aside approximately two days a month to work on your business instead of in your business.

Where | locations:

Both Seattle and Spokane will host classes in 2019.

When | timeline:

  • Now through March 17 for Seattle, March 24 for Spokane – applications accepted
  • Late March – applicant interviews and final participants selected
  • April through September/October – program runs

Why | benefits:

Upon completion of the seven-month course, you will have a three-year growth action plan and a network of peers and industry experts.

How | apply online:

Apply online at by midnight Sunday, March 17 for Seattle or midnight Sunday, March 24 for Spokane.

More Info | 

Attend a live Emerging Leaders Webinar on Feb. 26 or March 4 to get your questions answered:  

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Who should I contact with additional questions?
Emerging Leaders Seattle Project Manager: Lisa White | 206.553.7050 |
Emerging Leaders Spokane Project Manager: Joel Nania | 509.353.2810 |

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