THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK OF THE TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM -- Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The curriculum provides valuable assistance to transitioning Service members and spouses, exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing the knowledge required to develop a business plan. In addition, participants are introduced to SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance. A two-day course offered as a TAP training track course for those interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of business ownership. Subject matter experts and practitioners from SBA, and its network of partners, teach the course at over 165 military installations worldwide. Participants learn business fundamentals and techniques for evaluating the feasibility of their business concepts.