Small Business Training Offered
Operation JumpStart: First Step helps with practical, hands-on training
GRAMBLING, La. – A special group of entrepreneurs pursuing dreams of small business ownership are studying business fundamentals and gaining practical, hands-on experience in a free program offered by Grambling State University.
The College of Business and the Office of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning have teamed up to provide a six-week course, Operation JumpStart: First Step, a nationally-recognized, successful training model for people considering starting or expanding a small business. The curriculum teaches participants essential small business planning and preparation skills. The program starts this week, and classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., continuing through mid-August.
Applications are required and can be obtained from Dr. John Nwoha in Grambling State University’s Jacob T. Stewart Building, Room 342, or by calling Nwoha at 318-274-2463. If you would like to be considered, or if you want to register, call Ms. Wanda Jacobs at 318-274-3185.
Supporting partners include the Greater Northern Louisiana Community Development Cooperation (GNLCDC) and the Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce (GCCC) as well as others. The six-week small business training course is open to the public.
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