July 13, 2012

Small Business Training Offered

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. 

Operation Jump Start Flyer
Click here for Flyer.

Click here for PDF.

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Media Contact:
Will Sutton


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