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Small Biz Owners: Grow Your Company

Long Beach Community College District has partnered with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative to help small businesses in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan region to grow and create jobs.  The initiative will enable small business owners to access a dynamic combination of coursework, business advising, and other services that will help them grow their firms.

Through the support of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, business owners selected to participate in 10,000 Small Businesse with a full scholarship covering tuition and program materials.  Program scholars will:

  • Complete the program with a personalized growth plan tailored to their business;
  • Participate in a 11-session business entrepreneurship training program that examines business fundamentals through the lens of the participants' actual business experiences;
  • Be fully integrated with comprehensive one-on-one business advisory services that help owners to develop and implement tailored growth plans; and
  • Provide access to technical assistance and mentors to help business owners to focus on their most critical business issues and increase capacity.

For more information about the program, please contact Sue Meyer at (562) 938-5059 or at

The application is posted is available at  Deadline for applications is December 6, 2010.