TAMIU-SBDC Starts Certification Program
Posted: 1/9/14

TAMIU SBDC Starts Six-Month Management
Certification Program January 15

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) will kick off its Small Business Management Certificate Program Wednesday, January 15, 2014.

The TAMIU SBDC developed the Small Business Management Certificate Program to help meet the needs of aspiring small business owners. The Program helps participants build essential business skills and knowledge to run a successful business.

Topics include: the Art of Starting a Business; Anatomy of a Business Plan; Managing Cash; Getting Started in Government Contracting; QuickBooks; Customer Service; Internet Marketing and Legal Issues for Micro-Entrepreneurs.

Program completion enhances management skills and provides a good foundation for success.  It is valued at $200, but those enrolling now pay only the enrollment fee. 

Requirements for completing the Program include:  A one-time enrollment fee of $50, attending eight required courses, completion of two on-line courses, attending a Goal Planning Session and an advising session with an SBDC-Certified Business Advisor.

Upon Program completion, a reception will be held in honor of the participants. Each receives an Award Plaque recognizing their accomplishment.

For more information or to register, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 326.2827, or e-mail: sbdc@tamiu.edu  

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