Emerging Leaders is a FREE, eight-month course available to entrepreneurs poised for growth and who are willing to dedicate 100 hours of classroom time to the development of their companies. Graduates finish the program with a three-year growth plan.
Emerging Leaders also provides opportunities for small business owners to learn from experienced coaches and mentors, attend workshops, and develop connections with their peers, local leaders, and the financial community.
Qualifications to apply for Emerging Leaders:
- At least $250,000 in annual sales
- At least 3 years in business
- At least 1 employee in addition to the owner
- Participant must be a key decision maker within the company such as the CEO, COO, CFO, Owner, or President.
The program requires participants to commit a total of 100 hours, including 40 hours of classroom training (13 evenings on Tuesdays at Yonkers Library and Thursdays at Microsoft Times Square), 7 CEO mentoring meetings, and course work assignments from May to November. At the end of the program, participants will have a three year strategic plan tailored to their business, as well as a network of business resources that they can utilize well into the future.
To apply, click here. The deadline is March 22nd.
For more information click here.
About The U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
About the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is a multicultural membership association of entrepreneurs and civic leaders representing the most diverse community in New York. The Chamber fosters the economic growth, inclusive diversity, and shared prosperity of greater Flushing through advocacy, networking, and education. More information is available at flushingchamber.nyc.