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10,000 Small Businesses at Houston community College is part of a national five-year investment to unlock the growth and job creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. through greater access to business education, financial capital and business support services. HCC Project Director Tiffany Shaw explained the program and how to sign up! For more information and to register: http://www.hccs.edu or 713.718.8348

10,000 Small Businesses at Houston community College is part of a national five-year investment to unlock the growth and job creation potential of small businesses in the U.S. through greater access to business education, financial capital and business support services. The initiative is currently active in New Orleans, New York and Greater Los Angeles and over the next five-years, will reach 10,000 small business owners across the country.

Houston Community College is seeking approximately 60 small business owners across the sites to participate in its 10,000 Small Businesses program beginning May 2011. Each business owner who is selected to participate in this program at HCC will receive a scholarship to cover program costs and materials.

The program at Houston Community College has three main components:

1. An approximately 90 minute business education

2. 6-8 hour weeks of business support services, including technical assistance, one-on-one business advising and business clinics, as well as assignments in advance of each class to help participants apply classroom learning’s to improve their day-to-day operations.

3. Expert advice to help participants refine their business Growth Plans and effectively position their companies to access capital went the time is right.

The ultimate goal of the initiative is for the participating business to increase their revenues and create jobs in Houston and its surrounding areas

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