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april, 2020

22apr12:30 pm2:30 pmNewVirginia: Scaling4Growth Business Program - Statewide Virtual TrainingNOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!Region:All Virginia Regions,Hampton Roads - Eastern ShoreEvent Type:Business Development and Outreach Services

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Event Details

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Next Info Session will be April 29, 2020

Cohort 7 – July 9, 2020 – December 17, 2020

STATEWIDE RECRUITMENT

CLASSES WILL BE VIRTUAL AND OPEN TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH!

Small Business Owners, would you like to go from Entrepreneur to CEO? Increase your revenue and create jobs?

The Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity is now accepting on line applications for NEW VIRGINIA: SCALING4GROWTH.  This “StreetWise MBA” program is in partnership with Interise.org (Boston, MA).

This will be an accelerated training session, meeting every other Thursday from 10am – 1:00pm.  Average time spent on homework is approximately 3-5 hours per week.  Although classes are every other Thursday, we urge you to block off every Thursday in case of weather or other meetings (some class sessions may be back to back).

This opportunity open to Virginia-based businesses only and those who meet the minimum requirements.

CLASS ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY

NEW VIRGINIA: Scaling4Growth is Virginia’s brand of the Interise StreetWise MBA program. For further data on the success from this program, visit www.Interise.org  This program is designed for business owners to learn how to scale their business by assessing their business model and becoming more efficient in areas of human resource, finance, social media, procurement and bank speak.

For consideration, small business owners MUST meet the minimum requirements:

  • Must be a Virginia-based business
  • In business at least three (3) years
  • Revenue Between $250,000 and $10,000,000
  • One other full time person working in the company besides the majority owner and able to run the company while the owner is away
  • The majority owner is the participant (51% ownership or more); substitutes may NOT participate
  • Certified as a SWaM (Small, Woman-owned, or Minority-owned) by the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (Certification must be current)
  • Willingness to complete all assignments on time

APPLY NOW: http://scaling4growth.interise.org/

NOTE:  After opening this link, do NOT click “yes” that you want additional information.  Go directly to the FULL application for consideration for an interview.

Questions or need more info: Email Angela.Barber@sbsd.virginia.gov

Information Session – Live Broadcast

Wednesday, April 22 and 29, 2020
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Presented by Ms. Rita Ricks, Interise Instructor

Via Zoom Conferencing

Registered participants will receive a link via email to join the information session prior to the event.

Time

(Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Organizer

Angela Barber, Business Service Manager Hampton Roads/Eastern Shore2388 Liberty Way - Virginia Beach Purchasing Division Office, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 (by appointment only) (757) 385-4285 or (804) 201-0074, angela.barber@sbsd.virginia.gov

Address:
101 N. 14th Street, 11th Floor Richmond, VA 23219
Phone:
1(804) 786-6585
Email:
sbsd@sbsd.virginia.gov
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