SBA to hold veterans training in Boston


BOSTON -- The U.S. Small Business Administration will be hosting an entrepreneuership training course for military veterans in Boston on Aug. 5- 6.

The "Boots to Business: Reboot" event will be led by representative from SBA’s resource partners and industry experts from Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF).

The two-day "Introduction to Entrepreneuership Class" will teach veterans the fundamentals of business ownership. Participants will learn how to evaluate business concepts, and effective strategies for developing a business plan.

It will also introduce participating Veterans to a network of lifetime business support available locally across the U.S. by introducing them to SBA’s network of Veteran Business Outreach Centers, Women’s Business Centers, Small Business Development Centers and SCORE Counselors.

The Boston session is one of 12 similar events the SBA is holding across the country this summer in 12 major U.S. cities beginning July 11. The other session closest to the Berkshires will take place Aug. 1-2 in Philadelphia

The Boots to Business: Reboot events will kick off at the White House in Washington D.C. on July 11-12 and culminate on Aug. 25 -26, at the American Legion National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.



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