The intensive 10-week business management program focuses on developing a business plan while providing the basic business education required to implement the plan. The program provides participants with a hands-on approach to instruction, including presentations from a professional trainer, videos, guest speakers, group and peer discussion, individual and group work sessions, as well as one-on-one consulting.
Two free informational sessions will be held Jan. 17 and 31 from 10 a.m. to noon at 150 City Park Way in the second-floor Terrace View Conference Room.
To apply, call the Contra Costa SBDC at 925-602-6806. The deadline for application is Feb. 7; classes run from Feb. 21 to April 25. Applications are also available by visiting the City’s Economic Development website at www.businessinbrentwood.com and selecting Small Business Training from the Local Business Assistance menu.