Advanced Entrepreneurship Program
Our 10-Session Advanced Entrepreneurship Program prepares participants to grow their small businesses to reach $100K in annual revenue. Throughout the program, participants work with fellow entrepreneurs and MBA student advisors to analyze their current business, develop improvement goals and execute action plans to achieve their goals.
The program is aimed at low-income women, minorities, veterans and other underserved entrepreneurs who are based in the San Francisco Bay Area and Stockton, California.
Structure & Methodology
25 hours of training, including 9 in-class workshops to help you analyze your business, create improvement goals and develop and execute action plans, and a final presentation
2 hours of one-on-one coaching with your trainer.
Work with a small group of 6-10 entrepreneurs and 3-5 MBA students.
Workshops are led by a facilitator trained to enrich in-class discussions, facilitate ideation, foster critical thinking and empower people to succeed.
Build on the business concepts you learned in your Basic Entrepreneurship Program and apply them to your business.
Develop and apply critical and creative thinking skills to improve decision making.
Implement 30+ business improvement and financial empowerment tasks throughout the program.
Update your business plan.
Get feedback from a diverse group of entrepreneurs, Small Business Advisors and a Centro Trainer.
Broaden your professional network.
The program is intended for entrepreneurs with any level of education or experience. We seek participants who:
Have already sold their product or service, or have a working prototype.
Are committed to starting and growing a business that will achieve $100,000 with in 3 years.
Are able to commit to 5-8 hours of Centro-related work every week for 10 weeks.
Can attend weekly classes.
Seek profit and provide social benefit to their community.
fee: $100 per Participation
Featured Centro Entrepreneurs
Want a basic program for entrepreneurs?
If you are in the idea stage of your business, or have none or very little business experience, our Basic Entrepreneurship Program is the right fit for you.
Upcoming Advanced Entrepreneurship Programs
Fall 2019 English intake starts September 5 (sessions on Thursdays from 6:30 to 9pm)
Fall 2019 Spanish intake starts September 24 (sessions on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:30pm)
Fall 2019 English intake starts October 8 (sessions on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:30pm)
How to Apply
Our admissions process works on a rolling basis, so we welcome applications anytime for the next available intakes. If you are interested in participating in the Advanced Entrepreneurship Program, apply online, and we will email you to schedule an interview.
If you have any questions, please contact Carlo Arellano at firstname.lastname@example.org.