Basic Entrepreneurship Program
Centro’s Basic Entrepreneurship Program is an in-person, 9-session course for individuals primarily in the idea stage of their business and who have not been exposed yet to any formal business education. The program mirrors Centro's Business Planning App - our flagship tool to help small business entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.
STRUCTURE & METHODOLOGY
27 hours of in-class training on basic business competencies
2 hours of one-on-one coaching session with one of our experienced business trainers
Workshops available in English and Spanish
Delivered using Centro's Business Planning App
Led by a facilitator trained to enrich in class discussion, encourage 360 feedback, and foster critical thinking
Gain basic knowledge of business concepts
Create a basic business plan and presentation
Learn and gain live feedback from 6 to 10 diverse local entrepreneurs
Broaden your professional network
Display a genuine dedication to starting or growing a business
Seek profit and provide social benefit to your community
The program is intended for all, regardless of your level of education or experience.
Looking for an Advanced Program for Entrepreneurs?
Our Advanced Entrepreneurship Program is designed to help small businesses grow, and it might be just the right fit for you.
Upcoming 9-session Basic Entrepreneurship Programs
Starting April 2, taught in Spanish. Registration opens March 1.
Starting April 10, taught in English. Registration opens February 10.
Starting August 7, taught in English. Registration opens June 7.
Starting August 27, taught in Spanish. Registration opens June 27.
Starting October 16, taught in English. Registration opens August 16.
Starting April 9, taught in Spanish. Registration opens February 9.
Starting June 25, taught in Spanish. Registration opens April 25.
Starting October 1, taught in Spanish. Registration opens August 1.
Starting April 9, taught in English. Registration opens February 9.
Starting April 17, taught in Spanish. Registration opens February 17.
Starting June 25, taught in English. Registration opens April 25.
Starting September 11, taught in Spanish. Registration opens July 11.
Starting October 1, taught in English. Registration opens August 1.
For those interested in joining the Basic Entrepreneurship Program and who are not in the San Francisco Bay Area, we have a growing network of Centro Affiliates in the United States and abroad.
Please connect with them directly and they will follow up with the details of their admissions process and any additional requirements they may have.
If you have any questions, please contact Carlo Arellano at firstname.lastname@example.org.