Don't miss out! Limited seats for 2019 Emerging Leaders Boise class

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Boise District Office   - March 1, 2019

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Emerging Leaders 2018

Apply for the 2019 Class of SBA Emerging Leaders

About the program

This “mini MBA” program enables you to set aside approximately two days a month to work on your business instead of in your business. Valued at $10,000, this seven-month course is free of charge.

Who is eligible

  • Be a small business owner or C-level executive (CEO, COO, etc.)
  • Have annual revenues between $250,000 and $10 million
  • Have been in business for at least three years
  • Have at least one employee, other than self
  • Make the time commitment required of the course
  • Demonstrate the business is on the brink of growth or transition

Class location

SBA Boise District Office at 380 E. Parkcenter Blvd. in Boise.

How to apply

Apply online by March 30.

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More info

Attend a live Emerging Leaders Webinar on March 6 to get your questions answered:


Upcoming Events

Business Basics Workshop

March 9 | 8-12:00 p.m. MST

SBA Boise District Office 
380 E. Parkcenter Blvd.,Suite 330  | Boise, ID 83702  

Topics covered will include how to:  protect personal assets, select a business entity, get  proper licensing and permits, understand contract basics, and submit other state, county and city mandatory registrations.




Business Base Camp: Where Ideas Get Started 

March 12 | 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. MST

Boise Business Accelerator

520 W. Idaho St. | Boise, ID 83702

Business Base Camp is a two hour interactive workshop aimed at discovering the feasibility of your business idea. The first section covers the topics every new business must know. The second half covers using the Business Model Canvas to test the feasibility of your idea.



Finance & Banking 101

March 12 | 6 - 8 p.m. MST

SBA Boise District Office  380 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Suite 330 | Boise, ID 83702  

In this two-part class you will learn strategies to select a bank and apply for loans, and explore means to protect yourself from business risks.




Digital Marketing Foundations

March 14 | 6 - 8 p.m. MST

SBA Office  380 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Suite 330 | Boise, ID 83702  

Learn how to position your business as the authority in the eyes of your ideal clients and survey tactics to help you outperform your competitors.



Start-Up Seminar

March 21 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. MST

SBDC - College of Southern Idaho 315 Falls Ave | Twin Falls, ID 83301



All Business Conference

April 17 | 8 am -4 p.m. MST

SBDC - College of Southern Idaho 315 Falls Ave | Twin Falls, ID 83301

Join the Idaho Small Business Development Center for it's 4th annual All Business Conference. This will be a great chance to network with hundreds of business people from Southern Idaho.

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Other Events

Find other events, courses and classes on the SBA Boise District Office website.

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The Learning Center

The SBA offers a variety of online courses to help you start and run your business.

Don't have time to attend any of these courses? Learn in your pajamas at the learning center. Take courses such as: A Guide to Winning Federal Contracts, Buying a Business, Cybersecurity for Small Businesses, and many more

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