Get ready to launch or grow your small business or just sharpen your entrepreneurial skills. Explore business advising and acceleration programs perfect for all types of endeavors from side gigs and sole proprietors to established small businesses and firms.

Programs and courses are offered at no charge to participants and can provide the know-how you need to start and grow your small business.

Programs are added regularly, so if you don’t find what you’re looking for now, remember to check back later or connect with JumpStart’s Access Tech Team to get additional information.

Upcoming Business Formation & Growth Training Programs:

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Accounting Made Simple Workshop – Self Led

Virtual

Do you know what information is needed to keep good financial records for your business? This workshop will give you the knowledge to follow the money every time you make a business transaction and see what financial report will be affected. This information will help you better manage your business and use the same information to report your business taxes.

Free

Market Validation Workshop

Virtual

This two-part workshop series is designed to offer early-stage business founders a game plan for saving time, money, and creative energy by evaluating their business landscape and gathering critical insight from their future customers.

Free

Market Validation Workshop

Virtual

This two-part workshop series is designed to offer early-stage business founders a game plan for saving time, money, and creative energy by evaluating their business landscape and gathering critical insight from their future customers.

Free

Straight-Line Entrepreneur Initiative Growth Stage Cohort

Virtual

Through the Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) and the Women’s Business Center (WBC) the Straight-line Entrepreneur Initiative (SEI) 9-week idea/growth stage cohort is for entrepreneurs who are looking to grow or expand a small business.

Free

Pre-Coding Bootcamp (phase I)

Virtual

In the Coding Bootcamp Urban City Codes will prepare participants desiring to enter a front-end developer bootcamp, build basic websites for small businesses, or become a web content manager.​

Free

Talent Strategy Workshop

Virtual

JumpStart’s Talent team is offering a free deep-dive workshop series designed to give growing small businesses the tools they need to develop an effective talent strategy that includes an ideal organizational chart, performance profile/ interview questions and an engagement survey.

Free

Social Media Strategy Workshop

Virtual

JumpStart has partnered with The Social Prof for a free deep dive designed to give growing small businesses the tools they need to develop an effective social media marketing strategy.

Free