City of Austin honors Entrepreneur Graduates of Business Skills Program

The Small Business Program, a division of the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department in partnership with The University of Texas Center for Professional Education, is celebrating the 11th class of graduates from the Business Skills Certification Program. Austin Mayor Steve Adler will honor 13 Austin entrepreneurs on September 28th at Austin City Hall.

The Small Business Program offers a variety of small business classes designed to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. Participants are required to complete six classes in order to receive the certification.

“Congratulations to our graduates,” said Joy Miller, Program Manager for the Small Business Program.  “The City of Austin is pleased to help these graduates learn and apply new tools to elevate their business performance. In addition to classes, the Small Business Program offers no-cost, individualized coaching and other tools to sharpen business acumen.”

Over the last eight years, the Small Business Program has reached over 7,700 Austinites supplying them with implementable skills for their businesses. For more information about the Business Skills Certification, visit www.smallbizaustin.org or call (512) 974-7800.

The Small Business Program is a division of the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department and is committed to providing opportunities and resources to small businesses to help them grow and prosper in a competitive business environment. For more information visit www.SmallBizAustin.org and like/follow on social media @SmallBizAustin.

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