The Small Business Development Program at Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) is currently opening enrollment to all new and current small business owners and entrepreneurs for the upcoming Entrepreneur Training Program (ETP) to be held Monday & Wednesday evenings @ 6:30pm beginning Monday, March 5 through Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
This eight-session training program helps startup business owners who wish to learn more about business operations and practices.
Participants in the ETP will be introduced to information on:
- Formulating business plans
- Strengthening their businesses
- Accessing resources
- Building networks
- Receiving information and support
At the close of the program, participants will have completed a basic business plan, received a certificate of completion, and be invited to continue receiving SIPA small business assistance plus invites to special events and workshops.
For more information about or to register for the upcoming Entrepreneur Training Program (ETP), contact Farzana Nayani, Business Counselor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (213)382-1819 ext 132.
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About SIPA’s Small Business Development Program:
SIPA’s Small Business Development Program provides assistance to local entrepreneurs and small business owners in the community. Individuals gain valuable knowledge from trained consultants on how to start up businesses as well as on how to expand or improve existing businesses. The goal of SIPA’s Small Business Development Program is to provide individuals with the information they need to improve the quality of their own lives and that of their community through achieving their business goals.
About Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA):
SIPA is a 501(c)(3) community-based, non-profit, charitable organization headquartered at the Temple Gateway Youth & Community Center, 3200 West Temple Street, Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, CA, 90026-4522. Founded in 1972, SIPA provides health and human services as well as community economic development and arts/cultural programs for adults, youth, and families in multi-ethnic Historic Filipinotown and the greater Los Angeles community.
SIPA's various programs and services include counseling and case management, afterschool enrichment program, affordable housing, small business development program, and financial literacy. SIPA also provides community outreach, education, and advocacy.
SIPA's mission is to enhance the quality of life of Pilipino Americans and other ethnic communities through youth development, health, economic, and social services. SIPA also develops affordable family housing and other projects that promote cultural identity, economic stability, self-sufficiency, and civic participation. All of these programs and services are facilitated through community-based, collaborative relationships. **SIPA provides services to anyone regardless of race, gender, culture, or language background.**