Date(s) - 09/26/2017 - 09/27/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Boots to Business: From Service to Startup
THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK OF THE TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The curriculum provides valuable assistance to transitioning Service members exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. In addition, participants are introduced to SBA resources available to help access start-up capital and additional technical assistance.
THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK OVERVIEW
An informational video shown during the core TAP course introduces entrepreneurship as a post-service career option.
INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP TWO-DAY COURSE
A two-day course offered as a TAP training track course for those interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of business ownership. Subject matter experts and practitioners from SBA and its network of partners teach the course at over 165 military installations worldwide. Participants learn business fundamentals and techniques for evaluating the feasibility of their business concepts.
Boots to Business: 2-Day Course Registration
To participate in the Boots to Business entrepreneurship track, eligible service members should contact their installation’s transition service manager, a local SBA district office (contact information for SBA’s district offices can be found at sba.gov under “local assistance”), or the SBA’s Office of Veterans Development.