Class Dates for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

The deadline to apply for the Cohort 18 class is February 5, 2020.

Learn more about applying for Cohort 18

Cohort 17 (Current) Class Schedule

DateTimeClass or Clinic
Thursday, Jan. 6, 20208 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Orientation
Friday, Jan. 17, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.You and Your Business (Module 1)
Friday, Jan. 24, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Growth and Opportunities (Module 2)
Friday, Jan. 31, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Financial Statement Workshop I and II Clinic
Friday, Feb. 7, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Money and Metrics (Module 3) *Working Lunch
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 20202:30-5:30 p.m.You are the Lender Clinic
Friday, Feb. 21, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. You are the Leader (Module 4)
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 20202:30-5:30 p.m.Negotiations Clinic
Friday, Feb. 28, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.It's The People (Module 5)
Tuesday, Mar. 3, 20202:30-5:30 p.m.Legal Clinic
Friday, Mar. 13, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Marketing and Selling (Module 6) *Working Lunch
Friday, Mar. 27, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Operations and Processes (Module 7)
Friday, Apr. 3, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Being Bankable (Module 8) *Working Lunch
Thursday, Apr. 23, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Action for Growth, Part I (Module 9A)
Friday, Apr. 24, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Action for Growth, Part II (Module 9B)

  • Cohort 17 launch reception will be on Wednesday, Jan. 15.
  • DCCCD is closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20.
  • DCCCD is closed for Spring Break on Monday-Friday Mar. 16-20.
  • DCCCD is closed for Good Friday on Friday, Apr. 10.
Schedule is subject to change.

Apply for Cohort 18

Classes are held at the Bill J. Priest Campus. Applications are accepted year-round, with deadlines for specific class dates. Please contact us for additional class schedules or any questions.

The application process has three steps:

Step 1: Quick initial application to determine if the business is qualified

Step 2: In-depth secondary application to verify revenue, staffing and business ownership

Step 3: Live panel interview

Learn more about each module.

Meet some of our module faculty.

Cohort 18 (Upcoming) Class Schedule

DateTimeClass or Clinic
Thursday, May 14, 20208 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Orientation
Friday, May 15, 2020 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.You and Your Business (Module 1)
Friday, May 22, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Growth and Opportunities (Module 2)
Friday, May 29, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Financial Statement Workshop I and II Clinic
Friday, June 5, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Money and Metrics (Module 3) *Working Lunch
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:30-5:30 p.m.You are the Lender Clinic
Friday, June 19, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. You are the Leader (Module 4)
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:30-5:30 p.m.Negotiations Clinic
Friday, June 26, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.It's The People (Module 5)
Tuesday, June 30, 20202:30-5:30 p.m.Legal Clinic
Friday, July 17, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Marketing and Selling (Module 6) *Working Lunch
Friday, July 24, 2020 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Operations and Processes (Module 7)
Friday, July 31, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Being Bankable (Module 8) *Working Lunch
Wednesday, August 19, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Action for Growth, Part I (Module 9A)
Thursday, August 20, 20208:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Action for Growth, Part II (Module 9B)

  • Cohort 18 Launch Reception will be on Wednesday, May 13, 2020
  • DCCCD Closed for Memorial Day-Monday, May 25, 2020
  • DCCCD Closed for Independence Day-Friday, July 3, 2020
Schedule is subject to change.

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