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The deadline to apply for the Cohort 20 class is January 7, 2021.

Cohort 19 (Upcoming) Virtual Class Schedule

Class or Clinic Part 1 Part 2
Orientation: You and Your Business Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
3-5:15 p.m.
Friday, Jan.15, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
You and Your Business (Module 1) Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Jan.22, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Growth and Opportunities (Module 2) Monday, Jan. 25, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Jan.29, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Financial Statement Workshop Monday, Feb. 1, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 5, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Money and Metrics (Module 3) Monday, Feb. 8, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Feb.12, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
You Are the Lender Clinic Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021
2-5 p.m.
N/A
You Are the Leader (Module 4) Monday, Feb. 22, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Feb.26, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
It's the People (Module 5) Monday, Mar. 1, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Mar.5, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Negotiations Clinic Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021
2-5 p.m.
N/A
HR and Legal Clinic Thursday, Mar. 11, 2021
3-6 p.m.
N/A
Marketing and Selling (Module 6) Monday, Mar. 22, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Mar. 26, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Strategic Growth Through Operations (Module 7) Monday, Mar. 29, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Apr.1, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Being Bankable (Module 8) Monday, Apr. 5, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Apr.9, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Action for Growth (Module 9.1) Monday, Apr. 12, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 16, 2021
10:30 a.m. - noon
Putting It All Together/Graduation (Module 9.2) Monday, Apr. 19, 2021
3-5 p.m.
Tuesday, Apr. 20 and
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021
3-5 p.m.

  • Cohort 19 launch reception will be on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
  • DCCCD is closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18.
  • DCCCD is closed for spring break Monday-Friday, March 15-19.
  • DCCCD is closed for Good Friday on Friday, April 2.
Schedule is subject to change.

Apply for Cohort 20

Classes are being held virtually. 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

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Meet some of our module faculty.

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