Friday, February 6

SU Provides Free Business Development Training to Madison Parish & Surrounding Areas

Residents from surrounding parishes are welcome to attend

Baton Rouge, LAFree business development trainings for individuals and small businesses will be held in the City of Tallulah.

The series of trainings are being hosted by the Center for Rural and Small Business Development at the Southern University Ag Center, in collaboration with the Economic Development Administration University Center (EDAUC) in the College of Business at Southern University’s Baton Rouge campus. These training sessions are being held in an effort to boost the economy of the area.

The first session will begin with an orientation at 6 p.m. on Feb. 19 in the LSU/SU Ag Center, 114 North Cedar Street, Tallulah, LA 71282. Everyone interested in participating in the training series is encouraged to attend the orientation to receive information on the expected outcomes of the trainings. An excel training for individuals and small business owners will immediately follow the orientation.

Additional sessions will consist of two tracks, one for individuals who are interested in starting a business and one for small business owners. These sessions will include training on the topics of:

  • QuickBooks
  • Target Markets, Niches, and Positioning Your Business
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Contract Procurement
  • Project Management
“The Southern University Ag Center has partnered with the College of Business to provide business development trainings to individuals who may not be able to travel to Baton Rouge to receive this information,” said Dr. Adell Brown, Executive Vice Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Research at the Southern University Ag Center. “It is our desire that these courses will provide the individuals and small business owners with the skills necessary to start, successfully operate and expand a small business in the City of Tallulah.”

For additional information or to pre-register for the training series, contact Mrs. Sarah Sims at 318.574.2465.


Contact: LaKeeshia Giddens

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