Baton Rouge, LA- The Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center and the university’s College of Business held a culminating ceremony to mark the end of their Small Business Track Training series held in Tallulah, LA on July 22.
The ten-week series was aimed at boosting the economy of Madison Parish and surrounding areas.
Thirteen current and potential small business owners received certificates for completing and attending the trainings which covered the topic of Microsoft Excel, Entrepreneurship, QuickBooks, Target Markets, Contract Procurement, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.
Business Development Specialist Eual Hall with the Center for Rural and Small Business Development at the SU Ag Center in collaboration with Drs. Ghirmay Ghebreyesus and Sung Chul No from the Economic Development Administration University Center (EDAUC) in the College of Business at Southern University’s Baton Rouge campus facilitated the trainings along with several guest speakers.
The hope is that the participants will use the information from the trainings to assist them in expanding a current business or enable potential small business owners with the skills to start a small business in Madison Parish are within the surrounding area.
For additional information on the Small Business Track Training or how to start a small business, contact Sarah Sims at, 318-574-2465.