Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) Classes

 
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The VBOC of NE offers education and training programs to get you started on your way to owning your own business.

Boots to Business and Boots to Business l Reboot are two step training programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)   The VBOC of NE also works closely with the Women Business Centers operated by the Center for Women & Enterprise to refer clients to the workshops, programs and services they offer for start up and growing businesses.

Boots to Business (for those currently serving and their spouse)

Boots to Business

Boots to Business is offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the U.S. Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP), this course is open to transitioning service members (including National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses on military installations worldwide.

Contact the transition office on your military installation to register for a Boots to Business course.

Beginning Your Journey

“Introduction to Entrepreneurship” Course

What is it? The “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course is the foundational piece of Boots to Business (B2B). This two-day, in-person course provides participants with an introductory understanding of business ownership.

What will I learn? The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Participants are introduced to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business:

 

Continuing Your Journey

Optional Courses + Follow-on Support

After completing the “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course, participants can elect to further their study through online courses such as B2B: Market Research, B2B Business Fundamentals, Special Topic Tracks, or B2B: Revenue Readiness.

Boots to Business and Boots to Business Reboot participants are also encouraged to take advantage of the many resources and services offered by the SBA and its partner network, including Veterans Business Outreach Centers, SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and Women’s Business Centers.

Boots to Business l Reboot (for Veterans no longer in the Service and their Dependents)

Boots to Business l Reboot

No access to a military installation? Offered by the SBA and its resource partners, Boots to Business Reboot brings the Boots to Business course off installations and into communities, extending access to veterans of all eras, National Guard and Reserve members, and milits.ary spouse

Visit sbavets.force.com to view a list of upcoming Boots to Business Reboot courses in your area.

Create an account to join the B2B online community.

Request to attend your desired course date using your online B2B account.

Beginning Your Journey

“Introduction to Entrepreneurship” Course

What is it? The “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course is the foundational piece of Boots to Business (B2B). This two-day, in-person course provides participants with an introductory understanding of business ownership.

What will I learn? The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Participants are introduced to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business:

 

Continuing Your Journey

Optional Courses + Follow-on Support

After completing the “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course, participants can elect to further their study through online courses such as B2B: Market Research, B2B Business Fundamentals, Special Topic Tracks, or B2B: Revenue Readiness.

Boots to Business and Boots to Business Reboot participants are also encouraged to take advantage of the many resources and services offered by the SBA and its partner network, including Veterans Business Outreach Centers, SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and Women’s Business Centers.

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