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Small Business Development Course
(Kauffman FastTrac)


Due to the COVID-19 Crisis, MERIT  is holding class cycles online.

These classes will focus on a variety of topics with modules including: 


  • Identifying & Meeting Market Needs

  • Setting Financial Goals

  • Planning the Product/ Service

  • Researching and Analyzing the Market

program cycle


  • 10-week course covering 10 business modules

  • 3 hours every Saturday from 11AM to 1PM


  • Taught by a MERIT trainer via Zoom.


Cost is determined on a sliding scale based on individual, home, or business income. Financial scholarships are available.


Business with 1-4 employees $125.00

Business with 5-9 employees $250.00


Business with 10+ employees $375.00 



*Scholarships are available based on income


*Tuition is waived for

IDA clients


English: July 9th- Aug 27th

Spanish: Sept 3rd-Oct 23rd

English: Oct 8th-Nov 19th

Small Business Development Flyer
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