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Small Business Development Training

Local Business Partners


Attend the most popular course in Maryland! The 10-Week Strategy Course (SBSC) is a holistic approach to helping individuals step-by-step how to become a profitable business.  The learning sessions consist of a Student Orientation, 10 weeks of Virtualized Instructor-Led Instruction with a Comprehensive learning guide, handouts, Expert Industry Presenters, and weekly mentoring sessions.  Our students will receive:

  • Assistance with developing their business concept, operation, and strategy via a Business Plan

  • Training and Advice from Marketing, Branding, Sales, Insurance, Tax, and Financial Experts

  • Lessons on establishing a Financial Plan and how to Build Personal/Business Credit

  • Assistance with Small legalization and Certification

  • Education on how to qualify for funding opportunities

  • Teaching how to develop new business relationships with other owners
  • Mentoring Sessions during the course

Class sizes are 5-10 students per course to provide specialized attention to each student. Student tuition is affordable. This course is also available for one-on-one instruction. Contact us for additional details and/or restrictions.  

This course is also perfect for individuals, first-time business owners as well as private, state, and local government institutions that serve individuals or groups aspiring for a better quality of life. If your organization would like to sponsor a course for your clients, please contact us at for more information.

Start Your business Now!


New classes start in August/September 2023.

Student Tuition: $795.00.  / LLC Partnership Special: Buy one seat, get one seat 1/2 off.

Non-Profit Special: Buy two seats, get one seat 1/2 off.

Includes Virtual Instruction, Course Workbook, Handouts, Expert Presentations, and Mentoring Sessions.

Payment Plans are Available via PayPal Later

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The Seat Pleasant ARP Allocation Fund is sponsoring students to participate in the 2023 ALSTNTEC 10-Week Small Business Strategy Course.

Listen to what our Graduates have to say about us.

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The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County is sponsoring students for the 2023 Cohort #2 class!

New Registration for Fall 2023 class opens soon.

Contact HOC for more information.

Listen to what our Graduates have to say about us.


Meet Our Expert Presenters

Anne Alston
Kenneth Clarke, PEAKE Financial Services
Eli Natoli, eMarketing Expert
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Anne Alston

Business Developer / Strategist and Course Facilitator


Kenneth Clark


Business Insurance / Financial Wealth

Peake Financial Wealth Solutions

Eli Natoli


Email Marketing and Branding

Eli Natoli, LLC

Thomas Ellis


Sales / Lead Generation Expert

EWC Consultants

Chris Jordan, TEAMCNE
Shan-Nel D Simmons, Nel's Tax Solutions
Robert Thibodeau, Freedom Through Faith Ministries

Chris Jordan


Leadership Coach


Shan-Nel Simmons


Tax and Accounting

Nel's Tax and Financial Solutions

Leroy McKenzie, Jr.


Branding / Marketing

JNF Enterprises

Robert Thibodeau


Team Building / Leadership

Freedom Through Faith Ministries

Ken Alozie, Greenwood Capital Advisors
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Jena Bell


Professional Empowerment Speaker

Purpose on the Rise: Your Path to Abundance

Ken Alozie


Financial Solutions &

 Loan Expert

Greenwood Capital Advisors

Sharon Lewis


Personal Finance & Money Coach

Fiscal Pink, LLC

Experts Needed!
Join our team and share your knowledge with our students.  Presenters receive a monetary stipend for a 45-minute to  1-hour presentation. We are currently looking for Lawyers, Contract Specialists, eMarketing Specialists, and Freelancers,  Contact us for more information.

Need More Information?

We are here to answer your questions.

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