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BMP 027 Goldman Sachs 10,000: Free Training & Community for Entrepreneurs

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is hand-selecting qualifying entrepreneurs for free training. In addition, this growing community is a place to learn, share experiences, and expand your network.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

This week, Brent sat down with Director of Marketing and Alumni Relations, Andrea Anderson to discuss what Goldman Sachs is offering qualifying entrepreneurs.

  • First, we meet Andrea and learn how she joined the program.
  • Second, we learn how the program started from the recession of 2008.
  • Third, Andrea shares how the program launched in Dallas in 2014.
  • Fourth, we learn how often a new batch of entrepreneurs is selected.
  • Fifth, Andrea walks us through how this training differs from a traditional MBA.
  • Sixth, what is a growth plan, and how does it apply to entrepreneurs within the program?
  • In addition, we learn how COVID has effected the training process.
  • Seventh, Andrea shares how the program is free to small business owners.
  • Eighth, we learn why diversity is an essential piece to the Goldman Sachs puzzle.
  • Ninth, Andrea shares what it takes to qualify for the program and what sessions look like.
  • In addition, we learn about alumni relations after graduation.
  • Finally, Andrea shares her biggest surprise from running the alumni program.

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BMP 027 Goldman Sachs 10,000 with Andrea Anderson

Andrea Anderson

Director of Marketing and Alumni Relations

Andrea Anderson is the Director of Marketing and Alumni Engagement for Dallas College’s, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, where she helps small businesses take their businesses to the next level. In addition, she works with nonprofits and entrepreneurs, advising them on them how to create their own signature brand. To learn more, check out, A Signature Group.

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Brent Richardson is the owner, operator, and interviewer for Business Minutia. He has worked in an international engineering company since 2000. During that time, he has also served as a youth pastor and worked for a non-profit both as an adventure travel leader on youth pilgrimages and as a board member. He believes that the training he has received in leading volunteers has helped him in the corporate world as well.

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