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New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-854-6444

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Columbia Community Business Program

The Columbia Community Business Program (CCBP) is a two-year executive education program designed to support the growth and development of for-profit businesses in Upper Manhattan. The Program offers participants access to Columbia University’s resources for technical assistance, entrepreneurial education, and professionally facilitated peer learning. Participants will develop a strategic growth plan during the first year and implement it, with support, during the second year.The CCBP is a great way to focus your goals, maximize your time, and make a big leap towards success.

The key components of the CCBP are:

  • Leadership
  • Accessing Capital
  • Financial Analysis
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Resource Management
  • Securing Government Contracts
  • CEO Mentoring Groups
  • Strategic Growth Action Plan™

CCBP Curriculum Overview

Module I: Business & Strategic Assessment – Setting the Stage for Growth

Module II: Financial Analysis & Management – Balancing Cash Flow and Bottom Line

Module III: Marketing & Sales – Building Profitable Sales

Module IV: Resources – Getting What You Need to Grow

Module V: Putting It All Together

Module VI: Relationship Building 

Module VII: Vendor Engagement 

Module VIII: Financial Forecasting 

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The 2015 Columbia Community Business Program is sponsored in part by: