Acumen – with support from Moody’s, Acumen will deliver “Acumen Post,” a global program of strategic and operational assistance for small business owners including coaching, finance, sales and technology support.
When small businesses are unable to access capital, great opportunities go unrealized. It’s a loss for financial providers and for the business owners seeking to provide for themselves and their communities.
In a joint Barclays and Oxford University debate examining the issues faced by entrepreneurs, Antony Jenkins, Barclays Group Chief Executive, challenged panellists and attendees to look beyond the traditional funding gap to help today’s entrepreneurs and small business owners develop and grow.
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offers free IT and business skills for users globally
WALTHAM, Mass., November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the many people around the world who are miles away from the expertise and resources they need to start or upgrade a small business, an online training program offers the very latest in practical IT and business skills. The HP LIFE e-Learning program, developed by EDC and HP together with a team of partners, includes free, interactive online courses to help budding entrepreneurs create, establish, and grow successful businesses. The program is being widely disseminated in time for Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 12–16.