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Business & Entrepreneurial Skills Training
The Business and Entrepreneurial Skills Training (BEST) Program is a city-wide, 12-week training program that is offered to the Shreveport-Bossier community on an annual basis, during the months of September through December. Five partnering agencies work together to offer a business training class, taught by business professionals in the community who provide existing businesses and potential entrepreneurs with the fundamental knowledge essential to successful small business ownership.

The class includes basic instructions in marketing, management, business law, cash flow analysis, financing, insurance, record keeping business plan development, and taxes. These practical, interactive classes provide the BEST participants with great opportunities for networking with other entrepreneurs.

If you're interested in participating, download the BEST Brochure and Application.

City of Shreveport, Louisiana