Small Business Consultant Certification Program
The Compass CBS Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization based in Arizona that focuses on developing resources to help strengthen a diverse, inclusive, and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem nationally. The Small Business Consultant Certification Program is a capacity-building program designed to train small business consultants/coaches, economic development professionals and technical assistance providers with the skills to better serve and meet the needs of entrepreneurs and small business owners from any industry and sector.
Our training program helps participants understand how to advance equitable economic recovery, increasing generational wealth of small business owners for a more inclusive economy. The program includes presentations and activities for all participants.
PART 1: Getting to Know Your Small Business Community
PART 2: Economic Landscape & Resources for SMALL Businesses
PART 3: Leadership & Coaching Skills for Success
Pricing: $895 per person
Our 3-day course offers 24 hours of official Compass CBS Foundation economic development training and coaching to be completed in 90-days. Course duration is approximately 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Unless otherwise noted, this course is delivered in English. Courses are delivered live, online via Zoom. A stable internet connection is required.
Participants will receive:
*Group rates and private training schedule available for parties of four or more.
2022 Open Enrollment Schedule
We provide two open enrollment sessions throughout the year in English and Spanish. Please review dates below.
Contact Edgar R. Olivo, CEO of Compass CBS Foundation, by sending an email to [email protected] for more information to enroll in the Small Business Consultant Certification Program.
About the Instructor
Edgar R. Olivo is the founder and CEO of the Compass CBS Foundation as well as bilingual business educator, economic advisor, and contributor for several media outlets. He is a nonprofit executive who is passionate about education, social and economic justice. He is certified in finance and data analytics and holds a business degree from Arizona State University. Edgar is a member of the Aspen Institute’s Latino and Society cohort to advance equitable economic recovery for Latino businesses and has working relationships with top economic development organizations in Arizona.