Entrepreneur and Leadership Training is a 16-week course in the fundamentals of starting and operating a successful business. The program covers personal and business vision and goals, product development, pricing and costing, market research, recordkeeping and financial management, customer relations, and promotion. The course also includes significant coaching to foster confidence and leadership skills.
Business development is the key to members' improved living conditions. Eight Business Groups have formed to manage table banking and other loans.
Baraka Center's Computer Training Program began Sept 1, 2014. For many members, it is their first experience using on of the most important tools of business.
The 12-week course covers the basics of using a computer. 37 women completed the first course. To continue the course in 2017, Baraka Center needs new funding – approximately $4,000 to train a minimum of 40 women.
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