Business Growth Accelerator Program Application Business Growth Accelerator Program Application This program is only available to currently certified NYS MWBE businesses. 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You may choose more than one area, please align these responses with the answers provided in the previous questions.* Accounting (cost accounting, management accounting, tracking and optimizing profit margin) Bonding Financing (construction bonding, lines of credit, etc.) Contracting (learning how to submit a bid, prospecting primes for subcontract work, insurance, etc.) Credit Repair (personal and business credit restoration) Employment/Labor Law (unemployment insurance, employee/employer rights and responsibilities) Global Markets (developing international markets) Finance (operational financing, project financing, etc.) Financial Statement Analysis (reading and producing financial statements for margin and growth) Legal Assistance (contract law, insurance law, unemployment law, immigration law) Loan Assistance (loan packaging, identifying appropriate credit facilities for business growth) Market Research (market analysis, customer research and analytics) Marketing (promoting and branding of your firm) Managerial/Business Operations (optimization of staff, capital and resources, market development) Project Management (project management strategies, tools and models) Sales (sales management, targets, tools and strategies to grow business) Selling Techniques (sales development strategies, creating sales platform, e-commerce, e-catalog) Target Market (market identification, delineation and selection) Other please specify By signing below the applicant, if selected, agrees to attend all classes, one-on-one sessions and any additional program requirements. In addition, the applicant agrees to respond to any reporting requests over the course of two (2) years from the start of the program.Name* First Last Consent* I agreeCommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.