These government agencies, quasi-government entities, and private organizations offer training that is useful to the
business and nonprofit community. Some training is free, while other training requires payment.
Training varies in length from a single session to a series of seminars over several weeks.
Topics include business planning, computer skills, management, marketing, and bookkeeping.
Community Development Corporations
Many community development corporations (CDCs) and community-based organizations (CBOs) offer training courses for businesses in specified geographic areas or across the District of Columbia.
Enhanced Business Information Center
A product of the Department of Small and Local Business Development, DC Public Library, and the US Small Business Administration, the Enhanced Business Information Center (e-BIC) ensures that the most current resources for starting a small business in the District of Columbia are readily available at a convenient location. It also offers a plethora of free training and educational courses and materials.