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Small Business Sector

Doing What MATTERS for Small Business

The California Community Colleges and its Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework invests funding and resources in industry sectors that are key to California’s economic growth. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are critical to California’s economic development as contributors to innovation and new job growth. The Small Business Sector collaborates with industry and education to improve and expand business and entrepreneurial curriculum. The end result is a job-ready workforce and entrepreneurial leaders to ensure California’s economic growth and global competitiveness.

An initiative of the California Community College’s Economic and Workforce Development (CCCEWD) program, the Small Business Sector is dedicated to serving California’s small business and entrepreneurial companies with innovative business solutions, and industry partnerships through its Doing What MATTERS for Business & Industry framework. Learn more by visiting

Learn more:

Small Business Sector Brochure
Fact Sheet
Small Business Sector Profile

Small Business Training and Development
Educators: Industry-Specific Curriculum Development
Students: Education & Career Pathways
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