The Fairfield County Community Foundation Grants $25,000 to the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council for Its Advanced Leadership Program

The Fairfield County Community Foundation granted the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council $25,000 to support its Advanced Leadership Program. The GNEMSDC Advanced Leadership Program brings Ivy League business school professors to Bridgeport to work with certified Minority Business Enterprises of the GNEMSDC.

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Olav Sorenson, GALP Lecturer and Yale School of Management Professor

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Bridgeport, CT (PRWEB) January 28, 2014

The Fairfield County Community Foundation(FCCF) recently announced the awarding of a $25,000.00 grant to the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) to support its Advanced Leadership Program (ALP). Minority business owners in the program receive executive training from business school professors from the Harvard Business School and the Yale School of Management. The program covers marketing, finance, competitive strategy, organizational development, and leadership. In addition to the Ivy League business professors, C-Level executives from the GNEMSDC corporate membership speak to the business owners about their executive challenges and how they attempt to solve those challenges.

The ALP will start the second year of the program in October 2014. Entrepreneurs interested in attending the program should contact the GNEMSDC at 203-288-9744.

The Fairfield County Community Foundation promotes philanthropy to build and sustain a vital and prosperous community where all have the opportunity to participate and thrive.

The Great New England Minority Supplier Development Council is the largest non-profit minority business development organization in New England and promotes minority business development by connecting certified minority businesses with its over 600 large corporate members. The GNEMSDC is the regional affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.