Boots to Business

Interested in Business Ownership or Other Self-Employment Opportunities?


The Boots to Business curriculum leads participants through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and provides the foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan. 

What You Will Experience

  • Assistance in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities
  • Instruction on business basics and techniques for evaluating the feasibility of participant’s business concepts and foundational knowledge required to develop an actionable business plan
  • Introduction to SBA resources available to access start-up capital, technical assistance and contracting opportunities
  • Connection to resources in participant’s local communities
  • Eligibility

    For Boots to Business Introduction to Entrepreneurship – 2-day course: Open to service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserves, and their spouses.

    For Reboot: Open to service members and veterans of any era. Click Here to Establish Your Profile and Choose Your Course.

  • No Cost

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the government sponsor of the Boots to Business program, so there is no cost to the B2B participants.

  • About the Coursework

    Introduction to Entrepreneurship Two-Day Course

    A two-day course offered as a TAP training track for those interested in learning more about the opportunities and challenges of business ownership. Subject matter experts and practitioners from SBA and its network of partners teach the course at over 180 military installations worldwide. Participants learn business fundamentals and techniques for evaluating the feasibility of their business concepts.

    Click here to establish a profile and choose your 2-day course

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