Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses focuses on practical skills that small business owners can immediately put into action within their company. The curriculum was designed by Babson College, the nation's top-ranked school for entrepreneurship education for 25 consecutive years. Over the course of the program, participants gain the skills needed to recognize new business opportunities, embrace practices that increase business growth and ultimately develop a customized growth plan for their business.

The curriculum is organized into nine modules and four clinics geared around small business management training, each of which includes classroom discussion, peer learning exercises, skill building and experiential applications. Classroom activities are complemented by an integrated portfolio of business services, including: one-on-one business advice, legal and financial clinics, and networking opportunities.