Philadelphia, PA | Thursday, April 18, 2019
Siva Pola, CEO of Cerebra Consulting Inc, was among the eighteenth cohort of 30 graduates who recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Greater Philadelphia program.
Cerebra Consulting Inc is a System Integrator and IT Services Solution provider based in Malvern, PA with offices in India and UK focuses on delivering solutions based on Big Data, Business Analytics, Cloud Solutions, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, Oracle EBS, Peoplesoft, Hyperion, Oracle Configurator, Oracle CPQ, Oracle PLM and Custom Application Development
Siva says that “10,000 Small Businesses has changed the way I think about being a business owner. Throughout the program, I have learned skills that I have put into practice immediately. And since the start of the program, I have implemented a number of key learnings from the program at Cerebra, especially in the areas of finance, sales and marketing. Cerebra is better positioned to pursue the growth opportunities now”
The business leaders have spent 14 weeks – roughly 100 class hours – at the Community College of Philadelphia studying a business and management curriculum designed by Babson College and delivered by Community College of Philadelphia faculty. The curriculum covered accounting, human resources, negotiation and marketing, among other topics. The program also included one-on-one business advising, accounting workshops and advice from Goldman Sachs professionals.