WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USHCC Foundation), in partnership with Wells Fargo and the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, will host the second Chamber Training Institute of 2012 in South Bend, IN, June 19-20 on the University of Notre Dame campus. The USHCC Foundation's two-day, nonprofit certificate program will address leadership and membership growth. There will also be a live streaming broadcast of the sessions at California State University, Long Beach, in partnership with the Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
The USHCC Foundation Chamber Training Institute was created to provide unique educational opportunities that foster the growth and development of Hispanic business leaders and entrepreneurs. Participants are introduced to industry experts and professors who share fundamental techniques for successful business writing and communication. Attendees of the South Bend Chamber Training Institute include members over a dozen chambers of commerce across the country.
"As founding sponsor of the Chamber Training Institute, we have a strong commitment to helping business owners understand how to manage their finances more effectively," said Denise Miles, Vice President of National Partnerships at Wells Fargo. "We are proud to participate and support this program for the fourth year, and we applaud the USHCC Foundation for providing chamber leaders such a valuable opportunity to sharpen their skills and enhance their leadership."
The training program features workshops such as "Leveraging Organizational Marketing & Management Strategies" and "Mission Driven Leadership Styles." The program also includes special sessions, presented by Wells Fargo, on resources available for entrepreneurs on how to manage and grow their businesses, and information on how to obtain financing to send their children to college. Participants who complete the program receive a certificate of completion from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business.
"We are extremely proud to offer our members - nearly 200 Hispanic chambers of commerce and business associations across the nation - the opportunity to hone their skills through the Chamber Training Institute," said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez. "The chamber leaders and non-profit managers who attend these courses are taught valuable skills that will help them to empower the business owners they support and bolster membership in their respective chambers. We would like to thank the University of Notre Dame for its dedication to this effort, and of course we thank our friends at Wells Fargo for strengthening the Hispanic business community with their generous support for the Chamber Training Institute."
For more information on the USHCC Foundation's Chamber Training Institute, visit www.ushccfoundation.org.
About the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1979, the USHCC actively promotes the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and represents the interests of nearly 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States that combined generate in excess of $420 billion annually. It also serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local Hispanic chambers and business associations in the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.ushcc.com.
SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce