Jan. 5, 2007 -- The Small Business Administration is offering firms that participate in 8(a) Business Development programs and other disadvantaged companies a nine-month series of free workshops this month, the agency said.

Courses starting in January include "Basic CEO/Executive Development" and "Cost and Pricing."

The workshops will be offered in 40 different cities and will be conducted by Largo, Md.-based Unlimited Services Systems Management and Consultants.

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