• Tampa Office

Applications Open for Central Florida Programs

TAMPA BAY/ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business is accepting applications for its second Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) and first Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP) in the Tampa Bay metropolitan area. Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are funded by Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation. Business leaders from the Tampa Bay region are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is Wednesday, August 7.

The programs consist of eight sessions, each focusing on a particular aspect of growing a business or nonprofit. Starting in August and running through December, the sessions will be held every other week from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Applicants must be actively involved in running a business, be key decision-makers and their companies must have been established for at least three years and have five or more employees (or volunteers if their company is a nonprofit).

The SBEP and NPEP are designed for CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners, presidents and executive directors of small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Graduates emerge with the skills and training needed to capitalize on business opportunities, implement best practice management and turn challenges into strategic advantage. Participants represent a variety of industries, including construction, technology, healthcare, fashion and law.

Program graduates receive a certificate and have the opportunity to be a part of a peer roundtable. They are also encouraged to participate in workshops, conferences, and other Jim Moran Institute events.

Click on the program you are interested in below to apply and learn more:

About the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship is part of Florida State University’s College of Business and its mission is to cultivate, train and inspire entrepreneurial leaders through world-class executive education, applied training, public recognition and leading-edge research.

Jim Moran was an automotive pioneer and entrepreneur at heart, who at the age of seven, sold soda pop at sandlot baseball diamonds in Chicago. With a career that spanned more than six decades, he build an amazing chronicle of achievements in the automobile industry.

His vision for the Jim Moran Institute was to provide opportunities that would help others become more successful business owners. A 1995 contribution from Jim and Jan Moran and JM Family Enterprises established the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at the Florida State University College of Business. Since 2011, further enhancements to the Jim Moran Institute and its outreach have been made possible by Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation.


About the Central Florida Operations
The Jim Moran Institute’s Central Florida Operations office serves entrepreneurs, business owners and nonprofit leaders in the Central Florida community through multiple programs designed to take advantage of local resources. Providing executive education and leveraging the resources of Jim Moran Institute, the Central Florida Operations helps its clients’ businesses and the region’s economy grow and prosper. Based in Tampa Bay, the Central Florida Operations services are for for-profit and nonprofit businesses and are geared toward CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents whose companies have been established for at least three years and have five or more employees. Services are provided for little to no cost.