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Small Business Executive Program: Palm Beach County

Business Matters. It’s Time to Start Working ON Your Business and Put Business First!

Created to be a world-class learning experience that accommodates the busy schedule of small business owners, the Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) is ideal for CEOs, entrepreneurs, presidents of small businesses, and immediate successors of businesses. You will emerge a stronger leader ready to capitalize on business opportunities, implement best practice management, and turn challenges into a strategic advantage.

Thanks to our supporters, this program is being offered at no cost to the accepted participants. 


Application & Schedule

Thank you for your interest in the Palm Beach County Small Business Executive Program! Applications for the Spring 2020 Palm Beach SBEP are now closed. Particpants of the Spring program can find the class schedule below for reference.

Applications for the Fall 2020 Palm Beach SBEP are now open. If you have questions, or are interested in becoming a volunteer or speaker for the program, please contact our South Florida office.

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SPRING 2020 PALM BEACH County PROGRAM Schedule

Date: Activity:
September 30, 2019 Deadline To Apply To Participate
October 31, 2019 Notice of Application Acceptance Status
January 29, 2020 Orientation & Opening Ceremony
January 30, 2020 Session 1
February 13, 2020 Session 2
February 27, 2020 Session 3
March 12, 2020 Session 4
March 26, 2020 Session 5
April 9, 2020 Session 6
April 23, 2020 Session 7
May 7, 2020 Session 8
May 21, 2020 Session 9 & Closing Ceremony
  • September 30, 2019
    Deadline To Apply To Participate
  • October 31, 2019
    Notice of Application Acceptance Status
  • January 29, 2020
    Orientation & Opening Ceremony
  • January 30, 2020
    Session 1
  • February 13, 2020
    Session 2
  • February 27, 2020
    Session 3
  • March 12, 2020
    Session 4
  • March 26, 2020
    Session 5
  • April 9, 2020
    Session 6
  • April 23, 2020
    Session 7
  • May 7, 2020
    Session 8
  • May 21, 2020
    Session 9 & Closing Ceremony

 

Fall 2020 PALM BEACH County PROGRAM Schedule

Date: Activity:
March 31, 2020 Deadline To Apply To Participate
April 30, 2020 Notice of Application Acceptance Status
July 28, 2020 Orientation & Opening Ceremony
July 30, 2020 Session 1
August 13, 2020 Session 2
August 27, 2020 Session 3
September 10, 2020 Session 4
September 24, 2020 Session 5
October 8, 2020 Session 6
October 22, 2020 Session 7
November 5, 2020 Session 8
November 19, 2020 Session 9 & Closing Ceremony
  • March 31, 2020
    Deadline To Apply To Participate
  • April 30, 2020
    Notice of Application Acceptance Status
  • July 28, 2020
    Orientation & Opening Ceremony
  • July 30, 2020
    Session 1
  • August 13, 2020
    Session 2
  • August 27, 2020
    Session 3
  • September 10, 2020
    Session 4
  • September 24, 2020
    Session 5
  • October 8, 2020
    Session 6
  • October 22, 2020
    Session 7
  • November 5, 2020
    Session 8
  • November 19, 2020
    Session 9 & Closing Ceremony

What You Can Expect

Presented over four months, the engaged, content specific sessions take place once every other week for a total of 40 contact hours. The Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) is designed to take into account your demanding schedule while enabling you to assess your company’s position, develop long-term strategies, create practical action plans and connect with fellow business leaders and members of the Jim Moran Institute’s network for advice and support.


What the Program Covers

SBEP is focused on corporate growth, leadership expertise, and financial success, it is an unparalleled opportunity to enhance your business skills, innovate with other talented small business owners, and prepare for the new challenges that lie ahead. Whether you seek a more global perspective, better ways to seize opportunities, or greater insight into managing day-to-day operations, the SBEP can help you realize your company’s potential—and your own. While examining business fundamentals, strategies and best practices from the perspective of a business leader and owner, you will explore a broad range of topics— finance, marketing, sales alignment, and leadership.


Community Partners

Since 2011, enhancements to the Jim Moran Institute and its outreach have been made possible by Jan Moran and The Jim Moran Foundation. Additional support for the Palm Beach County Executive Programs has been provided by the following organizations:

2TON | A Creative Agency Association of QuickBooks Technologists Bennett Intellectual Property Broward SCORE
Carolyn Sims Center Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Contemporary Living Furniture Store D&M Consulting Services, LLC
Dale Carnegie Training SE Florida Florida Atlantic University Gravity IT Resources IRL Enterprises, Inc.
Intranet Communications Group, Inc. Jolizmo Consulting & Investments, Inc. LaRita Jarvis & Co. L.B. Limited & Associates, Inc.
Nonprofits First Panera Bread Palm Beach Habilitation Center Palm Beach State College
PrediQ Media Research Park at Florida Atlantic University Small Business Development Center at Florida Atlantic University SLPowers
South Palm Beach SCORE SunTrust Bank Tripp Scott Ultimate Image Coach

Urban League of Palm Beach County

     
  • 2TON | A Creative Agency
  • Association of QuickBooks Technologists
  • Bennett Intellectual Property
  • Broward SCORE
  • Carolyn Sims Center
  • Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce
  • Contemporary Living Furniture Store
  • D&M Consulting Services, LLC
  • Dale Carnegie Training SE Florida
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Gravity IT Resources
  • IRL Enterprises, Inc.
  • Intranet Communications Group, Inc.
  • Jolizmo Consulting & Investments, Inc.
  • LaRita Jarvis & Co.
  • L.B. Limited & Associates, Inc.
  • Nonprofits First
  • Panera Bread
  • Palm Beach Habilitation Center
  • Palm Beach State College
  • PrediQ Media
  • Research Park at Florida Atlantic University
  • Small Business Development Center at Florida Atlantic University
  • SLPowers
  • South Palm Beach SCORE
  • SunTrust Bank
  • Tripp Scott
  • Ultimate Image Coach
  • Urban League of Palm Beach County

For more information, contact:

Amy McDevitt, Coordinator, South Florida Operations
Jim Moran Institute For Global Entrepreneurship
Florida State University College of Business
1401 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 304, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
amcdevitt@jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu
Mobile: 954-546-2735 | Fax: 850-644-5950

“I would highly recommend the Small Business Executive Program, primarily to new business owners. I really liked the speakers and also meeting the Jim Moran Institute staff and other executives in the program.”
Denise Righetti
Savor Our City

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