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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! We are currently taking applications for our Fall 2018 Class. You can find the schedule and application below. If you have questions, or are interested in becoming a volunteer or speaker for the program, please contact our South Florida office.


Fall 2018 PALM BEACH County PROGRAM Schedule

Date: Activity: Date:  Activity:
March 31, 2018 Deadline to apply to participate September 6, 2018 Session 4
April 30, 2018 Notice of application acceptance status September 20, 2018 Session 5
July 2018 Program Commences October 4, 2018 Session 6
July 24, 2018 Orientation & Opening Reception October 18, 2018 Session 7
July 26, 2018 Session 1 November 1, 2018 Session 8
August 9, 2018 Session 2 November 15, 2018 Session 9
August 23, 2018 Session 3 November 15, 2018 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:

For more information, contact:

Courtney Mickens, 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
Phone: 954-399-2849

“Although I’ve been involved with the start up and running of six businesses, this course was a great experience. Its comprehensive curriculum changed my perspective and thought process on certain aspects of my business. I would recommend it for any business owner.”
Todd Sperry
OliverSperry Renovation

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