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 our Spring 2019 Class are now closed. You can find the class schedule below. If you have questions, or are interested in becoming a volunteer or speaker for the program, please contact our South Florida office.
Applications for our upcoming Fall 2019 Class will be available January 7, 2019. The deadline to apply will be March 31, 2019.
SPRING 2019 PALM BEACH County PROGRAM Schedule
|October 31, 2018||Deadline To Apply To Participate|
|November 30, 2018||Notice of Application Acceptance Status|
|January 30, 2019||Orientation / Opening Ceremony|
|January 31, 2019||Session 1|
|February 14, 2019||Session 2|
|February 28, 2019||Session 3|
|March 14, 2019||Session 4|
|March 28, 2019||Session 5|
|April 11, 2019||Session 6|
|April 25, 2019||Session 7|
|May 9, 2019||Session 8|
|May 23, 2019||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.
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:
|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||Florida Atlantic University College of Business|
|InMotion PC||IRL Enterprises, Inc.||LaRita Jarvis & Co.||L.B. Limited & Associates|
|Panera Bread||Palm Beach Habilitation Center||Palm Beach State College||Prediq Media|
|Procurement Technical Assistance Center||Research Park at Florida Atlantic University||SLPowers||South Palm Beach SCORE|
|SunTrust||Tripp Scott||Ultimate Image Coach||Urban League of Palm Beach County|
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
“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.”
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