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
The Tallahassee SBEP Class IX runs from August through November. All of the following sessions are mandatory attendance, and each selected applicant must confirm their ability to attend all sessions before formal acceptance into the program.
Applications are being accepted now through August 1, 2018. Thank you for your interest in the Small Business Executive Program and committing to work "on" your business.
Fall 2018 TALLAHASSEE PROGRAM Schedule
|July 27, 2018||Deadline to apply to participate|
|August 20, 2018||Opening Reception|
|August 21, 2018||Session 1|
|September 18, 2018||Session 2|
|October 16, 2018||Session 3|
|November 13, 2018||Session 4|
|November 13, 2018||Closing Ceremony|
What You Can Expect
Presented over four months, the 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 owners and members of the Jim Moran Institute’s network for advice and support.
What the Program Covers
The SBEP is focused on corporate growth 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 including:
- Business Model Canvas
- Strategic Planning
- Financing Your Growth
- Marketing and Understanding your Market
- Financial Analysis
- Human Resources
- Protecting your Creation
- Exit Strategy & Succession Planning
For more information, contact:
Mike Campbell, Director of North Florida Operations
Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
Florida State University College of Business Jim Moran Building
111 South Monroe Street Suite 3000, Tallahassee, FL 32301-1545
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