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Applications Open for Tallahassee Small Business Executive Program & Nonprofit Executive Program

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the Florida State University College of Business, is accepting applications for its Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) Class XVII and Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP) Class VII in Tallahassee.

The SBEP and is designed for CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents of small businesses, while the NPEP is for executive directors, presidents and CEOs of 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

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The SBEP helps for-profit small business owners and CEOs work on their business while accommodating their busy schedules. Taught by industry experts, participants learn the Business Model Canvas and are given additional tools to emerge as stronger leaders ready to capitalize on business opportunities. The program helps identify clear and focused strategies in marketing, exit strategy, financial analysis and more.

The Nonprofit Executive Program is focused on growth, leadership expertise, and financial success. It is an unparalleled opportunity to enhance business skills, innovate with other talented small business leaders, and prepare for new challenges that lie ahead.

“We are excited and looking forward to offering the Small Business & Nonprofit Executive Programs,” said Marina Lickson, Manager of Tallahassee Programs at the Jim Moran Institute. “Our team will work with business leaders & nonprofit executives through the process of enhancing their businesses and help them prepare for the challenges that come with operating a growing organization.”

Offered at no cost to participants, the programs are funded by The Jim Moran Foundation & Jan Moran. Businesses operating for three years or more and with three or more employees (or volunteers for nonprofits) are eligible to apply. The SBEP will run from August 30-November 29, while the NPEP will be presented September 7-November 30.

To apply, please visit jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu/programs. For more information about the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s North Florida Operations, including other programs and events, contact Marina Lickson at mlickson@jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu or visit jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu.

About the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship cultivates, trains and inspires entrepreneurial leaders through world-class executive education, applied training, public recognition and leading-edge research. Jim Moran was an automotive pioneer and an entrepreneur at heart, who at the age of 7, sold soda pop at sandlot baseball diamonds in Chicago. With a career that spanned more than six decades, he built 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 North Florida Operations
The Jim Moran Institute's North Florida Operations serves established entrepreneurs, business owners and nonprofit leaders in the North Florida community through multiple programs designed to take advantage of local resources. Providing executive education and leveraging the resources of the Jim Moran Institute, the North Florida Operations’ helps its clients' businesses - and the region's economy - grow and prosper. Based in Tallahassee and Jacksonville, North Florida Operations’ services are provided to for-profit and nonprofit businesses and are geared toward CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents of small businesses whose companies have been established for at least three years with five or more employees. Services are provided for little to no cost.