Small Business Executive Program
The SBEP is ideal for CEO’s, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents of small business. Through learning the Business Model Canvas, graduates emerge as stronger leaders, who are ready to capitalize on business opportunities, implement best practice management, and turn challenges into strategic advantage. Up to 25, non-competing, applicants are accepted into the program.
Nonprofit Executive Program
The Nonprofit Executive program is a world-class learning experience, accommodating the busy schedule of nonprofit organization executives. Through learning the Lean Organizations Model, graduates of the program emerge as stronger leaders, who are ready to capitalize on opportunities and turn challenges into strategic advantages.
CEO Peer2Peer Groups
The Jim Moran Institute facilitates very structured and strategic groups for local business owners. Exclusive to presidents and owners of established businesses, the CEO Peer2Peer Groups provide an avenue for sharing insights about challenging situations, topical issues and solutions to problems with peers. The very structured and strategic groups consist of like-type, non-competing businesses. New groups are formed year round.
Small Business Leadership Conference
Each year the Jim Moran Institute hosts a conference for small business owners with opportunities for entrepreneurs to learn, share and network. Speakers are selected whose topics are broad enough to be helpful for every business owner, and breakout workshop sessions are held during which attendees can join smaller, more focused groups to discuss topics that interest them most.
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Seminole 100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing FSU alumni-owned or alumni-led businesses at a celebration on FSU’s campus each year, during which each company learns their numerical ranking and receives their award. This event honors FSU’s entrepreneurs and allows them to share valuable business insights with each other.
Expert Speaker Series
The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s Expert Speaker Series provides business owners, nonprofit CEOs and entrepreneurs access to nationally recognized speakers who can share their experiences in operating established businesses and growing successful organizations. These accomplished speakers not only demonstrate genuine passion for entrepreneurship, but also share practical, valuable insight about surviving in today’s aggressive business marketplace.
Ready to take your business to the next level? EBV Accelerate is a boot camp-style program for small business owners who are military veterans. The program is focused on growth and tackles head-on topics such as the financial, management, marketing and strategic planning challenges established businesses face.
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veteran’s Families (EBV-F) program is designed to take advantage of the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management. The program leverages the flexibility inherent in small business ownership to provide a vocational path forward for military family members. EBV-F integrates training in entrepreneurship with caregiver and family issues, positioning participants to launch and grow a small business in a way that is complementary or enhancing to other family responsibilities.
Jim Moran Scholars
The Jim Moran Foundation, in partnership with Florida State University (FSU), annually recognizes two Jim Moran Scholars – African American high school seniors from South Florida and North Florida who are role models and have received admission to FSU with an identifies financial barrier. Both Scholars receive a four-year, needs-based scholarship with funding provided through the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship.