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Small Business Executive Program: Tallahassee

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 Tallahassee Small Business Executive Program (SBEP). Applications for our upcoming program are due July 24th. The Tallahassee SBEP Class XIII will run from August through November 2020. All of the following sessions are mandatory attendance. Thank you for committing to work "on" your business.




Date: Activity:
July 31, 2020 Application Deadline
August 18, 2020 Day 1
September 15, 2020 Day 2
October 19, 2020 Day 3
November 17, 2020 Day 4
November 17, 2020 Closing Ceremony
  • February 28, 2020
    Application Deadline
  • March 24, 2020
    Session 1
  • April 28, 2020
    Session 2
  • May 19, 2020
    Session 3
  • June 23, 2020
    Session 4
  • June 23, 2020
    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 Businesses Have Been Through The Program?


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 Thinking
  • Financing Your Growth
  • Digital Marketing
  • Financial Analysis of Your Business
  • Human Resources Issues Today
  • Protecting your Creation
  • Workplace Violence and Active Shooter Training
  • Cyber Security
  • Exit Strategy & Succession Planning

Program Resources


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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
Phone: 850-644-4414 
Cell: 850-545-7354 
Fax: 850-644-5950

"This was such a gift and amazing resource. All small business owners and executives could always be better, could always learn more. This was a refreshing break from the day to day to really think about how we could improve and maximize impact. Thank you for the opportunity to learn, do, and grow."
Barby Moro
Red Eye Coffee

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