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Small Business Executive Program: Tampa Bay & St. Petersburg


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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 offered at no cost to the accepted participants.


Application & Schedule

Thank you for your interest in the Tampa Bay Small Business Executive Program! Class VII of the Tampa Bay Small Business Executive Program will run from February to May 2022. You can find the schedule below. Mandatory attendance is required for all the class sessions.

Click the button below to apply for Class VII of the Tampa Bay Small Business Executive Program. We will notify applicants on December 20th, 2021, if they have been accepted into the program.

Apply for Class VII by clicking on the button below. Follow us on social media and visit this page for updates.

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TAMPA BAY SBEP CLASS VII SCHEDULE – SPRING 2022

Date: Activity:
December 13, 2021 Application Deadline
December 20, 2021 Notice of Acceptance
February 8, 2022 Session 1
February 22, 2022 Session 2
March 8, 2022 Session 3
March 22, 2022 Session 4
April 5, 2022 Session 5
April 19, 2022 Session 6
May 3, 2022 Session 7
May 17, 2022 Session 8
  • December 13, 2021
    Application Deadline
  • December 20, 2021
    Notice of Acceptance
  • February 8, 2022
    Session 1
  • February 22, 2022
    Session 2
  • March 8, 2022
    Session 3
  • March 22, 2022
    Session 4
  • April 5, 2022
    Session 5
  • April 19, 2022
    Session 6
  • May 3, 2022
    Session 7
  • May 17, 2022
    Session 8

What You Can Expect

Presented over four months, the Small Business Executive Program 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 Small Business Executive Program 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 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 Small Business Executive Program 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:

  • The Business Model Canvas
  • Strategic Planning
  • Digital Marketing
  • Financial Analysis of Your Business
  • Human Resources
  • Protecting your Creation
  • Technology and Cyber Security
  • Exit Strategy & Succession Planning

These topics are presented by our Resource Champions. Click here to visit their profiles and learn more about them.


For more information, contact:
Shane Smith, Ph.D, Central Florida Director
Jim Moran Institute For Global Entrepreneurship
Florida State University College of Business
2101 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
ssmith@jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu
Phone: 813-789-5966

“The Jim Moran Institute's program was educational, challenging, and customized to my business needs and interests. The staff and speakers made this an invaluable experience for my professional growth and that of my business. I am so appreciative of their efforts.”
Margaret Meier
UltraShred Technologies, Inc.

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