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Jim Moran Institute welcomes small business owners for training

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s North Florida Operations celebrated the start of its sixth Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) class for Tallahassee business owners at Florida State University’s Alumni Center Wednesday evening.

The four-month program begins tonight and runs through April 19.

“We are thrilled to begin training our new group of CEOs and small business owners,” said Mike Campbell, director of the Jim Moran Institute’s North Florida Operations, which is housed in the FSU College of Business. “The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship has now trained more than 120 business owners in Tallahassee on how to work on their businesses, and we look forward to providing the same opportunity to many more.”

The SBEP was designed with for-profit businesses in mind. It offers a world-class learning experience that accommodates the busy schedule of small business owners. They are trained in the Business Model Canvas — a global standard employed by millions of people in companies of all sizes — and participants emerge as stronger leaders, ready to capitalize on business opportunities.

The SBEP helps business owners better assess their company’s position and develop long-term strategies. Participants get valuable opportunities to connect with other businesspeople, as well as members of the Jim Moran Institute, for advice and support. Applications for the next class will be available in May.

To learn more about the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s North Florida Operations, including other programs and events, contact Mike Campbell at mscampbell@jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu or visit www.jmi.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 seven, 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.

For more information, visit jimmoraninstitute.fsu.edu.

About the North Florida Operations

The Jim Moran Institute’s North Florida Operations office serves established entrepreneurs and business owners in the North Florida community through executive education programs designed to take advantage of local resources. Providing executive education and leveraging the resources of the Jim Moran Institute, North Florida Operations helps its clients’ businesses – and the region’s economy – grow and prosper.

Based in Tallahassee, North Florida Operations services are 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 three or more employees. Services are provided for little to no cost.