South Florida Operations Extends Application Deadline for Small Business Executive Programs

Apr 03, 2017

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Florida State University’s College of Business has extended the application deadline through Sunday, April 23, 2017, for its Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

This program is offered at no cost to participants and is designed for leaders of small businesses. Those interested should visit and click on “Programs” to apply. The SBEP offers a world-class learning experience that equips executives with skills to turn challenges into strategic advantages. It brings in some of the most accomplished entrepreneurship experts, business consultants and leaders from around South Florida to teach in the program.

Applicants must be actively involved in running a business and their companies should have been in existence for at least three years and have three or more employees. The program is offered twice a year and 25 applicants are accepted per session. Whether an applicant seeks a more global perspective, better ways to seize opportunities or greater insight into managing day-to-day operations, the SBEP can help.

The Broward Fall 2017 SBEP will kick off on Monday evening, July 24, 2017, with an orientation and opening reception; the first training session starts the following day. The program’s nine sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various Broward county locations every other Tuesday through Nov. 14.

The Palm Beach Fall 2017 SBEP will begin on Tuesday evening, July 25, 2017, with an orientation and opening reception. The first training session will begin the following day. The program’s nine sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various locations in Palm Beach county every other Wednesday through Nov. 15. 

South Florida Operations has hosted twelve Small Business Executive Programs since launching its first program in January 2013. To date, more than 250 business owners and nonprofit CEOs have participated in the program. Graduates of the program receive a certificate, are afforded the opportunity to form managed peer roundtables, and are regularly invited to workshops, conferences and other Jim Moran Institute events.

For more information about the Small Business Executive Program and the Jim Moran Institute’s South Florida Operations, contact Courtney Mickens at, 954-399-2849 or visit us at

About the Jim Moran Institute
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 started his business career in Chicago selling soda pop at sandlot baseball diamonds at the age of seven, and went on to become one of America’s most 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 to help others become successful entrepreneurs. 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 South Florida Operations
The Jim Moran Institute’s South Florida Operations was established in 2009 and serves the community through the Advice Straight Up Expert Speaker Series, CEO roundtables, annual Business & Leadership Conference, Nonprofit Executive Program and the Small Business Executive Program. Providing executive education and leveraging the resources of the Jim Moran Institute, South Florida Operations helps its clients’ businesses – and the region’s economy – grow and prosper.

South Florida operations focuses on assisting CEO’s, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents’ small businesses and nonprofit organizations with a minimum of three employees who have been in business for over three years for little to no cost.


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