SBEP Class VI Closing Ceremony Held In Tallahassee

Apr 20, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s North Florida Operations held a closing ceremony at Florida State University’s Alumni Center Wednesday evening to celebrate the graduation of its sixth Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) class in Tallahassee.

“We are excited to wrap up training another 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 140 business owners in Tallahassee to help them think differently and be more efficient, and we look forward to providing the same opportunity to many more.”

The four-month program began in January and ran through yesterday evening. Participating businesses were based in a variety of industries including trade, construction, finance, food service, healthcare, education, management, and transportation. While participants were primarily based in Tallahassee, others came from throughout Florida including the cities of Havana, Monticello and Tampa.

The SBEP was designed with for-profit businesses in mind and created to be a world-class learning experience that accommodates the busy schedule of small business owners. Business owners using the Business Model Canvas, a global standard used by millions of people in companies of all sizes, emerge as stronger leaders, ready to capitalize on business opportunities, Campbell says.

To learn more about the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s North Florida Operations programs, contact Mike Campbell at or visit

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.

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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.


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