Small Business Executive Program (SBEP)

The SBEP is ideal for CEOs, entrepreneurs, business owners and presidents of small businesses. Through learning the business canvas model, graduates emerge as stronger leaders, who are ready to capitalize on business opportunities, implement best practice management, and turn challenges into strategic advantage. Twenty-five, non-competing, applicants are accepted into the program.

Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP)

The Nonprofit Executive program is a world-class learning experience, accommodating the busy schedule of nonprofit organization executives. Through learning the Lean Organizations Model, graduates of the program emerge as stronger leaders, who are ready to capitalize on opportunities and turn challenges into strategic advantages.

CEO Peer2Peer Groups 

The Jim Moran Institute facilitates very structured and strategic groups for local business owners. Exclusive to presidents and owners of established businesses, the CEO Peer2Peer Groups provide an avenue for sharing insights about challenging situations, topical issues and solutions to problems with peers. The very structured and strategic groups consists of like-type, non-competing businesses. New groups are formed year round.

Jim Moran Institute Business & Leadership Conference

Each year, the Jim Moran Institute hosts a business conference and exposition with many opportunities to learn, share and network through its speakers, workshops and networking events. Geared specifically for entrepreneurs, nonprofit executives, managers and business owners, the conference’s nationally known speakers provide fresh ideas, powerful insights, resources and business strategies that can be implemented immediately.

Seminole 100

Alumni from Florida State University are responsible for some of the most innovative and profitable businesses in the world. The College of Business' Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, the Florida State University Alumni Association and Inc. magazine are proud to recognize these incredible entrepreneurs through the inaugural Seminole 100.

Seminole 100 will honor the 100 fastest-growing businesses in the U.S. owned by FSU alumni at a celebration on FSU's campus in the spring of 2018. This event will honor FSU's entrepreneurs and allow them to share valuable business insights with each other.

Expert Speaker Series

This speaker series hosts nationally recognized business professionals and entrepreneurs who share their experiences in launching new ventures and building successful and innovative businesses. Invited speakers combine a genuine passion for entrepreneurship with valuable practical insight for not only surviving, but thriving in today’s aggressive and global marketplace.

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Accelerate (EBV Accelerate)

EBV Accelerate is a 3-phase program that gives veterans with a successful business the tools and coaching to propel their business to the next phase: sustainable growth. Topics will include acquiring growth funding, rebranding for expansion, determining a sustainable growth rate, establishing partnerships, managing cash flow, and much more.The EBV Accelerate program is offered free to participating veterans.

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F)

The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F) is an education and self-employment training program designed to take advantage of the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management. The program leverages the flexibility inherent in small business ownership to provide a vocational path for military family members. EBV-F integrates training in entrepreneurship with caregiver and family issues while positioning participants to launch and grow a small business in a way that is complementary or enhancing to other family responsibilities.


If you would like more information about any of our programs, resources and referral services or would like to request help with your business, please complete one of the forms below.

  • Broward County Request for Assistance form.
  • Jacksonville Request for Assistance form.
  • Palm Beach County Request for Assistance form.
  • Tallahassee Request for Assistance form.


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