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.
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.
Nonprofit Executive Program (NPEP)
In collaboration with the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation for Excellence, 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.
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.
Advice Straight Up: 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 with Disabilities (EBV)
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) is a one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer the latest, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities. Opening the door to economic opportunity for veterans, the curriculum takes participants through the steps and stages of venture creation, with a tailored emphasis on the unique challenges and opportunities associated with being a veteran business owner. The EBV 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.