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Jim Moran Institute Opens Applications for Jacksonville Small Business Executive Program Class IV

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018


The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship in the Florida State University College of Business is accepting applications for its Small Business Executive Program (SBEP) Class IV in Jacksonville, Fla. Application deadline is July 20.


The SBEP is designed to help for-profit businesses work “on” their business while accommodating the busy schedule of small business owners. Participants will learn the Business Model Canvas and be given other tools to emerge as stronger leaders ready to capitalize on business opportunities.


“Our goal is for each CEO who goes through this program to become more efficient and think differently in the way they run their businesses,” said Stephanie Royal, associate director of the Jim Moran Institute’s North Florida Operations.


To apply, visit jmi.fsu.eduand click on Programs. Businesses operating for three years or more and with five or more employees are eligible to apply. Twenty participants from non-competing businesses will be accepted into the four-month program, which starts Aug. 15 and runs through Nov. 6. Sessions will take place once a month for four hours in the afternoon. There is no cost to participate.


To learn more about the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s North Florida Operations, including other programs and events, contact Stephanie Royal at or visit


About the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship

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 with additional support through the years. 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 the North Florida Operations

The Jim Moran Institute’s North Florida Operations 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.