CLASSES:

 

Classes will take place at the Entrepreneur Center from 3-5p.m., followed by 30-60 minutes small group discussion.  In addition to the classes taught by Michael Burcham, we will offer a goal setting & accountability session with Andy Bailey of Petra, as well as forum training and placement, and invitations to many EO Nashville events.

The classes take place on Wednesday afternoons and the schedule for 2017-2018 is as follows:
 
August 30th:  A New Mindset - How Did We Get Here. Focus is on evaluating the current business situation of each participant.  
 
September 13th:  Idea Framing the Future. Focus is on the business model: framing a new growth concept. 
 
September 27th:  Make Money with Smart Design. Focus is on how to build margin in the business model.
 
October 11th: Who's On the Bus. Focus is on building the team. 
 
October 25th:  Advisors vs. In-Laws. Focus is on advisory boards and boards of directors. 
 
November 8th:  Working On the Business - NOT In It! Focus is on the young company's operations strategy. 
 
November 15th:  Monitoring Your Vital Signs. Focus is on diagnosing and measuring performance. 
 
December 6th:  Building a Bigger Fish for a Bigger Pond. Focus is on how to crate a business platform that scales. 
 
December 20th: Funneling a Fortune. Focus is on linking marketing plans and sales strategies. 
 
January 3rd:  Thinking Like a CEO. Focus is on processes and strategies for becoming an effective CEO. 
 
January 10th:  We're In the Money. Focus is on cash management, cash flow, and financing the growth. 
 
January 17th: Cashing In. Focus is on what creates business valuation and ways to think about exit strategies. 
 
February 7th:  (Alternate date in case needed)
 
February 20th: Goal Setting & Accountability from Andy Bailey of Petra Coach 
 
February 28th: Mandatory Forum Training (8a.m.-5p.m.) from Ellie Byrd of Forum Sherpa