Rollins Business Acceleratorsm Program Modules

Fall 2013

Rollins Business Accelerator 
 
We have put together the most relevant and engaging topics for second-stage entrepreneurs.  These modules will provide the tools to immediately enhance your skillset and grow your business. 

  

 
Cari Coats

Cari Coats, MBA presenting Positioning Your Company for Growth

Start your journey by creating an overview of your business’ strategic situation and examine environmental factors that affect your business

  • Create actionable goals that will focus your performance on what you want to achieve
  • Identify your major customer groups and the market research needed to develop your customer profile
  • Identify you competition and your competitive advantage
  • Analyze various growth strategies and determine which is most appropriate for a business


Bronwyn Hoffmann

Bronwyn Hoffmann,MA, MST (Oxford) presenting Leading the Organization

As the leader of your business, you set the tone and create a culture of success

  • Increase your self-awareness
  • Obtain peak performance from others


Charline Gauthier

Charline Gauthier, Ph.D. presenting Achieving Breakthrough with a High Performance Management System 

Translate your strategy into action

  • Methods for identifying key strategic priorities
  • Problem solving tools to close operational gaps that prevent breakthrough performance
  • Implementing strategies to manage change resistance and achieve desired organizational behavior


Erica Bader Sorrell

Erica Bader Sorrell, MBA, SPHR presenting The Human Resources Factor

The people in your organization are your most valuable asset

  • Learn key performance management tools
  • Understand the employment laws relevant to your business now and in the future



Mike Gallagher Mike Gallagher presenting Building Fundamental Financial Tools  Part 1

Learn key financial concepts and evaluate financial statements to better understand and review the goals and strategies of the business
  • Use financial template to enter Data and create projected financial statements
  • Identify budget implications of various strategic decisions


Kim Hahn

Kim Hahn, MBA presenting Building Fundamental Financial Tools Part 2

Learn key financial concepts and evaluate financial statements to better understand and review the goals and strategies of the business
  • Use financial template to enter Data and create projected financial statements
  • Identify budget implications of various strategic decisions


William Grimm William Grimm, MBA, JD presenting Can You Obtain Capital to Fund Growth? 

Identify potential sources and develop a plan to obtain funding

 


 
Michael Bowers

Michael Bowers, Ph.D. presenting Accelerate Business Success with Marketing, Sales and Social Media
 
Understand the components of generating business in today’s environment  
Develop the knowledge and skills needed to create a marketing plan for your offering

  • Learn how to create, communicate, and deliver value through effective marketing strategies
  • Understand the sales process
  • Increase awareness of social media and technology in building awareness


William Grimm William Grimm, MBA, JD presenting Negotiations - A Skill all Entrepreneurs Must Have 

As an entrepreneur, you negotiate in all areas of your business
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Overcoming hard bargainers
  • Managing difficult business conversations
  • Achieving mutual goals
  • Completing deals
  • Planning
  • Strengthening relationships


Cari Coats

Cari Coats, MBA presenting Making it Happen

Putting together all the pieces for greater effectives and success

  • Identify areas of the business plan that need additional attention before its completion
  • Practice giving a venture presentation

 

* Modules subject to change.

 

 

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