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Classes will take place at the Entrepreneur Center from 1:30-4:30p.m. and will include small group discussion. We are working on a virtual plan as well. In addition to the classes taught by Michael Burcham and Matt Charette, 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. Specific dates and class topics for 2021/2022 are listed below, so please check your calendar to make sure that you are available during these dates/times.

Session 1: A New Attitude

August 18th, 2021

The Problem: The overall challenges of 2020 and 2021 and the uncertainty in my industry has disrupted my business.

The Solution: In Session 1, you will develop a clear starting point to launch your journey to success.

Session 2: Framing the Future

September 1st, 2021

The Problem: I need an orderly way to look at my business.

The Solution: In Session 2, you will learn tools to frame your business, so your team fully understands it – and to frame your own future.

Session 3: Smart Design

September 15th, 2021

The Problem: We need to make more money.

The Solution: In Session 3, you will learn the essentials of a profitable business model and smart process design.

Session 4: Who’s on the Bus

September 29th, 2021

The Problem: I’m not so sure I can grow my business with my current team.

The Solution: In Session 4, you will learn how to hire and develop the right team, design effective roles, and create accountability.

Session 5: Advisors, Boards & Stakeholder Analysis

October 6th, 2021

The Problem: I have a very small team; how can I leverage relationships to help me grow.

The Solution: In Session 5, you will learn stakeholder analysis and how to secure advisors.

Session 6: Working ON the Business

October 20th, 2021

The Problem: I get so deep in the weeds I struggle to think about growth.

The Solution: In Session 6, you will discover tools to help you work “on” the business, not just “in” the business.

Session 7: Your Vital Signs

November 10th, 2021

The Problem: I’m not sure what measures really help me manage my business effectively.

The Solution: In Session 7, you will learn about KPI’s and the measures essential to lead a growing business.

Session 8: Creating Scale

December 8th, 2021

The Problem: I struggle to really understand how I scale my business successfully.

The Solution: In Session 8, you will learn where to focus to build success and what meaningful growth looks like.

Session 9: The Funnel of Fortune

December 15th, 2021

The Problem: I really want to better understand how I lead marketing and sales when I’m not the only person trying to engage customers.

The Solution: In Session 9, you will learn how to link marketing plans and sales strategies.

Session 10: Thinking Like a CEO

January 5th, 2022

The Problem: I really want to be a better leader. I had a great idea – but I’m not sure I have the skills to lead.

The Solution: In Session 10, you will learn about best-practices in what it means to be a high performing CEO – how to focus your time and your energy to achieve meaningful success.

Session 11: Money Matters

January 19th, 2022

The Problem: My business is growing but each month it takes every penny to pay the bills – I’m worried that it’s just not worth it.

The Solution: In Session 11, you will learn how cash fuels growth and the tools to effectively manage your cash flow so you can grow.

Session 12: What’s Next?

February 2nd, 2022

The Problem: We have built a great company, but our valuation is low. What are we doing wrong?

The Solution: In Session 12, you will learn how to evaluate the strategies of successful exits and apply those insights to your business to make it valuable – even if you don’t ever plan to sell.

Alternate Date

February 9th, 2022

In case it’s needed.

Final Goal Setting Session with Andy Bailey

February 16th, 2022

The Problem: I’m too busy working
to have a life. Is all this hard work worth it?

The Solution: In this final session, Andy Bailey will teach you how to achieve your life’s most important goals despite being incredibly busy.

Mandatory Forum Training

March 2nd, 2022

(8 a.m.-5 p.m.) from Ellie Byrd of Forum Sherpa.

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