Investigate, Articulate, Disseminate

Small-biz.XLR8 is a flexible training and support program empowering entrepreneurs to create actionable growth strategies for their business. The Small-biz.XLR8 program teaches essential business growth principles while forming mentorship relationships among peers, regional business experts, and links to funding groups.

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    Class Will be held for 10 weeks and a final pitching presentation will follow starting in May 18, 2021.

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    A methodology to design and execute market-fitted growth strategies.

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    Access to a network of peer business owners, local mentors, and regional experts.

Class Schedule

Class Sessions will be held on Tuesday afternoon

Session 1

May 18, 2021 Tuesday

Defining the Market Problem

Session 2

May 25, 2021 Tuesday

Understanding Your Value Proposition

Session 3

Jun 01, 2021 Tuesday

Communicating Your Sales Message

Session 4

Jun 08, 2021 Tuesday

Designing a Sales Pipeline

Session 5

Jun 15, 2021 Tuesday

Pivoting to Reach New Markets

Session 6

Jun 22, 2021 Tuesday

Building Sales Channels

Session 7

Jun 29, 2021 Tuesday

Linking Your Sales Plan with Budget

Session 8

Jul 06, 2021 Tuesday

Defining Goals and Plan

Session 9

Jul 13, 2021 Tuesday

Building a Growth Roadmap

Session 10

Jul 20, 2021 Tuesday

Pitching for Partnerships