2017 Curriculum

The EFGP Growth Curriculum

In support of the EFGP 2017 mission to support the creation and development of high growth firms by delivering essential resources, education, and networking opportunities to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, the EFGP Growth Curriculum is designed to help CEOs systematize their companies’ growth to the next level.

The EFGP Growth Curriculum provides:

  • Thought leadership in programming focused on critical areas of development
  • Formats, locations, frequency that work for participants
  • Connecting w/ Peers – CEOs as decision makers
  • Events/teaching tracks targeted at entrepreneurs and business owners in the same stage of development, such as financing education, growth infrastructure development, and project implementation planning.
  • Establish the EFGP as a valuable resource to area business leaders

The desired result of participating in this EFGP Growth Curriculum is that individual business owners evaluate their growth goals and needs and build project implementation plans to achieve their growth goals in our 21st century economy.

Presenters and program facilitators are selected as recognized business leaders and subject matter experts in their fields. The EFGP Growth Curriculum topics include:

Module 1. Setting Strategic Direction & Organizational Success Metrics Objective: Participants set and/or refine strategic direction, markets, and marketing focus, to determine meaningful metrics to demonstrate the successful implementation of that strategic direction.

Module 2. Building a Strong Leadership Team Objective: Participants recognize the need and importance of delegation for growth to occur. They also define the roles and characteristics needed for their individual organizations.

Module 3. Developing an Effective Implementation Environment & Infrastructure Objective: Participants gain an understanding of their current workflow and how it supports or complicates their implementation environments and infrastructures, including external perspectives of marketing strategy and sales activity. They identify a structure of tasks, roles, characteristics, and metrics to be completed at each step of the workflow.

Module 4. Organizing for Continuous Innovation Objective: Participants develop a context and infrastructure for discovering, quantifying, and qualifying new ideas for implementation.

Module 5. Funding & Financing Beyond Startup Objective: Participants understand their individual investment cycle, its requirements, and the funding options for managing that cycle to grow their businesses.

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