Who should attend
Growing an Established Diverse Business is designed for experienced owners and key decision-makers who face a crossroads in the business journey or are just committed to taking their business to the next level.
The program welcomes MBEs, WBEs, DoBEs, and other underrepresented entrepreneurs who have at least five years of ownership experience and annual revenue of $500,000 or more, and who have already attended Building a Successful Diverse Business.
If you are interested in attending Growing an Established Diverse Business but have not attended the prerequisite Building a Successful Diverse Business course, we do offer exemptions and admission for any entrepreneurs who can demonstrate that they have comparable experience and education.
About the course
Growing an Established Diverse Business enables participants in established businesses to accelerate their growth.
This follow-up program to Building a Successful Diverse Business helps participants overcome the challenges that business owners often see after several years of successful growth, and helps them assess the alternatives to organic growth—strategic alliances and acquisitions.
The one-week program gives business owners and their key executives the vital frameworks and skills they need to expand their scale and scope. It is an ideal program for any business owner at a crucial crossroads in their business journey, just seeking to take a successful business to the next level, or contemplating an exit strategy.
Growing an Established Diverse Business focuses on a range of topics related to the successful design and implementation of growth strategies. Sessions devoted to financial skills, including business valuation and alternative sources of capital, deliver the insights needed to develop strong financial footing for growth.
Advanced Sessions for Established Business Owners Participants in Growing an Established Diverse Business already know much of the fundamentals it takes to establish a business, so our world-class faculty focus on only the most pertinent knowledge needed to achieve profitable long-term growth in today’s dynamic business environment. Throughout the program, participants use their own business as the case study, so they can apply and implement their learning immediately.
Program sessions and objectives include:
- Your Business Strategy for Growth: Implementing Your Growth Strategy
- Strategic Growth
- Strategic Acquisitions
- Negotiating Strategic Acquisitions
- Marketing Strategies to Scale
- Creating an Authentic Brand for Growth
- Crafting a Digital Presence
- Overview of Financial Statements: Balance Sheet and Income Statement
- Information for Decision-making
- Financial Analysis in Preparation for Growth
- Implementing your Financial Strategy for Growth
Bio Phil Stocken specializes in accounting and business analysis. He teaches accounting and financial management, analysis, and reporting in both executive education programs and MBA classes. He is highly skilled at conveying the essential information in financial statements and financial stateme...
Professor Taylor is Faculty Director of the Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies. The Center is Tuck's flagship for thought leadership, corporate interaction, and student involvement on how changes in digital technology impact business strategy. His research focuses on the innovatio...
TeachingSpring 2018 Operations Management (EMBA) Spring 2017 Operations Management (MBA) Fall 2012 Operations Management (MBA)
Ella Smith is a professor of business administration at Tuck and works in the field of organizational behavior. She has previously served on the faculties of Belk College of Business Administration, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Insti...
Leonard Greenhalgh has taught at Tuck since 1978. He is also Director, Programs for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses, as well as Director, Native American Business Programs. He teaches an MBA elective course in Managing Strategic Business Relationships. His research interests include changing...
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