Maryland Small Business Development Center

CEO Accelerator

CEO Accelerator Coaching

Easy-to-follow advice to

"build a profitable business that works without the owners to raise capital & ultimately SELL IT."

For Questions, contact Russell Teter, Certified Coach,
at rteter@umd.edu or 240-463-8686.

See Application Links Below


Upcoming Schedule

  • Profitability & Stability to Win More: Be a Growth CFO
    Tuesday, November 26th (9:00am-12:00pm) near BWI: Profitability & Stability to Win More: Be a Growth CFO - Learn to gain more confidence around your numbers - the most important element of successful growth– NO COST
  • Generating Loyal Customers!
    Tuesday, December 3rd (9:00am-12:00pm) in Columbia: Lead Generation & Customer Retention = Business Growth – NO COST
  • CEO Accelerator - 2 1/2 DAYS Growth Coaching
    Tuesday/Wednesday, December 10 & 11 (8:30am-5:30pm) in Columbia & Thursday December 12 (9:00am-12:30pm) near BWI: Build a Profitable Business That Works without the Owners to Raise Capital & Ultimately SELL IT- $250 FEE

Profitability & Stability to Win More: Be a Growth CFO

Calculate your growth

  • Tuesday, November 26th (9:00am-12:00pm) at 991 Corporate Blvd, Linthicum Heights MD 21090 (BWI Marshall Airport / Maryland Aviation Administration)
  • No Cost to Maryland Connected Firms (Normal Cost: $75) Thanks to Sponsor: U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Description:
    • Acquire skills from proven Growth CFOs and financial leaders;
    • Maximize profits, outperform your competitors, and build a business machine into real value;
    • Understand your numbers, select KPIs to be successful, see red flags early, and adapt in real-time;
    • Limit the negative impact of federal, state and local taxes;
    • Benefit from the multiple incentives and credits that are available to your specific business or industry;
    • Obtain industry Profile Report, Peer Benchmarks & Access More Capital (Bank, Private Equity, Opportunity Zone Funds);
    • Exclusive proven FIVE Habits of Profitability™ course materials, obtain your 2% CEO Score™ and access created by Foresight CFO and used by the 2% CEO Club™ ($5,000 Value)

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Generating Loyal Customers!

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Generating Loyal Customers! Lead Generation & Customer Retention = Business Growth

  • Tuesday, December 3rd (9:00am-12:00pm) in Columbia:
  • No Cost to Maryland Connected Firms (Normal Cost: $75) Thanks to Sponsor: U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Description:
    • Learn how to generate loyal, profitable customers that create long-term value
    • Increase Revenue by 46% in 12 months
    • Build marketing foundations that increase revenues, generate leads and create growth
    • Create success within eCommerce, B2B, and B2G
    • Develop a fully integrated, results-driven, marketing strategy
    • Access More Capital: Bank, Private Equity, Opportunity Zone Funds
    • Learn the 18 Accelerators that Build $10-$100 Million in Value
    • BONUS Tools: Business Valuation, Marketing Resources, and Underwriters Point of View

Register today for $0 fee

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CEO Accelerator - 2 1/2 DAYS Growth Coaching

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CEO Accelerator - 2 1/2 DAYS Growth Coaching: Build a Profitable Business That Works Without The Owners To Raise Capital & Ultimately SELL IT.

  • 21.5 Hours: FULL DAY: Tuesday/Wednesday, December 10 & 11 (8:30am-5:30pm) at 6751 Columbia Gateway Dr, Columbia, MD 21046 (3rd Floor - Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship); 1/2 DAY Thursday December 12 (9:00am-12:30pm) at 991 Corporate Blvd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 (Maryland Aviation Administration)
  • $250 for Maryland Connected Firms (Normal Cost: $1,800) Thanks to Sponsors: Capital One Bank & U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Description:
    • Gain knowledge on how to: "Create Systematized Plan for More Money (DAY 1), Build Effective Processes for More Time & Build Equity to Sell (DAY 2), & Make High Impact Presentations: Raise Money, Obtain Customers & Inspire Employees (DAY 3)Working "on" rather than "in" the business, creating dramatic enhancements that will lead to the lifestyle intended;
    • Becoming a catalyst for continuous improvement;
    • Increasing money-making mind-set and financial knowledge;
    • Building a clear and compelling team that is focused on customer needs, strategically aligned to personal goals and financially viable;
    • Instilling a cadence of accountability to execute on and achieve the most critical results;
    • Developing essential systems that drive enduring, measurable results, attract and retain talent, improve work processes, and develop intense customer loyalty;
    • Inspiring employees to work towards the critical priorities and creating an environment where employees want to contribute their best efforts;
    • Creating a strategic collaborative environment among peer business owners to turn challenges into opportunities (collective CEO Think Tank is known as a "Mastermind Group");
    • Communicate with clarity and certainty; Interact with a natural and composed demeanor; Convey complex material directly and simply; Discover ways to project confidence and enthusiasm while building credibility; Explore techniques to overcome adverse situations and invigorate people to embrace change and take action; Dale Carnegie's 2 Day "High Impact Presentation" Training RECEIVE FULL MANUAL!

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