Maryland Small Business Development Center

Accelerator Series

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


Start-up with Kauffman FastTrac @ MIC: You have an idea for a business. Now what?

Start-up with Kauffman FastTrac @ MIC: You have an idea for a business. Now what?

  • In-Person at Maryland Innovation Center, Columbia
  • 10 Weeks - Tuesdays, September 28th – December 14th (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
  • $25 Sponsored by Howard County Economic Development Authority
  • Description:
    • Find the answer with this hands-on, comprehensive program providing a solid framework to support you as you start a business and begin your journey to success. We will dig into the steps you need to take and help you formulate your product or service idea, build a business plan, consider the marketing, sales, legal and financial aspects of starting a business;
    • This program is built on the highly acclaimed Kauffman FastTrac® program. You will have access to a rich set of materials and templates to help get your business started;
    • There will be guest speakers to personally answer your questions from banking, marketing, legal, HR, and entrepreneurs who have been there and done that;
    • Held in the evenings on 9/28,10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, and 12/14 at the Maryland Innovation Center (MIC) you will also have the opportunity to grow your network and learn from others in the program so please plan to attend all sessions. There will be light refreshments available;
    • Throughout the 10-week course, you will: Explore Your Innovative Business Idea, Identify and Meet Market Needs, Set Financial Goals, Plan Your Products/Services, Research and Analyze the Market, Discover Your Competitive Advantage, Build Your Own Organization and Team, Plan for a Profitable Business, Understand Cash Flow and Acquiring Funds, Implement Your Business Plan

Register today for $25 fee

Register Today

Manage Contracts for Maximum Results: Focus Time & Expertise to Create Incredible Results

Manage Contracts for Maximum Results: Focus Time and Expertise to Create Incredible Results

  • Live & Recorded Webinar
  • Thursday, October 21st (9:00 am-10:30 am) - AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ACCOUNT LOGIN FOR WEBEX WITH BWI/MAA
  • No Cost! (Normal Cost: $35) Powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Description:
    • Apply the principles of project/time management on improving profitability and workplace dynamics;
    • Be sure you are doing the right thing at the right time to maximize results;
    • Find a common focus for your team, set expectations, and celebrate results;
    • Create a list of the priorities that will yield the most value for you and your team;
    • Access more capital (Bank and Private Equity).

Register today for $0 fee

Register Today

I'm Starting A Business

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