Get Up and Grow

Presented in Partnership with Mecklenburg County

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You have survived startup and experienced success in your business. It's time to take the next step and develop a plan to scale and grow. This exclusive program is designed for existing businesses seeking to move beyond $125-400K in annual sales. Learn how to align tactical skills with a strategic vision and develop a customized growth plan for your business.

The program is organized into ten learning modules consisting of a total of 30.5 classroom training hours plus an introductory kickoff meeting and a celebratory graduation. One of the most valuable parts of the program is the inclusion of dedicated consulting hours each participant will receive with a team of experts with specialization in marketing, management, human resources, financial analysis, business law and government contracting. Working with one or all of the experts depending on your targeted needs will help springboard action and execution of your growth plan.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participants must be the owner and/or CEO of the company
  • The business must be located in Mecklenburg County
  • The business has been in operation for at least two years
  • The business has at least two employees
  • Annual sales range from $125K to $400K
  • Attendees must have a strong commitment to grow the business and actively attend program sessions.

Program Schedule

The next cohort will begin in January 2021 and will be held virtually. Live online sessions will be held on Tuesdays beginning on January 12 running through April 27. View the Get Up and Grow Schedule. Note, regular active participation is required please review the program schedule before applying to assure you can fully commit to the program.

Apply now to be part of a select group of entrepreneurs that are ready to Get Up and Grow! The deadline for application submission is November 2, 2020.