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JBS EXECUTIVE ACCELERATOR is a six week program designed to provide established entrepreneurs opportunities to learn how to accelerate and position their business to dominate and transform communities. Through the interactive learning and peer perspective, participants will gain a growth plan toolkit designed to take their businesses to the next level as a strategic leader, producing new solutions to the challenges faced by today's society.
JBS Executive Accelerator program participants will gain valuable inside along with practical skills on topics such as strategic leadership, employee management, economic development and much more that can immediately be put into action. In addition, at the end of six weeks, participants will have a customized project plan that will take their company to the next level.
Accepted participants will complete a business assessment review that is similar to a business valuation. This evaluation will be used to identify the focus areas as well as identify processes that either need to be upgraded or implemented.
After the evaluation, a project plan will be created for each business and overseen by the JBS faculty, SBDC, PTAC Advisors. Additionally, the participants will be matched and assigned small Peer-to-Peer groups that will act as accountability partners and mentors to each other.
In Matthew 25, we see
Jesus’ parable of the talents. From an eternal perspective, this passage of
scripture relates to how we use God’s gift of grace. As it relates to the
marketplace, it is a story about capital, investment, entrepreneurship, and the
proper use of economic resources. Genesis 1:26 provides the mandate to “be
fruitful...multiply...fill the earth...subdue it...have dominion.” It is clear
from the parable of the talents and the cultural mandate that in subduing the
earth, entrepreneur-minded people need to be attentive to the possibilities for
change, development, and investment. This course is designed to help Christian
entrepreneurs discover biblical and general business principles aimed at:
recognizing and fine-tuning skills needed to innovate and grow world-class organizations
in a manner that far outweighs sense knowledge; being known as experts in their
field; and being able to say “I serve God!”
Apart from hearing and
studying, meditating God’s Word is one of the most important ingredients for
success in life. This course will help students refocus and get to the root of
fears and worries by providing resources that will challenge and grow their
understanding of prayer through biblical meditation and confession. Students
receive enlightening tips to help evaluate and re-shape this aspect of
leadership, and insightful advice for strengthening and revitalizing their
Through a carefully
constructed series of sessions that blends faculty lectures, case studies,
videos, group workshops and individual exercises, this simulated course focuses
on visionary and strategic leadership. The instructional team creates a
learning environment that is invigorating, demanding and enjoyable. Drawing on
the lives of historical and current Christian business giants, as well as
actionable research, students explore the very essence of seeing and thinking
JOSEPH BUSINESS SCHOOL
7600 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Forest Park, IL 60130