"The Growth Acceleration service is exactly what a young entrepreneur like myself needed. The program has shined light in areas that needed to be looked at and considered today not tomorrow."
– Shannon Talty
Olde Hearth Bread Company
Read more about what Small Business owners have to stay
about the Growth Acceleration Services.
A No-Cost Professional Consulting Program for Growing Central Florida Businesses
The Growth Acceleration Services are designed to deliver substantive professional business consulting to qualified small and medium-sized businesses in Central Florida. Professional Business Consultants deliver the Tools,
Strategies and Expertise businesses need to accelerate the growth and success of their business in today's competitive market. Collaborate with experienced entrepreneurs and executives to enhance business practicies, optimize performance and Drive Your Success.
Providing Results-Driven Business Consulting Including:
Cash Flow Management - budget, costs, margins and ratio benchmarking
Financial Analysis and Capital Access - financial statement analysis, financing for sustainable growth
Marketing - positioning, product, price, place and promotion
Strategic Business Planning - development and implementation
Upon verification of eligibility and an initial consultation, a dedicated Growth Acceleration Consultant will conduct an in-depth business assessment, including an onsite visit. Sustainable growth strategies will be developed, including shoring up financial practices, accessing capital, determining market diversification tactics and developing strategic business plans. A Business Health Assessment Report will be provided that includes recommendations designed to aid you in effectively and efficiently growing your business. You will collaborate with your Growth Acceleration Consultant through on-going confidential consultation as necessary to implement both strategic and tactical plans.
- Understand your market and uncover new opportunities to deliver products/services
- Assess your cost structure, budgets and financial situation
- Uncover hidden profits
- Recognize the issues necessary to create sustainable growth and access to capital
- Evaluate and implement detailed parts of your business plan
What to Expect
Experienced Business Experts: Growth Acceleration consultants are business professionals highly qualified in corporate management and consulting. Clients will benefit from consultants' business experience and expertise.
Distinctive Economic Impact for Growing Business Wealth
- Increasing Sales
- Raising Capital
- Increasing Profits
- Creating Jobs
Emerging and growth businesses that qualify for Growth Acceleration services meet the following criteria:
- Company must have goal for growth
- Minimum of 3 years in business
- 5 or more full time employees
- $500,000 to $10 million in annual sales
How to Apply
Applications are now being accepted for the no-cost Growth Acceleration services. For questions, contact the Small Business Development Center at UCF at 407.420.4850 or email Eunice Choi.