FastTrac GrowthVenture

FastTrac® GrowthVenture is an intensive, 10-week program designed for owners, CEO's and top management team members of businesses with at least two years of operating experience, revenue of between $100,000 and $749,000 and a minimum of 2 full-time employees.
Focused on issues most important to business health and growth, attendees gain knowledge to make critical decisions about their business and strategy, investigate next-stage growth and opportunity, plan for strategic growth, build and maintain a competitive advantage and maximize cash flow for profitability.

When:                 Fall 2012:  Thursdays – September 20 through November 29 (10 consecutive sessions)
                          No Class November 22, 2012

Setting Direction
Session #1:       (09/20)   Sizing Up Your Business
Session #2:       (09/27)   Exploring Growth Opportunities
Session #3:       (10/04)   Making Strategic Decisions

Taking Action
Session #4:       (10/11)   Using Financial Tools
Session #5:       (10/18)   Strengthening the Product/Service
Session #6:       (10/25)   Seizing the Market
Session #7:       (11/01)   Leading the Organization
Session #8:       (11/08)   Managing Operations and Growth
Session #9:       (11/15)   Charting Financial Performance
Session #10:     (11/29)   Making It Happen

Time:             6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location:       Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center
                     2100 Pontiac Lake Road
                     Building 41 West
                     Waterford, Michigan
                     Conference Center map (file size 163k)

Cost:            The full cost to provide FastTrac® GrowthVenture is $700 per participant.

Due to Sponsor support, we are able to offer partial scholarships for our program. Your out-of-pocket cost will be $140.

Fee Includes:

  • 10 three-hour sessions (1 per week)
  • FastTrac® text book & other materials (worth $100)
  • Weekly coaching, mentoring and guest speakers
  • No charge research assistance
  • No charge one-on-one confidential counseling during and ongoing after completion of workshop

Contact:        Greg Doyle
                     Phone: 248-858-2087
                     Fax:  248-975-9555
                     email: smallbusiness@oakgov.com

  • Review our program guidelines (file size 35k).
  • Complete our confidential application. Applications are vetted and are subject to program guidelines. 
  • You will be notified with a final decision and scholarship award.

Register Online:
FastTrac® GrowthVenture™ Fall 2012, upon acceptance into the program.

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