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Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

The Nation’s First Stand-Alone Entrepreneurship School at a Public University


Sep 20
3:00 - 4:30PM
The Auditorium at The Globe
Sep 21
3:00 - 4:30PM
The Auditorium at The Globe
Workshop 1: Introduction to the Competition (Choose one session)
Presenters: Wendy Plant

For more information and directions to The Globe, visit the website.
Sep 27
3:30 - 5:00PM
The Globe Room 3500
Workshop 2: Identifying and Understanding a Need or Problem
Presenter: Jeff Whalen
Oct 4
The Globe Room 3500
Workshop 3: Social/Environmental Impact
Presenter: Mark McNees
Oct 13
12:00 - 1:30PM
The Globe Room 3500
Workshop 4: Design Thinking and Working in Teams
Presenter: Bruce Manciagli
Oct 20
12:00 - 1:30PM
The Globe Room 3500
Workshop 5: Available/Emerging Technology for the next generation of entrepreneurs
Presenters: John Breed/Cesar Rodriguez
Oct 25
3:30 - 5:00PM
The Globe Room 3500
Workshop 6: Prototyping and Visualizing Your Idea
Presenter: Ken Baldauf
Nov 3*** STAGE 1 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Intent to Compete ***
Form submission to include names of all team members, the company name and the business idea. Revisions are allowed in future submission. Form available at
Nov 9
The Globe Room 2600
Workshop 7: Branding/Marketing
Presenter: Lanny Lewis
Jan 16 * STAGE 2 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Business Model Canvas **
Form submission to include Business Model Canvas (minus Costs and Revenue) and updated team roster. This is the final opportunity to drop or add team members. Form available at
Jan 17
The Globe Auditorium
Workshop 8: Determining Costs and Revenues/BMC
Presenter: David White
Jan 24
The Globe Auditorium
Workshop 9: Effective Pitches and Presentations
Presenter: Larry Lynch
Jan 29First cut - 15 semi-finalists announced
Feb 8** STAGE 3 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Complete and Final Business Model Canvas **
Form submission to include the entire business model canvas, including the “Costs” and “Revenue” financial sections along with any pivots made. Form available at
Feb 9Semi-final presentation judging
Feb 12 Second cut - top eight finalists announced
Feb 27** STAGE 4 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Executive Summary **
Form submission to include a one-page summary of the business that will be sent to the judges for the final presentations. Form available at
Mar 2
9AM - 2:30PM

Office Location: RBB 243 | Phone: 850-644-7893 | Dept. Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Mailing Address: Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship, 821 Academic Way, RBB 243,
P.O. Box 3061110, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1110

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