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CompeteDC - CEO Growth Academy

The CEO Growth Academy is an extensive six month executive training program for construction and real estate firms. This program focuses on helping established businesses achieve and sustain business growth. CEO Growth Academy provides participants with the tools, resources, and connections to overcome common growth programs.

The program utilizes the nationally recognized StreetWise ‘MBA’™ curriculum. Participants walk away with a customized Strategic Growth Action Plan™ identifying the steps required to achieve their business goals. The CEO Growth Academy is a highly interactive program that will help you get to the next level. Topics covered include:

  • Financial management and access to capital
  • Marketing and sales,
  • Business strategy development
  • Government contracting

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be the business owner or CEO
  • Be CBE certified or eligible for CBE at the time of application
  • Must have an annual revenue of $350,000*
  • Be in business at least 3 years
  • At least one (1) full time employee on payroll

Program Details

  • Program Length: 6 months
  • Classes meet every other week
  • Overall program participation time: 90 hours
  • Total CEO networking group time: 12 hours

DSLBD is not currently recruiting for this program. For more information see the Frequently Asked Questions attached below or contact Shara Gibson at [email protected]

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