As companies seek innovative ways to propel their business to greater heights, Scaling Up DFW has launched a partnership with Harvard University to provide a 10-day master’s certificate program for entrepreneurs. The local chapter of the organization offers coaching and strategies designed to help businesses grow, and help stakeholders achieve desired goals.
Working in tandem with the Ivy League school affords area startups the opportunity to gain access to the world-class educational programs that meet the needs of today’s marketplace. “This enables Scaling Up DFW to add even more value to scale-ups by bringing a forum-type learning experience, in partnership with Harvard University, that leverages the best of both worlds, “ Mark Fenner, certified coach, and strategist at Scaling Up DFW shared with the publication, NTX Inno.
The varied courses are geared to CEOs and startup teams and include courses such as industry analysis, organizational structure, and target setting, as well as personal efficiency, cash flow management, and customer service. Park City Club will host five of the six local sessions, while the final session will be hosted at Harvard, where CEOs will receive a master’s certificate from the university upon completion of coursework.
Six CEOs will be invited to join the Scaling Up DFW program, with the certification courses offered for companies in the $5 million -$100 million revenue range and a workforce anywhere from 25 to 100. Another requirement is that prospective companies should seek to double their growth within five years.
Fenner posits the program as an opportunity to create a new vision for entreprene