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APPLICATION DEADLINE | ScaleHigher Midwest Spring 2024

February 21

Working IN your business…leaving no time to work ON your business?

Thursdays, February 29 – May 2, 2024

A 10-week online class for established business owners, where you can learn and grow in a community of like-minded entrepreneurs.

ScaleHigher brings together traditional business education, leadership training, and digital skills knowledge into one cohort. Business owners receive hands-on learning opportunities from subject matter experts, 1:1 coaching from branding and digital tools experts, as well as a unique opportunity for business leaders to connect with and learn from other entrepreneurs in the course.

Today’s business owners realize the importance of approaching their businesses with growth in mind, while also considering anticipated challenges and developing strategies to overcome them. This course is designed to help entrepreneurs realize the potential in having a growth mindset and how to utilize that potential to increase system effectiveness, brand loyalty, and revenue.

Course Topics Include: 


Leadership & Growth Mindset  

  • Understanding a Growth Mindset 
  • Leadership vs. Management   

Deep-Dive Marketing 

  • Understanding the Sales Cycle & the Customer Journey 
  • Business Analytics & Your Social Media Presence   


  • Understanding Business Finance 
  • Evaluating Your Business’ Financial Position

Take Action 

  • Pulling it All Together for Growth/Creating an Actionable Plan 
  • Acting on Your Growth Plan

Cohort Details

When: Thursdays, February 29 – May 2, 2024

Who: Midwest Businesses (Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa) 

Where: Zoom


  • Business Age: Two Years or More 
  • Revenue: $75,000 or More
  • Employees: Two or More
  • Status: Working on Business Full-Time
  • Technology: Business Website/Online Presence Required and Using an Analytical Tool 
  • This cohort is for Certified WBEs through WBENC and Certified MBEs through NMSDC

Facilitator: Dr. Kristin Morris |

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