A Program of the University of Maryland
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Thank you for your interest in the Program. Please complete the application below.  

The purpose of this application is to collect information for the selection committee to determine if this program meets your needs. Our goal is to assist you in increasing profits and eliminating chaos, giving you the owner more time and more money.


The Program materials are specifically designed for existing business owners with revenue LESS than $500k. Our certified business coaches will be working with 10 non-competing business owners who are poised to increase profits by at least 61% in the next 12 months. Only completed applications can be considered.

Select the program date / location you can attend. You can apply for more than one, which will increase your chances of acceptance. No session the week of Thanksgiving.
Wednesdays, September 24 - October 29 (9 am - 12 pm) at Wheaton Business Innovation Center, Wheaton, MD
Thursdays, September 25 - October 30 (6 pm - 9 pm) at Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbia, MD
Wednesdays, November 5 - December 17 (9 am - 12 pm) at Wheaton Business Innovation Center, Wheaton, MD
Thursdays, November 6 - December 18 (9 am - 12 pm) at Bowie City Hall, Bowie, MD
Are you committed to attending all 6 sessions? Please look at your rush hour drive time to the location. If no, please indicate which session (s) you will be missing. We understand if emergencies arise, but each session is a carefully designed building block on the previous sessions.   
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Do you agree to pay the $200 fee upon acceptance into the program?
The fee covers just a small portion of the costs of books, manuals, software, and videos.

The material fee (regular cost: $648) was discounted through sponsorship from Capital One Bank, University of Maryland, and U.S. Small Business Administration.