Grow & Thrive: Strategic Planning & Mentorship Program

Class Information and Sign Up below. Cost = $399.

Welcome to Grow & Thrive for established small business owners. Grow & Thrive is a structured mentor program with expert guidance & advice, perfect for any business owner who wants to take their business to the next level. Participants will develop a strategic plan with defined objectives with 3-5 year targets working with their current financial statements, operating manuals, marketing materials, etc. The course will conclude with pitch presentations, presented before a panel of business professionals, followed by a networking reception.

This course is designed for business owners who have been in business at least a year and are averaging over $25,000 in annual sales or have completed the Launch & Grow program. Through seven, 3-hour sessions held over a 12-week period, business owners work with subject-area experts to design a plan to strategically grow their business. Additionally, they are paired with mentors for further guidance and support.

This opportunity is designed to be an immersive program and is a paid course. Each participant can expect to budget 10-12 hours per session to ensure success in this class—this includes 3 hours of class time and 7-9 hours of “pre- & post- session work” outside of class.

Class Information

  • Been in business 12 months or longer
  • $25,000 or more in revenue


  • Completed Launch and Grow

Thursday Series, 10-1pm
Business Impact NW
1437 S Jackson St, Seattle WA

  • January 31 – Orientation
  • February 7 - Session One
  • February 21 - Session Two
  • March 7 - Session Three
  • March 21 - Session Four
  • April 4 - Session Five
  • April 18 - Session Six
  • Orientation 
  • Session One: Know Your Business: Strategic Assessment and Setting Goals
  • Session Two: Marketing & Sales
  • Session Three: Financial Management
  • Session Four: Resource Management: Operations
  • Session Five: Resource Management: Human Resources
  • Session Six: Pitch & Networking Reception

Launch & Grow is a class series for business owners looking to start a business, or refocus a young business.  Read more here.

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