SCHEDULE

Schedule

Week 1

(week of 2/28)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 3/1

Intro

Accelorator Intro & Expecations

Welcome to the MEBO Society Accelorator

Kelly Pierre-Louis: Founder, MEBO Society; CEO, With Distinction Foundation

THURSDAY, 3/4

Development

Leadership Development

Executive Leadership

George Flowers: Legal Executive & Leadership Consultant; Founder, Invisible Hurdles

Week 2

(week of 3/7)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 3/8

Development

Leadership Development

Team & Leadership Development for a Growing Company

Christie Pitts; Investor, Backstage Capitol; CEO, Backstage Studio

THURSDAY, 3/11

Development

Product Development

Executing Your Product Vision.

Week 3

(week of 3/14)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 3/15

Marketing

Product Marketing

Transitioning From Solution to Problem

Week 4

(week of 3/22)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 3/22

Marketing

Marketing & Sales

Team Workshop: Marketing Focus

Kelly Pierre-Louis

THURSDAY, 3/25

Business Essentials

Funding

Funding Your Business + Creative Funding

Harold Hughes; Founder & CEO, Bandwagon

Week 5

(week of 3/28)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 3/29

Marketing & Comms

Storytelling & Branding

Capturing/Creating Your Founder & Business Story

Macollvie J. Neel: Founder, Comms Maven, LLC; Writer & Comms Consultant

THURSDAY, 4/1

Business Essentials

Positioning

Defining Your Value Proposition

Tony Effik

Week 6

(week of 4/4)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 4/5

Business Essentials

Product Testing

Testing with Minimal Viable Experiments

THURSDAY, 4/8

Business Essentials

Customer & Tech

Creating An Effective Digital Customer Experience

Monica Hammond; Vice President, Business Government Customer Operations

Week 7

(week of 4/11)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 4/12

Business Essentials

Legal /Accounting / Bookeeping

Legal / Accounting Fundamentals

Asante Kofi Yugen; Finance Consultant & Commercial Loan Broker

THURSDAY, 4/15

Business Essentials

Financials

Financial Fundamentals

Asante Kofi Yugen; Finance Consultant & Commercial Loan Broker

Week 8

(week of 4/18)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

THURSDAY, 4/22

Raising

Creating + Leveraging Social Capital

Emily Best; Founder & CEO, Seed & Spark

Week 9

(week of 4/25)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 4/26

Scaling

Building a Global Company w/POC Market Share

Courtney Cadwell; CoFounder & COO, ShearShare

THURSDAY, 4/30

Community + Wellness

POC

Partnership , Mentoring & Networking In Tech

Harold Hughes; Founder & CEO, Bandwagon

Week 10

(week of 5/2)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 5/3

Scaling

Hiring & Firing For Scale

Ariel Lopez

THURSDAY, 5/6

Community + Wellness

Building Community

Marie Rocha

Week 11

(week of 5/9)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 5/10

Community + Wellness

POC

Wellness for POC Founders

Week 12

(week of 5/16)

DATE

TOPIC

COVERAGE

TITLE

INSTRUCTOR / HOST

MONDAY, 5/17

Demo Day Submissions Due