Advisory Boards

CETAC – WEST

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Advisory Boards provide clients with on-going direction to manage growth. Meetings are held approximately quarterly, and clients are expected to be prepared with agenda items that include key strategic challenges and financial statements. Advisory Board members are an intermediate step to full, legal boards but have no legal responsibility and their advice is non-binding.

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Entrepreneur to CEO Workshop

CETAC – WEST

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CETAC-WEST’s Entrepreneur to CEO Workshop is an in-depth, week-long “think tank” in which clients can learn from other entrepreneurs, experienced small business operators, representatives of infrastructure/government programs and experienced business mentors.

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Financial Management Clinic

CETAC – WEST

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Financial Management Clinics were developed to help SMEs to use their financial statements to more effectively manage their businesses. Each clinic is limited to three or four companies and each company shares their financial statements with the other attendees. The facilitator is a mentor with expertise in financial management that works with this small group of entrepreneurs to develop a better understanding of how they can use their financials to better manage their businesses.

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Mentoring Program

CETAC – WEST

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Business “mentoring” is a critical element and daily activity of CETAC services to SMEs. Based on the needs of the entrepreneur, CETAC offers different mentoring services – One-on-One Mentoring, Team Mentoring, Peer Advisory meetings, Monthly Management Clinics and Advisory Boards.

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Mentors Round Table

CETAC – WEST

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Mentors Round Tables are offered to clients that CETAC has identified as being at a stage in the commercialization process where they could greatly benefit from formal mentoring sessions. Mentors Round Tables are of limited duration; typically one to three sessions and are intended to help an entrepreneur to develop a strategy for a particular challenge.

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Monthly Management Clinics

CETAC – WEST

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While Team Mentoring and Advisory Boards provide SMEs with much needed assistance with developing their strategies, CETAC-WEST has found that clients still need help with meeting regular management challenges between quarterly Advisory Board meetings. Therefore, CETAC-WEST developed Monthly Management Clinics, with the goals of instilling management discipline and financial accountability, and measuring progress against strategic goals and milestones.

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Peer Advisory Group Meetings

CETAC – WEST

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Entrepreneurs at early stages are often working in isolation. The opportunity to meet periodically with peers and mentors to discuss challenges and seek opinions is invaluable. Similarly, entrepreneur CEOs whose companies have cash flow and are experiencing growth challenges will also benefit from regular discussions with peers. Thus CETAC has formed two Peer Advisory Groups – the Entrepreneur’s Club and the Exit Club.

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Technology Commercialization Services

CETAC – WEST

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At CETAC-WEST, we strive to work with all small businesses, regardless of their stage of commercial development. After the SMEs pass the initial eligibility process and present CETAC-WEST with a promising project opportunity, programs are catered to each of their specific needs.

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