Small Business Leadership Academy Archives

Small Business Leadership Academy: Strategy for Competitive Advantage

Small Business Leadership Academy Introductory Course
by in Education | Small Biz

Small Business Leadership Academy: Introductory Course The introductory course for the 2011 Small Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) focuses on concepts of strategy and competitive advantage and how to achieve them. Through readings and discussion, students focus on the subtleties of strategy and organizational effectiveness. Also, they’ll learn the importance of fit among a company’s activities… Read More →

Small Business Leadership Academy Impacts Business Growth

Small Business Leadership Academy, W.P. Carey School of Business
by in Education | Small Biz

The Small Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) is an intensive executive education program designed to strengthen the business acumen of small business leaders in Arizona. The program was jointly developed by the W. P. Carey School of Business and the Salt River Project (SRP), the program’s founding sponsor. Other seat sponsors this year include Arizona Lottery,… Read More →

Steve Lanini: Small Business Leadership Academy

Steve Lanini, McDonald's, SBLA

Steve Lanini discusses how his participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited his McDonald’s franchises. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Steve Lanini McDonald’s   Tell us about your business: Restaurant operations: we operate all aspects of our operations including legal, insurance, payroll, hiring, maintenance, training, marketing, customer service, energy management, recycling, public relations,… Read More →

Virginia Zuber: Small Business Leadership Academy

Virginia Zuber, SBLA Past Participant
by in Education | Small Biz

Virginia Zuber discusses how her participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited her business, Diamond Underground Construction Corp. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Virginia Zuber
 Diamond Underground Construction Corp. Tell us about your business: Diamond Underground is a dry utility contractor that specializes in trenchless methods, or directional drilling, to place conduit… Read More →

David Scott, Dave Scott & Associates: Small Business Leadership Academy

David Scott, Dave Scott & Associates, SBLA

David Scott discusses how his participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited his business, Dave Scott & Associates. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: David Scott Dave Scott & Associates, Inc. Tell us about your business: We are an office furniture and site furnishings company offering product sales and services throughout the Southwest,… Read More →

Donna Stewart: Small Business Leadership Academy

Small Business Leadership Academy, Donna Stewart

Donna Stewart discusses how her participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited her business, Stewart Electric & Communications. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Donna Stewart Stewart Electric & Communications Tell us about your business: I am a General, Electrical and Communications Contractor, and the majority of my business deals with anything that… Read More →

Lauri Leadley: Small Business Leadership Academy

Small Business Leadership Academy: Lauri Leadley

Lauri Leadley discusses how her participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefitted her business, Valley Sleep Center. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Lauri Leadley Valley Oximetry, Inc dba Valley Sleep Center Tell us about your business: We diagnose and treat sleep disorders. We have five locations serving 6,000 patients a year, making… Read More →

Small Business Leadership Academy Five-Part Series

Small Business Leadership Academy, ASU

The W.P. Carey School of Business and the Salt River Project (SRP) have joined forces to provide an intensive executive program for small business leaders in Arizona — the Small Business Leadership Academy. This program is designed to strengthen these leaders’ acuity and is now in its fourth year. The Small Business Leadership Academy consists… Read More →