Accelerating Success

This in-depth, 12-session course is intended for women who have been in business for more than two years and have revenue in excess of $100,000 per year.

Course Overview

The course includes:

  • Developing the financial savvy to manage your financial information and use it to make sound growth decisions
  • Understanding credit and sources of capital
  • Creating a plan for growth
  • Using strategic marketing to meet your growth goals
  • Participating with your Accelerating Success cohort in a BWC® Peer Circle for six months following the end of the program for mutual support and accountability

See a detailed outline of the course curriculum

This course is intended for women who have been in business for more than two years and have revenue in excess of $100k per year. If you are just starting your business, check out our Getting Ready and Small Business Essentials courses.

Course Dates

Spring 2023:  March 7 through May 23, 2023 (no class session on March 21). All classes are held on Tuesdays from 9 am to noon.

This session will be held online.

Fall 2023:  August 22 through November 7, 2023 (no class session on September 5). All classes are held on Tuesdays from 9 am to noon.

This session will be held in person at the WomenVenture office in St. Paul

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Course Requirements:
  • You must have been in business for at least two years
  • Your annual revenue must be $100,000 or more
  • You must be able to attend at least 80% of the classes. Attendance is a critical part of completing this course.
Cost: $600*

*Scholarships are available, based on household size and income. Learn More

Application: 

Applications are now open and will close February 20, 2023. Please complete and submit the Accelerating Success Application & Pre-Program Assessment.  If you have any questions, contact Jane Zilch at jzilch@womenventure.org.  Note: Class size for each cohort is limited to ensure the best learning experience for participants.

Scholarship Program

We have a generous scholarship program for our classes. Find out if you are eligible to attend for a reduced fee.