Selected companies must commit to having at least one member and up to two members of the senior executive team available, engaged, and in attendance at program meetings. During the 20-week program, required meetings will be once each week for up to three hours. In order to be considered, please answer the short questions on the next page. By completing this application you are applying for the 2018 Winter/Spring cohort, which will kickoff on March 6, 2018 and meet weekly on Tuesdays from 3-6 p.m. thereafter for 20 sessions. The sessions will be in Conway, Arkansas. The proposed schedule is as follows: 3/6 Kickoff EventWeek 1 Venture Tech Assessments - Software and Cybersecurity Week 2 Lean Methodologies for Evaluating Product/Service Mix Speaker Series: CEO Point of View – How to Scale Week 3 Customer Development/ValidationWeek 4 Speaker Series: Repeatable Processes and Operations Week 5 Growth Plans and PresentationsWeek 6 Speaker Series: Sales Growth and Building a Sales TeamWeek 7 Financial Management (Cash Flow, Forecasting, etc.) Week 8 Speaker Series: Doing Business with Fortune 500’s Week 9 Digital Marketing: Learn from the ProsWeek 10&11 Cybersecurity Assessments and Implementation RoadmapsWeek 12&13 Software Platform Assessments and Implementation RoadmapsWeek 14 Speaker Series: Identifying and Managing RisksWeek 15 Leadership, Culture, Talent Recruitment, Development and RetentionWeek 16 Speaker Series: Forming a Board of Advisers and MentorsWeek 17 Raising Growth Capital: Debt, Equity, Non-dilutive Week 18 Speaker Series: Presenting to Investors, Bankers, & Customers - Elevator PitchesWeek 19 Speaker Series: Support Team – Lawyer, Banker and Accountant Week 20 Capital Match: Finding the Right Financial Partner Questions should be directed to Glenn@arconductor.org.