StartUp and Grow FastTrac course

It's Time to Plan & Start YOUR Business.

FastTrac Program

Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2024.

This 10-week course is designed to help you start or grow your business. Apply now and take the first step towards achieving your entrepreneurial dreams!

FastTrac Program

This 10-week course is for you if:

  • Have a business idea, but not sure of the next steps
  • You are looking for expert guidance on how to start a busines
  • Feel lost when it comes to the required paperwork, licenses, and permits to launch your business
  • Aren’t sure which business entity to choose
  • Want to connect with other small business owners
  • Are in the planning or launching stage of your business

Starting your business with a strong foundation and a clear and concise plan will help you make sure to set it up correctly, reduce unnecessary spending, track your finances and attract more clients.

FastTrac Program

Through this course you will work to build your business plan to:

  • Discover how your business concept matches your personal vision.
  • Align your business concept with a real market opportunity.
  • Find your target market and discover your competitive advantage.
  • Determine the unique features and benefits of your product/service.
  • Set realistic financial goals for your business.
  • Define your company’s brand and marketing.
  • Manage business functions.
  • Determine the steps to profitability.
  • Identify potential sources of funding for your business.
  • Launch your business.

Kauffman FASTTRAC is a flexible course with a framework to provide information, tips, exercises, and tools to help you, the aspiring entrepreneur, think about and build your business from idea to launch.


Sheila Slick, MS

Five Milestones LLC

Business and Leadership Development Consultant, SCORE Chair & Certified Business Mentor serving Volusia County, Certified FASTTRAC Facilitator & Workshop Presenter with a Master of Science degree in Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

For more than 25 years I've worked successfully as an entrepreneur with professionals, businesses, and non-profit organizations to help them achieve their goals by creating business plans, digital product development, assessing and executing digital marketing strategies, as well as IT support services.

I've also mentored numerous founders, CEOs & professionals as a certified SCORE Business Mentor and served as a certified Facilitator for the FASTTRAC program delivering quality online instruction and workshops to achieve positive outcomes and support their success.