School of Business Entrepreneurship Workshops

School of Business Entrepreneurship Workshops

The Entrepreneurship Workshops are designed to expose students to local entrepreneurs, the process of developing a business from an idea, developing a business plan from an idea, and are open to students who want to learn more about starting a business in Kentucky.

Details:

** BTC 300 credit is given for attendance.  Please check BTC 300 Blackboard sites**

Days / Dates:  Wednesday’s, October 19, November 9, and November 30

Time:  4:45 to 5:45 p.m.

Location:   Business & Technology Center Auditorium, BTC 049 (Lake Level)

To Register/Sign up: 

See Cassie Williams in BTC 147 (CEDET office), cassie.williams@eku.edu

Sessions:

10/19/11 – Secrets of an Entrepreneur

This workshop will introduce three local entrepreneurs and detail how they have built a successful business enterprise including:

  • How did they develop the idea and business plan
  • How they funded their start-up business.
  • What are they doing in a tough economy to stay competitive
  • What tips would they offer students that want to start a business.

11/9/11 – Identifying and Exploring Business Opportunities (What’s your BIG Idea?)

Bring your business ideas to this workshop and we will explore the potential that exists for your idea to become a business including:

  • What is a good idea vs. a bad idea for a business?
  • Is your idea unique and should it be protected? Intellectual Property vs. Patents
  • How do you recruit other students or friends to help your idea become a business?

11/30/11 – Developing Your Idea into a Business Plan

This workshop will introduce students to the process of developing a business plan from an idea including:

  • What are the components of a business plan
  • What is a good business plan versus a bad business plan
  • Why a business plan is important

Contact Information

Ms. Cassie Williams
cassie.williams@eku.edu
859-622-2334

Published on August 19, 2011