Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, Suite 108
Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start?
This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. The cost is $15, but the fee is waived for veterans and the unemployed. For more information call 724-357-7915 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, visit the
IUP Small Business Development Center Seminars online store.
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The public is invited to attend a public session - Observe a regional business owner, who asked for advice for one of his/her
recent challenges in growing their business, receive recommendations from a
team of professional advisors. For more information, call the Center for Family Business at 724-357-2323.
Eberly 101 - Auditorium
You don't want to miss this fun and interactive session with
internationally recognized career expert Alexandra Levit. Especially for
students preparing for their first corporate internships or jobs, we'll focus
on developing an effective professional persona, including how to make a
positive first impression on business contacts and how to practice strong
communication and diplomacy with a positive attitude.
goal is to help people succeed in meaningful
jobs and to build stronger relationships between organizations and top talent. A
former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a
current writer for the New York Times, Alexandra has authored several books,
including the bestselling They Don't Teach Corporate in College.
Since serving as a
member of Business Roundtable's Springboard
Project, which advised the Obama administration on current workplace issues,
Alexandra produced the critically acclaimed JobSTART
101, a free online course that better prepares college students and
graduates for the challenges of the workplace, and a U.S. Department of Labor
course that helps military veterans transition to the civilian workforce.
writes, and explores leadership development,
entrepreneurship, career and workplace trends on behalf of American Express,
Bank of America, Deloitte, DeVry University, Staples, Intuit, and Xerox.
She has spoken at hundreds of organizations around the world including Abbott,
Aetna, Cardinal Health, Campbell Soup, the Federal Reserve Bank, the Human
Capital Institute, McDonalds, Microsoft, PepsiCo, the Society of Human Resource
Management, and Whirlpool. In the last several years, she has conducted
proprietary research on the future of work, the millennial generation, gender
differences and bias, and the skills gap.
Alexandra is also a
frequent national media spokesperson and is
regularly featured in outlets including USA Today, National Public Radio, CNN,
ABC News, CNBC, Forbes, the Associated Press, and Glamour. She was just named
an American Management Association Top Leader for 2015 and 2014 and has also
been Money Magazine's Online Career Expert of the Year and the author of one of
Forbes' best websites for women.
A member of the
Northwestern University Council of 100 and the
Young Entrepreneur Council, Alexandra received the prestigious Emerging Leader
Award from her alma mater. The award honors a Northwestern graduate under
35 who had made a significant impact in her field and in society. She
resides in Chicago, IL with her husband Stewart and their two young children.
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Do you have a written succession plan for your business? Would you like to know how businesses are valued for sale or succession? Would you like to get started? Join us for breakfast, presentation and panel discussion. The cost is $20.00 per person. Learn more.
Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex
Do you have a written
succession plan for your business? Would you like to know how businesses
are valued for sale or succession? Would you like to get started?
Join us for a presentation, panel discussion, networking and light
refreshments. The cost is $20.00 per person. Learn more.
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