Seminar to Help Entrepreneurs Launch Their Big Ideas
Posted on Friday, February 18, 2011 [8:42 AM]
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Have a blockbuster idea for a
great new product or service?
A Lindsey Wilson College professor with expertise on starting
and running small businesses will lead a seminar on Feb. 24 to tell
people how to turn that idea into reality.
LWC Assistant Professor of Business Al Efferstein will lead a session at 11 a.m.
CT on Thursday, Feb. 24, at Mulligan's at the Pines at Lindsey Wilson, 275 Country Club
Efferstein's Feb. 24 seminar is the first of free eight LWC
presentations called "Build Your Own Job," which focus on how
people can build and operate their own small business.
Efferstein will provide the basics an aspiring business owner
should put into a business plan to clarify ideas and start the
process of getting investment capital.
Efferstein's approach, built on 10 critical business-plan
development questions, is designed to take the frustration out of
what can be a costly and time-consuming process.
In addition to providing business tips, the seminars will be a
good networking opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to share
ideas with current business owners and entrepreneur-minded college
students studying business, science and communication.
"Build Your Own Job" is the first step in developing LWC's
Center for Entrepreneurship, a free resource staffed by professors
and students to help budding local entrepreneurs implement their
The remaining schedule for "Build Your Own Job" is:
* March 24: Preparing a Marketing Plan
* April 14: Identifying Funding Resources
* May 11: Deciding On Compensation and
* June 9: Staffing
* Sept. 22: Understanding Business
* Oct. 20: Establishing Business
* Nov. 17: Accounting Practices and
For more information about LWC's Center for
Entrepreneurship, contact LWC Director of Community Education and
Outreach Linda Grider at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (270) 384-7385.