A Startup Readiness Workshop will be offered Feb. 28 in Forest. Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership and VT KnowledgeWorks will be hosting the workshop that will help prospective entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics covered include managerial practices, money, factors for startup success and more. The price for the all day workshop is $150 for one person, $250 for two from the same company or $350 for three people from the same company. Register online at www.vtknowledgeworks.com.
Here is the press release from VT KnowledgeWorks.
(Blacksburg, VA) – Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership, in conjunction with VT KnowledgeWorks, is hosting a Startup Readiness Workshop on Thursday, February 28, 2013, in Forest, Virginia. This full-day workshop at The Center for Advanced Engineering and Research helps prospective entrepreneurs test the strategic essence of their business concept, tighten up on managerial focus, and review the overall business start-up process.
Who should attend? Anyone considering the launch of a technology-based business.
• Inventors with exciting technological developments
• University faculty members with revolutionary research results
• Web developers with fresh business concepts
• Career shifters thinking about starting a company
When you should attend? Very early in the planning process.
• When your business concepts are still forming
• Before you incorporate, write a business plan or launch a web site
• Before you spend any significant time or personal money
What you’ll learn…
• The Four Fundamental Factors that govern startup success
• The Strategic Essence of every successful business
• Five Powerful Habits used by good managers
• The power of full Commitment
• How the Money really moves around
• Accounting… De-Mystified
• The MOXIE secrets
• What it is
• Why you need it
• Where it comes from
The price is $150 for one attendee, $250 for two attendees from the same company, or $350 for three attendees from the same company. The discounted student price is $75. Register online at www.vtknowledgeworks.com.
For more information contact Jim Flowers, Executive Director of VT KnowledgeWorks, at 540-443-9100, extension 1 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, supported by the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters is in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
VT KnowledgeWorks corporate sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, Latimer IP Law, LLC, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Wordsprint.