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Launch your business.
Please join us as a guest at our Entrepreneur Workshop. Get tips on starting your own business, network with like-minded go-getters and gain new tools to help propel your next ideas forward.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
110004 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO, 8012
Marcia McGilley – Executive Director South Metro Denver Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Marcia McGilley serves as the Executive Director of the South Metro Denver Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the satellite office, the Aurora SBDC. She has jump started over 1000 companies and she reads approximately 100 business plans per year. She has owned 6 companies of her own as diverse as a marketing consulting firm, a training and development firm and a murder mystery theatre troupe.
She is a Founding Member of the Rocky Mountain Region of the Cleantech Open (CTO) business competition. Her expertise lies in business launching, strategic planning, marketing and Cleantech. For two years, she served as Regional and National Workshop Chair for CTO.
Marcia joined the SBDC in 2008, leading her team of ten consultants to be named the 2011 U.S. Small Business Administration – Region VIII – “SBDC Center of the Year for Excellence and Innovation.” Marcia was named the 2012 State Star Award winner (the SBDC employee of the year for Colorado)
Beginning Your Start-up workshop
Are you an entrepreneur? - Path to entrepreneurship - What's next?
Presented by Dr. James Wood
Dr. James Wood is a performance and leadership development consultant and professional leadership and success coach – the principal and founder of 21C Leadership, LLC. His mission is to provide performance and leadership solutions unique to our 21st century business environment. He is passionate about utilizing brain-based, results focused techniques to coach individuals realize their personal greatness. Dr. Wood is also a Leadership Consultant and Coach for the Franklin Covey organization, teaching a series of leadership and personal development workshops. Dr. Wood has actively participated in the UOPX CleanTech Open as both a workshop presenter and as a participant mentor.
Start Your Own Business
Strategies for Success - Pursuing the dream
Presented by Dr. Johnnie Bejarano
Dr. Bejarano is a senior financial analyst and former accounting manager at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. NREL is the nation’s primary research and development laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency. NREL promotes entrepreneurial innovation. Dr. Bejarano teaches accounting, ethics, financial management, and finance courses at the University of Phoenix.
Dr. Bejarano was elected Chairman to the Board of Regents with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), which is the largest anti-fraud fighting organization in the world. He also serves as the executive board secretary for the ACFE’s Colorado Chapter, is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Association of Military Comptrollers, and the U.S. Golf Association.
Creative Ways to Fund Your Startup workshop
Entrepreneurship is still possible - Creative methods to generate seed funding - Now is the time
Presented by Karen Lehr
Karen Lehr has been part of the marketing faculty at the University of Phoenix for the past two years. She has 15 years of experience working with startups in the electronics industry for sales and supply chain implementation and also spent several years working in product and pricing management. Currently she manages the customer care and technical teams for Ice-O-Matic and focuses on global supply chain deployment and service optimization.
The Business Plan workshop
Before you invest, create a business plan - What is a business plan really? - What does a business plan do? - What a business plan doesn't do - Business plans - not an exercise in futility
Presented by Bob Hadfield
Bob Hadfield earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration, served as Company Commander in the U.S. Army, owned and operated a multimillion dollar petroleum distributorship, trained thousands of managers and supervisors to be more effective leaders, and teaches thousands of students at a major university as they pursue their undergraduate and graduate business degrees.
In 1988, he joined forces with two former associates to design a management development program for TCI, the cable TV giant. TCI's executive committee liked the program and commissioned Bob and his partners to take it to the field. For the next 5 years, they traveled from coast to coast presenting their workshop to TCI's 5,000 managers and supervisors. He believes in the 80/20 Principle and builds his classes around the material that provides the most enlightening and motivational experience.
Get the tools to bring your ideas to life. Mark your calendar and join us. Register today by clicking on the “Register” button above. Invite a guest and forward the invite!
For more information contact Korri Stainbrook 303.600.1940
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