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CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Fall 2016

Program Brochure

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Information for Spring 2017 coming soon!

WSU's Center for Entrepreneurship presents the Business Booster Series. Formulated for the self-made business owner and fortified with the knowledge of fellow business mavericks, these three-hour workshops are a fast-acting dose of practical know-how you can immediately put to use to beef up your business' bottom line.

Cost:  $99 each ($10 WSU students & $20 for faculty/staff). Supercharge your success!


Business Pitching: Knowing the Essentials to Grab Attention

Friday, October 7, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
WSU, Devlin Hall, 2nd Floor
A skilled entrepreneur once said, “You’ve got one minute to get five. Five to get fifteen.” What does this mean to you? It means your business pitch must be fast, succinct and persuasive enough to convince the potential investor to want to hear more about your idea. This interactive workshop presentation will teach you the basics of business pitching.


Legal Essentials for Entrepreneurs

Friday, October 14, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
WSU, Devlin Hall, 2nd Floor
Learn about employee basics and best practices, company formation and financing, including entity selection, taxation and protecting intellectual property.


HR for Entrepreneurs – Building Your Team and Building in Scalability

Friday, October 21, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
WSU, Devlin Hall, 2nd Floor

As an entrepreneur, few things are more important than building the right team and structure within your organization as you plan for growth. Building a strong team is critical to allowing you to work ON the business rather than IN your business, the number one key to profitability.  In this workshop, we will discuss where your business is now, what your short, mid, and long term objectives are, and how implementing HR best practices will help you achieve those objectives.


Experience & Reputation - Uncovering and Celebrating Your Company's Brand

Friday, October 28, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
WSU, Devlin Hall, 2nd Floor

As an entrepreneur, few things are more important than building the right team and structure within your organization as you plan for growth. Building a strong team is critical to allowing you to work ON the business rather than IN your business, the number one key to profitability.  In this workshop, we will discuss where your business is now, what your short, mid, and long term objectives are, and how implementing HR best practices will help you achieve those objectives.


Accounting Beyond Your Numbers

Friday, November 4, 8:30 am – 11:30 am
WSU, Devlin Hall, 2nd Floor

Think accounting is just about debits and credits (read: boring)?  Join us to learn about the true value of accounting:  identifying and measuring the relationships, assumptions and metrics that can help generate the roadmap to drive a business forward into sustainability and profitability.  


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Pictured above is the "How Do You Design a Usable Mobile App?" Business Booster instructed by Dr. Jibo He, Assistant Professor and Dr. Barbara S. Chaparro, Director at Software Usability Research Lab


Questions? Please contact Nancy Kersenbrock, Assistant Director, at (316) 978-3000 or cfe@wichita.edu.


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