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Date: Aug 27, 2008
Entrepreneurial Assistance Session to be Offered by Business Development Center
Free "Nuts and Bolts" Information Session on October 1, 2008Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York – Start, restructure or expand your business with expert guidance from the Business Development Center. Entrepreneurs and those who aspire to start their own businesses are invited to attend a "nuts and bolts" information session about the center's Entrepreneurial Assistance Program on October 1, 2008 at 6 pm in Brower Hall, Room 203, South Campus.
Information session attendees will hear first-hand from an EAP graduate who started and successfully developed a thriving business. Guests will also have the opportunity to speak with Judith Tyne, director and assistant dean, about the workshops and assistance available to foster their success.
Since February 1991, the EAP has helped more than 1,000 entrepreneurs launch and expand their businesses through one-on-one counseling with business owners and workshops ranging from market research to financial management. The next 60-hour program will be offered from October 13-December 17, 2008 on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm for a fee of $495 (installments available), which includes a manual and all materials. Clients gain the training needed for business development and the skills to complete a business plan. An Entrepreneurship Certificate is earned upon completion of requirements.
The information session is free and open to the public. To register, please call (516) 463-7214.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.