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Date: Mar 03, 2009
Start and Expand a Business in a Challenging Economy
Free Information Session on March 4, 2009Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York –Entrepreneurs will learn the strategies to grow a business and take advantage of opportunities during the economic downturn in the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP). Workshops will provide participants with "nuts and bolts skills" required to operate and grow a successful business. A free information session about the EAP will be held March 4, 2009 at 6 pm in Brower Hall, Room 101, South Campus.
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 March 16 - May 20, 2009 on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm for a fee of $495 (scholarships and 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.
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 senior assistant dean, about the workshops and assistance available to foster their success.
The information session is free and open to the public. To register, please call (516) 463-7214.
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