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Date: Sep 09, 2011
Start and Expand a Business in a Challenging Economy
Free Information Session on September 21, 2011Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York – The Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) offered by Hofstra University's Scott Skodnek Business Development Center provides participants with the "nuts and bolts" skills required to operate and grow a successful business. Participants receive training and counseling that will enable them to complete a business plan while attending the program. A free information session about the EAP will be held September 21, 2011 at 6 pm.
Since February 1991, the EAP has helped more than 1,000 entrepreneurs launch and expand their businesses through management training offered in workshops ranging from developing marketing strategies to creating financial management systems. The next 60-hour program will be offered from October 3 – December 7, 2011 on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 9 pm for a fee of $495 (scholarships and installments available), which includes a manual and all materials. An Entrepreneurship Certificate is earned upon completion of requirements.
Information session attendees will have the opportunity to speak with Judith Tyne, program director , about the workshops and assistance available to start, maintain or expand a business.
The information session is free and open to the public. To register, please call (516) 463-5850. For more information on this program and other programs provided by The Scott Skodnek Business Develpment Center please visit hofstra.edu/bdc.
The Scott Skodnek Business Development Centerr
The Scott Skodnek Business Development Center is a multidisciplinary center offering human and technological resources for business support and education, as well as community service. It also supports government agencies in their own endeavors and in their efforts to assist businesses in the metropolitan area.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 12,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, communication, education, health and human services, honors studies, a School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.