The Hudson Library & Historical Society's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research will again be offering a mini-series of more advanced (Level II) programs for the small business community. This" MBA Lite" four-part series will have one workshop in January and three in February.
"MBA-Lite: Renew Your Business" will feature presenters from area businesses and universities. The leadoff session Jan. 28 will be "Driving Change in Stable Organizations" with Dr. Susan C. Hanlon, Assistant Dean, College of Business Administration at The University of Akron; "Financing for a Small Business" will be offered Feb. 11, with PNC's Business Banking Officer Jon Novak; "Value added IP: Why Intellectual Property Adds Value to Small Business" will be Feb. 13 with Howard Wernow and John Gugliotta, registered patent attorneys. The final session Feb. 25, is "Entrepreneurial Marketing: How to Market the "New" with Denise Easterling, CPA, Entrepreneur Faculty Advisor for Collegiate Entrepreneur's Organization for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at Kent State University.
Registrants will be asked to attend each session in the mini-series in order to earn a certificate after completion. The programs will begin at 6:30 p.m. and last for 75 minutes of teaching time, followed by a question and answer period.
The Entrepreneurship Series is made possible with a grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Programs are free, but do require registration. All interested entrepreneurs are invited to register for these workshops by calling 330-653-6658 ext. 1010, or register online at hudsonlibrary.org.