Programming

The Western New England University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has the following events planned for the 2011-2012 academic year:

Information Session Series: The 123's of Financial Literacy for Small Businesses

Western New England University
Blake Law Center-Room D
1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA

1:00 PM -4:00 PM
Cost: $20 per session or $99 for the entire series
Please make checks payable to Western New England University

Fall 2011

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October 7, 2011
Basics of Financial and Business Planning

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November 4, 2011
Accounting Basics – Understanding Financial Statements

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December 2, 2011
Cost-effective Marketing

Spring 2012

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January 6, 2012
Pricing Your Products and Services and Break-even Analysis

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February 3, 2012
Managing Credit and Banking Relationship

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March 2, 2012
Introduction to Tax Issues for Small Business

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April 6, 2012
Insurance-Risk Management Techniques for Small Business

Speaker Series

Western New England University
Blake Law Center-Law School Commons
1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA

12:00 Noon -1:00 PM
Free and open to the public. Lunch is provided.

 Fall 2011

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Prof. Michael Malloy, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
"Anatomy of a Meltdown: The Continuing Small Business Impact"
September 29, 2011

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Prof. Marc Meyer, Northeastern University College of Business
"Advances in Product, Systems, and Services Innovation"
November 17, 2011

Spring 2012

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Prof. David Weber, Creighton Law School
"Undocumented Entrepreneurs: Business Structure and Immigration Compliance"
January 24, 2012

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Prof. Barry Barnes, Nova Southeastern University, School of Business and Entrepreneurship
"Everything I Know About Business I Learned From the Grateful Dead"
April 5, 2012

Extreme Business Makeover

Featured Business: Witalisz & Associates, Inc.
NUVO Bank Community Room
1500 Main Street, Springfield, MA

Noon -1:30 PM
Free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

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Annual Academic Conference: The Entrepreneurial University

Western New England University
Blake Law Center-Room D
1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA

8:00 AM -3:00 PM
Registration fee: $30 and free for students (fee includes breakfast and lunch)

Please make checks payable to Western New England University

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Panel 1: University-wide Collaboration: Best Practices in Organization Structure

Panel 2: The Power of Collaboration: Best Practices in Teaching

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Andrew Hirshfeld, Chief of Staff at USPTO

Panel 3:  Collaboration in IP Technology Transfer Alternatives