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2007 Entrepreneur Lecture Series

2007 Entrepreneur Lecture Series

Indiana University South Bend's School of Business and Economics is proud to present the Entrepreneur Lecture Series for fall 2007. This is the fifth year that the school has hosted these outstanding presentations on the many facets of entrepreneurship. The 12 lectures showcase many of the area's premier business organizations and their chief executives.

The Entrepreneur Lecture Series is once again generously sponsored by Lake City Bank. All lectures are Thursday evenings in Room 1001, Wiekamp Hall, beginning August 30 and continuing through November 15. Wiekamp Hall is located at the corner of Mishawaka Avenue and 20th Street on the IU South Bend campus.

Each speaker delves into an aspect of entrepreneurship. Topics include: strategies, business plans, creating an organization, venture financing, and franchising. See the list for speakers, topics, and dates.

This series is part of the School of Business and Economics' master of business administration program and part of an undergraduate concentration in entrepreneurship

All Lectures are free and open to the public.

8.30 "Entrepreneurship: Breaking the Traditional Rules"

Larry Davis Larry Davis
President - Daman Products

9.6 "Becoming the Network"

Mark Tarner Mark Tarner
President - South Bend Chocolate Company

9.13 "The Environment of Entrepreneurship"

John Regan John Regan
CEO - Fabric Services

9.20 "Building Your Dream"

Dr. Arnold Del Pilar Dr. Arnold del Pilar
D.O., FACOFP - Del Pilar Medical and Urgent Care

9.27 "The Business Plan"

James L. Powers James L. Powers
National Manageing Executive - Crowe Chizek & Company LLC

10.4"Entrepreneurship Strategies"

M. Scott Welch M. Scott Welch
President & CEO - Welch Packaging Group

10.11"Resources and Capabilities"

Rick Singleton Rick Singleton
President - Studio A Advertising

10.18"Corporate Franchising"

Dan Fitzpatrick Dan Fitzpatrick
Chariman & CEO - Quality Dining

10.25"Seven Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs"

Marilyn Moran-Townsend Marilyn Moran-Townsend
CEO - CVC Communications

11.1"Creating the Organization"

Rob Bartels Jr. Rob Bartels Jr
President & CEO - Martin's Supermarkets

11.8 "Foundations of New Venture Finance"

Thomas Hiatt Thomas Hiatt
Managing Partner - Centerfield Capital Partners

11.15"Securing Investos and Structuring the Deal"

Mike Kubacki Mike Kubacki
President & CEO - Lake City Bank