2008 Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Indiana University South Bend's School of Business and Economics is proud to present the Entrepreneur Lecture Series for fall 2008. This is the sixth 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 Wiekamp Hall, Room 1001, beginning September 4 and continuing through November 20. 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 lecture Schedule of Dates for the list of speakers, topics, and dates.
This series is part of the School of Business and Economics' M.B.A. program and part of an undergraduate concentration in entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurship Lecture Series is part of the 2008-09 campus theme of "Revolutions in Thought."
9.4 "The Entrepreneurial Revolution"
President - South Bend Chocolate Company
9.11 "Determining if a Venture is Feasible"
Staci Lugar Brettin
Associate Faculty - IU South Bend
9.18 "Show Me the Money"
Managing Partner - Centerfield Capital Partners
9.25 "Motivating for Success"
Perry Watson III
President - Lexus of Mishawaka
10.2 "It's a Family Affair, The Importance of Networking"
Derrick & Leslie Wesley
Business Partners - TDB Enterprises, LLC
10.9"Generational Planning: The Big Picture"
Rob Bartels Jr
President & CEO - Martin's Supermarkets
10.16"Dressing for Success in Small Business"
President - Business / Fashion Consultant
10.23 "Lean, not mean"
President - Daman Products
President - Faulkner Strategies
11.6"If I could do it all Over Again"
Co-President, Co-Founder - Vera Bradley
11.13"Fanchisor / Franchisee"
President - Quality Dining
11.20"Be Kind to Your Banker"
Mike Kubacki (left)
President & CEO - Lake City Bank