2009 Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Indiana University South Bend's School of Business and Economics is proud to present the Entrepreneur Lecture Series for fall 2009. This is the seventh year that the school has hosted these outstanding presentations on the many facets of entrepreneurship.
The 11 lectures showcase many of the area's premier business organizations and their leaders.
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 10 and continuing through November 19. 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, feasibility, creating an organization, venture financing, and sustainable competitive advantage. See the lecture Schedule for the list of speakers, topics, and dates.
This series is part of the School of Business and Economics' M.B.A. proram and part of an undergraduate concentration in entrepreneurship
9.10 "Wealth Creation Starts Here"
President - South Bend Chocolate Company
9.17 "Determining if a Venture is Feasible"
Staci Lugar Brettin
Associate Faculty - IU South Bend
9.24 "Venture Capital in the Current Economy"
Managing Partner - Centerfield Capital Partners
10.1 "Reinventing Your Offering"
Derrick & Leslie Wesley
Business Partner - TDB Enterprises, LLC
10.8 "The Right Note"
Owner - Trio's Restaurant & Jazz Club
10.15 "Lean in a Mature Market"
President - Daman Products
10.22"Wake Up and Smell the Innovation"
Vice President of Marketing & Innovation Strategy - Memorial Health Systems
10.29"The Greening of Retail Sales"
Rob Bartels Jr
President & CEO - Martin's Supermarkets
11.5"Sustainable Competitive Advantage- Creating a Compelling Value Proposition"
Vice President of Strategy & Marketing - JFNew
11.12"Wii Bought a Business"
Jacquelyn S. Hildenbrandt
President - MPA Architects
11.19"Can I Get a Loan Now?"
President & CEO - Lake City Bank
Senior Vice President - Lake City Bank