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2010 Entrepreneur Lecture Series

2010 Entrepreneur Lecture Series

Indiana University South Bend's School of Business and Economics is proud to present the Entrepreneur Lecture Series for fall 2010. This is the eigth 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 organiztions 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 9 and continuing through November 18. 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, ventrue 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. program and part of an undergraduate concentration in entrepreneurship.

9.9 "Seize the Opportunity"

Mark Tarner Mark Tarner
President - South Bend Chocolate Company

9.16 "Investigating your Big Idea - Is it Feasible?"

Staci Lugar Brettin Staci Lugar Brettin
Associate Faculty - IU South Bend

9.23 "Venture Capital in the Current Economy"

Thomas Hiatt Thomas Hiatt
Managing Partner - Centerfield Capital Partners

9.30 "Thriving in Spite of the Economy"

Amish Shah Amish Shah
President - Kern Krest

10.7 "The Joy of Capitalism"

Rob Bartels Jr. Rob Bartels Jr.
President and CEO - Martin's Super Markets, Inc.

10.14 "Lean in a mature market"

Larry Davis Larry Davis
President - Daman Products

10.21 "Keys to being a successful entrepreneur"

Perry Watson III Perry Watson III
President - Lexus of Mishawaka

10.28 "Finding opportunity in the Triple Bottom Line"

Sam Miller Sam Miller
Vice President of Strategy & Marketing - JFNew

11.4 "When is Outsourcing a Good Thing?"

David Busch David Busch
Vice President of Operations - Ultra-Fab Products, Inc

11.11 "Can Green Projects Save the Economy?"

T.J. Kanczuzewski T.J. Kanczuzewski
Executive Vice President - Inovateus Solar, LLC

11.18 "Can I Get a Loan Now?"

Mike Kubacki Michael Kubacki
President and CEO - Lake City Bank