Archive | Uncategorized RSS feed for this section

ACU Entrepreneur Bootcamp

21 Oct

ACU’s Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy is hosting a two-day, intensive training event just for you! The ACU Entrepreneur Bootcamp is an exciting new program for Big Country entrepreneurs.

The program is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs who:

  • Are still looking for the right idea
  • Have an idea and want help to increase their likelihood of success
  • Have recently launched a venture and need assistance with their new business
  • Presenters and Material

Presenters will include ACU faculty, successful entrepreneurs and expert professionals from the region.

The bootcamp will include hands-on training for those in attendance. Specific topics will include:

  • Attributes of Successful Entrepreneurs
  • Assessing Your Readiness to be an Entrepreneur
  • Recognizing and Evaluating Opportunities
  • Strategies for Your Business
  • Legal Concerns for Start-up Companies
  • Understanding Your Customers
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Tips for Success from Local Entrepreneurs and Investors
  • Knowing the Numbers
  • Finding Investors and Making the Pitch
  • Building the Right Team
  • Managing Change
  • Additional Benefits

Participants will also receive:

  • Free, individual consulting session following bootcamp to create an action plan for moving forward
  • Free entry to ACU’s 2012 Springboard Ideas Challenge
  • Eligibility to participate in new Mentor Program managed by the West Texas Innovation Network

Date and Time

  • Friday and Saturday, November 4-5, 2011
  • Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Location
Hunter Welcome Center on ACU’s campus.

Cost
Only $99 per person for individuals who register by November 1, 2011.
The registration fee following November 1, 2011 is $249.

Visit acu.edu/entrepreneur-bootcamp for more information and to register today! You can also visit the West Texas Innovation Network’s website for additional information.