Friday, September 13, 2013

Start Up - Enterpreneruship workshop


So you want to experience entrepreneurship ?  Here is an opportunity !

The Entrepreneurship Workshop is designed for people who 

  • are interested to know and understand enterpreneurship
  •  want to start a new venture in future 
 The Workshop is organized for  meet 8 meetings  over a nine-week period. Sessions are conducted in a classroom environment and field work.

This Workshop provides a process for starting a business that enhances the chances for success.  The process includes four stages through which an entrepreneur should proceed in order to start and operate a business.  

These stages include:   1) Opportunity, 2) Launch, 3) Growth, and 4) Harvest.  Each stage includes a number of activities that must be completed.

1.  Opportunity stage activities include:

     a. determining some ideas
     b. selecting an idea to pursue
     c. consideration of the type of business

2. Launch stage activities include:

   a. attracting stakeholders and resources
   b. completing business planning activities
   c. determining  legal form for the organization
   d. consideration of tax issues
   e. finding ways to finance the company

3. Growth stage activities include:

   a. managing the growth of the company so it proceeds at an appropriate profitable pace

4. Harvest (exit) stage activities include:

   a. selling the company
   b. going public
   c. using the “entity” as a cash cow
   d. avoiding liquidation or bankruptcy

 1.  What is Enterpreneurship ?  activities include:

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2.  How to organise  and conduct enterpreneurship ?

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3.  What / where are the enterpreneurship opportuntieis ?  

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4.  How to launch an enterprise / startup  ?  

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Entrepreneur Workshop - Dates and Agenda:

Session 1 – Thursday, September 19, 2013:    Entrepreneurial Process
Session 2 – Thursday, September 26, 2013:    Define and Analyze Ventures
Session 3 – Thursday, October 3, 2013:             Attracting Stakeholders and Resources
Session 4 – Thursday, October 10, 2013:          Business Planning
Session 5 – Thursday, October 24, 2013:          Legal Organization Structures, Intellectual Property, and Corporate Governance
Session 6 – Thursday, October 31, 2013:          Funding Sources: Friends and Family, Angels, VCs
Session 7 – Thursday, November 7, 2013:       Growing the Business
Session 8 – Thursday, November 14, 2013:     Harvesting the Value

Workshop Fees (includes all sessions and course materials)

General Admission: $295 
Current Rice University Faculty, Staff or Student (with valid Rice email address): $195

All classes are held from 4:00-6:00pm in McNair Hall at Rice University
Class size is limited to first 60 registrants

The individual sessions will include the use of many case examples.  Attendees will be exposed to examples of what worked well for entrepreneurs that succeeded and what did not work well for entrepreneurs that failed.  The class is designed to have a high degree of interaction among the participants as well as with the instructors.

The Fall 2013 Rice Entrepreneurship Workshop is limited to the first 60 paid participants on a first-come, first-served basis.  We expect the workshop to "sell out" before the deadline. 

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