Government and Economic Development Institute offering free entrepreneurship workshop for students, entrepreneurs and business owners

Published: November 17, 2021

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Calling all students, entrepreneurs and small business owners! The Government & Economic Development Institute, or GEDI, a division of Auburn University Outreach, is offering an opportunity for you to improve the odds of success for your business idea. GEDI will be hosting an Entrepreneurship Pop Up Workshop on Dec. 2, in Opelika, Alabama.

Business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can learn to:

Develop/fine-tune value propositionsIdentify market potentialDevelop a business modelAddress risksExpand your network of partnersand more

The workshop will be facilitated by LaKami Baker, Russell Foundation associate professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Auburn University Harbert College of Business, and David Mixson, associate director for the Government & Economic Development Institute at Auburn University.

Event Details:

Date: Dec. 2, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.Location: Opelika Public Library, 1100 Glenn St., Opelika, Ala. 36801Price: Free, but pre-registration is required.Morning refreshments and a working lunch are included.This program is provided in partnership with the Auburn Outreach Government & Economic Development Institute, Auburn University Harbert College of Business, Opelika Chamber of Commerce, Opelika Industrial Development Authority, Lee Russell Council of Governments, Troy Bank & Trust and is sponsored in part by the Auburn University EDA University Center Program awarded under ED17ATL3030030 by the DOC.

Space is limited, so reserve your seat now. For more information or to register, click here

Submitted by: Jennifer Ryan