Topics covered at the conference will include: How to begin your own “right” business; Legal issues and due diligence; Financial resource development; Connecting with and marketing to potential customers; Employing others to maximize profits; Creating a roadmap for success; and an end of day panel of experts willing to share “lessons learned” starting their now successful business.
“The conference is targeted for anyone who has the goal of beginning their own business,” said Sal Mira, LSCS SBDC director.
“We have selected proven, effective and successful business owners from the greater Houston area to present and participate,” said Mira.
“We are excited to report that the 2009 Entrepreneurial Conference will celebrate the launch of The Entrepreneurship certificate program-the most recent online offering of the Lone Star College Continuing Education Division,” said Linda Leto Head, LSCS associate vice chancellor for workforce and corporate training.
“This will also be the first major conference at the newly purchased SH 249 facility, formerly owned by Hewlett Packard,” said Head.
The one-day conference will be hosted from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Lone Star Corporate College Conference Center, 20515 SH 249 at Louetta Road. The conference fee is $99 and will include lunch. For more information contact Cynthia Schoppa at Cynthia.M.Schoppa@LoneStar.eduor 936.273.7446.
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. LSCS recently acquired a 1.2 million square foot facility in northwest Harris County to serve multiple purposes, including a new university center, an instructional satellite campus, a Corporate College conference and training facility, and system administration and support space. With more than 51,000 students in credit classes last fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.