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Release: Feb. 10, 2000
LONDON PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION FEB. 14 The University of
Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business is offering an information session
on Feb. 14 in W401 of the Pappajohn Business Building about an undergraduate
study abroad program in London from May 14 to May 28.
Students in the London program earn three semester hours as 6F:130 International
Finance, taught by UI finance professor Paul Weller. Students must have taken
6F:100, Introductory Financial Management, as a prerequisite for the program.
The program's cost is $2,500, which includes the cost of housing, course
registration and cultural programs. Cost excludes airfare and living expenses.
Those interested should pick up an application at the Undergraduate Programs
Office in W160 of the Pappajohn Business Building or contact Jane VanVoorhis
in the International Programs office of the Tippie College of Business (319)
or Janis Perkins in the UI Office for Study Abroad, (319) 335-0353, firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
SMALL BUSINESS STRATEGIES WORKSHOP FEB. 26 The University of
Iowa Small Business Development Center will host a workshop entitled "Turn
Markets Into Money with Super Marketing Small Business Strategies" on
Saturday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in S401 of the Pappajohn Business
Included in the workshop will be how to evaluate research data in order
to make informed decisions about marketing strategies and budget, how to create
personal selling frameworks, how to produce effective advertising within correctly
targeted media, how to better understand customer motivations and how to do
low-cost marketing research.
Workshop facilitator Robert Knotek has been a management consultant in private
practice since 1984 and is currently the principal of Kaes Analytics, Inc.,
an international consulting firm that focuses on economic development through
Cost of the workshop is $99 before Feb. 15. Early registers receive Knotek's
article, "Making Marketing Miracles Happen." Dress code for the
workshop is business casual. To register or for more information, call (319)
FORMER ENZYMED, INC. CEO/DIRECTOR TO SPEAK FEB. 28 -- The University
of Iowa Small Business Development Center and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial
Center will sponsor a free brown bag lunch featuring speaker Kurt F. Heiar,
former CEO and Director of EnzyMed, Inc., from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 28 in the
East Room UIHC, 7th floor.
Heiar will speak about critical success factors for start-up companies.
He was CEO/Director of EnzyMed, Inc., a privately-owned, Coralville-based
drug and agrochemical discovery company from 1996 until its recent acquisition
by Albany Molecular Research, Inc. He completed his undergraduate studies
at the UI and his graduate work in business at Pepperdine University. He was
elected to the board of directors of the Iowa Biotechnology Association in
To register or for more information, call (319) 335-3742.
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FEB. 29, MARCH 1 -- The
University of Iowa Small Business Development Center will sponsor a workshop
entitled, "Tools and Techniques of Super Planning and Management for
Nonprofit Organizations" on Feb. 29 and March 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
in Room S401 of the Pappajohn Business Building.
The workshop will focus on entrepreneurial management and planning practices
to use in nonprofit organizations. It will also let participants begin to
create solid business plans for the challenges of the new millennium.
Workshop facilitator Robert F. Knotek has been a successful corporate manager,
entrepreneur and university educator. He has also been very involved in volunteer,
nonprofit, non-governmental and cooperative associations, which include the
American Red Cross, American Mensa, the Eden Prairie (Minn.) strategic school
The cost of the workshop if $295. To register, call (319) 335-3742.
BUSINESS TAX EXPO MARCH 7 -- The University of Iowa Small Business
Development Center is hosting March 7 its "Small Business Tax Expo"
March 7, at which business owners can learn about the implications of federal
taxes on their operations.
The seminar is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library,
123 S. Linn St. in Iowa City.
Participants will learn about the different forms of businesses and their
tax implications, differences between employees and independent contractors,
when to withhold employee taxes and how to prevent tax problems.
Registration fee is $35; continental breakfast is included, but lunch is
not. To register, call (319) 335-3742.