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Understanding Innovation: Entrepreneurship and the Liberals Arts

October 12, 2011

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Templeton Campus Center

What are you doing after college?

Join us Monday, October 17th from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Thayer Room in Templeton for an info session and refreshments with Dr. Christopher Stevens.  He will explain how his workshop can answer this daunting question.

What is Understanding Innovation: Entrepreneurship and the Liberals Arts?

  • A weeklong workshop at Lewis & Clark College that begins the week before classes return from winter break: January 9-13, 2012.
  • Christopher Steves, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Gonzaga University School of Business, will teach the workshop.
  • There is a $500 fee to attend. This fee includes textbooks and continental breakfast and lunch during the workshop dates. (The College will reduce the fee for students with a demonstrated need.)
  • Students who complete the non-credit workshop will earn a Certificate of Completion that will appear on transcripts.

Why is learning about entrepreneurship important?

  • Entrepreneurship is important for anyone who wants to learn how to apply his or her college education to the needs of the current workforce.  This includes students who want to start a business, a not for profit, or work for an enterprise. 

What exactly will the workshop cover?
 It will teach you how to‚Ķ  

  • Identify and evaluate new opportunities
  • Be creative
  • Create value
  • Tell what makes an idea a good idea
  • Sell your ideas to others
  • Manage personal finances

And most importantly…

You will have an opportunity to network with business leaders and social entrepreneurs, including Lewis & Clark alumni.  

Space is limited! APPLY NOW!
Questions? Contact Julia Unangst, Director of Summer Sessions at or x7135

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