Workshops Scheduled for UT Tyler/Peltier Business Competition
The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a series of applied workshops for the 2007 New Venture Business Competition sponsored by Peltier Chevrolet-Nissan and Tyler Economic Development Council, President Rodney H. Mabry, announced.
The workshops are open to all university students and will cover all aspects of developing and presenting a business plan. Dr. Greg Clary- professor and extension economist-management at Texas A&M University will lead the workshops.
The four workshops will be held 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25; Wednesday, Jan 31; Tuesday Feb. 6 and Monday Feb.12.
“Each session offers opportunities to learn from experts experienced with business development and venture plan competitions,” Dr. Isaura Flores, competition coordinator, said.
Students will compete for $235,000 in cash and prizes. First place winners will receive $100,000 cash and $100,000 relocation cash incentive. Second and third place winners will receive $25,000 and $10,000, respectively.
The New Venture competition is open to all faculty-sponsored, full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at any college or university. Applications must be received by Feb. 12.
For more information, contact Dr. Flores, 903.565.5834, or visit www.newventuretyler.com.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of nearly 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.