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Growing a business? How do you do it?

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Date
Time
17:15 to 19:00
Location
Belfast campus

The Academy Restaurant
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Would you like the answers to this question and more?
You had the idea and got the business started. Now what?
Do you remain at a manageable level or do you commit to growth?
What are the benefits of growth and what are the obstacles?
What is it going to cost you, the founder, financially, physically, emotionally?
What are the potential rewards?
What are the consequences of not growing?
Do you grow the business you started initially or do you look for additional opportunities that may be divergent?

Join us as we explore some of these questions with Ed Marram from Babson College – the Top Rated College for Entrepreneurship in the US.


This event is brought to you by Ulster University Business School with support from Santander Universities.

Agenda

5:15pm Arrival and light refreshements
5:30pm Welcome
6pm Ed Marram
7pm Close

About Ed Marram:

Ed Marram has developed a reputation for outstanding academic and technical accomplishments. And has been a professor at Babson College, Boston for over 20 years. Babson is consistently ranked the top college in the US for entrepreneurship education. Ed regularly lectures on entrepreneurship and issues facing high-growth businesses in both graduate level and executive education programs. Marram was an entrepreneur in the high-technology sector for more than 35 years; he was the founder, president and CEO of Geo-Centers, Inc., a high technology, professional services firm which he sold in 2005. Geo-Centers, Inc. was recognized twice by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing, privately-held companies in the United States. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Sherman College, Philadelphia University and South Cove Medical Center. He also serves on the boards of several privately held companies. In 1999 and 2000, Marram was appointed to the Summer National Defense Science Board.

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