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September 09, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 2: KNOWING YOUR CUSTOMER

September 15, 2020

Dr. Sudeep Sharma

iSPI Negotiations School || The Art of Negotiations

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

In collaboration with the University of Illinois Springfield || Welcome to iSPI Negotiations School


Facilitated by Dr. Sudeep Sharma, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Dr. Sharma holds a Doctoral degree in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE).

Dr. Sharma’s research examines the role of individual differences in predicting negotiation behaviors and outcomes, in both field and laboratory settings. In 2015, one of his research papers on the role of personality and intelligence in negotiation received the outstanding article award from the International Association of Conflict Management (IACM) for making a significant and lasting contribution to the negotiation field.

This session will discuss the fundamentals of negotiation and the processes that happen at the bargaining table. The session will also talk about who are effective negotiators.

 

September 16, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 3: GETTING THE RELATIONSHIP RIGHT

September 18, 2020

iSPI Staff

3 DAY STARTUP

Date: Friday, September 18, 2020
 

3 Day Startup is a [virtual] 72-hour learning-by-doing campus program
that teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment.

Day 1: Participants arrive – with or without startup ideas – and a facilitator leads the group through dedicated brainstorming, preliminary pitches/feedback, and team selection modules. Some teams work late into the night and others prefer to rest up in preparation for day 2.

September 19, 2020

iSPI Staff

3 DAY STARTUP

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020
 

3 Day Startup is a [virtual] 72-hour learning-by-doing campus program
that teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment.

Day 2: Day 2 places heavy emphasis on business model generation. Teams focus on customer discovery (where they hit the streets –– or the phones –– and talk to potential customers), structured mentorship, intermediate pitches and feedback sessions.

September 20, 2020

iSPI Staff

3 DAY STARTUP

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020
 

3 Day Startup is a [virtual] 72-hour learning-by-doing campus program
that teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment.

Day 3: Continued execution (including pitch workshops) leading into final pitches/demos before a panel of mentors and investors. 

September 23, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 4: BUILDING THE MODEL TO SCALE

September 29, 2020

Dr. Sudeep Sharma

iSPI Negotiations School || Why Some Negotiators Are More Successful Than Others

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

In collaboration with the University of Illinois Springfield || Welcome to iSPI Negotiations School


Facilitated by Dr. Sudeep Sharma, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Dr. Sharma holds a Doctoral degree in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE).

Dr. Sharma’s research examines the role of individual differences in predicting negotiation behaviors and outcomes, in both field and laboratory settings. In 2015, one of his research papers on the role of personality and intelligence in negotiation received the outstanding article award from the International Association of Conflict Management (IACM) for making a significant and lasting contribution to the negotiation field.

This session will discuss negotiation strategies and negotiation techniques to help you become a better negotiator​.

 

September 30, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 5: STRENGTHENING YOUR STRUCTURE

October 07, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 7: DISCOVERING THE BOTTOM LINE

October 14, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 7: ACCOUNTING FOR GROWTH

October 21, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 8: PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

October 28, 2020

iSPI Staff

CO.STARTERS

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 

 

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week cohort-based program that equips entrepreneurs of all kinds with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action.

WEEK 9: CELEBRATION NIGHT

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