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Seminar In Entrepreneurial Excellence - Understanding and Navigating Your Business Growing Pains
Start Date: 7/17/2013Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 7/17/2013End Time: 12:00 PM

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The Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship Presents

Understanding and Navigating Your Business Growing Pains
A Seminar In Entrepreneurial Excellence

July 17, 2013
8:30 a.m. - Noon (Continental breakfast available at 8:15 a.m.)
Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship
3225 Arch Street, Ground Floor
Drexel University's Main Campus

You don’t need to make all your own mistakes in order to learn from them! Whether you are the leader of a growing enterprise or a growing department within an enterprise, this seminar is designed to help you understand and navigate the challenges associated with your current stage of growth and operational complexity. There are critical challenges that need to be addressed at each of the seven stages of growth. Not addressing the issues at the right stage will stunt your growth, cause re-work or worse - cause business failure. The fastest way to grow successfully is by piggybacking on the experiences of others who have already spent years learning how to succeed.

Join us to explore these questions and assess for yourself:

• Which of the challenges you are experiencing are “normal”, based on your current stage of growth? And which ones are unique?

• How can you overcome these challenges and turn your company growth into sustainable growth?

• Is your leadership style conducive to this stage of growth?

• Do you have the right ratio of builders and protectors in your group?

Kristy Tan Neckowicz is a business advisor, professional development coach and project portfolio management consultant, dedicated to helping businesses and leaders grow. With more than 20 years of experience as an executive of an entrepreneurial company, she has extensive hands-on experience in strategic planning and execution, project and program management, product development, marketing, services, and customer relationship management.

In Kristy’s prior position as Vice President at both Oracle Corporation and Primavera Systems, she led strategy and services teams to develop and execute transformation projects leveraging technology, process, and human capital. Under her leadership, Primavera’s services organization achieved Service Center Practices (SCP) certification for delivering “world-class support”, for more than 5 consecutive years.

Kristy is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and certified Professional Behavioral and Motivators Analyst (CPBA and CPMA). She is a frequent speaker at Project Management Institute’s conferences and meetings, on topics of project management, portfolio management, team collaboration, and leadership development. She graduated from Drexel University in 1986 with a degree in Engineering.

Cost: $100 General Admission; $75 Drexel Alumni - Contact Debra Colbert-Maduforo at debbie@drexel.edu for coupon code.

Visit baiadainstitute.com/calendar to register. For more information contact Terri Zobel at terriz@drexel.edu; 215-895-0302.
Contact Information:
Name: Terri Zobel
Phone: 215-895-0302
Email: terriz@drexel.edu
Laurence A. Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship
3225 Arch Street, G-55
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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