Entrepreneur

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BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNING ENTREPRENEURS - PDP0685 Covers creating a dynamic 1-page plan using the Business Model Canvas. Consists of a creator/starter entrepreneurial business acceleration workshop for beginning entrepreneurs to gain clarity.


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BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS WORKSHOP FOR ESTABLISHED ENTREPRENEURS - PDP0684 Covers creating a dynamic 1-page plan using the Business Model Canvas. Consists of an entrepreneurial business acceleration workshop that provides key strategies and tactics.


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HOW CAN I USE COPYRIGHTS TO PROTECT AND GROW MY BUSINESS? - PDP0722 Covers vendor partnerships, rights to reuse content and selling and advertising without encountering restrictions or liability under copyright law. Discusses copyright considerations using examples of website development, creation of marketing content and use of graphics in company branding. Also covers key provisions in contracts for services that help reduce the risk of copyright infringement when content is developed.


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INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL/PRIVATE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT - PDP0721 Promotes more effective management of commercial/private engineering contracts. Increases awareness of issues related to contract requirements for non-technical managers within technical organizations. Also discusses related legal issues.


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INTRODUCTION TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SEMINAR - PDP0716 Introduces patent, copyright and trademark rights. Equips participants with essential information to assess the business value of investing scarce resources in intellectual property (IP) protection. Addresses how the decision to protect assets can affect the viability and growth of a business. First of a six-lecture series.


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INTRODUCTION TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SEMINAR: TRADEMARKS - PDP0736 Covers best practices of trademark use. Raises awareness of how to avoid loss of a registration and dilution. Also covers elect trademark licensing provisions and trademark enforcement programs as a means of assuring proper and limited use of a mark by others so as to not dilute the mark. Reviews frequently asked questions about trademarks.


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LEVERAGING PATENT RIGHTS TO ACHIEVE BUSINESS SUCCESS - PDP0728 Provides not only a basic understanding of the patent process, but also insights on how to develop successful patent strategies around a business model. Discusses how the diversity of inventions for which patents are being applied challenges the legal limits of what kinds of creative concepts can be patented.


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SUBCONTRACTOR NEGOTIATION - PDP0776 Covers the intricacies of subcontractor negotiation. Includes interactive negotiations and simulations so that employees will feel comfortable in multi-sided negotiations with a variety of primes and subcontractors. Requires active participation in exercises to understand style as a negotiator. Also includes practicing powers of communication and persuasion, and experimenting with negotiation tactics and strategies.


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