Upcoming Events

Meet our community at info sessions, meetups, and networking events. Amp up your skills with our workshops and classes. Our events are an integral part of the LIU Entrepreneurship experience. 

Explore our upcoming events and classes here.

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    BUSINESS PLANNING BASICS

    Learn about the key components of a strong business plan in just three hours!

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    This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections. 

    Total course hours: 1 session, 3 hours.

    You will learn about:

    • Components of a strong business plan 
    • Interconnectivity of marketing, finance, human resources and operations 
    • Strategies for reaching your target customers 
    • Developing a break-even analysis 
    • Tools and templates that will assist you with the planning process

     

    REGISTER HERE

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    CO-WORKING

    Student + community entrepreneurs & wantrepreneurs gather informally with peers, mentors, and faculty to discuss business ventures and ideas.

    • Provide and receive feedback + inspiration.

    • Network + build relationships.

    • Business or business idea not required to participate.

     

  • Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    CO-WORKING

    Student + community entrepreneurs & wantrepreneurs gather informally with peers, mentors, and faculty to discuss business ventures and ideas.

    •   Provide and receive feedback + inspiration.

    •   Network + build relationships.

    •   Business or business idea not required to participate.

  • Tuesday, March 06, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    SMALL BUSINESS FINANCING: HOW & WHERE TO GET IT

    Entrepreneurs know that financing is key to starting and growing a business, but the array of options can be difficult to navigate.  This course teaches you how to apply financiers' method of evaluation-the 5C's of Business Credit-and explores the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing. 

    REGISTER HERE

    Total course hours: 1 session, 3 hours.


    You will learn about:

    • Describing the meaning and applications of the 5C's of small business lending
    • Self-assessing your own 5C's, identifying strengths and weaknesses 
    • Describing how each type of financier operates, and list the advantages and disadvantages of each 
    • Recognizing the type(s) of financier that apply to your type of business

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  • Wednesday, March 07, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    CO-WORKING

    Student + community entrepreneurs & wantrepreneurs gather informally with peers, mentors, and faculty to discuss business ventures and ideas.

    •   Provide and receive feedback + inspiration.

    •   Network + build relationships.

    •   Business or business idea not required to participate.

     

  • Thursday, March 08, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    CO-WORKING

    Student + community entrepreneurs & wantrepreneurs gather informally with peers, mentors, and faculty to discuss business ventures and ideas.

    •   Provide and receive feedback + inspiration.

    •   Network + build relationships.

    •   Business or business idea not required to participate.

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

    This course will help you better understand the meaning of intellectual property and steps business owners can take in protecting the intellectual property of their business.

    REGISTER HERE

    Total course hours: 1 session, 2 hours

    You will learn about:

    • The different types of intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks)

    • Who should consider having their intellectual property protected

    • Why intellectual property should be registered

    • REGISTER HERE

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Build a Social Media Following like a Digital Marketing Pro

    Develop social media + marketing skills!   Earn experience for your resume!   Immediately apply what you learn to building your brand!

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    Join LIU Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation mentor Shani Syphrett -- Founder + Client Solutions Lead, Jamila Studio; Forbes contributor -- to learn how you can build a social media following like a digital marketing pro.

    Skills that allow you to connect online are valuable for entrepreneurs, marketing professionals, individuals managing their personal brands.

    Here is a unique opportunity for guided practice completing the tasks of a digital marketing agency.

    This is the third of a series of programs designed to support LIU students in building a student-led marketing agency.

    In this session we will work on a live case: Who are the communities our client should be engaging? How can we describe community members so they come to life? So our client knows exactly who they're talking with?

    ***LIU STUDENT EXCLUSIVE***

     

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 10:30 AM
    Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Corporate Panel #1

    Panel Presentation Groups 1: What are the marketing strategies for the fashion industry?  

    LIU Brooklyn’s School of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosts leaders of the New York City’s business community to discuss topics related to the rapidly-changing business world.  Hear from a panel of 3-4 experts, moderated by LIU Brooklyn students.  

  • Tuesday, April 03, 2018 at 10:30 AM
    Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    Corporate Panel #2

    Panel Presentation Group 2: How do modern businesses act socially responsible?

    LIU Brooklyn’s School of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosts leaders of the New York City’s business community to discuss topics related to the rapidly-changing business world.  Hear from a panel of 3-4 experts, moderated by LIU Brooklyn students.  


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