LSU LBTC’s Mobile Classroom to Visit Abbeville
BATON ROUGE – Representatives from LSU’s Louisiana Business & Technology Center and its partner organizations will be presenting free seminars focused on entrepreneurial training and small business development via the LBTC’s Mobile Classroom on Tuesday, Sept. 14, and Wednesday, Sept. 14. The Mobile Classroom will be stationed at the Vermilion Parish Library, located at 405 E. Saint Victor in Abbeville.
Anyone interested is invited to attend both days, one day or just the seminars that appeal to them. Below is a list of the Mobile Classroom’s offerings at this stop.
Tuesday, Sept. 13
9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Basics of Microsoft Word
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Basics of Microsoft Excel
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.: Basics of Microsoft PowerPoint
Wednesday, Sept. 14
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m.: Starting and Financing Your Business
10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Marketing 101
12:45 p.m.-2 p.m.: Growing Your Business Online
2:15 p.m.-3.15 p.m.: Creating a Facebook Page for Your Business
Seating is limited for these seminars, and pre-registration is required. To register, contact Lynn Guillory at 337-893-2491 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Mobile Classroom, visit http://www.bus.lsu.edu/centers/lbtc/mobileclassroom.asp.
The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, endeavors to enhance economic development in Louisiana through the support of existing small businesses and the development of new businesses. Established in 1988, the LBTC’s highly successful business incubator program has been honored as the National Business Incubator Association’s Incubator of the Year. For more information, visit http://www.bus.lsu.edu/lbtc/.
A United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Enterprise grant supports the Mobile Business Classroom. Local partners include the Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce, the City of Livonia, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Louisiana State University, and the Southern University Ag Center. Other partners in the project include the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development-Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program, the Louisiana Municipal Association, the LSU AgCenter, Capital One, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Louisiana Economic Development, and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center.