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October 2019

The Future of Entrepreneurship Education – A Panel Discussion

October 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Duques Hall Rm. 151 – 2201 G Street, NW
Free

The future of entrepreneurship education. It is now well-accepted that entrepreneurship contributes substantially to the world economy. Entrepreneurs bring new products and services to society, advance the state of knowledge with their innovations, and create jobs for themselves and others. The question “Can entrepreneurship be taught?” needs to be replaced with what is now a more appropriate and useful question: “How can entrepreneurship be taught most effectively?”

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Entrepreneurship Centers – Global Best and Worst Practices

October 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Duques Hall Rm. 151 – 2201 G Street, NW
Free

As many universities and organizations help communities across the nation map their entrepreneurial resources and build their entrepreneurial ecosystems, we often get asked, "What's the difference between an entrepreneurship center, accelerator, incubator, hatchery, co-working-space, and meeting space?"

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The Small Business Global Question!

October 4, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Duques Hall Rm. 151 – 2201 G Street, NW
Free

SMEs, which employ most workers and account for 95% of all firms, are the lifeblood of the world’s economy. Yet they remain understudied, underappreciated and underserved, little understood even by the larger companies that count them as customers and suppliers. What’s more, they have been consistently ignored by negotiators writing international trade rules.

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How to get published in an Academic Journal: Top Tips from Editors.

October 4, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Duques 254
Free

Publishing in top journals is a challenge for everyone, but it may seem easier for other people. When you read published papers you see the finished article, not the first draft, nor the first revise and resubmit, nor any of the intermediate versions – and you never see the failures.

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Humane Entrepreneurship – Latest Research

October 4, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Duques Hall 258, Duques Hall 258 + Google Map
Free

The reimagined idea of a corporation drops the age-old notion that corporations function first and foremost to serve their shareholders and maximize profits. Rather, investing in employees, delivering value to customers, dealing ethically with suppliers and supporting outside communities are now at the forefront of American business goals, according to the statement.

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Research Paper Presentations – Session 1

October 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Duques Hall 258, Duques Hall 258 + Google Map
Free

GW October Conference - Latest Paper Presentations and Workshops to be presented in Parallel Sessions I.

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Research Paper Presentations – Session 2

October 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Duques Hall 651, Duques Hall 651 + Google Map
Free

GW October Conference - Latest Paper Presentations and Workshops to be presented in Session II.

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Research Paper Presentations – Session 3

October 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Duques Hall 652, Duques Hall 652
Duques Hall 652,
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GW October Conference - Latest Paper Presentations and Workshops to be presented in Session III.

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Black Tie Gala Event

October 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
7th Floor, City View Room, 1957 E Street NW United States + Google Map

On October 4, the full day is dedicated to entrepreneurship research presented in parallel sessions at the GW School of Business. GW will be holding a black-tie gala event to celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary! Please note: Black tie is required. Register at https://gwoctober.com/registration/

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Pitch George

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Duques Hall, 2201 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052 United States
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Free

The "elevator pitch" competition takes place each fall semester and allows young entrepreneurs to present their business ideas, get valuable feedback on the viability of their business concepts and win startup capital. It offers networking opportunities with experienced entrepreneurs. The top 5 finalists of the competition will receive automatic entrance into the second round at the 2020 GW New Venture Competition. 

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