FIU offers workshop in entrepreneurship


Florida International University’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center is offering a workshop titled “Developing a Killer Business Plan” on Feb. 15.

The session will help attendees begin the process of developing a successful business. It aims to teach several techniques to profoundly understand the customer and discover how to create innovative products and services to meet the customer needs.

The workshop is led by Robert H. Hacker, adjunct professor at FIU and MIT’s Sloan School of Management, and author of Billion Dollar Company: An entrepreneur’s guide to business models for high growth companies. Hacker is also a Business Plan Challenge judge.

The workshop will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at FIU’s College of Business Complex, 11200 SW 8th St., Miami. Cost is $50.

To register, go to

FIU’s workshop series continues on March 15 with a session called Marketing Strategy and Social Media for Entrepreneurs.

Nancy Dahlberg

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