ERIC Number: ED246177
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Project NEED IT. New Enterprise and Economic Development Initiatives Today (Hartford, Connecticut, August 11-12, 1983).
Entrepreneurship Inst., Columbus, OH.
A conference dealing with new enterprise and economic development initiatives today, Project NEED IT was designed to familiarize decision makers at all levels of the public, private, and educational sectors with the best new enterprise development projects being carried out in the United States today. During the conference, a series of papers and discussions focused on methods for launching innovative technology-based enterprises, ways of identifying and training potential entrepreneurs, means of helping minority group members and women to participate in entrepreneurship, procedures for starting a financing program, ways to finance for growth, proven techniques for strengthening entrepreneurs' management and technical skills, methods for helping firms explore entrepreneurial markets, and public and private partnerships. (This report comprises a discussion of Project NEED IT, a Project NEED IT conference agenda, a list of conference speakers, and profiles of 24 organizations manifesting exemplary strategies for accomplishing the eight entrepreneurship objectives and goals addressed during the conference.) (MN)
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Budgeting, Business Administration, Business Responsibility, Career Education, Conferences, Cooperative Programs, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Females, Financial Needs, Financial Problems, Financial Support, Government Role, Information Dissemination, Innovation, Job Training, Minority Groups, Money Management, Planning, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Productivity, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Skill Development, Small Businesses, Success, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Community
Authoring Institution: Entrepreneurship Inst., Columbus, OH.
Identifiers - Location: United States