CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: April 13, 2000
Registration is under way for FastTrac Planning entrepreneurial training
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Registration is now under way for the FastTrac Planning
entrepreneurial training course, which provides entrepreneurs and members
of the management team an opportunity to evaluate their businesses and develop
strategies to successfully grow their companies.
FastTrac Planning, sponsored by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
and the Small Business Development Center at the University of Iowa and the
Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce, is a nationally acclaimed entrepreneurial
training program designed for persons interested in improving their business
management skills and increasing their company's profitability.
Topics to be discussed during the program include: hiring and motivating
staff; protecting your assets; identifying new target markets; developing
successful market penetration strategies; managing and improving cash flow;
sources of financing; and harvesting your business.
FastTrac Planning begins on Monday, May 1 and will meet at the UI campus
from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through June 1. Classes will
not be held on May 25 or May 29. The program normally costs $500, but Iowa
City area participants will pay only $299, which includes the cost of tuition,
books and computer software specifically created for developing business plans.
For more information or to register, please contact Carolyn Norton at (319)
335-1022 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.