August 26, 3pm–4pmWhat
The American Farm Bureau Federation, together with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative, announces the second in a series of free online business training webinars for rural entrepreneurs and Farm Bureau members.
“Finding and Using Business Information” will be presented Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. Featured presenters include Jessica Nelson, general manager at the National Center for Economic Gardening, and Steve Radley, president and CEO of the Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship (DBA NetWork Kansas).
Interested Farm Bureau members and others are encouraged to RSVP online. The series, with five webinars in 2014, is a key component of the Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative, a joint effort between AFBF and GSEI.
The educational series was created to address the major challenges that rural entrepreneurs are likely to face. Workshops are scheduled throughout the year, with topics including:
Finding and Using Business Information Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m.
Telling Your Business Story Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m.
Finding Money To Grow on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 3 p.m.
Finding and Keeping Talent on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m.
An orientation workshop kicked off the webinar series at the end of July with featured presenter Dan Durheim, AFBF’s director of industry affairs, providing a comprehensive overview of the national Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative. Watch the webinar.