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2008 - 4 stories
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2009
Have an idea for an iPhone application, but don't know how to make it happen or can't afford to take a course?  NJIT will offer free tuition for an online iPhone application development non-credit course. The 10-week online course will begin Oct. 19, 2009. An NJIT instructor will teach it and students who successfully complete it will receive three continuing education units from NJIT. >>
NJIT's Center for Innovation Acceleration and North Jersey Partners WIRED will host several seminars and certification programs. The Advanced Invention 2 Venture (AI2V) workshop will be held on June 8-11, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Enterprise Development Center III, Rm. 407. Click here to register (click on June 8-11 link). Contact: sheft@njit.edu or call 973-596-5825. In addition, The New Jersey Center for Innovation and The Entrepreneurs Group will present "Build Your Financial Model and Develop Cash Management/Valuation Skills," a program consisting of two hands-on and intensive workshops to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs in raising capital. For more information as well as dates and locations, click here>>
Randal Pinkett, PhD, has extended the deadline for the 2nd Annual Campus CEO Challenge to Friday, April 17. The Campus CEO Challenge provides an opportunity for young entrepreneurs currently running their own companies or brainstorming a possible business idea to submit their mini-business plans for a chance to win cash prizes, awards and a business consultation with Dr. Pinkett.  The competition will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at NJIT's Campus Center.    >>
Student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to participate in Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO Challenge as part of the IFEL North Jersey Business Plan competition. For additional details click here. Deadline for submission of entries: March 16, 2009. The competition, which will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at NJIT's Campus Center, is part of the North Jersey Partners Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant.   >>
2008
Student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to participate in Randal Pinkett's Campus CEO Challenge as part of the IFEL North Jersey Business Plan competition.  For additional details please click here.  Deadline for submission of executive summaries is January 14, 2009.  The Competition will culminate with an awards luncheon on April 30, 2009 at New Jersey Institute of Technology Campus Center. The business plan competition is part of the North Jersey Partners WIRED (Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development) grant.   >>
Members of the northern New Jersey business, nonprofit and academic communities joined Jeanne C. Meister, founder of the New Learning Playbook blog, to discuss the training and development challenges that employers face in dealing with the new generation of workers on Dec. 11 at NJIT. Meister, an internationally recognized consultant in designing and implementing learning organizations for Fortune 1,000 firms, will be leading this project with Gale Tenen Spak, Associate Vice President, Continuing and Distance Education at NJIT. The group of human resources professionals was convened as part of the North Jersey Partners Life Long Learning Initiative with the goal of transitioning the northern New Jersey area into a continual learning region through training and workforce development. All of the information regarding this project can be found on the North Jersey Partners website. >>
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"Creating and Surviving Disruptive Innovation" a talk by Clayton M. Christensen, the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, on Nov. 1, has been postponed to a later date. >>
NJIT's Office of Technology Development and the Enterprise Development Center (EDC) along with North Jersey WIRED will host an Advanced Invention to Venture Workshop on June 9-12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the EDC, 211 Warren St., Newark. An optional SBIR Proposal Writing workshop will be held on June 13. Scholarships are available for NJIT faculty and students. Contact: Judith Sheft at  NJIT's Office of Technology Development at x5825. >>
2007
Governor Jon S. Corzine will announce the kickoff of the New Jersey Economic Innovation Alliance, made possible by a Workforce Innovation for Regional Economic Development (WIRED) grant, on March 16, at 10 a.m. at NJIT. A public session from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Campus Center Atrium will feature Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor Douglas Small who will explain the initiative. The $5.1M WIRED grant will support community partners' efforts to harness the regions' unique resources to transform their local economies. The grant also will be used to expand employment and worker development opportunities in the award region. >>
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