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Small Business Essentials: Pathway to Profitability

October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT


Presenter: Dr. Debra Bishop, Drake University 

Date: October 20, 2020

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: Online

Profitability – the pathway to long-term business sustainability and growth!

Are you trying to decide whether to get started, considering a location, or contemplating a strategy for growth? Join us for an interactive, engaging, practical session looking at profitability using the principles of break-even analysis.

About our speaker

Dr. Debra Bishop received a doctorate in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering with a concentration in operations research from Iowa State University in 1996. She has been at Drake University since 1996 and until February held the position of Director of the Buchanan Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership as well as the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Outreach. She is a Professor of Practice in Management and International Business teaching primarily operations management. Dr. Bishop has taught courses in entrepreneurship, operations improvement, break-even analysis and procurement to business professionals.

She has been the recipient of the Brooks Faculty Excellence Award as well as the David B. Lawrence Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Additionally, Dr. Bishop is a visiting professor at Makerere University Business School in Kampala, Uganda taking students to Uganda for a short-term course studying sustainable development issues each May.


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October 20, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT


Des Moines, IA 50312 United States

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