Workshops and Seminars

The Global Entrepreneurship Institute provides educational forums worldwide where members and their colleagues learn superior, practical business skills and explore best practices of world-class organizations through interaction with each other, expert faculty practitioners, and domain experts. Our Online Courses provide tools individuals use to extend learning beyond the classroom in a process of lifelong professional growth and development through education.

Examples of Previous Workshops and Seminars

Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC)
Business Plan Judge: The Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC) held in San Salvador, El Salvador. Sponsored by Organization of American States (OAS).  June 2011.

WordCamp Orange County 2011
Presentation: Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success
Business Plan Development for the Technology Entrepreneur
Chapman University, May 2011.

Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC)
Business Plan Judge: The Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC) held in Lima, Peru. Sponsored by Organization of American States (OAS).  June 2010.

Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC)
Business Plan Judge: The Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC) held in San pedro Sula, Honduras. Sponsored by Organization of American States (OAS).  May 2009.

Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC)
Business Plan Judge: The Talent and Innovation Contest (TIC) held in Medellin, Colombia. Sponsored by Organization of American States (OAS).  May 2008.

Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN)
Featured Panelists: “Raising Money: Funding Roadmap.” Sponsored by Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, Costa Mesa, CA. January 2006.

University of Phoenix
Developer and Instructor for Workshop Series: “Entrepreneurial Success Workshop.” Costa Mesa, CA. May 2005.

VentureForth@UCSD
Developer and Instructor for Workshop Series: “Business Plan Bootcamp.” University of California, San Diego. April 2005.

Chapman University, Argyros School of Business & Economics
Featured Guest Speaker: “What Makes a Great Venture Capitalist: Roles Venture Capitalists Play in Venture Building.” Financing Entrepreneurial Enterprises Class, Orange, CA November 2004.

Special Event: LARTA University
Featured Panelist: “Roadmap To Business Planning: Writing an Effective Business Plan,” Sponsored by Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, Santa Monica, CA, October 2004.

Special Event: Featured Guest Speaker
Pepperdine University School of Law, Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology Law, Malibu, CA October 2004.

Special Event: Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
Featured Presenter: “Venture Summit and Progressive Dinner,” Sponsored by Forum For Women Entrepreneurs, Newport Beach, CA October 2004

Special Event: Business Author’s Symposium
Featured Panelist: “Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success,” Sponsored by Barnes & Noble, Costa Mesa, CA, June 2004.

Tech Coast Angels Dinner Event: Los Angeles County
Speaker: “Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success: Ten Value Drivers,” Sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank, Westwood, CA, June 2004.

Special Event: Business Author’s Symposium
Speaker: “Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success,” Sponsored by Barnes & Noble, Orange, CA, May 2004.

UCLA Anderson School MBA Class Venture Initiation Class
Guest lecturer: “Venture Capital Financing,” UCLA Anderson School of Management, May 2004.

UCLA Entrepreneur Association Conference
Workshop Panelist: “Negotiation Skills for the Entrepreneur with a Term-Sheet,” UCLA Anderson School of Management, April 2004.

Medical Devices 2004: 9th Annual Executive Summit
Featured Thought Leader: “Portable and Wireless Device Outlook,” Sponsored by Frost & Sullivan, San Francisco, March 2004.

Medical Devices 2004: 9th Annual Executive Summit
Panelist: “Sourcing Vendors for New Product Development,” Sponsored by Frost & Sullivan, San Francisco, March 2004.

Healthcare/LifeSciences: Opportunities 2003
Featured Thought Leader: “Creating Value in Spin-Offs,” Sponsored by Frost & Sullivan, San Diego, November 2003.

Healthcare/LifeSciences Opportunities 2003
Panelist: “Managing Successful Outsourcing Relationships,” Sponsored by Frost & Sullivan, San Diego, November 2003.

Harvard Business School Association of Orange County
Keynote Speaker: “Roadmap To Entrepreneurial Success: Powerful Strategies For Building A High-Profit Business” Costa Mesa, CA, April 2003.

Pepperdine School of Business Management MBA Program
Guest Lecturer: Entrepreneurial Management Class, “Typology of Angel Investors,” Irvine, CA, January 2003.

Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN)
Featured Panelist: “Raising Money: Finding Angel Investors During the Stock Market Meltdown” University California Irvine, July 2002.

Institute of Management Consultants: Summer Meeting
Keynote Speaker: “New Business Venturing Following the Perfect Storm,” Sponsored by: Institute of Management Consultants, Southern California Chapter, Los Angeles, CA, June 2002.

The 21st Century Commerce EXPO 2000
Featured Panelist: “Creating Successful Strategic Alliances for Transforming Your e-Business into the Global Marketplace” Sponsored by: The Association For Enterprise Integration (AFEI), Albuquerque Convention Center, October 2000.

The 21st Century Commerce EXPO 1999
Featured Panelist: “Lessons learned: The Seven P’s to e-business Success” Sponsored by: National Defense Industrial Association, San Diego, CA, November 1999.

Global Forum on Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership
Panelist: “Global Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing for Entrepreneurs” Sponsored by: Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, Bradley International Center, UCLA, CA, August 1999.

Appliance Manufacturer Conference and Expo
Paper Presentation: “The Venture Team Approach for Project Managers in the Appliance Industry: How to Select, Manage, Control, Measure and Reward Stakeholders” Sponsored by: Appliance Manufacturer Magazine, Nashville, TN, September 1997.

International Appliance Technical Conference
Case Study Presentation: “The Design and Development of On-Site Medical Waste Treatment Appliances that Utilize Dual-Use Technology” Sponsored by: Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers Columbus, OH, May 1997.

Design and Manufacture for the Environment
Paper Presentation: “Measuring Consumer Response to Environmental Marketing Strategies in the Automotive Industry” Sponsored by: Society of Automotive Engineers, Chrysler Technical Center, Detroit, April 1997.

International Automotive Congress & Exposition
Paper Presented: “Managing New Product Projects in the Automotive Industry” Sponsored by: Society of Automotive Engineers Detroit, February 1997.

China Electronics Industry Forum
Paper Presented: “Forecasting Electronics Demand in the Telecommunications Marketplace” Sponsored by: PennWell Publications, Chinese Department of Trade, Shenzhen, China December, 1996.

NASA Technology 2006
Paper Presentation: “The Design and Commercialization of Consumer Products that Utilize Dual-Use Technology” Sponsored by: NASA and US Department of Commerce Anaheim, CA, October 1996.

Business Opportunities For Composites in the 90′s
Keynote Speaker: “Creating a Business Plan for Companies in the Composites Industry” Sponsored by: US Department of Commerce Cerritos College Composites Technology Center, June 1996.

Business Opportunities For Composites in the 90′s
Keynote Speaker: “Developing a Business Strategy for the Composites Industry” Sponsored by: US Department of Commerce Cerritos College Composites Technology Center, June 1996.

41st International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition
Paper Presentation: “Strategic Planning for Commercial and Industrial Markets” Sponsored by: Society of Advanced Materials and Process Engineers Anaheim, CA, March 1996.

Business Opportunities For Composites in the 90′s
Keynote Speaker: “Business Planning for the Composites Industry,” Sponsored by: US Department of Commerce, Cerritos College Composites Technology Center, November 1995.

NASA Technology 2005
Moderator: “Global Positioning System (GPS) Advances and Applications in the Automotive Industry” Sponsored by: NASA and US Department of Commerce Chicago, Illinois, October 1995.

Technology Commercialization and Economic Growth
Paper Presentation: “From Creativity to Commercialization: Recognizing the Value of Creativity in Dual-Use Technology Commercialization” Sponsored by: US Department of Commerce and Ford Motor Company: Washington, DC, July 1995.