RSS News News articles from Florida Atlantic University College of Business FAU’s Adams Center Offers Public Special Courses and Boot Camp in Entrepreneurship This Fall Atlantic University’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship will host courses in entrepreneurship, and an Entrepreneur Boot Camp this fall. The courses will held on Thursdays from 6:30 to 9:20 p.m. “Social Entrepreneurship,” will be from Aug. 24 to Sept. 21. This course covers theories of using revenue generating business models to drive change. The course will examine nonprofit social enterprises, for-profit social enterprises, cause marketing firms and impact investing houses. “Fundamentals of Franchising,” runs from Sept. 28 to Oct. 26. This course will focus on what makes a good franchise, when is a concept ready for franchising, what laws govern franchising, and what to expect as a franchisee or franchisor. “Family Business,” runs Nov. 2 to Dec. 7. This course examines the distinctive issues facing the family firm, whether a large publicly traded firm or a small- to medium-sized privately held business, including management and governance best practices, dealing with challenges of growth and succession and developing an innovative organization through the generations. Members of the community, FAU faculty, staff and alumni, can register online at The Entrepreneur Boot Camp will take place on Wednesdays, Sept. 13 through Nov. 15, from 6 to 9 p.m. This certificate course empowers promising entrepreneurs and ambitious small business owners with the tools to write a successful business plan, find financial backing and design a blueprint for success. Afterwards, qualified participants may enter the prestigious FAU Business Plan Competition (at least one member of the team entering the Business Plan Competition must be a fully enrolled FAU student) or the FAU Tech Runway Launch Competition, and compete to fund their business. For more information or to register, visit Email 2017-06-12T11:24:00FAU's College of Business to Honor Riverside Hotel's Heiko Dobrikow with 2016 Business Leader of the Year Award Atlantic University’s College of Business will host the 25th annual Business Leader of the Year breakfast on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017 at 8 a.m., at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, in Boca Raton.2016-10-12T14:08:00