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Becoming a Knowledge Entrepreneur
Stan Skrzeszewski, librarian, entrepreneur and philosopher

Come join Stan for an exploration of the ways to channel your creative ideas, information skills, experience, and knowledge into entrepreneurial activity, both as an individual working independently or as part of a team within an organization. Being a library entrepreneur is not an oxymoron. Creative entrepreneurship can be used for both personal and social gain.

4 PM Atlantic
Wednesday, APril 26th, 2006

The Benefits

* Explore the principles, skills and knowledge required to be a knowledge entrepreneur
* Understand the process for developing and implementing knowledge-based business plans and proposals
* Gain insights into the relationship between knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship

Who Should Participate?

Librarians, archivists, and media and information professionals working in traditional settings who feel a need for liberation, a greater opportunity for creativity, and who want to focus on living life well rather than on earning a living.

Key Topics You Will Explore

* Introduction to the theory, and a working framework for, knowledge entrepreneurship
* Outline of the character traits and core competencies of the knowledge entrepreneur
* Trend-blending: a unique approach to identifying and evaluating sources of opportunity
* Turning ideas into actual products and services
* New insights into the evolving job and career world


Member: $48.00 + GST
Non-Member: $68.00 + GST

About The Presenter......

Stan Skrzeszewski is a librarian, entrepreneur and philosopher. He has held various library positions in Ontario and Saskatchewan and has been president of the Canadian, Ontario and Saskatchewan Library Associations. His work with ASM Consultants, a firm he founded in 1992, has given him the opportunity to work with librarians in every corner of Canada. Stan is currently working on an implementation plan for a cosmopolitan world, providing alternative therapies for the job and career-bound, and developing a true philosophical grounding for wine.

Stan is the author of The Knowledge Entrepreneur.

Note: Registrants will be asked to respond to three questions in advance of the audio conference to help focus the session on the specific needs of the participants.

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