JMuse Cafe: Pitch Perfect – persuading others to invest in you

March 29, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Room 301
Carrier Library
880 Madison Dr, Harrisonburg, VA 22807

You have an idea for a business or think you’d be perfect for a position. How do you successfully pitch yourself or your idea to the stakeholders who can make it a reality? Learn the basics of a networking pitch or business proposal from our experts.

This event will be of benefit to students interested in applying for jobs and business owners/entrepreneurs who are seeking funding from various sources. All are welcome!

Speakers include
- Christina C. Roeder, Lecturer in JMU Department of Management
- C.K. Lee, Assistant Professor in JMU Department of Management
- Joyce Krech, Director of the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Tentative Agenda
Your Personal Elevator Pitch - for networking, interviewing, etc.
Business Plans and Financing Proposals - what the SBDC and commercial lenders are looking for
Business Pitches - key information for venture capital firms
Q&A and Info about the new JMU Entrepreneurship Minor and Venture Creation class

No registration needed.
  available in the Grace Street Deck, levels 2-7, from 5:30-8:30pm (See JMU Map, at grid 3-D)