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PKF Texas – The Entrepreneur’s Playbook™: Internal University Programs

by | Oct 31, 2008 | PKF Texas - The Entrepreneur's Playbook®

Note: Running Fridays in FromGregsHead.comis a continuing series of tips brought to you by Greg Price. These run Saturday mornings during the BusinessMaker’s Radio Show on KPRC 950AM. Audio files can be found on the Entrepreneur’s Playbook page of the PKF Texas website.

An effective way to ensure your team meets continuing education requirements is to develop a formalized company internal university training program.  Many businesses use the university concept as an umbrella for all of their training and learning activities.

The curriculum should include both soft and technical topics.  Examples of non-technical topics include: stress management, networking and personal finance.  It is also an excellent tool to spotlight different niche areas within your firm and industry.

Using experts within your firm to make presentations is an easy way to keep costs down. Though many outside speakers will reduce their costs, or speak for free to get the chance to network with your firm.    

Opening classes when appropriate, to strategic referral partners, clients, and prospects is great for adding value to your relationships in the marketplace.

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