Workshop on Leveraging Boards for Successful Business and Nonprofit Growth to be Held at FDU

Informative Seminar to be Held on September 27

Madison, NJ (September 1, 2005)How can small to mid-sized businesses and nonprofits create and leverage boards to more effectively manage their organizations? On Tuesday, September 27, 2005, this issue will be explored in a half-day intensive seminar, How to Leverage Boards for Successful Growth, presented by the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

The seminar will begin at 8 a.m. with a breakfast and registration period, followed by a brief welcome from James Barrood, Executive Director of the Rothman Institute, and Caren Franzini, CEO of the NJ Economic Development Agency. The first session will cover how to set up and operate boards, featuring a panel of five acknowledged professionals in the field.

The workshop provides specific insight during later breakout sessions tailored to for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations. Reggie Best, co-founder, president and CEO of Netilla Networks, Inc., and a recognized entrepreneur in the networking industry, will be one of five business experts speaking in the for-profit session.

The breakout session for nonprofit organizations brings together a diverse group of experienced panelists, including Hans Dekker, President of the Community Foundation of New Jersey, and Susie Schub, Founder and Director of Jumpstart, a nonprofit educational arts consulting firm. The broad range of industry knowledge and advice shared during this unique workshop will help entrepreneurs and top management become more successful in achieving their short- and long-term goals. The seminar concludes with a networking lunch at 12 p.m.

This event will be held in Lenfell Hall, The Mansion on FDUs College of Florham Campus, Madison, NJ. To register, call 973-443-8842. The registration fee is $95 for companies and $75 for nonprofit organizations. For further information and directions, visit

Rothman Institute

Mariellen Brown

Office of Public Relations
Fairleigh Dickinson University
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Teaneck, NJ 07666
(201) 692-7032

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Madison, NJ 07940
(973) 443-8661

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