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Oct. 24: China Town Hall to focus on state, local impact

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

Kuo, Rice (l-r)
Kuo, Rice (l-r)

PULLMAN, Wash. – As the top U.S. state exporter to China, Washington has an enormous stake in U.S.-China relations. From wheat to apples and Microsoft to Boeing, businesses and industries statewide are directly affected by America’s political and economic strategy regarding China. » More …

Oct. 26: Panel eyes opportunities for women in finance, entrepreneurship, management information systems

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

women-business-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Opportunities for women in the business-related disciplines of finance, entrepreneurship and management information systems will be the focus of a professional panel discussion, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in Spark 227 at Washington State University. A reception will follow in the Spark atrium. » More …

Oct. 6: Top business executives share information technology

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Carson College logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Learn about technology careers and how technology drives value in successful businesses at the annual Business Technology Symposium, 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University. » More …

Small businesses provided tools for creating disaster plan

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

Fladland Duane
Fladland

SPOKANE, Wash. – Having a disaster plan for your business can mean the difference between taking a hit or being dealt a knockout blow. » More …

International business program earns U.S. News ranking

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

us news logo PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Carson College of Business is in the top 110 best business schools in the nation as noted by this week’s U.S. News & World Report rankings. » More …

Sept. 13: Preparing a pitch for small business private funding

cup o joe on palouse logoBy Hope Belli Tinney Washington SBDC,

PULLMAN, Wash. – When bank loans aren’t an option, small business entrepreneurs often turn to private funders, including friends, family and private investors, for help. » More …

Sept. 25: Business lecture explores strategy of risk in insurance industry

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Greg Ness, StanCorp CEO
Ness

PULLMAN, Wash. – “Applied Risk: The Science and Strategy of Risk Mitigation in the Insurance Industry” will be presented 5-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Carson College of Business, Todd 216, Washington State University. » More …

Sept. 21: Kaiser Permanente president to speak at annual WSU Seattle Power Breakfast

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

mullaney susan kaiser foundation health plan
Mullaney

SEATTLE, Wash. – Susan Mullaney, president of Kaiser Permanente Washington, will present “Health Care: Bold Moves in a Time of Uncertainty” as the keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business. » More …

Experienced employee grabs reins as owner with SBDC support

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Business Development Center

Carrie deKubber in Bob's Burgers and Brew EverettEVERETT, Wash. – Carrie deKubber has held just about every position at Bob’s Burgers and Brew over the past 20 years, but thanks to the Washington Small Business Development Center, she added a new title this year — owner. » More …