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Archive for Monday, October 29, 2001

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October 29, 2001

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Attacks effects

Continuing Education offers economic course

A new Kansas University Continuing Education course will focus on the state of the economy following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

"Economic Indicators: An Investor's Guide," part of the KU for Lawrence series, runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 12, 19 and 26 as well as Dec. 3 at the Continuing Education building, 1515 St. Andrews Drive. The course will be taught by Jane Tedder, vice president and senior economist with Security Benefit Group in Topeka.

Registration, which costs $40, can be completed online at www.kuce.org/kufor or by calling 864-5823.

Kansas University

Business center offers entrepreneur seminars

The Kansas University Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a seminar, "How to Form Your Own LLC Limited Liability Company," from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at 734 Vt. Tim Mentz, an attorney and business development specialist, will present the seminar. The seminar costs $25.

The center also is sponsoring "How to Start & Manage Your Own Business" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at 734 Vt. Randee Brady, the center's director, will give the presentation. The seminar is free, but persons should register.

To register for either seminar or for more information, call 843-8844.

Kansas State University

Economic leader to discuss global trade

Raymond Cesca, president of Global Alliances for Economic Advancement, will deliver the George H. Stephens Alpha Zeta Distinguished lecture at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Hale Library Hemisphere Room at Kansas State University. He will discuss the "Challenge of Opening New Markets: Becoming a Global Marketer."

The presentation will help attendees gain an understanding of the international dimension of agriculture. Cesca will profile the success of marketing agriculture to other countries.

Cesca, former managing director of McDonald's World Trade, was responsible for reducing or eliminating barriers to trade among the 118 countries in which McDonald's operates.

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