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Growth Planning Using Strategy in a BoxSM

Entrepreneurial Roundtable

March 15, 2010: 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

According to the Harvard Business Review, most executives cannot articulate the objective, scope, and advantage of their business in a simple statement. If they can’t, neither can anyone else! Gary Teuber and Tim Knaus of Abacus Business Leaders, LLC will present a uniquely efficient growth-planning tool designed for lower-middle market companies, associations, and corporate business units.

Where

Northern Illinois University - Naperville Campus
1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, Illinois

Driving Directions:Take Naperville Road exit from I-88. At first light, turn south (left if coming from the east) and go to dead end (Diehl Road). Turn right on Diehl Road, go three blocks and turn left at NIU - Naperville (across from Hampton Inn). Parking in rear. Enter center door.

Event Details

Gary Teuber and Tim Knaus of Abacus Business Leaders, LLC will present Strategy in a Box, a uniquely efficient growth-planning tool designed for lower-middle market companies, associations, and corporate business units. You will learn: • How to confront the new business realities of 2010 and beyond • How your company’s value is affected both now and in the future • How to identify critical business value factors and their affect on your valuation • How to establish, implement growth plans to increase value and obtain your long and short term goals • Operating initiatives for achievement in 2010 and beyond

Cost

$25 for public; $20 for Chicago Booth alumni/faculty/students.

Registration

Register Online
Register by March 10th to get $5.00 discount!!

Deadline: 3/15/2010

Speaker Profiles

Gary Teuber (Speaker)
Principal, Abacus Business Leaders, LLC

After working in leading corporate sales roles, he started a technology-driven digital printing and marketing company in his basement. As CEO he grew the business to $12 million in sales while re-inventing it over five times. Gary successfully sold the business in 2008.

Tim Knaus (Speaker)
Principal, Abacus Business Leaders, LLC

Tim served in many corporate financial roles, before moving into strategic planning, marketing and operations roles primarily in make-to-order manufacturing businesses. Tim has led three business units in the last twenty years as President or General Manager. He has sold one business and has been acquired twice.

Questions

Bill Wentz, `88 (XP-57) 
Roundtable Coordinator
630.344.1119

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