Free Workshop for High School Students Interested in Business
Lincoln College hosting second annual “Taking Care of Business” Workshop

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[October 11, 2019]  LINCOLN - Lincoln College’s MacKinnon School of Business is hosting its second annual Taking Care of Business event geared to introducing area junior and senior high school students to the various disciplines of business. The free workshop will take place Tuesday, October 15, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Lincoln College campus in Lincoln.

During the workshop, students experience a series of hands-on interactive exercises often used in the business school’s course offerings. Areas highlighted included entrepreneurship, economics, marketing, and operations management. The sessions are led by Lincoln College’s business faculty.

The free workshop will expose junior and senior high school students to some of the different areas of business. Thus, allowing them to learn about the intricacies of business and potentially spark interest in exploring business as a career.

Students will take part in a variety of activities designed to illustrate business principles and business disciplines, these include:

• “Q’s Toys” used to demonstrate entrepreneurship;

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• “It Costs How Much?!” to teach students about the principles of economics;

• “Creating a Brand” for marketing and advertising lessons; and

• “Pitching Pennies” for operations management practices.

There is no charge for the workshop and lunch will be included. Interested persons should register by contacting Dr. Diana Heeb Bivona, Lead Faculty for Business Management at Lincoln College, at or by calling 217.735.7326. Space is limited.

[Lauren Grenlund
Director of Public Relations
Lincoln College]


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