April 05, 2007

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host the seminar, "Understanding Diversity in the Workplace," Tuesday, April 17, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the SBDC Business Education Center, 207 Chamberlin Building, in Lewisburg.

Lisa Verge, training and organizational development consultant at Bucknell, will lead the seminar. Topics to be discussed include: what diversity really means; how individuals are diverse; the role personal bias plays; the effect of technology on diversity; and diversity as a competitive advantage for organizations.

The cost for the seminar is $30. Seating is limited; registration is required. Call 570-577-1249, email SBDC@bucknell.edu, or online at http://www.bucknell.edu/SBDC/

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. To request free business consulting services, complete the online request at http://www.bucknell.edu/SBDC/

Created in 1978, the Bucknell SBDC is one of the first SBDC centers in the country and serves as an educational research resource for small businesses. In addition to SBDC staff consultants, Bucknell faculty, staff and student interns assist small business owners with enhancing their knowledge of business management through individual consultations, seminars, and pre-business workshops. 

Posted April 5, 2007

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