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2 - 3:15
    

 

Certificate of Business Research

The Certificate of Business Reference is designed to teach students and faculty strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources unique to Florida State University. Classes cover topics of interest to a wide variety of users.

There is no charge for the series of classes. There will be a set of questionsto answer to recieve certificate. While the certificate will not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, a certificate of participation will be given to each student attending six (6) of the nine (9) classes. Each class is given on a Monday and a Wednesday and lasts just over an hour.

 

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Spring 2014

Business Research Certification Program

Earn your certificate by attending 6 of 9 classes.

Each class is held at three separate times:

Monday             05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         Room 210, HCB

For additional information please contact Trip Wyckoff at twyckoff@fsu.edu

 

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

Monday                                 January 27                            3:30-5PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                                January 28                            6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                              January 30                            2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

Monday                                February 3                            2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                               February 4                            6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                             February 6                            2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

Monday                                February10                           2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                              February 11                          5-6:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                            February 13                          2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

Monday                                February 17                          1-2:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                              February 18                          6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                            February 20                          2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Ideation Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas while researching their underlining trends.

Monday                                February 24                          2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                              February 25                          6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                             February 27                          2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

Monday                                March 3                                 2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                              March 4                                 6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                             March 6                                 2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Wall Street Analysis & Finance

Learn to research public companies like the investment pros do!

Monday                                March 17                              2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                               March 18                              6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                             March 20                              2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Intellectual Property: Patents & Trademarks

Learn how to search and protect intellectual property @ FSU!

Monday                                March 24                              2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Tuesday                               March 25                              6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                             March 27                              2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

 

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

Monday                                March 31                              2-3:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday                             April 3                                    2-3:15PM              Room 210, HCB

Tuesday                              April 8                                    6-7:30PM              05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Fall 2013

Business Research Certification Program

Earn your certificate by attending 6 of 8 classes.

Each class is held at two separate times:

Monday             3:00-4:30       05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday      2:00-3:30PM Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

For additional information please visit: http://guides.lib.fsu.edu/br101 or contact Trip Wyckoff at twyckoff@fsu.edu

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

Monday           September 9            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday      September 11       2-3:30PM    Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

Monday           September 16            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   September 18            2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

Monday           September 23            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   September 25            2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

Monday           September 30            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   October 2                     2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

Monday           October 7            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   October 9            2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Ideation Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas while researching their underlining trends.

Monday           October 14            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   October 16             2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Wall Street Analysis & Finance

Learn to research public companies like the investment pros do!

Monday           October 21            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   October 23            2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Intellectual Property: Patents & Trademarks

Learn how to search and protect intellectual property @ FSU!

Monday           October 28            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   October 30            2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

Monday           November 4            3-4:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Wednesday   November 6            2-3:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Summer Classes Cancelled

The Summer Session of Business Research 101 (BR101) has been cancelled as of 5/21/2013.

I am focused on developing a new online certificate for the Fall.

Please contact me at twyckoff@fsu.edu if you have questions about the course or are interested in being a beta test user.

Regards
Trip

 

Summer 2013

Business Research Certification Program

Earn your certificate by attending 6 of 8 classes.

Each class is held at two separate times:

Monday       2:00-3:30       05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday     3:00-4:30       Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

For additional information please visit: http://guides.lib.fsu.edu/br101 or contact Trip Wyckoff at twyckoff@fsu.edu

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

Monday           May 13            2-3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         May 16           3:00-4:30         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

Monday           May 20            2 - 3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         May 13           3 - 4:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

Monday           May 27            2 - 3:30PM          05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         May 30           3 - 4:30PM          Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

Monday           June 3              2 - 3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         June 6             3 - 4:30PM         Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

Monday           June 10            2-3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         June 13                        3:00-4:30           Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Ideation Trend Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas while researching their underlining trends.

Monday           July 8                           2-3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         July 11             3:00-4:30           Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Wall Street Analysis & Financial Research

Learn to research public companies like the investment pros do!

Monday           July 15             2-3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         July 18             3:00-4:30           Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

Monday           July 29             2-3:30PM         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday         August 1          3:00-4:30           Room 203, RBA Rovetta Business A

 

Spring 2013 (final)

Business Research Certification Program

Earn your certificate by attending 6 of 8 classes.

Each class is held at two separate times:

Monday       2:00-3:15       05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday     3:30-4:45       Room 209, RBA Rovetta Business A

For additional information please visit: http://guides.lib.fsu.edu/br101 or contact Trip Wyckoff at twyckoff@fsu.edu

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

January 31   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

February 4   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

February 7   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

February 11   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

February 14   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

February 18   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

February 21   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

February 25   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

February 28   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

March 4   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Ideation Trend Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas while researching their underlining trends.

March 7   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

March 18   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Wall Street Analysis & Financial Research

Learn to research public companies like the investment pros do!

March 21   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

March 25   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

March 28   3:30-4:45PM          College of Business RBA 209

April 1   2:00-3:15         05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

 

Fall 2012 Classes

Business Research Certification Program

Earn your certificate by attending 6 of 9 classes.

Each class is held at two separate times:

Monday       2:00-3:15       05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier

Thursday     3:00-4:15       Room 209, RBA Rovetta Business A  (College of Business time should be ready by mid-late August)

For additional information please visit: http://guides.lib.fsu.edu/br101 or contact Trip Wyckoff at twyckoff@fsu.edu

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

September 10   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

September 13   3:00-4:15PM     College of Business RBA 209

 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

September 17   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

September 20   3:00-4:15PM     College of Business RBA 209

 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

September 24   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

September 27   3:00-4:15PM     College of Business RBA 209

 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

October 1   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

October 4   3:00-4:15PM     College of Business RBA 209

 

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

October 8   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

October 11   3:00-4:15PM    College of Business RBA 209

 

Ideation Trend Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas while researching their underlining trends.

October 15   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

October 18   3:00-4:15PM     College of Business RBA 209

 

Wall Street Analysis & Financial Research

Learn to research public companies like the investment pros do!

October 22   2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

October 25   3:00-4:15PM     College of Business RBA 209

 

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

October 29  2:00-3:15           05A Library Instructional Room Basement Strozier*

November 1   3:00-4:15PM   College of Business RBA 209

*room subject to change

 

Summer 2012 Classes

Each class held on two separate dates, choose the most convenient for you!

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

May 21   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

May 31   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research both public and private companies.

June 4   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

June 7   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

June 11   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

June 14   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

June 18   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

June 21   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

June 25   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

June 28   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

Ideation Trend Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas while researching their  underlining trends.

July 9   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

July 12   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 


Wall Street Analysis & Financial Research

Learn to research public companies like the investment pros do!

July 19   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

July 23   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

July 26   10:45 – 12:00 (Room 212, RBA Rovetta Business A) 

July 30   2:00-3:15 (05A Library Instruction Room – Basement Strozier)

 

Spring 2012 Calendar of Classes

Classes this semester will be held on two separate dates, choose the most convenient for you!


January 18 and 19    12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 


6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

 

January 25 and 26 12:30-1:45  (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research all aspects of both public and private companies.

 

February 1 and 2   12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

 

February 8 and 9   12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

 

February 15 and 16   12:30-1:45  (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

 

February 22, and 23   12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Ideation Trend Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas and how to research their  underlining trends.

 

February 29 and March 1   12:30-1:45  (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Wall Street Analysis & Financial Research

Learn how to research public companies like the investment companies!

 

March 14 and 15    12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

 

Fall 2011 Calendar of Classes

October 5 12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

6/60 Six Databases in 60 minutes

Overview of the six key business databases you need to know.

 

October 12 12:30-1:45  (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

Company Research

Learn to quickly research all aspects of both public and private companies.

 

October 19 12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

Industry Research

Learn tips and tricks to better research industries using databases & resources available at FSU.

 

October 26 12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B) 

International Research

Learn to quickly research international companies, industries, and countries.

 

November 2 12:30-1:45  (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Market Research

Learn about market research resources useful for company, country, industry, and consumer research.

 

November 9 12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Ideation Trend Research

Identify and develop innovative business ideas and how to research their  underlining trends.

 

November16 12:30-1:45  (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Wall Street Analysis & Financial Research

Learn how to research public companies like the investment companies!

 

November 30 12:30-1:45 (Room 113, Rovetta Business Building B)

Job Search

Learn to quickly and efficiently research a company or industry for your next interview.

 

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