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Business Planning in Entrepreneurship Research Past Present and Future
March 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Matthew R. Marvel, George A. Ball Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship
Business Planning in Entrepreneurship Research: Past, Present, and Future
Business planning is pervasive in entrepreneurship education today but academic debate about the value of planning is longstanding.
In this presentation, Matt Marvel discusses the major challenges in business planning research. Using recent data collected from new technology-based startups, he advances a new perspective in business planning research while considering if, and when, planning promotes venture development.
- Reception immediately following lecture, Terrace Lounge
- Free and open to the public; no reservations required
About Matthew R. Marvel
Matthew R. Marvel is the George A. Ball Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Miller College of Business at Ball State University. Matt’s primary research focus is human capital and learning within high-tech venture development. His research has been published inEntrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Small Business Management, and Small Business Economics among many others. He serves on the Editorial Review Boards of both Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Journal of Small Business Management.
Matt has served as Vice President and on the Executive Board for the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He has led entrepreneurship initiatives at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Western Kentucky University, West Virginia University, and Ball State University.
Matt earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he received a Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship. He earned a bachelor of science in marketing from Southern Illinois University and went on to complete a master of business administration at Eastern Illinois University. Matt has worked in a variety of consulting and marketing roles in information technology.
Location: Ball State University Student Center