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IBM holds small business seminar at Lawrence Tech April 21

Release Date: April 9, 2009

Southfield, Mich. - IBM will present a free Small Business Basics seminar as part of Money Smart Week Michigan on Tuesday, April 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the UTLC gallery at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. A free, light dinner will be served.

The United Way of Michigan and the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago are the lead sponsors of a series of free workshops during Money Smart Week, April 18-25. To register for this or other workshops, call (313) 226-9390, dial 211 or go to

The IBM Small Business Basics seminar will help people starting or expanding a business. An IBM trainer will present its web-based SME toolkit, which has content, resources, and advice for small businesses.

Lawrence Tech's College of Management offers various degrees and courses in small business development and entrepreneurship.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers over 80 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech's 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Livonia, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.