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College of Business to host 2009
Business Plan Competition

August 26, 2009 -- Students at Arkansas State University interested in entering the Business Plan Competition for 2009 should make plans to attend the entrepreneurship social Monday, Aug. 31, at noon in the College of Business building. The Business Plan Competition is in its second year and is open to all students, undergraduate and graduate, enrolled at ASU.

The competition is open to all ASU students, regardless of major. Students are allowed to work in teams of up to five people and must provide a five-page business plan. They may pick up an entry form and a ‘How-to Guide for Writing the ASU Business Plan,’ which are included in the plan package. Two tracks for the competition and prizes will be provided to the top three plans for each track. Prizes of $500, $250, and $125 will be awarded to the top three plans for undergraduate and graduate students.

Five copies of the plan, along with a completed entry form, are due to the College of Business Management and Marketing department office, Room 403, at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23. Judging of all written plans will take place Oct. 26-Nov. 3, and finalists will be notified via e-mail by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Finalists must submit revised business plans through e-mail by 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, with oral presentations by finalists scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 18.

For more information, contact Dr. Erick Chang, assistant professor of management at (870) 972-3430 or e-mail him at


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