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College of Business to host 2009
Business Plan Competition
August 26, 2009 --
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
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