Thursday, March 17, 2011

The entrepreneurial public historian

NCPH conference participants in the past few years have asked for more professional development opportunities. There are four workshops scheduled for Pensacola. One of them is…

Entrepreneurship and the Practice of History
Wednesday, April 6, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Facilitators: Brian Martin, History Associates, Inc.; Michelle McClellan, University of Michigan; Darlene Roth, Public History Entrepreneur; and workshop facilitator, Phil Borden, Essergy Consulting.

Entrepreneurs are often held up as the iconic embodiment of the innovation, creativity, drive, and passion undergirding the American economy. Many businesses and professions view entrepreneurs as paving the pathways to the future. But what really defines entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship (its related practice in established organizations)? What skills are involved? How might the practice of entrepreneurship expand the range of opportunities available to professional historians and redefine the future of our profession? (Limit 25 participants. Tickets - $40)

Visit the conference page to register.

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