Dr. Ken Colwell, PhD, MBA
Author & Contributor
Dr. Ken Colwell, PhD, MBA, and author of Starting A Business QuickStart Guide, is a seasoned strategic and operational leader with extensive experience working within entrepreneurial ecosystems and interacting with relevant private and public sector stakeholders at all levels in order to accomplish objectives.
He has consulted for hundreds of start-up ventures and is the principal of Innovative Growth Advisors.
Dr. Colwell is currently dean of the University of Houston-Victoria School of Business Administration. He has held past decanal posts at School of Business at Central Connecticut State University and the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences at Long Island University–Brooklyn. Prior to taking his current decanal post, he was the director of entrepreneurship programs at the University of Miami School of Business Administration and a professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at Drexel University.
Dr. Colwell holds a PhD in strategic management from the University of Oregon and an MBA from San Francisco State University. He has taught strategic management, entrepreneurship, new venture planning, and entrepreneurial consulting at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels.
What makes or breaks a new entreprenuer?
Sourced from over twenty years of firsthand experience working with entrepreneurs, new ventures, and high-growth startups, author Dr. Ken Colwell, PhD, MBA has the answers. His new book Starting a Business QuickStart Guide is ideal for business and entrepreneurship students, small business owners, managers, and soon-to-be entrepreneurs.
From the very first steps of conceptualizing your venture to winning your first customers, delivering value, and turning a profit, this book acts as an invaluable blueprint for your path to entrepreneurial success. Colwell’s clear voice, extensive experience, and easy-to-understand presentation come together to make this book a must-have resource in the library of every budding entrepreneur!
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"For aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, Ken Colwell's 'Starting a Business QuickStart Guide' offers practical and actionable advice. Colwell walks readers through the basics of understanding the value of an idea to creating your first business plan."