Thursday, March 15, 2012

Peirce professor Michael Schirmer talks about skills needed to succeed as an entrepreneur

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you have ideas for launching your own small business? If so, you should take a class with entrepreneur and Peirce professor, Michael Schirmer. He is an Assistant Professor and was recently named the faculty chair of Business.

Professor Schirmer focuses on teaching Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. He brings to the classroom his skills developed from managing a nationally recognized advocacy program that focuses on supporting disadvantaged, minority-owned, and women-owned businesses.

Professor Schirmer recently joined us for a podcast to talk about his foray from the business world into teaching.

Click play below to listen to our conversation with Michael. You can also right click on the previous link and select "save link as" to download it to your computer, and save it to your mobile device so you can listen on the go.

Whether he’s serving as a professor in a higher education institution, or a mentor in a professional environment, Michael’s passion lies in sharing knowledge and helping others find ways to grow. He believes there’s always something new to learn, and it is this belief in lifelong learning that led him to Peirce.