Veterans Business Council - August
About The Event
The Veterans Business Council is dedicated to helping build a vibrant and prosperous business community for all Veterans and Veteran Owned-Businesses in Southwest Florida.
At the August meeting, Dr. Aysegul Timus will be presenting on what micro-credentials and digital badges are and why they are valuable. She will also be giving an overview of what badges can be earned free of charge to Lee county residents.
Dr. Timur is Vice President and Vice Provost of Strategy and Program Innovation and a member of the Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University. She received her doctoral degree in Business Administration, majoring in Economics, from the University of South Florida, and both her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration from the University of Istanbul. Her areas of specialization include business policy and organizational development, quality and continuous improvement, health (especially pharmaceutical pricing), and international economics. She is a go-to expert for workforce development and was recently honored by the Florida College Access Network as one of its first Workforce Education Innovators. Before joining the FGCU team, she held a variety of faculty and executive leadership positions in higher education, including full professor of economics. Read her full bio here.
Make new connections, share insight with fellow veteran professionals, and learn more about local organizations that can take your business to the next level.
Benefits of the Veterans Business Council include:
- Exclusive networking and business development opportunities
Access to resources to help grow your business
Ability to connect with other veteran professionals
Unique benefits not available to traditional businesses