You Don't Have to Wait Until You're Out of School to Launch Your Dream Business
Millions of television viewers know Randal Pinkett as the winner of NBC's The Apprentice, Season 4
, but they may not know that he is also the founder and CEO of a multimillion-dollar consulting firm, BCT Partners, that he started while an undergraduate at Rutgers University.
In Campus CEO
Pinkett shows students how to take the entrepreneurial leap, and how attainable, even practical it is to start and run a profitable campus-based business. He shares his insights and profiles other millionaires who got their start as student entrepreneurs, including Bill Gates, Michael Dell, and the founders of Google, Yahoo!, and Facebook, showing how students can follow in their footsteps.
As the cost of tuition continues to rise, students increasingly take on debt, loans, and part-time jobs to fund their educations. As Campus CEOs, students can form businesses that not only defray the costs of their educations but also flourish long after graduation. Regardless of major, background, or area of interest, students today are uniquely positioned to launch a business. Campus CEO
will show you how to:
- Discover what type of business works best with your campus and interests
- Create a successful business plan and secure funding
- Surround yourself with a winning team and mentors
- Maintain a healthy balance between work and school
- Take advantage of the many resources available right on your college campus
Randal Pinkett is the chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, a
multimillion-dollar consulting firm specializing in organizational development, information technology, and strategic planning, that he started while an undergraduate at Rutgers University. After graduating from Rutgers as a championship athlete with a 3.9 grade point average, he went on to become a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and earn four more
degrees, including an MBA and PhD from MIT. Thanks to his academic savvy and his profitable campus-based business, Randal managed to graduate from college completely debt free.
The Student Entrepreneur's Guide to
Launching a Multimillion-Dollar Business
by Randal Pinkett
Trade Paperback, 268 pages