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Business Research 101 Workshops enhance research skills for life

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Now in its fifth year, the FSU Libraries’ popular Business Research 101 Workshops (BR101) will return, starting on February 7. The workshops are designed to teach students and faculty effective strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources provided by Florida State University. These free workshops examine research topics including company and industry research, ideation, marketing research, and job searches.

“BR101 can give you a professional edge through vital research expertise that can last a lifetime,” said Trip Wyckoff, FSU’s Entrepreneurial Outreach Librarian. “These workshops are invaluable to business majors or anyone looking to expand their research skills and enhance their resume.”

Each workshop will cover tips and strategies with hands-on research exercises. While not be reflected in a student's GPA or transcript, students earn a badge by attending at least five workshops. Each workshop is also offered three times a week to work with students busy class schedules and are open to all FSU students and faculty.

Faculty and graduate students can also earn professional development credit towards programs like Preparing Future Professionals by attending the Industry Research, Company Research, and Market Research classes, as well as, credit for Future Faculty & Preparing Future Professionals by attending the Ideation and Job Presentation classes.

For a complete description and schedule of BR101 workshops please visit or contact Trip Wyckoff at

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