The Florida Institute of Technology Patuxent Extended Studies site in Lexington Park, Md., recently introduced the Panther Den, an accelerator organization to support Southern Maryland businesses and startup entities. The Panther Den is part of a graduate class of business management students consisting of a team of professionals with a combined business and management expertise of more than 80 years, provides strategic management advice to drive business growth and opportunities in the area.
Panther Den services include business value proposition identification; strategic and tactical market research; revenue stream identification and cost structure analysis; customer segment analysis and relationship management; financial and rate analysis determination; and strategic partnerships.
The site will be accepting applications from potential clients. Applications are available at the Florida Tech Lexington Park office located at 21803 Three Notch Rd., Ste. A. Completed applications are due by June 30, 2014, and client selection will be made by Sept. 3. In the meantime, the Spring 2014 semester marketing management class will be conducting a pilot of the process.
For more information, email Dr. Bob Schaller, site director, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (301) 862-1004 or (240) 577-1697. To learn about the Florida Tech Patuxent site, visit www.fit.edu/patuxent