Get Real: Dennis Wilke Explains The Benefits of a Trade School Education

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Guests: Alan Seadler, Dennis Wilke

The American Entrepreneur, Ron Morris, talks with Dennis Wilke, the CEO of the Rosedale Technical Institute, about the educational value that RTI provides to its students as an alternative to the “traditional” collegiate experience, and offers a preview of their upcoming HVAC educational program.  Plus, Ron talks with Alan Seadler of Duquesne University about the intersection of energy and the environment, and the importance of education people to the idea that they are more closely related than people think.

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Ron’s Rant: Can Too Many Systems Hold Back a Small Business?
Ron’s Rant: Can Too Many Systems Hold Back a Small Business?

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Nanotechnology and Innovation: Shaping the Future of Business
Nanotechnology and Innovation: Shaping the Future of Business

Guests: Alan Seadler

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OPEN TALK: Of Systems and One Million Listeners
OPEN TALK: Of Systems and One Million Listeners

The American Entrepreneur, Ron Morris, conducts an open talk segment where he discusses the dangers of implementing too much structure in a knowledge-based company. Plus, he also talks about the marketing challenges facing the show on its quest to reach one million regular listeners.

Dennis Wilke Presents a Real-World Alternative to “Traditional” Education
Dennis Wilke Presents a Real-World Alternative to “Traditional” Education

Guests: Dennis Wilke

The American Entrepreneur, Ron Morris, talks with Dennis Wilke, President of Rosedale Technical Institute, about the importance of trade-based education as a means of preparing post-high school students to make an immediate impact in the “real world”. Plus, he previews some of the school’s innovative education programs in the area of HVAC, and discusses the types of people he looks for when it comes to both instructors and students.

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