KANSAS CITY, MO - March 21, 2013 - "Business Globalization and the Movement of Entrepreneurship and its Effects on Students and Higher Education," hosted by Grantham University, is slated for March 21, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Cohen Center at Plaza Library, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO. This event is open to all business faculty in the Kansas City area.

Guest panelists include Eden and Jeff Lord, owners of Dash Enterprises, LLC; Daryl Williams, chief executive officer of Urban Entrepreneur Partnership Inc.; Dr. Janet Smith, entrepreneur and business faculty member at Grantham University; Roben Graziadei, entrepreneur, corporate trainer and senior account manager at McGraw Hill; Jason Grill, Esq., owner of JGrill Media and Consulting, radio show host, and former Missouri State Representative; Dr. Margareta Smith Knopik, vice president and chief operations officer, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

"Part of our ongoing commitment to excellence in business education means we are proud to provide accessible, professionally relevant workshops like this one," said Niccole Buckley, Dean of Grantham University's Mark Skousen School of Business. "We look forward to an evening of engaging dialogue on this timely topic."

Registration for the workshop is available via email to nbuckley@grantham.edu. In the email, please include the participant's name, job title, institution, phone number and email address.

The School of Business offers online degrees in a variety of programs, including accounting, business administration, business management, and performance improvement. The Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The Mark Skousen School of Business has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education and is eligible to undergo an accreditation review of its business programs.

About Grantham University

Established in 1951, Grantham University is a private institution that specializes in online education for the working adult student. Its mission is to provide accessible, affordable, professionally relevant degree programs in a continuously changing global society. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has compiled a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education. For more information, visit www.grantham.edu or call 1-800-955-2527.