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DI 20100 : Introduction to Design Innovation

This Research Guide is intended for students in the course DI 20100 taught by Abe Avnisan and J.R. Campbell


Business Plans Handbook

 Business Plans HandbookSample plans taken from businesses in the retail, service and manufacturing industries. 
 Access and search volumes 13 - 38 through the Gale Virtual Reference Library 

Databases at Kent State University

Selected courses from LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly, is an online education company offering thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills. All Kent State faculty, staff, and students have access to LinkedIn Learning at no charge. Login at Here is a list of just a few of the programs for small business available on LinkedIn Learning:

  • Brad Feld on Validating Your Start-up Idea
  • Entrepreneurship: Finding and Testing Your Business Idea
  • Entrepreneurship: Raising Start-up Capital
  • Entrepreneurship: Bootstrapping Your Business
  • Become a Small Business Owner
  • Finance Essentials for Small Business
  • Social Media Marketing for Small Business