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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education Launches New Suite of Live-Online Programs for Executives

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education recently launched a new suite of live-online distance learning programs in response to the disruption of business continuity resulting from COVID-19. These programs are designed to help leaders upskill and meet today’s business challenges and remote learning challenges. Chicago Booth also transitioned many high-demand in-person open enrollment programs to a live-online format this fall.

Chicago Booth’s live-online executive education programs provide multiple benefits, which include …

  • Delivered in a synchronous format where you’ll learn from faculty, industry leaders, and peers in an interactive, high-impact virtual environment
  • Often blend of live virtual and offline activities and readings to deepen one’s understanding of course content
  • Virtual networking opportunities to grow professional networks, as well as the ability to join Chicago Booth Executive Education private LinkedIn group upon program completion

The suite of new programs includes High-Stakes Decisions: Manage Risk

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LegalShield Expands Support for Small Business Owners with Business Plus, A Suite of Affordable Marketing and Sales Tools

LegalShield, one of the world’s largest providers of affordable legal and identity theft protection plans, today introduced LegalShield Business Plus, a new suite of sales and marketing tools, and expanded consultative services to help small-businesses grow. Business Plus is available as a supplement to the LegalShield Small Business Plan.

“Businesses of all sizes are faced with the enormous challenge of maintaining a steady pace in a rapidly evolving sales and marketing environment,” said LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell. “Through access to certified consultants and advanced marketing tools, start-ups, as well as up-and-coming businesses, can carve out bigger competitive advantages and increase their chances of not only surviving, but thriving.”

Small business owners are often challenged with finding time and resources to handle unexpected or expected legal matters, finance, marketing, and HR-related questions. LegalShield Business Plus empowers owners with tools to more efficiently and effectively market their services and make

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Facebook Announces New Digital Suite For Small Businesses, And E-Commerce Research Findings

Next week is Small Business Week, an annual commemorative holiday celebrated by the Small Business Administration for the past fifty years. Hopefully, the programming will reflect on the needs and unique challenges facing small businesses at this time. 

This morning, Facebook announced a new digital tool for small businesses to consolidate their operations across social media platforms, the Facebook Business Suite. The interface will allow small business owners to edit their profiles, post content, send and receive messages, and analyze user traffic all in one place. The platform is available for small businesses starting today, and will be expanded in the coming year to serve larger businesses, according to the press release.

Concurrently, they have announced the publication of

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Facebook Business Suite Opens Its Doors to SMBs First

Facebook is giving small and midsized businesses in early present in honor of National Small Business Week Sept. 21 through 25 with its release Thursday of Facebook Business Suite, a cross-application interface that enables SMBs to manage their pages and profiles across the Facebook family of apps.

Rich Rao, the social network’s vice president, small business group, pointed out an interview that Facebook typically rolls out new feature to larger businesses and eventually extends them to SMBs, but it decided to make Facebook Business Suite available to smaller businesses first due to the needs it is seeing as a result of Covid-19.

Facebook Business Suite will enable SMBs to:

  • Post to Facebook and Instagram at the same time and manage posts from a single destination in order to better stay connected with their communities on each platform.
  • Get all messages, notifications and alerts from Facebook and Instagram in one place,
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Facebook launches Business Suite to link messaging apps

Facebook on Thursday launched a new app named Facebook Business Suite that lets small businesses manage their pages and profiles across Facebook, Instagram and Facebook Messenger from a single interface.

Why it matters: The app is the first product Facebook has launched that combines the backend infrastructure for three of its messaging apps. The company has teased this move for over a year.

Driving the news: Facebook debuted the new business tools alongside new research it commissioned about the state of small businesses durning the pandemic. One study found that small businesses making more than 25% of their sales online are more likely to report higher sales than this time last year.

  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg told Axios in an interview that the company is trying to do more research and better understand the challenges facing small businesses so it can build products and provide better tools and training for
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