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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in South Africa

June 10-July 19, 2012

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Neil Tarallo is a senior lecturer and the academic director of the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. Previously he was a clinical assistant professor of entrepreneurship in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Recognized for outstanding teaching, he was named Whitman's Professor of the Year in 2008 and Outstanding Entrepreneurship Faculty Member in 2009.

Tarallo's fields of expertise are new venture creation, venture capital, transfer of technology from academic to competitive business environments, real estate as an entrepreneurial venture, business plans, and business school competitions. His recent academic interests include entrepreneurship in Africa and public policy as a catalyst for entrepreneurial activity in developing countries.