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THE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE (PIR) PROGRAM CONNECTS UH STUDENTS AND FACULTY WITH LOCAL BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS.

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Besides education beyond the classroom, students receive valuable insight about a specific industry. This program also makes UH students, who are already interested in pursuing careers in entrepreneurship, accessible to business professionals.

  • PACE hosts 3 to 4 PIRs each semester. PIRs rotate each week, and hold office hours on the UH Manoa campus.

  • PIRs have expertise in one or more of the following areas: business, entrepreneurship, law, intellectual property, marketing, finance or venture funding.

  • Duties and responsibilities of the PIR include offering practical knowledge and advice on specific entrepreneurial issues; and introducing faculty and students to colleagues who may be of further assistance.

  • Faculty and students are required to schedule an appointment. The faculty / student must pose a specific question or desired outcome when making the appointment.

  • PIRs donate their time and knowledge to this program. They do not receive compensation for their service.

THE PROFESSIONAL-IN-RESIDENCE (PIR) PROGRAM CONNECTS UH STUDENTS AND FACULTY WITH LOCAL BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS.
Image of sPACE - Students engaging in work collaboration

Besides education beyond the classroom, students receive valuable insight about a specific industry. This program also makes UH students, who are already interested in pursuing careers in entrepreneurship, accessible to business professionals.

  • PACE hosts 3 to 4 PIRs each semester. PIRs rotate each week, and hold office hours on the UH Manoa campus.

  • PIRs have expertise in one or more of the following areas: business, entrepreneurship, law, intellectual property, marketing, finance or venture funding.

  • Duties and responsibilities of the PIR include offering practical knowledge and advice on specific entrepreneurial issues; and introducing faculty and students to colleagues who may be of further assistance.

  • Faculty and students are required to schedule an appointment. The faculty / student must pose a specific question or desired outcome when making the appointment.

  • PIRs donate their time and knowledge to this program. They do not receive compensation for their service.

MEET THE PROFESSIONALS

Piia Aarma
Branding, Crisis Management, Digital/Strategic Communications, General Startup Advice, Image and Positioning, Marketing, Media/Public Relations
Scott Brewer
Business Plans, Cash Flow, Financial Forecasting, Funding, General Startup Advice
Business Law Corps
Corporate Formation, General Startup Advice, Legal Considerations, Venture Capital
Donald Fukumoto
Distribution and Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, Inventory Services, Merchandising, Retail Operations, Sales and Promotion and Advertising
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phone: (808) 956-5083
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email: pace@hawaii.edu
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in Partnership with
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phone: (808) 956-5083
fax: (808) 956-5107
email: pace@hawaii.edu
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University of Hawaiʻi
An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Institution.
© 2020 Shidler College of Business. All rights reserved.
Website by Blue Logic Labs
2404 Maile Way, Room E-402, Honolulu, HI 96822
Intranet • Credits