Joshua Pepoff

Joshua Pepoff

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

Group Leader/ Consultant

Purdue University Calumet

Experiential Learning Course in which my team and I did consulting for a real small business in the area.

  • Analyzed problems and formulated solutions for the business
  • Researched and analyzed trends in the industry
  • Created survey instrument and sent to customers in the same industry to determine what they wanted
  • Consulted with experts in order to redesign their website
  • Consulted with graphical design experts
  • Researched marketing strategies
  • Presented report to business leaders
  • Provided printed and bound report to the business
Jan 2013 - May 2013

Group Member

Purdue University Calumet

Internship in which I worked with a group and developed a business plan for real world use.

  • Contacted suppliers to obtain start up cost of business.
  • Contacted and collaborated with businesses in the field of the business to determine requirements.
  • Developed marketing strategy.
  • Calculated a profit loss statement.
  • Designed layout of business.
  • Wrote and assembled a 34 page business plan.
  • Presented our work to teacher on a regular basis. 
May 2007 - Aug 2007

Owner

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  • I sold rare tropical fish trough sites such as eBay and aqua bid.
  • ·Developed sales and customer service experience.
  • ·Developed marketing and advertising strategies.
  • ·Learned how to run a business.
  • ·Learned negotiating skills and communication skills when acquiring tropical fish from overseas. 

Education

Education
Aug 2014 - Present

M.B.A.

Purdue University Calumet

Related Courses

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Legal and Social Foundations of Management
Aug 2010 - May 2014

BA

Purdue University Calumet

Developed a understanding on how to successfully run a business. I was also able to develop computer skills, teamwork skills and communication skills. 

Related Courses

  • Legal Foundations of Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Growing the Firm
  • Business Plan Development
  • Economics
  • Ethics for Professionals
  • Intro to Marketing
  • Survey of Human Resources
  • Small Business Consulting
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Accounting 1 and 2
  • Principles of Finance

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office Software

I have had to use this software in high school and in college.  The programs i can use are word, power point, excel, outlook and access. 

Creativity

I have had to develop a few business plans. in one plan i had to come up with my own company that would be seen as giving back to society. 

Financial Analysis

When i wrote business plans i had to work on the financial analysis and i have taking financial classes. 

Time Management

To me the whole college experience is about time management. 

Sales

I sold live tropical fish online during the summer. 

Start-ups

I have developed business plans for starting up a company and took classes on start ups. 

Communication

I have had to give many presentations during my schooling. 

Leadership

I have been a leader in almost all of my group projects i have done.