Business Week - Schedule at a Glance

Monday September 23, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Business Week Opening Keynote

9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Seeing Around Corners: How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen  
Rita Gunther McGrath 

Location: Center for Performing Arts (CPA) 

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  Breakout Sessions  

(Choose one breakout session)

  1.  Current issues in state taxation of marijuana sales -Alice Keane
    Location: Lakeside Lounge             
  2. Lean Thinking, Lean Six Sigma: Applying Lean Thinking in your organization - Tricia Kerns 
    Location: E Lounge

  3. Gamification of Management: The pros and cons of making work feel more like a game. Stephen Wagner
    Location: Hall of Honors

  4. Pensions: Differences between defined benefit and defined contribution plans. -  Mike Trendell
    Location: Engbretson Hall

Tuesday September 24, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
College of Business Career Fair
Location: GSU Hall of Governors  

1:00-2:00 p.m. Professional Development Panel

2:00-4:00 p.m. Career Fair 

College of Business advisory board members will present successful strategies to prepare for jobs of the future. Then attend a career fair where you will meet with employers to explore potential internship and job opportunities. Please bring copies of your resume.

Wednesday September 25, 2019 6:00-10:00 p.m. 

Networking Dinner & Alumni Hall of Achievement 

Location: Odyssey Country Club (Tinley Park, IL)

6:00 p.m. Networking & Cocktails 

6:45 p.m. Dinner & Keynote
Billy Dexter: You can get There from Here! 

8:15 p.m. Presentation of Alumni Hall of Achievement Awards 


  • Dr. Curtis J. Crawford
    Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award 
  • Rick D. Blasgen
    College of Business Alumni Hall of Achievement 
  • Angela Hickey
    College of Business Alumni Hall of Achievement 
  • Jim Kvedaras
    College of Business Alumni Hall of Achievement 
  • Adam Shorter III
    College of Business Alumni Hall of Achievement


Sponsorship & College of Business Advisory Board
Closing Remarks

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