This calendar shows events from the School of Business along with all of the departments it manages.
MSBAPM Golf Outing & ReceptionSunday, April 29th, 201812:15 PM - 06:00 PMOtherFairchild Wheeler Golf Course
UConn School of Business for a golf outing followed by a cocktail reception.
All skill levels are welcome whether you are a golf pro or new to the game.
A one-hour lesson from a golf pro can be provided for those who request it.
Golf club rentals are also available for those who do not yet own their own set.
Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:15 PM | Optional One-Hour Lesson with Golf Pro
1:30 PM | Tee Time
5:00 PM | Cocktail Reception
Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course
2390 Easton Turnpike
RAIN does not constitute cancellation of a golf event unless the course officially closes.
Acceptable Attire: Collared shirt, long pants or walking shorts
Unacceptable Attire: T-Shirt, tank top, athletic shorts, cut-off’s or jeans of any color
Those not in proper attire will not be allowed to play per the golf course's policy.
TO REGISTER: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=217012&
Data Analytics Club MeetingTuesday, May 1st, 201802:00 PM - 03:00 PMStamford CampusDeans Office, room 130
FTMBA CommencementThursday, May 3rd, 201805:00 PM - 08:00 PMDowntown HartfordThe Hartford Society Room, 31 Pratt Street, Hartford, CT
Speaker: David Souder
MSBAPM Alumni and Graduation EventFriday, May 4th, 201812:00 AM - 11:59 PMHartford: Graduate Business Learning CenterGraduate Business Learning Center
Graduation Brunch - PMBA & HRMSaturday, May 5th, 201810:30 AM - 12:30 PMStorrs CampusAlumni Center
Stamford Graduate Business InfosessionMonday, May 7th, 201805:00 PM - 06:30 PMStamford CampusOne University Place, Stamford, CT 06901
It is extremely important that prospective students make informed choices regarding the selection of an graduate program, and attending an infosession is a valuable way to gather the missing pieces. UConn's graduate business infosessions are an ideal opportunity to learn first-hand about our highly ranked programs, meet with admissions representatives and hear from some of our faculty members. It's also a great way to get acquainted with the campus and see where you would be attending classes.
Programs Represented Infosessions at our Stamford campus present information on the following programs: Part-time MBA Executive MBA (EMBA) MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM) MS in Human Resource Management (MSHRM)
Data Analytics Club MeetingTuesday, May 8th, 201802:00 PM - 03:00 PMStamford CampusDeans Office, room 130
BUS PhD Student Speaker Series – Stefano GiglioTuesday, May 8th, 201802:30 PM - 04:00 PMStorrs CampusBUSN 203
Stefano Giglio is a Professor of Finance at Yale University-School of Management. Professor Giglio’s research interests span several topics, including asset pricing, macroeconomics, and real estate, with a particular focus on volatility risk and on the term structure of asset prices across markets.
Before joining Yale, Professor Giglio was an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has been awarded several prizes, including the Fama-DFA Prize for the Best Paper in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Jacob Gold & Associates Best Paper Prize, and the UBS Global Asset Management Award for Research in Investments. His work has been featured in several news outlets, including Forbes and the Economist.
Hartford Graduate Business InfosessionsTuesday, May 8th, 201805:00 PM - 06:45 PMDowntown Hartford100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Infosession for Full-Time MBA, Part-time MBA, Executive MBA, MSFRM, MSHRM, MSBAPM, and PhD
6:00PM - 6:45PM
GMAT Strategy Session
Session will cover the following topics:
*History and Importance of the GMAT/GRE
*Intro to Techniques/Sample Questions
Family Business Base Camo - Leadership & ManagementSaturday, May 12th, 201809:00 AM - 12:00 PMOtherSBDC - 222 Pitkin St., East Hartford, CT
Good management and leadership are critical to business success. In this session, you will learn the difference between management and leadership, and how to strategically plan for the evolution of your human capital. Professor Gilson will highlight the intersection of leadership, situations and followers. She will show you a clear pathway for being the best leader in a small or family business.
MSHRM Preview DaySaturday, May 12th, 201811:00 AM - 02:00 PMHartford: Graduate Business Learning Center100 Constitution Plaza Hartford, CT 06103
-What does an HRM class “feel like?”
-Who are our faculty and what are their backgrounds?
-What is a cohort and what are the benefits of being a part of one?
-What professional growth opportunities are available to me as a result of this degree?
Learn the answers to these questions and more during the preview session that includes a program debrief, admissions/application overview, networking and panel discussion with current students, and lunch. Remember, there is no time like the present to start your graduate journey!
Family Business Base Camp - Operations & Customer ServiceSaturday, May 12th, 201801:00 PM - 04:00 PMOtherSBDC - 222 Pitkin St., East Hartford, CT
Operations are the foundational elements that keep your business functioning efficiently. In this session you will discover how to outline your operational goals and objectives, then develop an action plan to make they achievable, scalable, sustainable and measurable. Dr. Cruz and Robin Bienemann will highlight the tools you will need to ensure you are meeting and even exceeding expectations. You will see how measuring customer satisfaction can have a powerful return on investment.
Full-time MBA Virtual InfosessionTuesday, May 15th, 201812:00 PM - 01:00 PMOtherOnline
The UConn Full-time MBA program is designed for professionals seeking both the short-term skills to succeed in a new functional role, and the long-term capability to effectively lead and manage the complexity of business organizations in a dynamic global environment.
Join us at a virtual infosession to learn more about our career-centric curriculum, admissions, 1-2-1 career development, and more!
Executive MBA Virtual Information SessionWednesday, May 16th, 201812:00 PM - 01:00 PMOtherOnline
It is extremely important that prospective students make informed choices regarding the selection of an graduate program, and attending an infosession is a valuable way to gather the missing pieces.
The Executive MBA Virtual Information Sessions are an ideal opportunity to learn first-hand about our highly regarded program, meet with admissions representatives, and hear from some of our faculty members.
Waterbury Part-time MBA InfosessionWednesday, May 16th, 201805:30 PM - 06:30 PMWaterbury CampusRoom 230, 99 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702
Part-time MBA Program
Infosessions at our Waterbury campus present information on the Part-time MBA Program. Check out the following quick links to learn more before coming to an event.
Fees & Financial Assistance
GMAT/GRE Strategy Sessions
Occasionally, the Waterbury infosessions may include a special GMAT/GRE Strategy Session. These sessions will cover the following topics:
History and Importance of the GMAT/GRE
Intro to Techniques/Sample Questions
How The Princeton Review Can Help You Prepare for the GMAT/GRE
Canceled: Career Management Information SessionWednesday, May 16th, 201806:00 PM - 08:00 PMOtherStorrowtown Tavern, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089
Hosted by: UConn EMBA
Designed for people with 5-10 years of professional experience, including any existing EMBA inquiries.
In this broad discussion about career development, UConn Executive MBA Career Coach, Bob Volle, discusses the role your reputation plays in career management, how we can use personal assessments to further our interests and career and finally, how the Executive MBA can help you achieve your goals.
Register here: https://uconnbus.askadmissions.net/Portal/EI/ViewDetails?gid=623577697f6e0b48e7437aa7e213ad6427034d
Family Business Base Camp - Family DynamicSaturday, May 19th, 201809:00 AM - 12:00 PMOtherSBDC - 222 Pitkin St., East Hartford, CT
Running and working in a family business has its ups and downs. In this session, you will hear perspectives from several family business leaders who have set up systems and strategies to encourage respectful and productive work environments. Kari Adamsons and Capri Frank will review family business structure, family participation and how to align vision and values. They will discuss transition planning and communications for all generations within an organization. They will take a deep dive into how to overcome challenges family businesses face.
EMBA Preview DaySaturday, May 19th, 201812:00 PM - 03:15 PMHartford: Graduate Business Learning Center100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103
* What is the EMBA program like?
* As a busy professional, with many professional and personal obligations, how will I fit the EMBA program into my hectic schedule?
* Who are the professors and what are they like?
* Who are the students?
* Where are classes held?
Learn the answers to these questions and more during the preview session that includes an EMBA program debrief, admissions/application overview, networking, and lunch. Join us for a day in the life of an EMBA student.
More information here: https://emba.business.uconn.edu/admissions/preview-day/
Family Business Base Camp - Creativity & InnovationSaturday, May 19th, 201801:00 PM - 04:00 PMOtherSBDC - 222 Pitkin St., East Hartford, CT
Focus Areas: Entrepreneurship, Creativity
Are you leveraging the creativity of your team to its fullest? How much time do you spend on innovation? Companies who invest time and energy into creativity and innovation will naturally be ahead of the curve. In this interactive session, Professor Gilson will take you through exercises to stimulate the brain and generate new ideas. She will provide insight on how management directly affects creativity within a workplace.
xCITE Conference 2018Wednesday, May 23rd, 201808:00 AM - 03:00 PMOtherHilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
This iteration of xCITE will focus upon educating our community with introductions to blockchain, machine learning, predictive analytics, robotics, health innovations, and other emerging technologies. You should attend if you are wondering what some of these technologies are or how they are going to dramatically change your industry.
Furthermore, xCITE will be committed to increasing women's knowledge around venture investment in efforts to develop more and more women angels and venture capitalists.
To Learn More About This Conference Visit: https://xcite.business.uconn.edu/
Stamford Networking with ProspanicaThursday, May 31st, 201806:00 PM - 08:30 PMOtherCask Republic, Stamford
in collaboration with
Prospanica, the Association of Hispanic Professionals
invite you to join fellow UConn School of Business alumni and graduate students
from the Stamford area for an evening of conversation and networking.
Registration includes complimentary drinks and light hors d'oeuvres.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
6:00 to 8:30 PM
191 Summer Street
To Register: http://s.uconn.edu/prospanica
Family Business Base Camp - Talent ManagementSaturday, June 2nd, 201809:00 AM - 12:00 PMOtherSBDC - 222 Pitkin St., East Hartford, CT
Focus Areas: HR, Recruiting, Retention, Compensation, Generations
Hiring, onboarding, training and managing your team effectively is paramount in developing a strong business culture. In this session, Assistant Professor Kevin Thompson and Capri Frank will review The Employee Life Cycle, taking a deep dive into best practices in employee retention and assessment. They will demonstrate the importance of investing time and energy into human resources, a critical strategic function, in companies of all sizes.
Family Business Base Camp - FinancesSaturday, June 2nd, 201801:00 PM - 04:00 PMOtherSBDC - 222 Pitkin St., East Hartford, CT
Focus Areas: Accounting, Taxes, Valuation, Capital
Keeping on top of your business finances provides a strategic snapshot of what is working and what is not. In this session, Paul Gilson will provide insight into how to plan and forecast for all stages of a business. You will discover how important flexibility is when seeking capital for growth opportunities. He will discuss how to properly value your family business for use during transition planning. This is a session that will give you baseline knowledge of critical financial documents that you will need to understand to make educated decisions.
This calendar includes events from: Accelerate UConn, Accounting Department, Business Career Center, Business Connections House, CCEI, Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, CIBER, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, Finance Department, Full Time MBA Program, Full Time MBA Students, Graduate Business Programs, Management Department, Marketing Department, MSBAPM, OPIM, Office of Diversity Initiatives, School of Business, School of Business Stamford, School of Business Alumni, Office of Undergraduate Advising, PTMBA, Ph. D., SCOPE, Stamford Learning Accelerator, Student Managed Fund, Workforce Capacity Development