Business Seminars: Fall Semester 2020

Guide #
1 = Events for specific cohorts
2 = Peer Mentoring Program
3  = Speakers - Register and submit questions in advance
4 = Prepare a reflection independently
5 = 300 word reflection due after the event

Date/Time

Presenter/Topic

Summary Description

Guide
# (see above)

Who Should Attend?

August 31

Monday

7:00-8:00 pm

Sophomore Welcome Back and Start a Successful Semester

 

1

Mandatory for Sophomores

September 1

Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

 

Mentoring Introductions

Meet your Mentor/Mentee

2 Mentoring Participants Required
September 2
Wednesday
7:00-8:00 pm
Junior/Senior Welcome Back and Start a Successful Semester

Plan for a strong semester

1

Mandatory for Juniors and Seniors not in Peer Mentoring

 

September 8

Tuesday

6:30-7:30 pm

Mentoring - Communications Agreement

Develop a mentoring communication plan

2

Mentoring Participants Required

September 8
Tuesday

7:30-9:00 pm

H.R. McMaster - Dereliction of Duty‚Äč

Susan Resneck Pierce Lecture

4

Optional for all students.

 

September 9

Wednesday

7:00-8:00 pm

Tom Perry - Career Planning

Get insights from a career coach

3

All Welcome

September 15

Tuesday

6:00-7:00

Tricia Dolkas: Career Coach, Parent of a Puget Sound grad and former Corporate Recruiter Insider’s Guide to Job Searches During and After COVID

 

5

 

All Welcome

September 15

Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

 

Mentoring - Partnership Agreement Develop a mentoring partnership plan

2

 

Mentoring Participants Required

September 17
Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm
Madeline Stranzl - ePortfolios Learn how to create an ePorfolio 3

All Welcome

Week 4
Your Choice
Mentoring - Networking - schedule your own meetings Introduce your mentor/mentee to friends 2

Mentoring Participants Required

September 23
Wednesday
7:00-8:00 pm
Book Discussion - Oulo (2018) "So You Want to Talk About Race" Discuss how racism manifests itself today 4

 

All Welcome

 

September 29
Tuesday
7:00-8:00 pm

Mentoring - Effective Listening

Learn to listen carefully to your mentor/mentee

2

Mentoring Participants Required - All Welcome

September 30
Wednesday
7:00-8:00 pm

Tim McNichol - Diversity and Inclusion Consulting Learn about how companies can increase diversity 3

 

All Welcome

October 6 Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm

Mentoring - Personal Timeline

Share personal story with mentor/mentee

2

Mentoring Participants Required

 

October 8
Thursday
7:00-8:00 pm

AG Consulting Partners

Learn about consulting at AG Partners 3 All Welcome

October 11

Sunday

12:00 pm

"NOT A MEETING"

Deadline - Informational Interview

 
Reflection Deadline 4 All Welcome

Week 7

Your Choice

Mentoring - Meet Independently with your Mentor/Mentee Discuss challenges and support each other 2 Mentoring Participants Required

October 13 Tuesday

6:00-7:00 pm

Michael Bender - Chief of Staff to the CIO at Vmware Learn about management in tech companies 3 All Welcome

October 20 Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

Student Panel - How to work with Alumni Mentors Learn from other students how to make the most of your alumni mentor 2 All Welcome

October 27

Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

Mentoring - Myers Briggs Temperament Indicator Explore the MBTI with your mentor/mentee 2 Mentoring Participants Required - All Welcome

October 28

Wednesday

7:00-8:00 pm

Movie Discussion - Accidental Courtesy Discuss this movie about radical acceptance of others 4 All Welcome
Week 10
Your Choice
Mentoring - Meet independently with your Mentor/Mentee Discuss challenges and support each other 2 Mentoring Participants Required

November 3
Tuesday

6:00-7:00 pm

Jon Orozco -
Diversity and Inclusion
Learn about corporate diversity trainings 3 All Welcome

November 10 Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

Mentoring - Peer Learning - Best Practices in Mentoring Learn from other students how to build a strong mentoring relationship 2 Mentoring Participants Required

Week 12

Your Choice

Mentoring - Meet independently with your Mentor/Mentee Discuss challenges and support each other 2 Mentoring Participants Required

November 17

Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

David Koppy - Careers in Consulting Learn about careers in finance 3 All Welcome
Week 13 Thanksgiving Week - No Seminars Happy Thanksgiving!    

Week 14

Your Choice

Mentoring - Meet Independently with your Mentor/Mentee Discuss challenges and support each other 2 Mentoring Participants Required

December 1

Tuesday

7:00-8:00 pm

 

Movie Discussion - Blindspotting Discuss how racism manifests itself today 4 All Welcome

December 6

Sunday

12:00 p.m.

"NOT A MEETING"
Deadline - Career Oriented Podcast/Video Reflection
 
Reflect on a podcast/video on your career interests 4 All Welcome

Week 15

Your Choice

 

Mentoring - Meet independently with your Mentor/Mentee Discuss challenges and support each other 2 Mentoring Participants Required

December 15
12:00 pm


"NOT A MEETING"

 

Deadline - Mid-Year Reflection and Assessment

Reflect on your goals and performance

4 Mandatory - All Students