Wall Center for Excellence Workshop Curriculum
Class size is limited to 30 students in each workshop.
Career Launch I: Building a Resume
During this 90 minute session, students will learn how to construct an effective resume that will get noticed by potential employers. Specific Topics include: • Constructing and quantifying your resume • Seeking an employer versus a job • Job search strategies
Pre-requisite: No pre-requisites
|10/11/13||1:00pm - 2:30pm||WALL 229||Sign Up|
|11/20/13||2:00pm - 3:30pm||WALL 229||Sign Up|
|8/30/13||9:00am - 10:30am||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|9/26/13||1:30pm - 3:00pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Career Launch II: The Successful Interview
Description: This 90-minute session will assist students in preparing for an employment interview. Specific topics include: • Researching the employer • Anticipating interview questions • Translating your experiences into marketable skills • Framing your strengths and weaknesses • Following up after the interview
|10/17/13||1:00pm - 2:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|11/7/13||11:00am - 12:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|9/18/2013||10:15-11:30am||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Introduction to the Internship
Students that complete a paid internship in their chosen career field are sixty percent (60%) more likely to graduate from college with a job related to their major! It is critical that you get your career started before you graduate. We will discuss the entire internship process, from the search process to the final reflection paper, in this 90-minute workshop.
Specific topics include:
- Finding the right internship opportunity
- Estblishing realistic expectations
- Defining student learning outcomes
- Reflections on the internship experience
Pre-requisite: No prerequisite
|10/30/13||9:00am - 10:00am||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|11/21/13||1:00pm - 2:00pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|8/26/13||10:00am - 11:00am||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|9/17/13||11:00am - 12:00pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Tired of the same old PowerPoint presentation? This 90 – 120 minute workshop will demonstrate how effective communicators engage their audience and create memorable presentations that deliver a clear and concise message.
Specific topics include:
- Understanding your audience
- Organizing your presentation
- Effective use of audio and visual components
- Evaluating and adding supporting information including hand-outs and workbooks
- Responding to questions
- Referencing information sources
Pre-requisite: No prerequisites
|10/22/13||2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|11/14/13||3:00pm - 4:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|8/27/13||2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|9/19/13||3:00pm - 4:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
A Business Card: The Worlds Smallest Resume
A business card is the world’s smallest resume and a quick and effective way to communicate with other professionals. It also identifies you as a professional. In this activity you will develop your own business card (or learn ways to effectively use your established business card) for use in a career search or other networking activities. What should and should not be included on your business card will be discussed as well as where to place pertinent information on your business card are addressed. To complete this Professional Development Activity (PDA) attendance at A Business Card: "World’s Smallest Resume" workshop is required and submission of a printed personal business card to:
Nicholas W. Twigg, D.B.A.email@example.com 843-349-2241 Wall 230C
Pre-requisite: 60-90 minuite workshop with no pre-requisites. Available to both graduate and undergraduate students.
|10/1/13||1:30pm - 2:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|10/23/13||2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|11/7/13||2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Wall Interdisciplinary Talks
These presentations provide a channel for Wall College of Business faculty to show students what type of research they do outside of class. Each talk will include a short presentation followed by questions and discussion. The schedule for the fall is coming soon.
Working in Teams
According to Henry Ford Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. This workshop covers the following topics as it relates to working together in teams: • Wisdom of the crowd • Why work in teams • Committees are not teams • Kinds of people • Managers are not leaders • Team effectiveness • The story of Obvious Adams
Pre-requisite: No prerequisite. Length of workshop: 60-90 minutes.
|10/7/13||9:00am - 10:30am||Wall 229||Sign Up|
The prevalence of social media has brought sweeping changes to the workplace. While many companies attempt to limit employees’ time spent on non-work tasks such as checking Facebook, the importance of a social presence cannot be understated. This workshop covers the following topics as it relates to social media in the workplace and in your personal life: • Students today • What exactly is Social Media? • Facebook, Twitter, Goggle+, and LinkedIn • Who uses Social Media? • Is it your friend? • The lesson of Social Media • Need Help??? Functional Area: Technology and Innovation
Pre-requisite: No prerequisite. Length of workshop: 60-90 minutes
|9/18/13||9:00am - 10:30am||Room 229||Sign Up|
Safe Zone Ally Training Sessions at Coastal Carolina University
The Safe Zone Program provides a visible network of volunteers for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other individuals seeking information and assistance regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, harassment, and/or discrimination. Safe Zone Allies will participate in a two hour training session and will commit to the Safe Zone program mission. Any student, faculty, or staff member who wants to become a Safe Zone Ally or would just like to learn more about LGBTQ issue should attend one of the following sessions. Once training and commitment are completed, Safe Zone Allies will be identified by a Coastal Carolina University Safe Zone logo placed on each ally’s door and/or back pack. For more information, consult the Safe Zone website at www.coastal.edu/safezone.
Pre-requisite: Two (2) hour basic training with no pre-requisites.
|10/24/13||9:00am - 11:00am||Kearns 205||Sign Up|
|10/7/13||5:00pm - 7:00pm||Kearns 205||Sign Up|
|11/7/13||3:00pm - 5:00pm||Kearns 205||Sign Up|
|9/11/13||1:00pm - 3:00pm||Kearns 205||Sign Up|
|9/24/13||11:00am - 1:00pm||Kearns 205||Sign Up|
Hitting Your Goals by Knowing What Matters
Setting goals is a fundamental component to long-term success. The basic reason for this is that you can’t get where you are trying to go until you clearly define where that is. This PDA is focused on helping you identify the right goals and covers strategies for how to achieve those goals. Key points of the session include • The search for clarity and failures to learn • Analysis and decisions • There will always be gaps • Profit and its many forms • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and staying on track
|9/11/13||10:00am - 11:30am||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Unleashing your Resume
You are looking to set yourself apart from the pack. You have your résumé updated and you are looking for that edge that you know you have; but how do you present it to the cruel hiring world? This workshop will demonstrate how to put your know-how, experience and personality in a graphic format that (1) reflects who you are and (2) shows a hiring manager a set of skills that is perfect for the job.
Pre-requisite: Dissatisfaction (or satisfaction) with your current résumé. Lack of a résumé. Possession of a résumé that hasn’t gotten you the attention you deserve or the job you want. 60-90 minutes workshop with time for Q&A.
|11/4/13||11:00am - 12:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Advanced Word Features & the Formal Business Report
This workshop introduces students to the advanced Word features that help them be more efficient as they craft business reports, papers, and memos for their classes not only in the Wall College of Business but also across the campus. We will pay particular attention to the use of automated headers for the use in building table of contents, reference tab for building reference sections and correct in-text citations, and extending the hyperlinking found in the Table of Contents to the full paper.
Pre-requisite: Please bring a project/paper to work on during the 1 hour workshop. The session will be scheduled in a computer lab, but you can bring your own computer if you would prefer to use that one.
|10/2/13||1:00pm - 2:30pm||Wall 111||Sign Up|
|10/30/13||1:00pm - 2:30pm||Wall 111||Sign Up|
|10/31/13||9:20am - 10:30am||Wall 204||Sign Up|
|9/4/13||1:00pm - 2:30pm||Wall 111||Sign Up|
|9/5/13||9:00am - 10:30am||Wall 204||Sign Up|
CANCELLED -What Employers are Looking for in Applicants Today
CANCELLED In this session you will learn what employers are REALLY looking for in applicants. Specific topics include: • Using your Resume • The Interview Process • The Perfect Applicant • Maintaining your virtual image
|11/13/13||9:00am - 10:30am||Sign Up|
Beta Alpha Psi Speaker Series
Each semester Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting and Finance Honor Society, hosts a variety of guest speakers, including CPAs and CMAs in the local area and other business leaders. The speakers share their stories about their career path and help you choose a path you might want to pursue during and after college. These sessions also provide a great opportunity to interact and network with fellow students, faculty, and business professionals. The speaker schedules are listed below. September 17 Maureen Taylor, SCACPA, Director of Marketing and Member Services September 24 Logans Meet and Greet. For members of Honor Society only. October 8 Steve Starnes, Merrill Lynch, Senior Vice President October 29 Pat Trombly November 5 Anne Frost (Pelicans) November 19 Dean Blumberg, Essential Skills, Business Writing December 3 Dr. Mitchell, Department Chair of Marketing and Resort Tourism, discusses cover letter and professional writing
|10/29/13||6:00pm||Brittan 114||Sign Up|
|10/8/13||6:00pm||Brittan 114||Sign Up|
|11/19/13||6:00pm||Brittan 114||Sign Up|
|12/3/13||6:00pm||Brittan 114||Sign Up|
|9/17/13||6:00pm||Brittan 114||Sign Up|
|9/24/13||6:00pm||Brittan 114||Sign Up|
Finance/FMA Club Guest Speaker
Each semester the Finance Club hosts a variety of guest speakers relevant to the finance industry. The fall speaker schedule will be announced soon.
Meet the Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurial Leadership students (CBAD320) will be presenting as teams, themed documentaries crafted from interviews they personally conducted this spring, with entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs represent business professionals ranging from lawyers to small boutique store owners, in fields as diverse as wine-making to asbestos abatement contracting. They represent family businesses to franchisees, and they come from both the local area and states as distant as New York and Michigan. Our students were provided with a set of guiding questions and set out to learn what makes an entrepreneur successful, while collecting data to be used for an ongoing research study on entrepreneurs. Please join us to hear what our students discovered about entrepreneurial success. The schedule for these sessions are as follows..................................... Creativity and Innovation in Action: Linking Wall Connections Key Note Speaker Brent Freeman of Roozt.com with Local Entrepreneurs Student Presenters and Associated Entrepreneurs Shane Bowen, Nicolas Czenek & Andre Trapp Date: November 15, 2013 @ 1:00 to 2:00 pm Innovative Processes In the Grand Strand: Entrepreneurs Carving Niches Student Presenters & Associated Entrepreneurs Quinton Dewitt, H. G. Worley, and Demarcus Harper Date: November 19 @ 1:50 to 2:50 It Takes an Entrepreneur to Feed or Raise a Child: Local Service Companies in Action Student Presenters and Associated Entrepreneurs Ashley Goodman, Alix Alford, Nuria Aguado & Translator Date: November 14, 2013 @ 1:50 to 2:50 Meeting the Needs of Both Tourists and Locals in the Grand Strand Area Student Presenters and Associated Entrepreneurs Date: Tentative November 20, 2013 @ noon to 1pm The Character Trait of Determination in the Entrepreneurial Process and How it Can Pay Off Student Presenters and Associated Entrepreneurs Gary Auld, Eric Cioffi, Chris Gordon & Nick Zaggy Date: November 21, 2013
|11/14/2013||1:50-2:50pm||Wall 109||Sign Up|
|11/19/2013||1:50-2:50pm||Wall 109||Sign Up|
|11/20/13||12pm-1pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|11/21/2013||1:50-2:50pm||Wall 109||Sign Up|
*******The HTC Center Company visit PDA is now full. some space is still available in the Hackler Course visit. In this PDA you will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and witness the inside operations of a real business. The business visits scheduled for the fall include the Campus Recreation/HTC Center on September 12th and the General James Hackler Golf Course on October 9th. The business topics that you will be exposed to as it relates to the Campus Recreation/HTC Center include marketing, operations, financing, and customer service. The business topics that you will be exposed to as it relates to the Hackler Course include merchandising, strategic partnerships, and operations. Limited space is available for these visits so you must sign up below. Further details regarding the exact meeting location and time will be e-mailed to the students after they have signed up. The Campus Recreation/HTC Center is located on the main campus. The Hackler Course is a short 10-15 minute walk from campus (across University Boulevard). A shuttle will also be available for the Hackler course visit. The pick up time is at 2:50pm SHARP in front of the Wall Building (where the roundabout area is in the center). Students will be dropped off at the same location following the visit. Free golf lessons at the Hackler course will also be available prior to the company visit. Any interested students must meet inside the pro shop at the Hackler course by 2pm.
|10/9/2013||3:00-4:30pm||Hackler Golf Course||Sign Up|
|9/12/13||3:00pm - 4:30pm||HTC Center PDA is now full.||Sign Up|
Preparing for Graduate School
In this workshop, the discussion will focus on the process of preparing for grad school. Topics covered will include setting yourself up for success while an undergrad, the lifestyle changes that accompany grad school, what to do if your undergraduate studies seem unrelated to your intended course of study, conducting informational interviews with experts to better understand how a graduate education can help you achieve your goals and the admission process for graduate education.
|11/11/13||2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
|9/24/13||2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Each season, Coastal Carolina University demonstrates its commitment to the cultural arts by offering a diverse schedule of public events. The International Culture series on September 25th, October 16th, and November 6th have been selected as approved PDAs for the fall semester. These series focus on international cultures and travel. Programming will include films, discussions and activities to offer critical and cultural perspectives on each region. The session on September 25th will focus on India and will feature the film, Monsoon Wedding. The film centers around the planning and celebrations of a traditional arranged marriage for affluent families in complicated situations. Monsoon Wedding depicts several conflicts, including socioeconomic, love, tradition, globalization, child abuse, financial, and homosexuality. Throughout the movie, the viewer witnesses the overt contrasts between the upper and lower classes within India. During the session on November 6th you will have the opportunity to learn about Ecuadorian Culture from our international students and American students who have returned from studying abroad in Ecuador! Music and food will also be available. On November 11th there will be a showing of the documentary, Kicking It (2008)--narrated by Colin Farrell and directed by Susan Koch and Jeff Werner. Focusing on the lives of people from nearby Charlotte, North Carolina to as far away as Afghanistan and Russia, the film documents the story of the Homeless World cup which strives to change the lives of homeless people from around the world through an international soccer tournament.
|10/16/13||6:00pm||Wall 116||Sign Up|
|11/11/13||6pm||Wall 116 (Johnson Auditorium)||Sign Up|
|11/6/13||6:00pm||Wall 116||Sign Up|
|9/25/13||6:00pm||Wall 116||Sign Up|
Color may be the single most important element in any purchase. It is a prime motivating factor. 60% of a persons selection when purchasing an item is based on its color. Color registers with the viewer/audience/consumer subconsciously. Understanding how color can motivate or repel a consumer is vitally important in business and marketing. This presentation will introduce you to color psychology and will enable you to understand the power of color. The PDA will be delivered by Steven Bleicher, Professor of Visual Arts. Mr. Bleicher is the Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and a tenured professor in the Visual Arts Department at Coastal Carolina University. He received both his BFA and MFA from Pratt Institute. Steven has worked and taught at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, the State University of New York, Brooklyn College and the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in addition to serving as the Assistant Dean of the School of Art and Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In April 2012, Cengage Press and Thompson Learning published the second edition of Steven’s book Contemporary Color, Theory and Use. It is a comprehensive text on color, focusing on digital color and its relationship to other new technologies as well as traditional color theory. Other chapters include color psychology, perception and a new chapter on global color. Steven is also currently writing a book tentatively titled Art And Design Foundations, which is scheduled for publication next year. Steven has been a visiting lecturer and consultant on color psychology at numerous universities and corporations including the University of North Florida, Tilson Communications and Staples, Inc. This has also included being a guest contributor to the television program, Today in South Florida for a series of segments on using color effectively. Steven was a visiting scholar, teaching color theory and use at The Nanjing Art Institute in Nanjing, China. Most recently, Steven collaborated as color specialist with Jennifer Wen Ma on Man and Nature in Rhapsody of Light, a permanent public art installation at the Water Cube in Beijing, China, which opened in June 2013. The work combines traditional Chinese philosophy and contemporary aesthetics with digital technology. Steven is also an accomplished artist whose work is included in many major collections. His artwork is widely exhibited both nationally and internationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions. He is currently having a solo exhibition of his artwork at the Branigan Cultural Art Center and Museum in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
|11/12/13||3:00pm - 4:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
Wall College Connections
Wall Connections is an all day event that will last from 11am until 7:30pm on Tuesday, October 15th. The event is hosted by the Wall College of Business and will feature a variety of presentations and interactive sessions delivered by top business professionals, CCU faculty, and students centered around the theme this year: Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Wall Connections event is an approved PDA. Attending any number of sessions during the day will count for a total of 1 PDA credit. To earn PDA credit you must make sure to sign in with your ID number, name, and e-mail address during the session. More details on the event, speakers, and schedule can be found at https://www.coastal.edu/business/connections/index.html
|10/15/13||11am-7pm (multiple sessions)||Various Locations||Sign Up|
Etiquette Dinner - American (standard)
American (standard) Etiquette Dinner Presented by: Debbie Conner, Vice President of Student Affairs Date: Mon., October 21, 2013 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Place: Wall Board Room #222 Cost: TBA (approx. $20) PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS VIA THIS LINK, BUT, RSVP at the International Programs Office (Singleton 119) or to firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-requisite: PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS VIA THIS LINK, BUT, RSVP at the International Programs Office (Singleton 119) Cost TBA (approx. $20)
Internship Career Fair
To earn PDA credit you must submit the following form after attending the fair. https://www.coastal.edu/business/professionaldevelopmentactivitiespdas/pdaforms/creditapproval.php Participating Employers AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION uAMERICAN RED CROSS – COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE GRAND STRAND uBRIGHTWATER SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES/THE LAKES AT LITCHFIELD CAPTAIN’S QUARTERS RESORT – VACATION MYRTLE BEACH uCITY OF CONWAY PARKS, RECREATION & TOURISM CITY OF NORTH MYRTLE BEACH PARKS AND RECREATION uCOASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES uCONWAY MEDICAL CENTER WELLNESS AND FITNESS CENTER uDUNES VILLAGE RESORT uENTERPRISE HOLDINGS/ENTERPRISE LEASING COMPANY SE, LLC uFAMILY OUTREACH OF HORRY COUNTY uGET SOME SPORTS OPERATIONS MARKETING, ETC. uGRAND STRAND MIRACLE LEAGUES uHILTON MYRTLE BEACH RESORT/EMBASSY SUITES uHORRY COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION uHUNTINGTON BEACH STATE PARK uKIAWAH ISLAND GOLF RESORT uMARRIOTT VACATIONS WORLDWIDE – OCEAN WATCH uMCLEOD HEALTH LORIS SEACOAST uMERCY CARE uMONARCH 544 uMYRTLE BEACH PELICANS uMYRTLE BEACH MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA AT GRANDE DUNES uONE PUNCH FITNESS uSANTEE COOPER uS.C. DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION & TOURISM uSEA HAVEN, INC. uSELECT PHYSICAL THERAPY uSERVICE OVER SELF, INC. uSIGHTS ADVERTISING uSOS HEALTH CARE, INC. uTHE RIPKEN EXPERIENCE uWAFFLE HOUSE, INC. uWILMINGTON TREATMENT CENTER uWYNDHAM VACATION OWNERSHIP
|10/23/13||10:00am - 2:00pm||Williams Brice (Small Gym)||Sign Up|
National Career Development Week
National Career Week will be held at Coastal Carolina University on November 11th-15th. This event will feature informational sessions, workshops, and job and internship recruitment opportunities from both local and national businesses such as Verizon Wireless, Frito Lay, Target, Total Quality Logistics, Waffle House, Santee Cooper, the U.S. Navy, Aflac, Marriott, Frito Lay, Chick-Fil-A, Job Reef, and Dream Careers. The sessions that will count for PDA credit include the Ladies Night Career Workshop, the Dream Careers Internship Info Session & Lunch, the Verizon Technology Seminar, and the Employer Buzz Sessions Day One and Two. For the complete schedule visit http://www.coastal.edu/career/.
Renowned Speaker/Business Professional, Charlie Farrell, Talks Leadership
Charlie Farrell is a renowned keynote speaker and public speaker specializing in business training and development. He has authored numerous articles and two books. Courage to Lead, in its 8th printing, is used by many organizations in their leadership training. It is a novel containing his concepts on becoming a professional manager and leader in a rapidly changing world. Keep Your Wallet Open and Your Mouth Shut is a humorous look at how fathers can survive the wedding of a daughter. Mr. Farrell’s earlier background includes being a banking and finance graduate of the University of South Carolina where he played basketball for Coach Frank McGuire. He flew over 3,000 hours as a fighter pilot (F4, A-4, A-7, F-16) with the Marine Corps and Air National Guard. He owned two commercial printing companies before he began professional development training specializing in programs to develop skills in leadership, teamwork, and personal productivity. Charlie has personally conducted over 3,000 programs for repeat clients such as General Electric, 3M, Mayo Clinic, Federal Reserve Bank, Ocean Spray Cranberry, and Michelin. Charlie is a trained mediator and attended the Harvard Law School Negotiation Workshop taught by Roger Fisher, author of Getting to Yes.
|8/29/13||11:30am - 12:30pm||Wall 229||Sign Up|
SHRM Club Guest Speaker
"The Do s and Don ts of Interviewing" Presenter: Kimmy Raymond Time: Tues., November 12, 2013 Place: Coastal Science Center, Room 207 Kimmy will be giving a lecture on interviewing tips, writing thank-you notes, following-up, etc. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- October 8th at 4:30pm in Wall 224. The mission of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) club is to provide an opportunity for its members to increase management skills and expertise through participation in programs and services designed to improve the professional quality of their knowledge, performance, and leadership ability. The SHRM interacts with students, the community, and other SHRM organizations across the country in pursuit of that goal. Each semester the SCHRM club hosts a variety of guest speakers, events and workshops. This fall the club will be offering a resume building workshop by Eileen Soisson. Eileen is the current Director of Service Excellence for Coastal Carolina University. She is also the Owner and President of the Meeting Institute, a company that offers consulting and speaking services and training and development programs for management and staff. Participants will also be able to submit their resume after Eileen makes her presentation for local, professionals in HR to review and give feedback.
|10/8/13||4:30pm - 5:30pm||Wall 224||Sign Up|
|11/12/13||5:00pm||Coastal Science Ctr, Rm 207||Sign Up|
Marketing Club Guest Speaker
The goal of the Marketing Club is to provide students with the training and tools they will need to succeed in the marketing profession. Students work with local, regional and national companies by conducting marketing research and spearheading various projects, which helps them gain hands-on experience outside of the classroom. They also host speakers from a variety of different companies and organizations throughout the semester. This fall the club will be hosting Miranda Rios, Talent Acquisition Specialist from PLS Logistics Services in Jacksonville, FL. Ms. Rios will be talking about job opportunities for students after graduation. Wall 119 November 13th at 6PM
|11/13/13||6:00pm - 7:00pm||Wall 119||Sign Up|
Coastal Entrepreneur Organization (CEO)
The Coastal Entrepreneur Organization (CEO) will be hosting a PDA delivered by Mr. Alexander Klaus, the Managing Partner of Addisco Value Capital Management, LLC on Tuesday, September 24th at 6pm in Wall 109. Mr. Klaus is both a successful entrepreneur and fellow graduate of Coastal Carolina University. During the session Mr. Klaus will be discussing his professional and educational background and experiences and will allow plenty of time for an open Q&A. Following the presentation Mr. Klaus will also be providing a workshop for any student interested in entering the pitch competition, which is scheduled during the Wall Connections event on October 15th. Before attending the PDA make sure to review Mr. Klaus company website (www.addisco-value.com) so that you are prepared when meeting him.
|9/24/2013||6:00 - 7:30pm||Wall 109||Sign Up|
Beta Gamma Sigma Speaker Series
Each semester Beta Gamma Sigma, the Business Honor Society, hosts a variety of guest speakers in the local area and other business leaders. The speakers share their personal stories, provide career advice, and share valuable business insights. These sessions also provide a great opportunity to interact and network with fellow students, faculty, and business professionals. The speaker schedules are listed below. October 9 Merrill Boyce, Chief Executive in Residence and Global Business Coordinator, discusses the job search and interview strategies. November 20 This PDA consists of a panel of business executives at various stages in their professional careers. Specific topics of the session include: • An short bio of each panelists and an overview of their career path and highlights • Advice on how to get hired/what employers are looking for today • How to get that first foot in the door/that first start • How to move up the ladder • Most important career step/decision • Most important quality for “success” in the workplace • Q&A from audience. The panelists are Tom Birmingham, a TechCXO Partner leading the human capital practice. He is an innovative human capital management “thought leader” and trusted adviser to technology executives. Dick Drass – graduated West Point with an engineering degree. He has 35 years of diverse industry experience and is beginning his eighth year of teaching. Steve Sisney – earned his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School . His experience includes serving as president of Cooper Indutries’ Crouse-Hinds Division as well as president of Cooper’s Tool & Hardware Group
|10/9/2013||5:30pm||Brittain Hall 243||Sign Up|
|11/20/2013||5:30pm||Brittain Hall 243||Sign Up|
Business Networking Reception
“The Way of the World is meeting People Through Other People” Presenter: Robert Kerrigan Learn how to effectively communicate and conduct yourself in a professional business setting. Participate in a role playing game to enhance your networking skills for real world situations. Date: Monday, October 14, 2013 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00 p.m. Place: Wall Board Room #222 Cost: Fee for participation is $15 Questions: email@example.com PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS VIA THIS LINK, BUT, RSVP by October 10, 2013 at the International Programs Office (Singleton 119)
Pre-requisite: PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS VIA THIS LINK, BUT, RSVP by October 10, 2013 at the International Programs Office (Singleton 119) Fee for participation: $15 Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
|10/14/13||6:00pm - 8:00pm||Wall 222 (Board Room)||Sign Up|
Etiquette Dinner - Chinese
Chinese Etiquette Dinner Presented by: Chinese Exchange Students Date: Mon., November 21, 2013 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00/9:00pm Place: Wall Board room 222 Cost: TBA (approx. $20) PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS VIA THIS LINK, BUT, RSVP at the International Programs Office (Singleton 119) or to email@example.com
Pre-requisite: Cost TBA (approx. $20) PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS VIA THIS LINK, BUT, RSVP at the International Programs Office (Singleton 119)
ETS WCOB Exit Exam
Pre-requisite: Currently enrolled (Fall 2013) CBAD 478 students ONLY!
|11/15/2013||2:30 - 4:30pm||TBD||Sign Up|
Entrepreneurial Business Simulation
Experience an entrepreneurial business by playing a simulation. Bring your own laptop or tablet and compete against the simulation computer. There will be several prizes and certificates of participation for your portfolio. Find out what it is like to run your own business.
Pre-requisite: Need to bring own laptap of tablet
|11/18/13||3:30-6:30pm||Wall Boardroom Wall 222||Sign Up|
The Jaycees is an international organization. Junior Chamber International (JCI) is its international arm, with nearly 200,000 young active citizens and over five million alumni - including several world leaders. JCI chapters are spread over more than 5,000 local communities and over 100 countries around the world. The United States Junior Chamber exists for active young citizens ages 18 to 40, who bring energy and insight to solving problems locally and around the world. We believe we can and should address the needs of others. Becoming a member of the Jaycees is a step in the right direction if you are looking to branch out, meet new people, become a civic leader, find new challenges, develop professional skills and make new connections locally, nationally and internationally. The opportunities are endless when you join the Jaycees. The mission of Jaycees is to empower young active citizens to create positive change in their communities. Its members offer targeted, sustainable solutions that achieve results. From poverty to illiteracy to the UN Millennium Development Goals, its members tackle serious issues without hesitation. The Jaycees Chapter at Coastal Carolina University will be hosting two PDA sponsored events. The first is an informational meeting on Thursday, 11/14 from 12PM - 1PM in Wall 116. The second will is a training on Being a Professional, which will be held on 11/21. Topics in the training include Presenter Skills, Impact, Networking, Achievement, Social Responsibility, and Administration Skills.
|11/14/13||12pm-1pm||Wall 116||Sign Up|
|11/21/13||6pm||Wall 308||Sign Up|