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Agenda 

 

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks & Welcome

8:45 - 10:30 AM

Taking Your Leadership to the Next Level

Congratulations, you're a student leader, now what? How do you take those leadership skills and apply them to the “real world"? Great on the Job will guide you through a high-impact, hands-on workshop to help you Build Your Brand and Own the Room.

You’ll learn how to craft and create a compelling personal brand (think: what are you know for today and what do you want to be known for tomorrow?) and then take that brand and share it with the world through honed and dynamic speaking and presenting skills.

Presenter: Great on the Job

10:45 - 11:45 AM

Hot Topics: Advice on Scoring the Perfect Internship

Have you already overheard students on campus discussing their summer plans, specifically, the incredible internships they’ve secured at impressive companies? This session is an opportunity for you to learn about the intern recruiting process. The table hosts will provide tips, based on their expertise, for finding the internship that’s right for you, preparing your resume, interviewing successfully and knowing what to expect once you land that coveted internship. In addition, you’ll be able to ask questions and get a better understanding of exactly how these professionals acquired their internships and how your internship can affect your future career choice and path. Learn what you need to be doing NOW to score your dream job down the road!

Roundtable Hosts: Sponsor Company Representatives

11:45 - 12:15 PM

Welcome Coaches, Networking & Working Lunch

12:15 - 4:15 PM

Marketplace Business Simulation

The Marketplace® business simulation places your team and you in a virtual international business setting as the managers of a start-up company with the support of a professional "coach". You will have the opportunity to build your company, experiment with business strategies and experience all aspects of business management in a virtual business world. Each teammate will take responsibility of a functional area, but you will have to work cohesively executing your business strategy, because just like in the real world of business, each decision in one area will affect the company in all other areas. You will experience the challenges and the rewards of business in this very exciting and interactive environment!

Facilitator: Michelle Wieser, MBA, Ph.D, Associate Dean of Graduate Business Programs & MBA Director and Associate Professor, St. Catherine University

4:15 - 4:45 PM

Simulation Awards & Closing

4:45 - 5:45 PM

Company & Graduate School Expo

Are you interested in a summer internship or a full time opportunity upon graduation? What do you need to be thinking about or doing right now if you plan to pursue your MBA in the future? Take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the great companies and MBA Schools that have sponsored this conference. Remember to showcase your leadership skills and enjoy this opportunity to network and meet business leaders from various industries.