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Sessions May 15-16, 2019 / New York, NY

Wednesday

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Registration

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Optional: Financial Services 101

Training the Street delivers an overview of the financial services industry structure and work performed within each business line. In addition, you will hear about key terminology and skills required for each functional area. Note: This session is optional, but highly recommended.

Presenter: Scott Rostan, Founder, CEO and Principal, Training The Street, Inc.

12:00 - 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 - 1:15 pm

Welcome & Overview

Presenter: Arrion Rathsack, Director, MBA and Professional Programs, Forté and Senior Executive TBA, Credit Suisse

1:15 - 3:30 pm

Ice Breaker and Perfecting Your Pitch Workshop

Get to know other attendees and practice your networking skills. This highly interactive session will provide an introduction to strategic networking and how to prepare for cocktail receptions, exploratory calls, and other "meet and greet" opportunities. You will have an opportunity to practice your "elevator pitch" and receive just in time feedback on how to improve your impact. Specific aspects of networking with financial services representatives will be discussed.

Presenter: Marjie Terry, Executive Coach, Great on the Job

3:45 - 4:45 pm

Executive Panel: Voices from the Top

Senior executive women from financial firms share their career experiences and discuss strategies for keeping all aspects of their lives moving forward. Hear about the career choices that led to their success, the natural trade-offs that occur in every long and rewarding career, and strategies for having a fulfilling personal life.

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Networking Reception

Thursday

8:00 - 8:30 am

Breakfast & Networking

8:30 - 9:45 am

Financial Services Showcase (Asset Management/Private Wealth)

Associate/VP level MBA alumnae share their experiences, rewards, and insights on a career in financial services and their business area.

10:00 - 11:15 am

Financial Services Showcase (Investment Banking)

Associate/VP level MBA alumnae share their experiences, rewards, and insights on a career in financial services and their business area.

11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

Join company representatives for an informal networking lunch.

12:30 - 1:45 pm

Financial Services Showcase (Alternative Investments/Sales & Trading)

Associate/VP level MBA alumnae share their experiences, rewards, and insights on a career in financial services and their business area.

2:00 - 4:00 pm

An Inside View of the Recruiting Process

Your first year of business school will be exciting and full of quick deadlines and decisions. Recruiting for your summer internship will start early and require you to be ready to make decisions. In this session, recruiters provide insight and tips for navigating the interviewing and recruiting process at financial firms. This session will give you a head start on landing your summer internship.

Presenters: Representatives from Forté Company Sponsors

4:00 - 4:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Presenter: Arrion Rathsack, Director, MBA and Professional Programs, Forté

30+

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