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October 2017


  • October 3

    Joint Forum: MBA for Working Professionals

    Raleigh, North Carolina

    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    City:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    Location:
    NC State University Club - 4200 Hillsborough Street

    Please join UNC and other RTP-area universities for a unique evening highlighting top MBA programs for working professionals. Come learn about the many different program formats, admission requirements, and program focuses available to you. At the event, you will have the opportunity to meet with Admissions Officers and alumni from each school. Have your questions answered by those who have lived it, and receive guidance on the admission process.

    Register to Attend
  • October 4

    Ask Us Anything Webinar

    Online

    Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    City:
    Online
    Location:
    Online

    Is making a decision about an MBA keeping you up at night? We are three current UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students, we have been there and we would like to help!

    Register below to join us for an online Q&A where you can ask us anything about the MBA. Really. We've been in your position and no question is too dumb or too specific - we'll give you our best answers and hopefully you'll find yourself resting easier at night!

    HOSTED BY:
    Reinaldo Caravellas (MBA '19) - Dean's Fellow and Net Impact Club, Concentrating in Management Consulting
    Kristen Khoury (MBA '19) - Forte Member and Healthcare Club, Concentrating in Operations Management and Healthcare
    David Shevlin (MBA '19) - Consulting Club and Business Tech Club, Concentrating in Marketing and Management Consulting

    Please note: webinar will take place between 12:45 PM and 1:45 PM.

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  • October 7

    Weekend MBA Class Visit

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    City:
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Location:
    The Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center

    Join our students for an Executive MBA class visit! This is a great way to explore the faculty and student environment at UNC Kenan-Flagler as well as the active and relevant curriculum.

    10:00am - 10:45am - Registration and Overview
    10:45am - 12:45pm - Attend Marketing Strategy class taught by Bill Putsis
    12:45pm - 1:30pm - Lunch with Current Students

    Register to Attend
  • October 7

    Consortium MAPS (MBA Application Preparation Seminar)

    Houston, TX

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    City:
    Houston, TX

    The MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS) is intended to provide The Consortium prospects with “insider” knowledge in navigating the admissions/application process to be a competitive applicant for The Consortium and its member schools. Each seminar is designed to provide a platform for potential MBA applicants to learn about The Consortium’s 18 member schools, the application process, The Consortium Fellowship opportunity and the benefits of The Consortium membership.

    Agenda:

    Registration/Check-in; Pre-Networking with Schools
    The Consortium Presentation
    MBA Application Process Overview Panel
    Making the Case
    Focusing on You
    Consortium School Fair with Networking Hour

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  • October 10

    Leading Strategic Sales Teams - 3 days

    Chapel Hill


    City:
    Chapel Hill
    Location:
    Rizzo Conference Center

    This program is designed to train senior managers to effectively manage their organizations' sales forces and optimize their sales management efforts.

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  • October 10

    Evening with EMBA: Student & Alumni Panel

    Charlotte, NC

    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    City:
    Charlotte, NC
    Location:
    The Palm Charlotte

    Our students and alumni are our greatest ambassadors. Please join us for an Executive MBA panel and learn more about what our program can do for your career. You'll have the chance to network with our students and alums, who are business leaders in the Charlotte community, other prospective students, and executive program staff.

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  • October 11

    EMBA Application Chat

    Online

    Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    City:
    Online

    Join Emily Nevinger, Senior Associate Director of Admissions & Student Recruitment, for a (virtual) discussion of our admissions process. Emily will share insider tips and hints on making your EMBA application stand out. You'll also have a chance to ask questions about our programs and admissions process. You'll be fully-equipped to finalize your EMBA application after attending this session.

    Register to Attend
  • October 12

    Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA & Business Graduate Conference (ROMBA Conference)

    Boston, MA

    Time: 10/12/17 2:00 PM - 10/14/17 10:00 PM
    City:
    Boston, MA
    Location:
    Boston World Trade Center, 1 Seaport Lane

    Saturday Oct. 12, 10 AM - 12 PM: Visit the UNC Kenan-Flagler table at the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit & Expo during the Conference!

    The Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA & Business Graduate Conference (also known at the ROMBA Conference) is a 3-day annual conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) graduate business school students - the largest gathering of LGBTQ business students in the world. The conference presents a dynamic line-up of industry speakers, workshops and panelists representing all sectors of the business community, from finance and entrepreneurship to non-profits and entertainment & media. The conference is open to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer current students, alumni and prospective MBAs and business graduates. Active allies are welcome, but understand that most attending companies will be specifically seeking to recruit LGBTQ talent.

    Reaching Out MBA Conference
  • October 12

    Atlanta Alumni - Topgolf

    Atlanta, GA

    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    City:
    Atlanta, GA
    Location:
    Topgolf Atlanta Midtown

    Join your fellow Atlanta area UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni for a fun evening of Topgolf. The $25 registration fee covers the cost of the game, food, and non-alcoholic drinks.

    Topgolf is similar to bowling or darts, but for golf. You don't need to be a golfer to play.

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  • October 13

    EMBA Coffee Chat

    Durham, NC

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    City:
    Durham, NC
    Location:
    Page Road Starbucks

    A senior member of the Executive MBA staff is headed to a coffee shop near you! Please join us for an informal 30-minute chat about our Executive MBA programs. This is a great way to learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School as well as our admission process.

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  • October 14

    UNC Kenan-Flagler Reception at ROMBA

    Boston, MA

    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    City:
    Boston, MA
    Location:
    Boston World Trade Center

    UNC Kenan-Flagler Alumni are invited to a reception at the Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in Boston on Oct 14. We hope you will come out to share your experiences and network with fellow alumni and current students. The event will be hosted by Meghan Kelly-Gosk, a long-time member of the MBA staff.

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  • October 15

    MBA Cafe in Kansas City (Full-time MBA)

    Kansas City, MO

    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    City:
    Kansas City, MO
    Location:
    Kaldi's Coffee, 318 W 47th St.

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 16

    Talent Management Institute - 4 days

    Chapel Hill


    City:
    Chapel Hill
    Location:
    Rizzo Conference Center

    The Talent Management Institute is a four-day program developed to help human resource, talent management and leadership development professionals improve their talent management skills and capabilities. It is taught by two highly acclaimed and experienced Talent Management Practitioners who focus on the art of execution drawing upon their own professional experiences.

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  • October 16

    MBA Cafe in Chapel Hill (Full-time MBA)

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    City:
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Location:
    UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, McColl Cafe (first floor)

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 17

    MBA Cafe in New York (Full-Time MBA)

    New York, NY

    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    City:
    New York, NY
    Location:
    Ground Central Coffee Company, 155 E 52nd St.

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 17

    Financial Aid Webinar

    Online

    Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    City:
    Online

    How do you finance the MBA? Anna Kerns, Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Planning for the Executive MBA Programs, explores financing options in this live online session. Receive tips on gaining corporate sponsorship. Discover different loan options. Receive step by step loan application details.

    Register to Attend
  • October 17

    MBA Cafe in Sao Paulo (Full-time MBA)

    Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    City:
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Location:
    Octavio Café, 2996 Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima, Jardim Paulistano

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 18

    MBA Cafe in Charlotte (Full-time MBA)

    Charlotte, NC

    Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    City:
    Charlotte, NC
    Location:
    Vin Master, 2000 South Blvd.

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 18

    Inside the MBA - Admissions Fair

    Washington, DC

    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    City:
    Washington, DC
    Location:
    Washington Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW

    Join us for Inside the MBA (IMBA) - Washington, DC. IMBA is a multi-school admissions event that provides an opportunity for prospective MBA students to gain insights about MBA programs, including how to choose an MBA program and navigating the MBA admissions process. The event includes a panel discussion and the chance to meet admissions representatives and alumni from the various participating schools. Attendance is free.

    REGISTER
  • October 19

    London Business Meet and Greet

    London, United Kingdom

    Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    City:
    London, United Kingdom
    Location:
    Ape & Bird

    Carolina alumni and friends in London are invited to a Business Meet and Greet on October 19th. UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School is hosting this informal networking reception for Tar Heels to meet each other and to expand their networks in the London business community. Complimentary drinks and appetizers will be served. Please invite alumni and other business associates.

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  • October 19

    Inside the MBA - Admissions Fair

    Philadelphia, PA

    Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    City:
    Philadelphia, PA
    Location:
    Ritz Carlton, 10 Avenue of the Arts

    Join us for Inside the MBA (IMBA) - Philadelphia. IMBA is a multi-school admissions event that provides an opportunity for prospective MBA students to gain insights about MBA programs, including how to choose an MBA program and navigating the MBA admissions process. The event includes a panel discussion and the chance to meet admissions representatives and alumni from the various participating schools. Attendance is free.

    REGISTER
  • October 20

    MBA Cafe in Wilmington (Full-time MBA)

    Wilmington, NC

    Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    City:
    Wilmington, NC
    Location:
    Chopt Creative Salad Co., 1125 Military Cutoff Road

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 22

    MBA Cafe in New Delhi (Full-time MBA)

    New Delhi, India

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    City:
    New Delhi, India
    Location:
    Starbucks Coffee, Block A, Hamilton House, Connaught Place

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    DATE HAS CHANGED TO **SUNDAY, 22 OCT** DUE TO FESTIVAL

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  • October 22

    MBA Cafe in Boston (Full-time MBA)

    Boston, MA

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    City:
    Boston, MA
    Location:
    Caffè Nero, 733 Centre Street

    Our MBA Cafes offer you the opportunity to interact with current full-time MBA students in cities around the country and across the globe. These events are informal, hosted by current students, and designed to foster conversation between you and the people who know the program best. So whether you are on your way home from work or heading to the gym, have completed your application or are considering applying sometime in the near future... You are invited to stop by and learn more about UNC Kenan-Flagler's full-time MBA program directly from the source!

    REGISTER
  • October 25

    The Executive MBA ROI – Why It’s Worth It

    Online

    Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    City:
    Online

    Thinking about pursuing your Executive MBA but have questions about the ROI? Join Katrin Baker - Senior Associate Director of Career & Leadership Services - for this interactive Webinar to discuss the many ways an EMBA can boost your career. The C&L team designs and leads all programmatic and consultative career management, leadership development and employer relations services for 1,000+ EMBA and MBA@UNC students and 35,000+ UNC Kenan-Flagler alumni.

    Register to Attend
  • October 27

    New York Alumni Breakfast

    New York, NY

    Time: 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    City:
    New York, NY
    Location:
    The University Club

    This October we will celebrate the next phase of our great university's mission - one that will accelerate the potential of what it means to be a truly public university. Join UNC Kenan-Flagler on our journey to transform business education.

    October 27, 2017
    The University Club
    1 W 54th Street New York, NY 10019

    7:30am - 8am | Coffee Reception
    8am - 8:45am | Breakfast
    8:45am - 9:30am | Faculty Speakers
    9:30am - 10am | Alumni Networking


    Dean Douglas A. Shackelford, Dean, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

    A UNC alumnus and North Carolina native, Shackelford has served on the UNC faculty since 1990. He is an award-winning researcher and teacher whose work focuses on taxes and business strategy. He currently holds the title of Dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School in addition to the Meade H. Willis Distinguished Professor of Taxation.

    Dean Shackelford aims to mold the School into the "greatest business school of the 21st century." He plans to accomplish this through investing in developing technologies in business, mastering the delivery of high-quality business education on a grand scale, emphasizing diversity in all degree programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler, and instilling students with a comprehensive "global education" to promote diverse cultural knowledge and sensitivity.

    Jennifer Conrad, Dalton McMichael Distinguished Professor of Finance

    Jennifer Conrad conducts research in the investments area. In her current research, she is working on the relation between credit default swaps and the equity market, as well as the determinants and effects of high-frequency trading.

    Dr. Conrad has taught investments, derivatives and financial management. She has won three teaching awards, research and service awards at UNC Kenan-Flagler. She is the former senior associate dean for academic affairs and a former area chair of finance.

    She has served on the board of directors of all three national financial associations. She is a past president and board chair of the Financial Management Association.

    We would like to thank our host committee.
    Timicka Anderson MBA '01
    Dennis Bacon MBA '06
    Evan Balafas MAC '05
    Anthony Cummings MBA '97
    Jeremiah DeNonno MBA @UNC '14
    Scott Hauser BSBA '07
    Will Keesler BSBA '08
    Steve Kunin MBA '05
    Houston McCurry BSBA '14
    Fiona McFarland MBA@UNC '13
    Ricardo McKenzie MBA '08
    Jamie Pacala MBA '12
    Chad Parker MBA '02
    Britta Turner MBA '11

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  • October 30

    Evening MBA Class Visit

    Chapel Hill, NC

    Time: 5:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
    City:
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Location:
    McColl Building

    Join our students for an Executive MBA class visit! This is a great way to explore the faculty and student environment at UNC Kenan-Flagler as well as the active and relevant curriculum.

    5:15pm - 5:45pm - Registration and Overview
    5:45pm - 7:45pm - Attend Marketing Management class taught by Bill Putsis

    Register to Attend
  • November 1

    Leadership Effectiveness Workshop - 3 days

    Chapel Hill


    City:
    Chapel Hill
    Location:
    Rizzo Conference Center

    Over three days, you will learn about your own leadership style and maximize your leadership strengths. In addition, you will learn the qualities essential to being a great leader on a professional and personal level.

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