February 17 & 18, 2023
|12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Check-in|
|1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Welcome Luncheon with Faculty and Keynote Address|
|2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Event attendees will be divided into two teams for a more personalized experience during these interactive workshops on relevant leadership topics.
Each session will be 60 minutes in length with a 15-minute refreshment break.
|5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Day I Closing Remarks & Happy Hour with UNC Kenan-Flagler Staff and Alumni
|9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.||Day II Welcome and Breakfast|
|10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Managing Workplace Diversity
Facilitator: Dr. James Johnson JR., Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship; Director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
For leadership to effectively manage diversity in the workplace, they need to understand their backgrounds and how their behavior and beliefs can affect their decision-making within a diverse environment. Dr. Johnson will lead a conversation about how future leaders can survive and thrive in a diverse environment, where people come from different backgrounds and have different perspectives. He will talk about the iceberg model of diversity in which you see 30% of the iceberg and miss everything that is underneath.
|11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||McColl Building Tour with MBA Student Ambassadors|
|12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Lunch with Current MBA Students|
|1:00 p.m. –2:15 p.m.||MBA Student Leadership Panel
Hear from current students about their MBA experience and how they have sharpened their leadership skills throughout the program. Bring your questions- our panelists are ready to discuss why they chose UNC Kenan-Flagler, the Full-Time MBA experience, or anything else on your mind.
|2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Closing Remarks|
|2:30 p.m.||Depart and explore Chapel Hill on your own|
Priority submission deadline: January 27, 2023
Final submission deadline: February 9, 2023