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W. FRANK BARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Business Week 2012

Business Week 2012 is an annual Barton School of Business event that is designed to help students explore various areas with business.  You will have the opportunity to meet alumni, network with professionals, explore different career paths, and learn what it takes to be successful.  Events are free, though many sessions require reservations.  All students, regardless of major, are invited to participate.  For more detailed information about each session, see below or call 316-978-3200.

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Gary Parker

Monday, March 5


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Business Week Kick-Off
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Avoiding the Post College Money Hangover
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Why YOU Should Have a Career in Insurance!
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Investor Relations: The Intersection of Finance,
Operations, Public Relations, and Psychology
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Business Tour: Warren Old Town                                                         


Tuesday, March 6


8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast with Grant Thornton
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Stepping Stones: What Entry-Level Jobs Do for You!
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. “E’ is For Ethics
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. What Can I Do With a Career in $ales?
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. The 3 “M”s of Business: Management, Marketing and Merchandising
2:00 p.m.  – 3:30 p.m. Business Tour:  Goodrich Cabin Systems, Buildings 1 & 5
7:05 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Silicon Prairie: IT Careers in Wichita


Wednesday, March 7


8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast with Grubb & Ellis | Martens Commercial Group
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Speed Marketing – Get Expert Advice from Wichita’s Marketing Gurus!
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Transforming Daily Life™ at Koch Industries
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. 1,2,3s of Financial Planning
2:00 p.m.  – 3:30 p.m. Business Tour:  History of Old Town/Downtown Trolley
5:35 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) Panel
7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Justin Seamonds (Watch it here)


Thursday, March 8


9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. On Your Own: Building a Business of One
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Presenting With Confidence
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Vying for the Interview
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Business Tour:   Koch Industries
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Entrepreneurship Forum Series -
Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich Shops
                                               


Friday, March 9


2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Employment Authorization for International Students after Graduation


Saturday, March 10


10:30 am -1:00 pm Great Business Race                                                        

 

For more information, contact the Barton School of Business at 316-978-3200