Monday, March 11, 2013

Peirce business students, turn your writing around at this 1-day conference!

CONFERENCE: Join us on Saturday, March 16 for a business
skills development conference!
Attention Peirce business students! We’ve put together an exciting conference to help you improve your writing and analytical skills. Hosted by the Peirce College Business Division, the conference will be held in College Hall on Saturday, March 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The conference has been designed to help you to improve your academic performance here at the College. It will feature two keynote speakers, as well as three workshops focused on improving research writing, case analysis reporting, and financial analysis skills. Attendees will have the chance to meet with me and ask questions. They’ll also network with members of the business faculty, the presenters, and other business students.

Below is the agenda for the day’s events:

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 
Room 69
Sign in and enjoy coffee and a continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. 
Room 69
Welcome
Presenter: Michael Schirmer
Faculty Chair, Business

Keynote Address
Kenneth A. Divers ‘07
SEPTA
Transportation Manager

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Room 41
Research Writing Skills Workshop
Presenter: Dr. Willie Brown
Professor, Business

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Room 41
Case Analysis Report Writing Workshop
Presenter: Dr. Charlene Glenn
Professor, Business/ACBSP Facilitator

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Room 69
Lunch
Keynote Address
Nakia M. Stokes ‘11
Michelle Snow Company
Career coach and motivational speaker

12:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Room 49
Financial Analysis Skills Workshop
Presenter: Dr. Fred Poellnitz
Professor, Accounting & Finance

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Room 49
Wrap Up/Evaluation

The business faculty looks forward to meeting with you at this exciting event! If you have questions about it, please reach out to Dr. Charlene Glenn, Professor, Business and ACBSP Facilitator, at CGlenn@Peirce.edu or 215.670.9320.