Hull College of Business Events

Saturday, April 26

GRU Discovery Session: Real World Economics
University Hall, Summerville Campus
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.
It’s up. It’s down. But how does it affect me? Join Dr. Simon Medcalfe as he takes an in depth look at how the economy affects you on a day-to-day basis.
Cost: Free
Dress: Business Casual

GRU Discovery Session: Marketers’ Secrets:  How We Entice You to Buy All that Stuff!
University Hall, Summerville Campus
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Learn from Dr. Marsha Loda about some of the strategies marketers use to guide your behavior…right to the cash register!  Understand the “boxes” or categories marketing researchers put you in. And from there, the Big 5 marketing appeals they know will best get your interest. Learn to spot the enticing strategies, and even how to be a better negotiator when you’re agreeing on a new salary or buying that new car.
Cost: Free
Dress: Business Casual

Sunday, April 27

Alumni Weekend Farewell Brunch and Jag20 Awards
Keynote Speaker William Taylor, Founding Editor of Fast Company Magazine
Legends Club 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Be sure to join us for this special event, hosted in partnership with the Hull College of Business, with best-selling author, celebrated entrepreneur, and groundbreaking thinker on leadership and innovation, William “Bill” Taylor. Having made his name as a hugely successful editor and entrepreneur who co-founded and took Fast Company magazine from start-up to a $340 million sale in less than six years, Taylor speaks with authority and experience on embracing people-centric approaches to leadership, a network approach to cultivating ideas and a relentless focus on being extraordinary all in the name of creating market dominance. Provocative and inspiring, Bill offers firsthand accounts of how game changers are transforming their companies and shaking up their industries—and insights into how you can do the same in your own organization.
Cost: $25 per person ($35 after April 5th)
Dress: Business Casual


 

 

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