The College of Business at GSU will host the inaugural Business Week on September 23-25, 2019. 

Business Week LogoBusiness Week 2019 is a weeklong program that offers engaging professional opportunities for College of Business (COB) students to interact closely with industry thought leaders, employers and alumni. It also show cases COB faculty expertise in a speaker series. The program culminates with COB Alumni Hall of Achievement Induction/Fundraising, and a Business Career Fair.  

Day 1 - Business Week Kickoff- Monday September 23, 2019 
Day one will start with a presentation by Rita Gunther-McGrath, a sought after speaker and consultant and globally recognized leader on innovation and growth strategies, with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship. Rita is a Professor at Columbia University. More information about her ground breaking work is available at  In addition to Rita's presentation, faculty members will offer breakout sessions on innovative topics of interest to businesses.

Day 2 - Business Career Fair - Tuesday September 24, 2019
The highlight of the day two, is a career fair, where your business will be able to further engage with and recruit our students and alumni. 

Day 3 - College of Business Alumni Hall of Achievement & Networking Dinner - Wednesday September 25, 2019
Finally, join us for an intimate dinner at the Odyssey in Tinley Park, on the day three where Billy Dexter, a leader in inclusive solutions and leadership development - will be the featured speaker. Billy is a partner at Heidrick & Struggles.  

During Business Week 2019, GSU's College of Business will induct alumni into the inaugural GSU College of Business Alumni Hall of Achievement. We are calling on alumni, students,  faculty, staff, and friends of the college to submit your nominations of a deserving alumni. You are invited to submit nominations via the online nomination form.  Submissions are due by April 30, 2019. Inductees will be acknowledged at the Business Week  2019 dinner at the Odyssey on Sept 25, 2019.  

Contact Us: Corporate partners and alumni should contact Karen Williams by email or by telephone at 708-235-7485 if you are interested in partnering with the College of Business on Business Week 2019.

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