Business Week October 7-8, 2020 1 University Pwky, University Park, IL, 60484 

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Business Week 2020 will be held Virtually October 7-8. The safety of everyone in the Governors State University (GSU) community is our top priority. Please check this webpage regularly for further updates.


Business Week 2020
 is a two day program that offers engaging professional opportunities for College of Business (COB) students to interact closely with industry thought leaders, employers, and alumni. It also showcases COB faculty expertise in a speaker series. The program culminates with COB Alumni Hall of Achievement Induction and a Business Career Fair.


Contact Us: Corporate partners and alumni should contact Karen Williams by email at kwilliams10@govst.edu, or by telephone at 708-235-7485 if you are interested in partnering with COB on Business Week 2020.


 
 

Event Schedule

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2020

 

Business Week Opening Keynote: 

Rick Blasgen
"Technology, Globalization, and the Future of Work: How will the Global Pandemic Change Everything?"
1 – 2:15 p.m. 
Location: Online

 

Presented by:
Rick Blasgen
President and CEO, Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals 




Breakout Sessions: 


 Dr. Ujvala Rajadhyaksha 

"Navigating Work-Family Responsibilities Across the Globe"

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. 

 

Presented by:
Dr. Ujvala Rajadhyasksha
Associate Professor  

 

 

Dr. Sean Jang

"Facial Recognition, Machine Learning, and Marketing" 
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. 

 

 

Presented by:
Dr. Hyunkyu (Sean) Jang
Assistant Professor  

 

 

Dr. William Kresse

"Election Risk Limiting Audits: Applying Business Best Practices to Enhance Election Integrity" 
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. 

 

Presented by:
Dr. William Kresse
Associate Professor

          

 

Dr. Mucahit Kochan


"Impact of Systemic Supply Chain Disruptions on Shareholders' Wealth"
 
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. 

 

Presented by:
Dr. Mucahit Kochan
Assistant Professor
 




THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020

 

Events:

   

Student meeting with Industry Experts During Business Week 2019 Career Fair

 

VIRTUAL College of Business Career Fair

2 – 5 p.m.

 (All Career Fair registrants are encouraged to attend the

"Introduction to the Virtual Career Fair" on October 1st,1-2pm.

 A link to the session will be sent upon registration to  

The Virtual Career Fair)



 

 

   COB Alumni Hall of Achievement and Closing Keynote

   "Disruptive Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and the Future of Work"
    6-8:00 p.m.

    Presented by:
    General Managing Partner at G2T3V, LLC and Chicago High-Tech Investors, LLC, former CEO of 1871, and Ed Kaplan Institute at Illinois Institute of Technology



                                                                                                                                                                                                                            





 

 

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