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Events calendar for March 1 - April 1, 2017

Marketing Academy: Megan McKay, Owner, Peace Tree Brewing Co.

March 2, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: C435 PC

Megan McKay, alum of the UI’s evening MBA program, will be our guest on March 2nd. She is the sole Owner of Peace Tree Brewing Co. which began in Knoxville, IA seven years ago. Peace Tree Brewing Co., under Megan’s leadership, has developed not only a story behind the name, but also a visually distinctive look as part of the Peace Tree brand – and now an even bigger brand “experience” with the newly opened tap room.


Business Analytics Academy: Internal Session  Managing Projects

March 2, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: S401 PBB

Internal Session – Managing Projects


Nationwide Insurance - Information Session/Alumni Spotlight

March 7, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C435 PC

Please join us for an Information Session/Alumni Spotlight with Nationwide. We will have Jason Adams, Senior Director of Commerical Agribusiness, and Kyle Wehr, 2016 Iowa MBA Graduate & Associate Product Manager talking about their work at Nationwide & how their MBAs have helped them be successful.   This session is business casual. RSVP in MBA Focus.


Lean In Circle: Sponsored by MBA Women's Leadership Program

March 20, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C435 PC

RSVP for this Event (Deadline: 3/16/17) Cancel RSVP Contact Organizer


Lunch and Learn: Save the Childhood Movement

March 22, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C425

RSVP for this Event (Deadline: 3/20/17) Cancel RSVP Contact Organizer

If you are interested in knowing more about the Child Labor issues that affects the different parts of the world, or Supply Chain and Ethical issues that creep up in daily lives of several Asian countries, or are passionate about Right for Education for all Children: Let's gather together and discuss how these global issues start and how they can affect us, even here in Iowa. We will have Professor Johannes Ledolter (Professor of Internationals Operations Management, Statistics and Actuarial Science- Tippie CoB) talk to us about these issues and several others and how we can bring the MBA toolkit into play now, as well as when we venture out into the Corporate World. RSVP by March 20th. Lunch will be provided. This event is open to Non-MBAA members also.


CF Industries Information Session

March 23, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C425 PC

Please join us for an Information Session with Daniel Swenson, Vice President & Treasurer at CF Industries. CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes they use ensures we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities.   This session is business casual. Please RSVP in MBA Focus.  Please note: there are TWO sessions happening at the same time on 3/23 - CF Industries will be geared towards finance, though any & all students are invited to attend!


Involta - Information Session

March 23, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C435 PC

Please join us for an information session with Involta. Involta is an award-winning national provider of IT intelligence and end-to-end infrastructure, including fiber connectivity, managed services and colocation in enterprise-class, multi-tenant data centers.   Bruce Lehrman, CEO at Involta, will be on campus to talk about his company, industry and where MBAs fit into Involta's strategy.  This is session business casual.  Please RSVP in MBA Focus.   Please note: there are TWO sessions happening at the same time on 3/23 - Involta will be geared towards BA, though any & all students are invited to attend! 


Tippie Women's Summit

March 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: TBD

The MBAA is excited to partner with undergraduate Women in Business to host the annual Tippie Women Summit on Saturday, March 25th. This conference will give you the opportunity to network with successful leaders of area companies, and learn more about women's leadership in the workplace. Please save the date for this prestigious event. Event details to follow.


Spring Trip Meeting

March 27, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C425 PC

Required for all students attending the Chicago Spring Trip.  Review logistics, company details, etc. 


SY Coaches Presentation to 1st Year

March 28, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C425 PC

SY Coaches will present to ALL 1st year students about various topics related to summer internships.   Attendance by ALL 1st YEARS IS REQUIRED. Lunch will be provided.


Emerson Process Management - Information Session/Alumni Spotlight

March 29, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C435 PC

  Please join us for an Information Session/Alumni Spotlight with Emerson Process Management. We will have two Iowa MBA Alums: Jon Kerr (2016) & Carl Schumacher (2010), along with Sarah Erikson, Recruit & Diversity Coordintor, on campus to talk about their roles within Emerson and what they are looking for in MBAs.   This session is business casual. RSVP in MBA Focus.  


Spring Trip

March 29, 2017 - 31
Location: Chicago