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Events calendar for March 1 - April 1, 2017

Business Analytics Academy: Internal Session  Managing Projects

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

Internal Session – Managing Projects


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.


Nationwide Insurance - Information Session/Alumni Spotlight

March 7, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.  


Academy: No Academy

March 9, 2017
Location: N/A


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


Buffett Trip Info Session

March 21, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Location: C435 PC

We'll be covering itinerary, rules, roommate assignments, and attire for the Warren Buffett trip.


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.


Emerson Process Management - Information Session/Alumni Spotlight

March 22, 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.  


Business Analytics Academy: Data Security - What the Internet Knows About You

March 23, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: S401 PBB

Jim Sherlock, Director, Assessments Privacy and Security at Pearson will be speaking on the topic of how everything you do on the internet or even your smartphone is data that is being stored and tracked.  He will talk about how this data is being used to present personalized advertising and targeted news stories.  


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!


Finance Academy: Chung Ma, Senior Portfolio Manager, Virginia Retirement System

March 23, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: C425 PC

Chung Ma is a Senior Portfolio Manager at the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).  His responsibilities include portfolio management, quantitative research, and risk modeling.  Specifically, he manages an Emerging Markets equity strategy and leads the Currency Management Team.  Mr. Ma joined the VRS in 2013 after serving as a Portfolio Manager at AllianceBernstein, where he managed G10 and emerging market FX strategies for both equity overlay and stand-alone mandates.  Prior to that, he was a senior quantitative analyst in the Global Value Equity unit at AllianceBernstein.  Before AllianceBernstein, he was a management consultant at Accenture, managing projects in the financial services industry.  He holds a B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in Economics from Hunter College.  He is a CFA charter holder.


Marketing Academy: Mystery Academy

March 23, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: C435 PC


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 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: University of Iowa Levitt Center, 1 East Park Road, Iowa City, IA

Speakers Keynote: Ann Drake, CEO and Chairman, DSC Logistics Workshop led by Lori Pedelty, Executive Coach and CEO, Pedelty EnterprisesIn this interactive workshop, you will learn how you can influence positive change in any organization regardless of your formal role and responsibilities or your level of experience. You will be guided through discussions and exercises to awaken your personal power as a change maker and leader.  A panel of business professionals representing different industries: Michelle Bates, Founder and President, BluPrairie Technologies Melanie Boulden, Senior Vice President, US & Global Marketing, Crayola Amanda Mahoski, Vice President, Midwest Growth Partners Laura Webb, Global Manager, Compensation & Employee Relations, Eaton’s Hydraulic Group Michelle Worley, Director of Flight Planning & Operations, United Airlines Sponsored by the US Bank Speaker Series Please register at: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/events/tippie-women-summit


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.


Spring Trip

March 29, 2017 - 31
Location: Chicago