Part-Time MBA Event Videos

Key Trends in Nonprofit Board Governance- November 3, 2014
Today’s nonprofit board members and their organizations face a changing environment filled with increasing competition, sophisticated donors, and new methods of solicitation. How should board members react to this environment and provide leadership that supports their nonprofit organization? How can you use your management and leadership skills to help organizations increase their impact and meet their missions more effectively? 

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Class of 2015 Launch Event- October 3, 2014
Members of the Kellogg community spoke to graduating students about what they can expect in the coming months, and the KPTSA Graduation Committee shared many plans and activities for graduating students over the next quarters, leading up to June Convocation.

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Consulting Club: A Deep Dive Into Consulting Firms: What They're Looking For- August 8, 2014
Pam Schilling, Booth graduate, ex-management consultant and now a career coach specializing in management consulting, brings her expertise to this workshop and help students better understand the differences between all the consulting firms out there.  She will also explain what these individual firms look for in prospective employees and when hiring.  

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Neuromarketing: Using the Brain to Gather Consumer Insights- May 28, 2014
In this talk Prof. Cerf discussed some of the new tools and techniques available for marketers to gather insights by peaking inside the brain of the consumer.  Topics included:
- How soon we can know about consumer biases before they are available to the consumers themselves.
- If we can learn about the ways consumers make decisions without asking them any questions.
- How we can evaluate how engaging content (print ad, commercial, a film) is before showing it to anyone.

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Business Leadership Club: Leadership and Networking with Patron President and COO Dave Wilson- November 12, 2103 
Dave Wilson, President and COO of Patron Spirits, spoke to Part-Time students on building a network for a lifetime.  Mr. Wilson shared insights and lessons learned throughout his 30+ year in the Spirits industry. Prior to his time with Patron, Mr. Wilson was the President of BrandMuscle's beverage alcohol group, and held leadership positions with Southern Wine and Spirits and Seagram's. 

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Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club Speaker Event: Metropolis Coffee Company Co-Founder Jeff Dreyfuss- May 22, 2013
Jeff and his son Tony started Metropolis in 2001 after a multi-year obsession with roasting, cupping and the trade. In 2003, Metropolis opened her doors to the public. Metropolis is a small batch artisan roaster located in the heart of Chicago. Metropolis is a small batch artisan roaster located in the heart of Chicago. The father son duo have successfully built retail, wholesale and e commerce businesses as well as a library of training videos. Metropolis coffee and teas are served in many of the finest cafes and restaurants around town.

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Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club: Robert Nathan, Co-founder & CEO of Load Delivered Logistics- April 16, 2013 
At age 25, Robert Nathan co-founded Load Delivered Logistics, a technology-enabled third-party logistics provider, to improve inefficiencies in the logistics sector. Nathan leveraged his experience at a top 100 3PL provider to achieve 975% revenue growth from 2008-2012, earning a spot on the Inc. 500/5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. 

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Marketing Club: Professional Development Series : Intellectual Property Strategy Workshop- February 28, 2013
As part of Professional Development Series, the Marketing Club proudly presents Intellectual Property Strategy Workshop presented by Dmitriy Andreyev (Founder and CEO of FlagshipIP, P.C.). IP Strategy Development is increasing becoming key for Marketers especially in technology industries. This workshop is designed to discuss the value of a sound IP strategy as well as various IP monetization opportunities. The workshop will specifically focus on IP protection for computer technology based companies. 

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Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Club Speaker Event: Linda Darragh and Entrepreneurship at Kellogg- February 7, 2013
This event is a continuation of EVC's previous event “The Chicago Startup Landscape and the Role of Incubators” which provided invaluable insights on the startup ecosystem in the Midwest. 

Linda Darragh, who leads the Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI), gave an overview of this new initiative and key focus areas: 
• Kellogg's curriculum that teaches innovation and entrepreneurship from an integrated perspective and includes a focus on three areas: corporate innovation, mid-cap growth and new venture creation 
• Building an ecosystem within and around Kellogg that links innovators and entrepreneurs to each other 

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Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Club Speaker Event: The Chicago Startup Landscape and the Role of Incubators- January 15, 2013
Troy Henikoff, CEO and Co-founder, of Excelerate Labs discussed the Chicago start-up environment and the role of his incubator, Excelerate Labs. Excelerate Labs is an intensive summer accelerator for startups driven by proven entrepreneurs and investors.

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