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Aug. 18, 2020

New data analytics major launches

St. Norbert adds a new and rigorous data analytics major to its offerings, giving students exposure to innovative methodologies that support the critical data-driven decision-making organizations need. The curriculum is a collaboration between disciplines in the natural sciences and the Schneider School of Business & Economics.

Upcoming events
Creating Value in Your Business During Difficult Times
Noon CDT|Webinar

During this free webinar presented by the Family Business Forum, Jayne McQuillan, president of Journey Consulting LLC, discusses strategic flexibility and building in value to position your business for strength.

Jayne McQuillan, president of Journey Consulting LLC

Women’s Leadership Conference
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.|KI Convention Center, Green Bay

Ben Fauske, an executive coach with the Center for Exceptional Leadership (CEL), speaks at the Women’s Leadership Conference, an all-day professional development and networking conference created to provide a platform outside of the workplace to educate, encourage and inspire women to take their careers to the next level. The CEL is among the event’s sponsors.

Women gathered eating and laughing

Fox Connection Business Pitch Contest
4 p.m.|The Howard, Oshkosh, Wis.

Ryan McEnroe ’20 and Olivia Smidel ’21 will represent St. Norbert College as they compete in the fourth annual Fox Connection Business Pitch Contest. This regional pitch contest involves just two student contestants from each of seven colleges in northeast Wisconsin (St. Norbert, UW-Green Bay, UW Oshkosh, Lawrence, NWTC, Fox Valley Tech and Moraine Park Tech). Each student will have four minutes to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges. Cash and in-kind prizes will be awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners. Students are encouraged to continue to develop their business ideas following the contest.

Manufacturing First Expo & Conference
7 a.m.-5 p.m.|Virtual

Dean Stewart, executive director of the Center for Exceptional Leadership, speaks at the Manufacturing First expo, which features informative presentations focused on innovation and the latest industry trends, networking opportunities, and more than 200 exhibitors. The Schneider School of St. Norbert College is among the sponsors for the event.

Senior Leadership Program

The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Senior Leadership Program, launching Nov. 9, helps senior-level managers and directors discover their strengths, discern their principles, and provide thoughtful, impactful leadership to their organizations. The cohort-based learning program begins with an individualized assessment of leadership style, strengths and weaknesses. Then, in the company of other leaders, participants deepen their understanding of themselves and develop the habits of thoughtful leadership — all under the mentorship of a leadership-development team. Enroll by Nov. 6, 2020.

Foundational Leadership Program

The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Foundational Leadership Program, launching Nov. 12, equips team members new to leadership positions with the qualities, core behaviors and skills they need to become contemplative, visionary champions of an organization’s success. Beginning with a full-day retreat, followed by seven monthly half-day sessions, participants explore topics such as self-awareness, motivation and influence, being inclusive, coaching for performance, and creating team culture and lasting impact. Enroll by Oct. 15, 2020.

Executive Leadership Program

The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Executive Leadership Program, launching Dec. 7, helps presidents, vice presidents and those in the C-suite discover their strengths, discern their principles, and provide thoughtful, impactful leadership to their organizations. Over the course of the 16-month cohort program — which begins with a four-day immersion session — participants define a set of development goals, then devise and execute a formal project to achieve them. Enroll by Dec. 4, 2020.

  • LEADERSHIP New book builds on author’s journey to authentic confidence Ben Fauske, a confidence researcher on the faculty of St. Norbert’s Center for Exceptional Leadership, launched his new book early to meet the needs of readers newly laid off during the current economic crisis. 
    RESEARCH Global manufacturer builds research partnership with SNC A global private-label manufacturer of consumer wet wipes needed to conduct a quality assessment of a new supplier — something it couldn’t do in-house. So the manufacturer struck a partnership with St. Norbert College.
    Faculty Insight To shake or not to shake ... Dan Heiser, dean of the Schneider School of Business & Economics at St. Norbert College, shares advice about business etiquette in the time of COVID-19 with Insight Magazine.
  • SSBE ALUMNI Milbach recognized as Young Professional of the Year Congratulations to Heather Milbach ’09 MBA ’19, who was recognized June 23 as Young Professional of the Year at the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Future 15 & Young Professional Awards!
    FACULTY INSIGHT Marc Schaffer weighs in on local real estate market

    Marc Schaffer (Economics) tells the Press Times that the Great Recession laid the groundwork for the turbulent real estate market seen recently in northeast Wisconsin.

    SCHNEIDER MBA With an MBA in her sights, she's virtually there!

    Neelie Gorbette, senior product manager in Cellcom’s marketing department, recently began a new journey one from which not even a pandemic would dissuade her.

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