Events

2014 Apr 25 - Michigan Family Business Center Seminar

"Create a Business that has Value and can Thrive Without You"

April 25 at 9:00am
Riverfront Center Room 2317

This presentation by Robert (Bob) L. Quigley, Jr., will identify 8 key attributes that others will look at to value your company. These are 8 key attributes that all business owners should focus on to maintain and enhance the value of their company and to create a company that can thrive without them. This presentation is centered on the Sellability Score, an assessment tool business owners can use to rate the performance of their company on these 8 key attributes to improve value.

The event is free to attend and light refreshments will be served at 8:30 a.m.

Networking is highly encouraged prior to and after the presentation!

Please register to attend here

 

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2014 Apr 15 - Western & Southern Life On-Campus Interviews

2014 April 2 - Employer Marketplace

Network with employers
Learn about their Hiring Needs and Internship Opportunities

Date/Time/Location:
Wed, April 2, 2014: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Riverfront Center

Presented by the School of Management, The Employer Marketplace is your chance to connect with and learn about companies specifically recruiting business students for internships and job openings. So dress professionally and bring extra copies of your resume!

Attend for your chance to win a $50 iTunes gift card, movie passes, and more! 

No RSVP necessary, but preferred HERE

 

Questions? Contact Antonio Riggs at anriggs@umflint.edu  or by phone at (810) 237-6680.

2014 Mar 26 - Int. Exchange Programs Info Session

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS INFO SESSION

Wednesday, March 26th @ 1:45pm
Riverfront Center Room 2331

Meet with program participants and Education Abroad Office staff to learn about our international partner institutions, program costs, available scholarships, application deadlines and more.

Register to attend Here
 

2014 MAR 11 - Rapid Resume

2014 Feb 26 & 27 - Job Fair Success

FEB 26 & 27

10am - 11am

Wednesday, 2/26 - Riverfront Center Room 2331
Thursday 2/27 - Riverfront Center Finance Lab

From Do's and Don'ts to 60 second elevator pitches, this workshop will cover what to expect and how to be successful when attending job fairs.

Please register to attend here.

For questions or more information contact Antonio Riggs, Student Services Coordinator, at anriggs@umflint.edu

2014 Feb 28 - MFBC Seminar

Capital: Credit Markets & Commercial Loans

February 28 at 9:00 a.m.
Riverfront Center Room 2317

presentation by Scott Triplett, Commercial Relationship Manager, First Merit Bank

The SOM Michigan Family Business Center is proud to host Scott Triplett, Commercial Relationship Manager of First Merit Bank, on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Scott will discuss current credit markets, commercial loan accessibility, what lenders look for when considering loan applications, and what is needed from potential borrowers. Join us for a light breakfast from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. before the presentation begins to network with local business owners and your fellow UM-Flint community members..

The event is free to all UM-Flint students, faculty, and staff, and $5 for the general public.

Light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. and networking is encouraged prior to the presentation.

Please register to attend here.

 

2013 Dec 13 - The Economic Forum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE ECONOMIC FORUM 2013

December 13, 2013 : 12:00 to 1:30pm
Northbank Center Grand Ballroom

 

The University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Management (SOM) and the Rotary Club of Flint invite the community to “The Economic Forum” on Friday, December 13, 2013, in the Northbank Center Grand Ballroom at 432 North Saginaw Street, Flint, MI 48502.

The event takes place from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM with a lunch buffet served at 11:30 and the program beginning at 12:00. The event will feature a panel of financial and economic leaders who will discuss the topics of U.S. and World Economics. This year’s panel includes Dr. Yener Kandogan, Associate Dean and Professor of International Business, School of Management, and Dr. Christopher Douglas, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics.

Event attendance is free for all UM-Flint students, and $10.00 per person for the public, which includes lunch.

To reserve your spot please contact Kristin Arntz at kristicu@umflint.edu or 810.762.3253 by December 9, 2013.

2013 Dec 11 - Graduate Business Programs Info Session

Graduate Business Programs info sessions:
The School of Management recognizes that our students lead demanding personal and professional lives. To accomodate them, our Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) programs are structured to provide flexibility and convenience.

 
The same is true of prospective students. In order to assist you in making an informed decision about where to pursue your graduate degree in business, the University of Michigan-Flint hosts both On- and Off-Campus Info Sessions located throughout Michigan.
 
Follow the link below to register to attend one of our Info Sessions conveniently located throughout Michigan to get the specifics about:

•   UM-Flint                        •   Delivery Formats  
•   Application Process      •   Financial Aid   
•   Program Structure       •   Admission Requirements
 

Dates / Locations

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Date

Time

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FARMINGTON HILLS

Dec 11

6:00 pm

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2013 Dec 10 - Study Abroad Movie Night

Germany 2014 Study Abroad Movie & Pizza Night!
 

When: Tuesday, December 10th @ 6:15pm   Where: Riverfront Center Room 2317
Enjoy pizza and an award-winning action film written and directed by Wuppertal native, Tom Twyker.

We will also discuss how you can still participate in the 2014 Study Abroad trip to Germany, including information about scholarships, trip details, and more.

Please register to attend HERE so we can make sure we have enough pizza to go around!

2013 Nov 21 - Flint & Beyond: The Condition of Local and State Economy

The Michigan Family Business Center invites you to -

"Flint & Beyond: The Condition of Local and State Economy"

The MFBC is pleased to announce that our November 21st breakfast workshop will feature David Dieterle, PhD.

In this session Dr. Dieterle will look at the condition of our local economy as well as the State of Michigan. Our desire is to present his insights to you to provide a basis for your business plan in 2014 and beyond.

Come out enjoy breakfast, networking with business owners, community leaders and get the information to help you guide your business forward.

Be prepared, ask questions and meet new people. Your questions are welcome!

About our presenter: 

David Dieterle, Ph.D., is the President of the Michigan Council on Economic Education and a member of the faculty at both Walsh College and the University of Michigan-Flint. He is also the author of several books and programs focused on the field of Economics. He has frequently presented programs to educators and business leaders throughout the globe. 

Dr. Dieterle also serves on the Economic Roundtable for the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

News of the National and global economy is readily available through their daily news. 

Where:
Warwick Hills Country Club (directions)

When:
Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
Breakfast: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m.
Seminar: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Cost:
$30 per person (includes breakfast)
*free to MFBC members & UM-FLint Students*

 

RSVP Preferred. Click HERE, or call Kristin Arntz at (810) 762-3253 to register by phone.

2013 Nov 12 - Inside the Industry


 
Get an inside perspective on Companies with an International footprint.
 

Discover internship and job opportunities for all School of Management majors:
Accounting, Finance, General Business, Marketing, Management, Human Resources, and International Business
 

Attend the Expert Panel from 12:30 p.m. -1:15 p.m.
Riverfront Center, 1st Floor Lobby

  • Meet Hiring Managers and Recruiters from companies like: Kellogg Company, TechSmith Corporation, and Volkswagen
  • Learn about their industry and what they look for in "top-quality" candidates
  • Ask questions and get answers about their business, culture, job openings, and more
     

Participate in the Networking Event from 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Riverfront Center, 2nd Floor Lobby

  • Bring copies of your resume and network with MORE employers
  • Dress professionally
  • Discover current position openings and internship possibilities
  • Meet company representatives from:
Auto-Owner's Insurance Cashless Payments
Habitat for Humanity Hantz Financial
Kellogg Company Menards
Mutual of Omaha Northwestern Mutual
Placement Management Center Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Randy Wise Automotive Reliance One, Inc
Security Credit Union Sherwin-Williams Company
State of Michigan TechSmith Corporation
Thrivent Financial University of Michigan - Flint
Volkswagen Whaley's Children Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Register HERE!