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October 2019

MBS Ethics Week

October 4, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 4, 2019

Donald P. Corbett Business Building, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

During the first week in October, many of the Maine Business School's classes will focus on ethical problem solving using real-world events. The week will include a panel of business experts and a guest speaker on Wednesday night (time and location TBA).

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November 2019

Improving Personal And Business Effectiveness through Critical Thinking Workshop (Hutchinson Center)

November 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Presented by Terry Porter, associate professor emerita, UMaine Business School. Workshop objectives include: Recognizing and questioning assumptions Framing and solving problems more effectively Enhancing decision making skills Improving conflict resolution capability Scholarships available.   To register or for more information, visit hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu/critical-thinking-workshop/  or email michelle.patten@maine.edu.  

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Cybersecurity and Cyber Terrorism Fireside Chat: Real Threats and Challenges

November 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hauck Auditorium, Class of 1944 Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04473 United States

A talk by Dr. James Burrell, former deputy assistant director of the FBI's Cyber Division.  Cybersecurity represents an increasingly complex challenge for the effective implementation of security and privacy controls. These challenges require strategic considerations for the adoption and integration of innovative technologies to protect critical systems and sensitive information. This interactive presentation session will provide an overview of the current state of cybersecurity, risk management, cyber governance, and technology policy, with an emphasis on the impact of emerging technologies on security and privacy. Burrell retired in…

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April 2020

Business In and After the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic and Enhanced Roles of AI & Data Analytics (online)

April 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The implications of the coronavirus pandemic on artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics will be the focus of this online discussion. In the presentation, “Business In and After the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic and Enhanced Roles of AI & Data Analytics,” Yonggang “Tim” Lu, Harold Alfond Associate Professor of Business Analytics at the University of Maine, will discuss the profound current and future impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, especially local and small- to medium-sized businesses. Several critical questions…

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October 2020

Accelerating Out of the Curve — How Startups are Driving their Own Pandemic Recovery (webinar)

October 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

The Maine Center is hosting a webinar discussion that features Maine Business School's Professor Jason Harkins and UMaine alum Patrick Breeding '17.    The webinar is titled "Accelerating Out of the Curve — How Startups are Driving their Own Pandemic Recovery" and also features Brian Rahill (CourseStorm). Brian Rahill (Co-founder and CEO of CourseStorm) Patrick Breeding (Co-founder and CEO of Marin Skincare — launching soon) Prof. Jason Harkins (Associate Dean of UMaine business school and Co-managing Director of Scratchpad Accelerator) Click here…

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Engaging Your Critical Thinking Skills (online)

October 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on October 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

$150

Critical thinking can improve your ability to make decisions, solve problems, advocate for a cause and communicate more effectively in your personal and professional relationships. All you need is an open mind, your natural curiosity and a willingness to step back and reflect. Critical thinking is not a mysterious trait or an intellectual bag of tricks, but a skill that anyone can learn. It is a combination of powerful skills, ideas and practices that can help you be more effective…

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Engaging Your Critical Thinking Skills (online)

October 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 30, 2020 at 9:00 am

$150

Critical thinking can improve your ability to make decisions, solve problems, advocate for a cause and communicate more effectively in your personal and professional relationships. All you need is an open mind, your natural curiosity and a willingness to step back and reflect. Critical thinking is not a mysterious trait or an intellectual bag of tricks, but a skill that anyone can learn. It is a combination of powerful skills, ideas and practices that can help you be more effective…

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April 2021

Succession Planning as an Entrepreneurial Exit (online)

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Did you know that over 40% of small business owners plan to leave their business in the next five years? Join the Maine Business School on April 8 for an informative session with two of Maine's leading business experts who will be sharing best practices for managing the succession planning process and planning for exit. Topics will include: 1. Identifying types of exit strategies 2. Putting a successful system in place for your successor 3. Building a support system This…

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How Women Rise: Changing the Habits that can Hold You Back from Reaching Your Full Potential (virtual)

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Maine Business School for the next virtual Inspired Innovators event featuring international best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach, Sally Helgesen. In this interactive event, Helgesen will draw on her work with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith to help women identify and address the habits most likely to get in their way as they seek to move to a higher level. Using vivid real-life examples that resonate and inspire, Helgesen helps participants: Identify how specific habits may hinder them…

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MaineMBA Webinar

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Interested in earning your MBA but can't afford the time to travel to campus? UMaine's online MBA program may be just what you're looking for. Online education is big business, and UMaine is at the cutting edge of delivering world-class online education through the MaineMBA. Attend on Wednesday, April 21at 4 p.m. to learn from MaineMBA alumni who will share insight on how their online experience unlocked doors, broadened horizons, and helped them to succeed in the changing business world.…

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