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Fall 2019 Schedule

All Power Lunches Held in Room 202, College of Business Howard L. Hawks Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska

Power Lunches are $54 which includes lunch and parking validation or $49 if you purchase multiple power lunches.

Dr. Jake Messersmith

Moving Beyond Carrots and Sticks: Unlocking Motivation in the Modern Workplace
with Dr. Jake Messersmith

Thursday, September 12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

How do you best motivate others to do their best work? Do financial incentives crowd out creativity and intrinsic motivation? Dr. Jake Messersmith, associate professor of management and executive director of Business Graduate Programs, will explore the latest research on the complicated relationship between financial incentives and employee motivation to offer insights into how to build an organizational culture and system that motivates individuals and teams to do their best work.

Program Cost Per Lunch: $54

Includes lunch and parking validation (14th and Avery Garage)

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Steve Cooper

How Machine Learning Impacts Business
with Dr. Steve Cooper

Thursday, September 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Machine learning has become increasingly popular. Machine learning takes data and analyzes it in a way that helps you make good business decisions. In this age of big data, the volume and level of sophistication of data have grown enormously. Those utilizing machine learning give it an almost mythical capability in describing its predictive and analytic powers.

In this session, Dr. Steve Cooper, associate professor of computer science and executive director of the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, will discuss some of what machine learning includes, what you as a business owner/executive should be thinking about, and why a certain degree of caution is warranted.

Program Cost Per Lunch: $54

Includes lunch and parking validation (14th and Avery Garage)

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Rik Barrera

Managing Communication and Culture in the Five-Generation Workforce
Rik Barrera

Thursday, September 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Typically there are three generations in the workforce at any given time. Today, there are five. What effect does this have on the culture of your company? Research shows the most critical element of a positive and productive organization is…the manager.

Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer of the College of Business, Rik Barrera focuses this workshop on these expansive generations, how they think and how they can better work together. Attendees will also explore what these employees are looking for in a job/organization, how they can be more effectively managed, and how you can build a culture that makes your company an attractive place to work.

Program Cost Per Lunch: $54

Includes lunch and parking validation (14th and Avery Garage)

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Amit Saini

Improving Marketing Metrics
with Dr. Amit Saini

Thursday, October 3, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Are you unsure about how to measure your marketing effectiveness? Are you guilty of a “spray and pray” approach with your marketing budget? Knowing how, when and what to measure with regards to your marketing output is critical. As the saying goes, “if you can measure it, you can manage it”. This power lunch session with Dr. Amit Saini, associate professor of marketing and W.W. Marshall college professor, will advise you on selective and using suitable marketing metrics for dynamic environments.

Program Cost Per Lunch: $54

Includes lunch and parking validation (14th and Avery Garage)

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Elina Ibrayeva

Becoming a Mindful Leader
with Dr. Elina Ibrayeva

Thursday, October 10, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Are you interested in cultivating your awareness and presence as a leader? In this session Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, associate professor of practice in management, will share lessons of her 15-year journey into mindfulness. The concept of mindfulness is a new and popular approach to how people can be more creative, resilient, optimistic and overall, a more effective leader. Ibrayeva will discuss the most general theory of mindfulness and its major principles, practices and exercises. Participants will be asked to contribute their stories, examples and questions. If you're interested in how to be more thoughtful in your decision making, more imaginative in your role, conscious to the world and the people around you, you should definitely attend this program.

Program Cost Per Lunch: $54

Includes lunch and parking validation (14th and Avery Garage)

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Contact

Unlu, Emre
Executive Director of Executive Education
HLH 201 H
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
402-472-2353