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Upcoming Events

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March 4, 2015 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Join Michelle Coussens, (WCAS '85) and Northwestern Council of One Hundred member, as she shows you how to create a “quick-n-dirty” business plan. Whether you are looking to start or improve a business, product, line,  or organization, Michelle will expertly walk you through each step. 

March 5, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
In this interview with Dr. Dawn Chandler, associate professor of management, and a recognized authority on mentoring, you'll learn what it takes to create your own developmental network and how it can play a powerful role in your professional success.
March 10, 2015 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
How often have you thought about writing your own book? Is there a story that you want to tell, a subject on which you're an expert, or something that you just want to know more about and tell the world about? There are a million reasons to write. But what are the basic steps that take you from just thinking about writing a book to having one published? Hear Clay Brizendine, self-published author of "Shoebox Letters," share some of the foundational elements you need to start a book and what the different paths of self-publishing vs traditional publishing are like.