Your Professional Portfolio: Development Through Leadership, Networking, and Wealth Building (7th Annual BGBA Symp)

Venue: Cornell University - Sage Hall

Location: Ithaca, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 19, 2007 End Date/Time: Oct 20, 2007
Registration Date: Oct 12, 2007
Early Registration Date: Oct 12, 2007
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The Black Graduate Business Association (BGBA) will hold its 7th annual professional development symposium offering informative and explorative sessions focused on vital topics such as leadership, networking, and wealth building. The objective of the event is to provide participants with the skills to network
for career advancement, to identify their own leadership styles and assess its effectiveness, and to build financial wealth through informed investments. See below for specific session topics.

Leadership: You are only a leader if someone is willing to follow you.

Hear from experts who will share tools and
strategies for leadership development. Engage in dialogue and critical thinking about your own personal leadership style and how you can
continue to develop.

Choose from sessions:
Leading those who don’t want to be led
Leading vs. Managing; managing up

Networking: It’s more than what you know, its who you know.

Success takes more than just good job performance and this session is designed to
address the importance of building your personal and professional network. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their networking skills through hands on exercises and interactions with corporate representatives and other participants.

Choose from sessions:
Networking for people who hate networking
Networking– building your support group

Wealth Building: Having a job does not make you wealthy; financial wealth must be built.

This afternoon session will provide insights into the process of building wealth. How do you get started? How much do you need? Practical advice will be provided by individuals who have built their own personal wealth one step at a time.

Choose from sessions:
Getting started: a personal finance introduction
Long-term investing; patience has its rewards


S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management
New York
United States