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Oklahoma State University offers Certificate in
Management and Leadership Seminars

Hannah Barron
  (February 9, 2018 at 9:54 am)

The Oklahoma State Spears School of Business will be offering the second Certificate of Effective Management and Leadership in Oklahoma City. These seminars will span March 27-Nov. 14 and will be held at the OSU-OKC campus.  The session on April 19 will be held at the OAEC Conference Center in Oklahoma City.

This Certificate of Effective Management and Leadership program helps participants learn to build and work effectively with teams, communicate effectively with individuals inside and outside an organization, and learn to resolve various types of conflict within the workplace. Participants will gain practical skills in managing projects while making agile decisions on behalf of a team and organization. These sessions are taught by faculty in the OSU Spears School of Business.

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Actress Kim Coles, Cindy Morrison headline
OSU Women’s Business Leadership Conference

Hannah Barron
  (February 6, 2018 at 3:54 pm)

Women's Business Leadership ConferenceActress Kim Coles and Emmy Award-winning television journalist Cindy Morrison are among the speakers highlighting this year’s 27th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference March 7 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa.

Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business is partnering with the Oklahoma International Women’s Forum as well as the International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation to present the conference.

Coles is a multi-faceted actress, comedian, author and speaker who has delighted audiences all over the world for over 32 years, including appearing in ground-breaking television shows like Living Color and Living Single. Morrison spent 20 years as a television news anchor and investigative reporter in Oklahoma City and Tulsa before starting SocialVention, a company that teaches brands how to strategically use social media.

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Words of Wisdom with Dr. Lee Manzer series
targets Stillwater business professionals

Hannah Barron
  (January 31, 2018 at 4:37 pm)
Lee Manzer

Lee Manzer

Lee Manzer, professor in the OSU Spears School of Business, is presenting a professional development series in Stillwater for business professionals in the surrounding region.

The series will feature three presentations, running from March to May.

Through his unique style of storytelling, Manzer will show participants how to apply lessons learned to their career and remember the message for life. These seminars are designed for anyone interested in developing their business skills as an individual contributor, manager or CEO/owner.

“With storytelling and warmth, Dr. Manzer makes a deep and lasting impression on everyone who attends his seminars,” said Marty Piel, Ditch Witch Regional Parts Manager-Training. “He has been a part of professional development in the Ditch Witch training curriculum for years and I’m excited that more people in this area will be given the opportunity to learn from him during this exciting series.”

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Nationally recognized analytics experts
to speak at Big Data Analytics Conference

Hannah Barron
  (January 23, 2018 at 11:17 am)

Big Data Analytics ConferenceNationally recognized authorities in the field of data analytics will be speaking at the 4th Annual Big Data Analytics Conference from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 8 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Presented by Oklahoma State University, the conference brings Oklahoma and regional professionals interested in analytics together to network with each other as well as learn from some of the world’s top practitioners.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn from a wide range of speakers, including George Blankenship, former executive of Tesla Motors, Apple Computer, and GAP Inc. He will be speaking on the “Future of Innovation” at the Executive Management Briefing breakfast, which is optional to attend for Big Data Analytics Conference participants. The Executive Management Briefing is from 8:00-9:45 a.m. prior to the Big Data Analytics Conference. The briefing is sponsored by OSU and 28 corporate sponsors.

“This conference is a great opportunity for all organizations interested in strategically using big data,” said Mark Nance, Chief Data Officer of American Fidelity. “If you are interested in exploring analytics applications and learning from national experts on maximizing the use of big data then this is a great conference to attend.”  

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Spears School, Chickasaw Nation program
receives Best Custom Program Award

Hannah Barron
  (December 18, 2017 at 1:46 pm)

From left, Marisa Dyess, Sarah Williams, Lindsey Kirksey and Julie Weathers with the Center for Executive and Professional Development were recognized with the Best Custom Program Award at the 40th Annual Conference on Management and Executive Development.

The Center for Executive and Professional Development at Oklahoma State University was recently presented the Best Custom Program Award for its design and implementation of the Chickasaw Leadership Academy Platinum Level Executive Development program at the 40th Annual Conference on Management and Executive Development.

Organizations from 34 states and eight countries – the United States, Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine – were represented at the conference. Selection of the Best Custom Program was voted on by peers attending the conference after being narrowed to three programs by a voting committee.

“I congratulate the CEPD team for their excellent work in partnering with the Chickasaw Nation on this program,” said Ken Eastman, dean of the OSU Spears School of Business. “Our Spears School faculty and CEPD do a great job of providing professional development to organizations and businesses to the state and region, and we are proud of this accomplishment.”

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Chesapeake Energy will be the host
for 2018 OSU Leadership Development Certificate Series

Hannah Barron
  (December 7, 2017 at 8:20 am)

OKC Leadership Development Certificate SeriesIn 2018, Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business is hosting a Leadership Development Certificate Series in collaboration with Chesapeake Energy for the Oklahoma City area. The 2018 series will have four seminars open to the public: Jan. 24, April 24, Aug. 21 and Nov. 13 at Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City.

The series is designed to prepare, motivate and build business leaders. “Chesapeake Energy is excited to partner with Oklahoma State University to bring these relevant programs to the Oklahoma City business community,” said Tom Massey, Talent Management and Leadership Development, Chesapeake Energy. “The OSU faculty provide excellent information that participants can take back to their job, department and company to help improve their own and their team’s performance.”

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Bryan Edwards: Keeping the peace,
even in the workplace

Hannah Barron
  (November 30, 2017 at 9:42 am)

Bryan EdwardsEveryone faces confrontation within the confines of their workspace. It’s unavoidable, as employees have different opinions and outlooks on how they think things should run. But how should employees handle confrontation? Everyone has seen examples of how not to handle themselves when confrontations arise. There are those who ignore confrontation, those who accept it and have no intention of finding a solution, and those who take frustration out on others. All are perfect examples of incorrect reactions.

Oklahoma State University associate professor Bryan Edwards utilizes experience and research to help teach people how to effectively manage confrontations. He specializes in human resource management and organizational behavior, and Edwards’ research interests include training and development, performance management, and organizational change and development.

“Managing confrontations poorly or failing to hold people accountable is all because you get emotional, and the tips I have is to prevent you from getting emotional and angry,” said Edwards, the Joe Synar Chair and associate professor of management in OSU’s Spears School of Business. “Sometimes you prepare to have a confrontation and you’re well prepared but then it turns into something different, so you’ve got to be very adaptable in the sense that you could get angry or the other person could get angry.”

Edwards covers topics such as how to effectively manage your confrontation, hold others accountable and how to master performance discussions. He approaches these topics from an encouraging and positive angle.

Everyone experiences conflict but companies don’t thrive in the midst of emotional strife. Edwards guides employees through different steps to help navigate their emotions and ultimately keep the peace while still being an effective manager and leader for the organization.

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Oklahoma State University, University of Nevada, Reno
to offer Certificate in Gaming Leadership

Hannah Barron
  (November 3, 2017 at 8:15 am)

Certificate in Gaming LeadershipThe Spears School of Business is offering a Certificate in Gaming Leadership at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa from Jan. 22-25, 2018.

Faculty from Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business and the University of Nevada, Reno will provide participants with unique educational experience in leadership and gaming management. A Certificate in Gaming Leadership will be awarded following completion of the 27.75 hours of instruction. These sessions can also be counted toward the Certificate in Gaming Management offered by the University of Nevada, Reno.

“We are excited to host this inaugural program at our flagship property, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa,” said Mark Fulton, chief operating officer of Cherokee Nation Entertainment. “This professional education opportunity is important in developing effective management teams that have both the technical and leadership capabilities to sustain continued growth in the industry. It strengthens the gaming management community and provides gaming leaders with the additional knowledge and skills for further growth and success.”

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OSU School of Accounting presents annual Accounting Conferences in Tulsa

Hannah Barron
  (October 4, 2017 at 9:53 am)

The School of Accounting at Oklahoma State University will be hosting the 13th Annual Oil and Gas Accounting Conference and the 17th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference on Nov. 16-17 in Tulsa.

“The School of Accounting is thrilled to bring these industry experts to Oklahoma and the accounting and business community,” said George Krull, interim head of the School of Accounting. “These conferences provide an excellent opportunity for participants to learn and network with other professionals who are facing the same issues.”

This conference is for all professionals involved in accounting and financial reporting. Attendees will earn five CPE credits by attending the 13th Annual Oil and Gas Accounting Conference and eight CPE credits including two hours of ethics by attending the 17th Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Conference.

“I’m excited by all of the excellent information that these national industry experts will be bringing to the conference,” said Dan Gillam, Oil and Gas Accounting Conference chair and moderator. “Conference attendees will learn technical and invaluable information on pertinent issues related to the current conditions of the industry.” Continue Reading

OSU speaker series announced for Tulsa, OKC

Hannah Barron
  (August 2, 2017 at 11:19 am)
Chris Wallace

Chris Wallace

Chris Wallace, Tim DuBois, George Blankenship and Moira Forbes will be the featured speakers for the 2017-18 Tulsa Business Forums and Oklahoma City’s Executive Management Briefing speaker series, presented annually by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business along with corporate sponsors.

These programs bring in distinguished business leaders, authors and policymakers to speak to the Tulsa and Oklahoma City business communities. Both the Tulsa Business Forums and Executive Management Briefings are coordinated by the Center for Executive and Professional Development at OSU.

“Along with our corporate sponsors, we are very excited to bring business and government leaders to both cities each year,” said Ken Eastman, dean of the OSU Spears School of Business. “We are fortunate to have a distinguished group of individuals who will discuss the emerging news and issues with the Oklahoma business community.”

Tim DuBois

Tim DuBois

The schedule for the 2017-2018 speaker series is as follows:

Tulsa Business Forums

Nov. 1, 2017 – Chris Wallace, award-winning journalist and host of Fox News Sunday, 10-11:30 a.m., Mabee Center.

Feb. 7, 2018 – Tim DuBois, president of Tim Dubois Music, award-winning, Grammy nominated songwriter, producer and music executive, 12-1:30 p.m., Downtown DoubleTree Hotel.

April 17, 2018 – Moira Forbes, president and publisher of ForbesWoman, 12-1:30 p.m., Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center.

Executive Management Briefings in Oklahoma City

Moira Forbes

Moira Forbes

Nov. 1, 2017 – Chris Wallace, award-winning journalist and host of Fox News Sunday, 4-5:30 p.m., National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

March 8, 2018 – George Blankenship, former executive at Tesla Motors, Apple Computer and GAP Inc., 8-9:45 a.m., National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

April 18, 2018 – Moira Forbes, president and publisher of ForbesWoman, 12-1:30 p.m., National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

George Blankenship

George Blankenship

Registration is $200 a person for the series or $2,750 for a table sponsorship for the series. Full sponsorships include special events with the speaker among many other benefits.

For more information about the Tulsa Business Forums, or to learn how you can participate as a sponsor, contact Mandy McKinney at mandy.mckinney@okstate.edu or call 918-594-8244 or 405-744-5208.

For more information about the Executive Management Briefings, or to learn how you can participate as a sponsor, contact Kelle Scott at kelle.scott@okstate.edu  or call 281-755-3773 or 405-744-5208.

Communication Certificate Series
for Managers coming to Tulsa

Hannah Barron
  (July 13, 2017 at 2:34 pm)

Communication Certificate SeriesThe Communication Certificate Series for Managers, presented by the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University, is scheduled from October to December in Tulsa, Okla. Participants who attend all six sessions will earn a business communications certificate.

Managers will sharpen their business management communication skills through interactive exercises and case studies during seminars. This series helps participants achieve success by learning to deliver clear, persuasive, and concise messages and enhance their communication skills.

The Communication Certificate Series for Managers is a six-part series.

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OSU offering Innovation Series for Business

Hannah Barron
  (June 28, 2017 at 2:01 pm)

Innovation 2017 headerThe Spears School of Business will be hosting an OSU Innovation Series for Business at the OSU-OKC campus from July to September.

This series was created to help successful businesses stay competitive through innovation. The seminars will help participants learn how to continuously seek opportunities to create value in their organization. It is designed for leaders at all levels in any organization.

“Innovation is such an important piece of any business’ success,” said Bruce Barringer, department head in the School of Entrepreneurship in Spears Business. “Our faculty will provide practical and essential information on how organizations can use innovation to continue to thrive and excel in their industry.”

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Certificate Series for Emerging Leaders
in Manufacturing Hosted by OSU

Alyssa Wahrman
  (April 19, 2017 at 11:10 am)

The 2017 Certificate for Emerging Leaders in Manufacturing, hosted by the Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business, will take place at the OSU-Tulsa campus between June and October.

This multi-day certificate program will consist of 10 sessions and will help emerging leaders reflect on the leadership styles that work best for them and their employees. The program includes individual leadership, organizational and team development sessions. Continue Reading

SAS Analytics Day brings in national
and regional experts to Oklahoma State

Alyssa Wahrman
  (April 19, 2017 at 9:19 am)

SAS Analytics DayThe seventh annual SAS Analytics Day will be May 5 in the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center at Oklahoma State University. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., and the conference will conclude at 3:30 p.m.

SAS Analytics Day will bring in national and regional speakers to share their expertise and knowledge with the Oklahoma business and analytics community. The primary goal of this conference is to link OSU’s master’s in business analytics’ students with members of the local and regional business community to help students grow their professional network.

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11th annual OSU Energy Conference in Tulsa
will feature some of nation’s top experts

Alyssa Wahrman
  (April 18, 2017 at 8:03 am)

OSU Energy ConferenceThe 11th annual Oklahoma State University Energy Conference in Tulsa will feature the nation’s top experts in the energy industry discussing issues making today’s headlines.

The conference is from 8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. May 10 at the Renaissance Hotel. Registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m.

This conference is hosted by the OSU Department of Finance and the Center for Executive and Professional Development in the Spears School of Business in association with the Natural Gas and Energy Association of Oklahoma.

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Top experts will be speaking at
11th annual OSU Energy Conference in OKC

Alyssa Wahrman
  (April 18, 2017 at 7:58 am)

OSU Energy ConferenceThe 11th annual Oklahoma State University Energy Conference in Tulsa will feature the nation’s top experts in the energy industry discussing issues making today’s headlines.

The conference is from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 11 at the Cox Convention Center. This conference is hosted by the OSU Department of Finance and the Center for Executive and Professional Development in the Spears School of Business in association with the Natural Gas and Energy Association of Oklahoma.

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OSU Cyber Security Conference features
experts from across the United States

Alyssa Wahrman
  (March 6, 2017 at 9:10 am)

OSU Cyber Security ConferenceCyber security is one of the hottest topics in corporate America today, and the second annual Oklahoma State University Cyber Security Conference will feature cyber security experts from across the country.

The conference is from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. 

With an increase in the risk and sophistication of cyber attacks, there is a growing need for businesses to adapt strategies to protect business and personal information. In this conference, experts will help participants understand risks that their organizations face, define the nature and motive of different threats, and develop cyber security strategies.

“This conference is perfect for companies who are interested in the latest in corporate cyber security threats and the novel strategies used in their prevention,” Rick Wilson, head of the OSU Department of Management Science and Information Systems, said. “This annual conference reflects the outreach portion of the MSIS department’s long standing commitment and our 10-plus years in being an NSA Center of Academic Excellence to cybersecurity education as also evidenced by our top notch undergraduate and graduate programs in Information Assurance and Security.”

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Health care expert Kyu Rhee featured speaker
at OSU Executive Management Briefings

Alyssa Wahrman
  (March 1, 2017 at 10:12 am)
Kyu Rhee

Kyu Rhee

Nationally known health care expert Kyu Rhee will be the featured speaker for the final presentation in the 2016-17 Executive Management Briefings series, presented by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business, along with corporate sponsors.

Rhee will give his luncheon briefing, “Health Transformation in the Cognitive Era,” from 12-1:30 p.m. March 29 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

Rhee was previously the chief public health officer at the Health Resources and Services Administration. He is currently the chief health officer at IBM with global responsibilities for Watson Health. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and his master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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Nationally known health care expert Kyu Rhee
featured speaker at Tulsa Business Forums

Alyssa Wahrman
  (March 1, 2017 at 10:10 am)
Kyu Rhee

Kyu Rhee

Nationally known health care expert Kyu Rhee will be the featured speaker for the final presentation in the 2016-17 Tulsa Business Forums, presented by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business, along with corporate sponsors.

Rhee’s luncheon topic is “Health Transformation in the Cognitive Era,” from 12-1:30 p.m. March 28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa.

Rhee was previously the chief public health officer at the Health Resources and Services Administration. He is currently the chief health officer at IBM with global responsibilities for Watson Health. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California and his master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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OSU Professional Development Programs
to benefit Ponca City business community

Alyssa Wahrman
  (February 27, 2017 at 2:45 pm)

OSU Professional Development ProgramsThe three-part Professional Development Ponca City Programs offered by the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University will take place on April 5, May 24 and June 21 at the University Center at Ponca City.

These seminars will help participants strengthen their business profile while developing new skills. The instructors, Spears School of Business faculty, will provide up-to-date, relevant and practical information that can be easily applied in the workplace. This program is designed for managers, leaders and front-line employees from organizations at all stages and with various backgrounds.

“The OSU faculty are bringing a wealth of expertise and practical information to the Ponca City business community with these professional development seminars,” said Adam Leaming, chief executive officer at the University Center at Ponca City. “These programs will help business managers and leaders build on their leadership skills and learn new techniques they can apply the next day.”

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Certificate of Effective Management and
Leadership available for business leaders

Alyssa Wahrman
  (February 20, 2017 at 11:00 am)

Certificate of Effective Management and Leadership Learning how to build and work with teams, communicating with individuals inside and outside the organization, and resolving conflicts in the workplace are benefits of attending the Certificate of Effective Management and Leadership series sponsored by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business.

The series will consist of 10 sessions between March and November at the Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City campus.

This series is designed for individuals in a front-line manager position or individual leaders that are in a management position. “These seminars will teach participants the skills they need to manage projects while making agile decisions on behalf of their teams and organizations,” Sarah Williams, program coordinator, said.

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OSU to host Predictive Medicine and
Health Analytics Conference in Oklahoma City

Alyssa Wahrman
  (February 9, 2017 at 9:22 am)

Predictive Medicine and Health Analytics ConferenceThe Predictive Medicine and Health Analytics Conference will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 29 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

The conference is sponsored by the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Systems Innovation, the Spears School of Business and the Center for Health Sciences and designed for health systems administrators, project leaders in health care/providers, administrators in charge of quality outcome measures, health care financial analysts, clinical quality officials and directors, payers, insurance providers, and medical directors.

“This conference brings together some of the leading experts in healthcare and analytics from across the nation to Oklahoma,” said William Paiva, executive director of the Center for Health Systems Innovation. “They will provide real-world examples of how to use predictive and population health analytics to improve clinical outcomes, increase care delivery efficiency, and manage costs more effectively.”

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OSU to host Predictive Medicine and
Health Analytics Conference in Tulsa

Alyssa Wahrman
  (February 8, 2017 at 3:10 pm)

Predictive Medicine and Health Analytics ConferenceThe Predictive Medicine and Health Analytics Conference will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 28 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Tulsa.

The conference is sponsored by the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Systems Innovation, the Spears School of Business and the Center for Health Sciences and is designed for health systems administrators, project leaders in health care/providers, administrators in charge of quality outcome measures, health care financial analysts, clinical quality officials and directors, payers, insurance providers and medical directors.

“This conference brings together some of the leading experts in health care and analytics from across the nation to Oklahoma,” said William Paiva, executive director of the Center for Health Systems Innovation. “They will provide real-world examples of how to use predictive and population health analytics to improve clinical outcomes, increase care delivery efficiency, and manage costs more effectively.”

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OSU Leadership Development Certificate
Series coming to Oklahoma City

Alyssa Wahrman
  (January 31, 2017 at 4:28 pm)

The 2017 Oklahoma State University Leadership Development Certificate Series includes five seminars presented by faculty from Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business.

Seminars will take place Feb. 22, May 23, Aug. 29 and Nov. 28 at Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City. This is the third year the Spears School has partnered with Chesapeake Energy to offer seminars in the Oklahoma City area. These seminars are designed to prepare, motivate, and build business leaders.

“We are excited to offer this new certificate series once again at Chesapeake Energy,” Courtney Garrison, program manager at the OSU Center for Executive and Professional Development, said. “These seminars are open to the public, and we appreciate the great partnership we have with Chesapeake in offering topics pertinent to the business community at their facilities.”

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‘Leadership the Amazon Way’ is next topic
of OSU’s 2016-17 Tulsa Business Forums

Alyssa Wahrman
  (January 4, 2017 at 8:41 am)

John Rossman, author of “The Amazon Way” and former director of enterprise services at Amazon.com, will be the featured speaker as part of the 2016-17 Tulsa Business Forums Feb. 15.

Rossman’s luncheon presentation, “Leadership the Amazon Way,” is scheduled from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Tulsa as part of the Tulsa Business Forums, presented annually by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business along with corporate sponsors. In addition, the Big Data Analytics Conference is also Feb. 15 at the Renaissance Hotel from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and includes the option to attend Rossman’s luncheon presentation. Continue Reading

‘Leadership the Amazon Way’ is next topic
of OSU’s Executive Management Briefings in OKC

Alyssa Wahrman
  (January 4, 2017 at 8:35 am)

John Rossman, author of “The Amazon Way” and the former director of enterprise services at Amazon.com, will be the featured speaker as part of the 2016-17 Executive Management Briefings Feb. 16. in Oklahoma City.

Rossman’s luncheon presentation, Leadership the Amazon Way,is scheduled from 12-1:30 p.m. at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum as part of the Executive Management Briefings, presented annually by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business along with corporate sponsors. Continue Reading

OSU’s Big Data Analytics Conference
scheduled for February in Tulsa

Alyssa Wahrman
  (January 4, 2017 at 8:16 am)

The third annual Big Data Analytics Conference, sponsored by the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University, will take place from 9 a.m.-4p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Renaissance Hotel in Tulsa.

The focus of the Big Data Analytics Conference is the management and strategic impact that big data can have on a company or organization. The speakers of the conference will share their experiences of maximizing the use of big data within their own companies and industries. An optional luncheon presentation by John Rossman, author of “The Amazon Way,” will be available to those interested from 12-1:30 p.m. for an additional fee. Continue Reading

2017 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference
to focus on trajectory of state’s energy industry

Alyssa Wahrman
  (October 19, 2016 at 1:24 pm)
Dan Rickman will be featured at the 2017 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference.

Dan Rickman will be one of the speakers at the 2017 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference.

The Oklahoma State University Center for Applied Economic Research and Spears School of Business will host the 2017 Oklahoma Economic Outlook Conference on Dec. 6 at the Metro Technology Centers Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City.

Dan Rickman, Regents Professor of Economics at the OSU Spears School of Business, will present his report discussing forecasts of major economic variables for Oklahoma and will focus on the expected trajectory of Oklahoma’s energy industry. The Oklahoma State Econometric Model, which provides information on the probable performance of the Oklahoma economy in the upcoming year, was used to compile Rickman’s report.

Conference speakers will also include experts from Boeing and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. They will discuss the future of aerospace and its importance in Oklahoma. In addition, they will address national, state and local economic conditions.

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OSU Speaker Series announced
for Tulsa and Oklahoma City

Ariel West
  (August 15, 2016 at 10:11 am)

TBF_EMB_2016_SPEAKERSCarly Fiorina, John Rossman and Kyu Rhee will be the featured speakers for the 2016-17 Tulsa Business Forums and Oklahoma City’s Executive Management Briefings, presented annually by Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business along with corporate sponsors.

The speaker series presents the Tulsa and Oklahoma City business communities the opportunity to hear renowned business, political and world leaders speak about topics and improve business culture in Oklahoma. Both the Tulsa Business Forums and Executive Management Briefings are coordinated by the Center for Executive and Professional Development at OSU. Continue Reading

Spears School annual Golf Classic
continues to raise funds for scholarships

Ariel West
  (August 12, 2016 at 2:22 pm)

Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business recently hosted its third annual Golf Classic, bringing together alumni, donors and friends of the university to raise funds for business student scholarships.

The tournament was played scramble-style on OSU’s Karsten Creek Golf Club, the practice site of the OSU golf team. In addition to the scramble, multiple games could be played on holes throughout the course for chances at prizes or deducting strokes from an overall score. Continue Reading