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In this edition:
Careers in Finance Panel
Resume Critique Days Making a Career Change
Professional Development Center Be a part of Cintrifuse's First Class Series!
New 10 Week ACCT 600 class added to Spring Semester Tutors Needed
Xavier Center for International Business & MBA students participate in White House Initiative XU MBA offers Value-Based Leadership Concentration
Are you planning to walk in the May Commencement Ceremony?
Careers in Finance Panel

Date: Tuesday, February 05, 2013
When: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Smith Hall, Rm. 137

Finance is a very popular career interest for many - and we want to highlight a number of career possibilities available in this area. The panel will include finance professionals from various career paths and organizations. Students will have nearly an hour to ask questions of the panel members about their career path, job responsibilities and advice they might offer to those interested in similar work. There will be an opportunity for networking at the conclusion of the panel.

Panel Members Include:
Jim Eglseder- Fifth Third Bank
Kim Renners - OJM Group
Jamie Schade- Merrill Lynch
Ed Waldvogel - The Kroger Company
Kevin Whelan- Opus Capital Management

RSVP at: http://www.xavier.edu/williams/pdc/Events.cfm

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Resume Critique Day

Day 1: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Time: 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Day 2: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Day 3: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Time: 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM Location: MBA Office – Smith Hall

Prepare for the upcoming Career Fair and your job search by having your resume critiqued by a Career Coach from the Professional Development Center. Resume critiques will be scheduled in 30 minute slots. Reservations will be on a first come, first serve basis so be sure to sign up for your time slot soon!

To Register Email: mbapdc@xavier.edu

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Making a Career Change Workshop

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013
When: 9:00am-Noon
Where: Smith Hall Room: 247

Interested in making a career change? Fearful of beginning the process? Don’t know where to start?

Facilitator, Dana Glasgo serves as a Sr. Career Consultant with Lee Hecht Harrison, an international career management firm and owns her own consulting firm - Cincinnati Career Coach. As an experienced career coach with years of experience, she has partnered with many professionals as they looked for direction in their career or progressed through a career transition.

Come listen as she provides insight into the challenges and successes she has seen - providing tips on how to orchestrate a career change successfully.

RSVP at: http://www.xavier.edu/williams/pdc/Events.cfm

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Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center (PDC) is the career resource center located in the Williams College of Business and supports current MBA students and MBA alumni. The Center offers a variety of professional development services including personalized one-to-one career coaching, resume writing, interview preparation and job search assistance. Our staff members are available for in-person appointments and available to talk by phone or email. We aim to assist students in creating a strategic job search plan that works for them. Whether you are a Career Starter, Career Advancer or Career Changer we have resources to assist you along the journey.

To learn more about our services visit our website at www.xavier.edu/williams/pdc.

One-to-One Career Coaching - Individual appointments are available for currently enrolled MBA students and MBA alumni who wish to discuss any aspect of their career or job search – from career decision-making to evaluating job offers. To schedule an appointment with an MBA Career Coach, please email mbapdc@xavier.edu or call 513-745-4213.

Spring 2013 – Coaching Appointments

Main Campus Hours:
Monday – 8am-5pm
Tuesday – 10am-6pm
Wednesday - 8am-5pm
Thursday – 9am-6pm
Friday – 10am-6pm

Saturday Hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm
January 26th – West Chester Office
February 9th - Deerfield Office
March 16th – Northern Kentucky Office

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Be part of Cintrifuse's first class series!

Cintrifuse | Intro to Basic SEM
Trying to get your message out there? Here's your opportunity to get an understanding of the basic Search Engine Marketing (SEM) concepts you need to get noticed.

SEM Primer: SEM is a form of internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs) through optimization as well as through advertising. SEM includes both paid search results (using tools like Google Adwords or Microsoft adCenter) and organic (unpaid) search results (SEO).

Cintrifuse | Intro to Basic Corporate and IP Law
Starting a company or thinking of starting one or have an idea sitting in your basement? Here's your opportunity to get an understanding of the basic legal concepts you need to get launched, and find a better way to protect your ideas with some basic IP concepts.

Law Primer: Companies are people too. Really. A limited company may be sued until all its assets have been exhausted, but no creditor can turn to the shareholders and ask them to meet any deficit. Weak IP can lead to copycats, lawsuits, slow growth, and failure. Strong patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets can help an entrepreneur secure funding, exit, or grow more rapidly. Every start-up has intellectual property, but not all choose to protect the most valuable parts of their business.

Questions? Email Professor Joe Carter for more information.

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New 10 week ACCT 600 added to the Spring Semester

A 10 week section of ACCT 600 has been added to the spring schedule. The class information is as follows:

CRN: 15077
Class: ACCT 600-03 : Financial Reporting & Analysis
Day: Thursday, 6-9:45 PM
Length: 02/13-05/02
Credits: 3.000
Professor: William T. Mason
Room: SMH 348

The class starts on Feb. 13th and ends on May 2nd.

This is a great class for students who needed a class that started later in the term and for those who were thinking about adding another class to their spring schedule but needed a 600 level class .

Registration is open. Join the class today!

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Tutors Needed

The MBA office is looking for students who are available to offer tutoring services to other MBA students. Tutors may receive compensation and would be negotiated between the tutor and student.

The MBA Office is often approached with requests for assistance in ACCT 500/501, STAT 500, FINC 500, ACCT 600/601 and FINC 600. Tutors for the GMAT are also in demand.

If you would like to be added to the list of students offering tutoring services please contact Ann Marie Whelan, whelana@xavier.edu, to be added to the tutor list. Please indicate which classes are of interest to you.

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Xavier Center for International Business & MBA students participate in White House Initiative

This past summer, Xavier University’s Center for International Business (CIB) was invited to participate in the Young African Leaders Mentoring Partnership. This is the Obama Administration’s program to engage young African leaders actively promoting positive change shaping the future of their continent. It supports leadership development, promotes entrepreneurship and connects young leaders with one another and the United States. The CIB was invited to mentor Patricia Nzolantima of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). She is an entrepreneur and a community organizer, looking for academic support to create a micro-lending program for her community.

Three faculty members of the Williams College of Business - Mee-Shew Cheung, PhD, (associate professor of Marketing and director of the CIB), Rebecca Luce, PhD (assistant professor of Management) and Hasan Faruq, PhD (assistant professor of Economics) created an MBA independent study program with four current MBA students to devise a micro-lending service. They hope to support low-income female entrepreneurs in the DRC and provide them with opportunity to improve their economic and social status. The course will use WebEx to connect Xavier students with locals in DRC.

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Xavier University MBA Offers Values-Based Leadership Concentration

Xavier University’s Williams College of Business is offering a Values-Based Leadership Concentration (VBL) in its MBA program, starting in spring semester, which begins January, 2013.

To successfully complete the concentration, students complete three elective courses in the VBL concentration from these options: Ethical Issues in Marketing, Business Ethics through Film, Principles of Leadership, Values-Based Leadership, Corporate Citizenship- Sustainability, International Ethics (Study Abroad in London), Health Industry Law and Ethics, and Strengths-based Leadership. They complete a Governance course as their capstone requirement.

Xavier University’s Williams College of Business educates students of business, enabling them to improve organizations and society, consistent with the Jesuit tradition. For more information, call 513-745-3525 or email xumba@xavier.edu

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Are you planning to walk at the May Commencement Ceremony?

GRADUATES MUST APPLY BY JAN. 18, BE FITTED IN PERSON FOR THE GOWN BY MAR. 29 AND COMPLETE THE COMMENCEMENT COUNTDOWN CHECKLIST.

Apply at: www.xavier.edu/registrar/forms/documents/GradApplication.pdf - Fill it out online, print it, sign it, and fax to the number on the form, return to Registrar’s Office on the Musketeer Mezzanine, or scan and email to xureg@xavier.edu

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