Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch

Tom Sylke, Bright Acceleration Technologies LLC

  • Wednesday, Apr. 08, 2020, 12:15 p.m.
  • WebEx
  • Cost: Free

Come join us to meet Tom Sylke, a multidisciplinary attorney with a strong technology background. He worked as general counsel to an international enterprise specializing in wireless technologies, connected systems and IoT applications and a co-owner of a technology startup in the field of engine power generation. Tom graduated from UW with a BS in math, engineering and physics and a Law degree. RSVP to lisa.collins@wisc.edu for link to WebEx.

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2020 Arts Business Competition Finals Presentation

  • Thursday, Apr. 23, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
  • Chazen Museum of Art
  • Cost:

The UW–Madison Arts Business Competition is a campus-wide competition to encourage new thinking and innovative ideas, and to provide support for student-driven projects. Entrants will develop and submit a thorough proposal for an arts event, exhibition, series, commercial venture, or other artistic project! Three finalist groups will present their proposals to a live audience in this final round where a judging panel will deliberate and select a winner! Free and open to the public.

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Launch into Leadership: New Supervisor Training

  • Friday, Jul. 10, 2020, 8:30 a.m.
  • Grainger Hall
  • Cost: $259

Taking on new supervisory responsibilities is a great opportunity and challenge. Many in supervisory roles have learned either by trial and error or by following what was done by their predecessor. In most cases, this is not a very effective strategy. This one day workshop will get you going in the right direction with some fundamental skills and ideas for how to continue your growth as a supervisor and leader.

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Leadership Essentials & Coaching

  • Friday, Jul. 31, 2020, 8:30 a.m.
  • 1280 Grainger Hall
  • Cost: $149

You will learn the 8 impacts of leadership, the 6 leadership styles (by Daniel Goleman), and when/how to use them. We will discuss the 5 reasons why managers fail, how to use the change formula to help the people you manage adapt to new ideas, and how to coach others through affective dialogue.

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Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch

Robert Phillips, CFA, and Global Director of Machine Learning & Data Science at TIBCO Software

  • Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020, 12:15 p.m.
  • 5110 Grainger Hall
  • Cost: Free

Come join us for lunch to meet Robert Phillips of TIBCO Software where he works with Fortune 100 business and IT executives to help transform their companies using data and analytics. Robert taught himself to code in Python and immersed himself in a data science program. He is a CFA® charterholder and earned his BBA degree at the Wisconsin School of Business by double majoring in finance and economics. Pizza will be served. RSVP to lisa.collins@wisc.edu.

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