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Faculty Spotlight: Michael Baskin

Author: Barbara Siegel

Friday, April 17, 2015

Building on extensive past and current business experience, Michael Baskin is a faculty member who provides real world, vetted expertise and insights which prepare students with in-demand leadership and management skills. The business world is competitive, and an MBA program should reflect past practices, present trends and the future needs of an ever evolving workplace.

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Protect Your Business and Yourself: Special Event May 1

Author: LFGSM Marketing

Monday, April 06, 2015

Large corporations like American Airlines, Boeing, Johnson and Johnson, Walmart and many others share a common ally against security threats: Dr. Larry Barton.

Dr. Larry Barton has enjoyed a long and distinguished career. He is presently the highest rated instructor at The FBI Academy in Quantico, where he teaches policy and methods for the prevention of workplace violence. Dr. Barton also served as the Vice President of Crisis Management for Motorola, Inc. for five years providing critical incident and data security strategy. He has been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, USA Today, CNBC, ABC News This Morning, CNN, and profiled by The Wall Street Journal.

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How to Maximize Business Networking and Communication: First Friday Event Discussion

Author: LFGSM Marketing

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Business professionals are attending more networking events and using online tools and social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ to find and connect with other professionals within their industry or sector. With more technology and tools to help us network, you would think that it has become easier to meet other professionals and mentors.

If we are meeting more peers than ever before, why is it that so many people find it difficult to expand on their professional networks in a meaningful way?  The return on investment for time spent cultivating business connections is to gain advice, referrals and new opportunities from those connections.

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