The Weekly Update – Professional and Online MBA: June 9, 2016
Academic Advising and Registration
Value Creation Practicum – Fall 2016
- Create new value propositions needed to generate sustainable top-line growth
- Understand innovation as a core business process
- Use analytical tools to find, select, evaluate and build ideas into real business opportunities
- Implement innovative opportunities in an organization
Fall Registration Tips
- If you haven’t signed up for Fall classes make sure you do before the Late Registration Deadline – July 20th. Incoming students have already started registering so seats are going quickly
- MBA 520 is full for the Fall 2016 semester. Please check the Course Rotation Schedule for the next offering of this class in your location
- Exact course dates for the 5 week and 10 week core classes are now available – Please see the following links for a calendar of course dates: Daytime Full-time, Main Campus Evening, RTP Evening, Online
- Directions for searching for paired courses: When searching for the classes you will need to uncheck the following filter on the “class search”
Professional MBA Night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park
The PMBA Leadership Board is sponsoring an evening at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Saturday, July 9 for all professional and online MBAs. First pitch is at 6:35, but we will be there as early as 6:00. Come join us for a fun night of baseball, ballpark food, and socializing as we hit the midpoint of summer break. Even if you’re not attending classes this summer, we’d love to see you. This is a great opportunity to get to know your fellow students a little better, and meet members of the PMBA Leadership Board to discuss ideas for activities you’d like to see happen over the next academic year. You should have received an Eventbrite invitation last week, if not please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you added to the list. Please hurry, tickets are limited
B Corporation Internship Opportunities
If you are interested in helping businesses improve their social and environmental impact, consider the four following part time internship opportunities. These internships are an extension of the NC State B Corp Clinic which connects students to aspiring B Corps in the local area to help them meet the certification requirements. To learn more about the B Corp Clinic or the Business Sustainability Collaborative as a whole, explore the BSC website.
Drak Haus is looking for someone who is passionate about the B Corp movement and using business as a force for good! In addition, our ideal candidate is creative, motivated, and has a working knowledge about the B Corp certification process. References from members of NC B Corp community a plus. A variety of backgrounds will be considered; design, business, sustainability, CSR, etc. Please email a resume and cover letter to Daria Drake at email@example.com
Vaporware, B Corp Summer Internship
Vaporware is a local design and development consulting agency startup. We’re building the best team of incredible creators. To share our mission of people and community, we’re looking to increase our mission to sustainable environments and community development and increase our B Corp Certification score from the current 60 points to 80+ points. As members of HQ Raleigh, we believe the points are available, just need help translating our small company to the B Corp Assessment message. Contact Dan Moore for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charles & Colvard, B Corp Summer Internship
Charles & Colvard is interested in becoming a B Corp certified company. In order to earn our certification, we are looking for an intern with working knowledge of B Corps, what it takes to become a B Corp certified company, and how to go about developing a road map to get us there. Ideal candidates are grad students focusing in sustainability, with knowledge of the B Corp Community & B Lab and able to provide references from members of the NC B Corp Community. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sarah Williams at email@example.com.
Sweeps, a platform to hire college students for moving, odd jobs, and more, is seeking a summer intern to help us become a B Corp. We’re a local company, founded in Raleigh with a mission to “foster a beneficial and sustainable community.” We are actively working towards B Corp certification, and are seeking help from an unpaid intern willing to contribute at least 10 hours per week. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and as to why you would be a good fit for the position.
Jubelirer Results Group, B Corp Summer Intern Program
Jubelirer Results Group brings the best practices in business development and leadership development to business owners who believe their Best Year Ever is still to come. JRG is a professional services firm with an extensive background in sustainable business and is now seeking B Corp certification. The desired outcome of this summer internship is to complete the certification and then: 1) develop a plan for connecting with the B Corp community and 2) leveraging the certification with clients and prospects. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Save the Date: Friday, November 11th at Talley Student Union NC State Net Impact will host FoodCon 2016, a conference focused on the business of sustainable food. Together with UNC Net Impact and Duke’s Fuqua Food Forum, we will bring together a diverse audience of students, community members, and business professionals interested and/or working in the sustainable food industry. Our goal is to increase awareness and understanding of the sustainable food industry as well as support and grow the industry here in North Carolina and throughout the country. The FoodCon team is building their network of speakers, panelists, supporters and volunteers for the event. If you are interested in volunteering, have contacts in the sustainable food industry or simply would like more information, e-mail Shannon O’Shea at firstname.lastname@example.org or Graham Givens at email@example.com .
Upcoming Dates to Remember:
June 23rd: First Day of Summer Session II Classes
June 27th: Census Date (last day to add a class or drop for a refund) for Summer Session II Classes
July 4th: Independence Day – University Offices Closed/No Classes
July 9th: Professional MBA Night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park
July 20th: Late Registration Begins for Fall 2016 Classes
August 17th: First Day of 2016 Fall Semester Classes
September 29th – October 1st: NSHMBA National Conference – Houston, TX
October 11th-15th: National Black MBA Association Conference – New Orleans, LA
November 3rd-5th: Net Impact National Conference – Philadelphia, PA
November 11th: FoodCon 2016 – Talley Student Center, NC State Campus