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May 14: 2nd Alumni Professional Event

It is official! Join us at our second MBAE Alumni Professional Development Event:

“Why entrepreneurship, and not bailouts, will get the economy moving again”

By Dr. Derek Ruth, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Small companies are fundamentally different from large companies. Research tells us that small businesses are more nimble and innovative than their Fortune 500 counterparts. They are responsible for a sizable majority of new jobs and the vast majority of game-changing new products. Entrepreneurship is important to individuals because it is a primary driver of wealth creation. On a national and global level, entrepreneurship and not bailouts of tired, old, non-productive companies-is what will help get this economy back on track.

Our MBAE Alumni event will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Calumet Conference Center.

Celebrate our 10th MBAE Graduation Ceremony!

The School of Management at Purdue University Calumet is delighted to present Mr. Mike Muetzel, the nationally recognized author of “They’re Not Aloof…Just Generation X”, as our guest speaker at the upcoming 10th Graduation and Dinner ceremony of our MBAE Program, on February 28th, 2009.

Mr. Muetzel’s research has been featured in the national media including, The Associated Press, Bloomberg Television, Boardroom Magazine, The Manager’s Intelligence Report, careerbuilder.com, and The Boston Globe just to name a few. 

 Not only does he have a passion for Human Capital Management leading the next generations, but he also has an extensive corporate background including his tenure at Yamaha Motor Corporation where he sat on the Executive Committee.  His prestigious clients include Fed Ex Freight, Motorola, Toro, Hilton, Yamaha, IGM, Wyndham, Leadership Atlanta, The Association for the Advancement of College Schools of Business and The Federal Aviation Administration. 

This MBAE Graduation & Dinner ceremony, held at the Calumet Conference Center, will be a great opportunity for you to re-connect with our MBAE Alumni family as well as to witness the awarding of diplomas to our new MBAE-10 graduating cohort.

Please, come and celebrate with us! We are looking forward to meeting with you, again!

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MBAE Alumni Professional Event

On November 13th of 2008 the MBAE presented their first Professional Event for the MBAE alumni. The event, “Globalization and the Financial Situation”,was lead by Dr. Paul McGrath, graduate faculty and department head of Finance and Economics in the School of Management.

Bud Labitan(MBAE 4), Alan Heintz(MBAE 3), Patty Grove and Mark Combs(MBAE 9).
Bud Labitan(MBAE 4), Alan Heintz(MBAE 3), Patty Grove and Mark Combs(MBAE 9).
Dr. Paul McGrath, graduate faculty and department head for Finance and Economics at the School of Management.
Dr. Paul McGrath, Department Head for Finance and Economics at the School of Management.
Dr. Lori Feldman, Director of the MBAE Program
Dr. Lori Feldman, Director of the MBAE Program
Dr. Martine Duchatelet, Dean of the School of Manement; Pamela Vandermeyer (MBAE 8), Sharon (MBAE 8), Ron Mika(MBAE 8), Joe Ricciardi (MBAE 8).
Dr. Martine Duchatelet, Dean of the School of Manement; Pamela Vandermeyer, Sharon Fitzpatrick, Ron Mika and Joe Ricciardi (MBAE 8).
Dr. Paul Mc Grath, Sergey Ely (MBAE 1), Dr. Hugh Daubek.
Dr. Paul McGrath, Sergey Ely (MBAE 1), Dr. Hugh Daubek.
John Nason and Dan Welch (MBAE 4).
John Nason, Dan Welch and Johh T. Loudermilk(MBAE 4).
MBAE Alumni 3, 4 and 9 sitting at a table at the event
 MBAE Alumni (3, 4, and 9).

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