Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Graduate Weekly Announcement

January 14th, 2019

Thank you for reading the weekly announcements from the Quinlan Graduate Programs Office.

This Week at Quinlan

Winter Common Break
Sponsored by: Graduate Programs Office
Date: Monday, January 14th – Saturday, January 19th
Time: M-F: 7:30-7:50 PM, S: 12-1PM
Location: Schreiber Lobby
Contact: Quinlangrad@luc.edu

To kick off the return from Winter Break classes will recess at the same time to promote engagement between students and faculty. Coffee, Apple Cider, Hot Chocolate, Tea and Cookies will be present to distract from frigid temperatures.

Loop Capital Information Table
Sponsored by: Business Career Services
Date: Wednesday, January 16th 
Time: 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Location: Schreiber Lobby
Contact: qunlancareers@luc.edu

Come meet representatives of Loop Capital and learn about the 2019 Summer Internship Program, an annual ten week program offering technical and financial positions to undergraduate and graduate students. The program includes immersion in the typical daily work at Loop Capital, as well as workshops, field trips, client presentations, and a presentation to senior management. Interns will contribute to real projects, gaining hands-on experience that can assist them in acquiring a full-time position in the industry, while obtaining skills that will be useful throughout their professional lives. 

Form of the Firm
Sponsored by: Baumhart Center
Date: Thursday, January 17th 
Time: 6:00- 7:30 PM
Location: Schreiber Center, 10th floor 
Contact: Seth Green at sgreen12@luc.edu

Join us for a discussion of The Form of the Firm, a new book from Oxford University Press that offers “a profound rethinking of what a corporation actually is and how power within it ought to be structured and exercised.” The book, written by Loyola professor, Abraham Singer, argues that corporations are not simply private economic organizations, but governing institutions. Because of this, they have political obligations to live up to and uphold the norms of liberal democracy and social justice. Our gathering will start with a snapshot of the book from Singer, followed by comments from entrepreneur and private equity advisor Brian Abrams and University of Chicago professor James Lindley Wilson.

Graduate Programs Updates

Contact quinlangrad@luc.edu for the upcoming events:

Registration for Spring Quarter begins TODAY.
Check within your LOCUS account under Academics>Enrollment Appointment to see your specific registration time. Please check your account for any registration holds. If you need a prerequisite permission, email our office with your student id number, the Spring class, and we will enter the permission.

U-PASS Activation
U-Passes for qualified students for the Winter 2018 term will reactivate today. If students have questions or would like customer service assistance, please visit U-Pass distribution at the Terry Student Center 3rd Floor lounge starting on Tuesday, January 16th. Please see https://www.luc.edu/upass/ for more information.

Spring Break: Study Abroad 2019
Enjoy warmer weather as you explore business practices in other countries. Registration is open for two spring break study abroad courses: HRER 500 in India, and INFS 799 in Puerto Rico. The courses travel from March 2nd to March 10th. For more information, please click here.

Campus will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21st.

Quinlan will be hosting our annual Open House, February 1st. Please share with any friends or colleagues that are interested in an overview of Quinlan and our programs. Register here.

MGMT 485: Social Enterprise 
Date: Mondays from 6-9 PM
Contact: Seth Green at sgreen12@luc.edu

Graduate students that are interested in building a better world through business and improve social impact should consider taking MGMT 485. Students will gain knowledge and skills to be social entrepreneurs and to create social value through business strategies. Students will learn how to identify a social issue that has an entrepreneurial solution; how to start and sustain an entrepreneurial social venture; how to obtain funding and generate earned revenue; how to adopt an appropriate legal governance structure and tax status; and how to measure, document, and communicate the enterprise’s social impact. Students will also meet with and get advice from more than 15 leading social entrepreneurs over ten weeks.  

MGMT 435: Microenterprise Consulting
Date: Wednesdays from 6-9 PM
Contact: Dr. Stacy Neier Beran at sneier@luc.edu

MGMT 435 enables students to build a consultant team that develops the dream of an entrepreneur from an economically distressed community in Chicago into a full business plan. Throughout the course, students network with Chicago-area consultants, business development centers, and other organizations that support microenterprise and microfinance loans. This Spring, clients represent diverse industries and are specifically focused on bringing economic development to Rogers Park. 2019 clients will include:

1. A skin/hair care manufacturer
2. A commercial & residential real estate maintenance supplier
3. A photography studio
4. A grain-free catering service
5. An accounting/bookkeeping service

If you are interested in MGMT 435, complete the application form here. Email the application and updated resume to the above address. A brief (20-30 minutes) chat with Dr. Beran is necessary before enrollment.

Save the Date for a Volunteer Opportunity Saturday, February 23rd with Big Shoulders. More details to come.

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Business Career Services

Quinlan Career and Networking Fair
Sponsored by: Business Career Services
Date: Wednesday, February 13th
Time: 3:00-6:00 PM
Location: Schreiber Center, Floors 9 and 10
Contact: quinlancareers@luc.edu

The Business Career Services team invites you to attend the Spring Quinlan Career and Networking Fair! Register by Friday, February 8th to receive a printed name tag upon check-in. This premier networking and recruiting event is open to all current Quinlan students and alumni. You are encouraged to wear professional attire and bring plenty of resumes for employers. RSVP in RamblerLink under "Events" > "Career Fairs" Upload your best resume.Review job and internship descriptions, and express your interest directly to employers before the fair. 

Root's Day in the Life Event
Sponsored by: Business Career Services
Date: Friday, February 22nd
Time: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Location: Root Chicago, 20 N Wacker Dr. #2600
Contact: Quinlancareers@luc.edu

Save the date! Root is a change management firm. The world’s most respected organizations rely on us and our research-driven, disruptive methods to realize positive, transformative, strategic, or cultural change that’s both meaningful and lasting. More details to come as the day approaches. Stay tuned!

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Student Organization Events

Chocolate and Conversation
Sponsored by: Graduate Women in Business
Date: Tuesday, January 22nd 
Time: 4:30-6 PM
Location: Ghirardelli Chocolate & Ice Cream Shop 
Contact: Katie Pins at kpins@luc.edu

Join us for this annual event! Get to know fellow members and share what you would like the GWIB board to plan for the new year. Stop by before class! 

Ghirardelli Chocolate & Ice Cream Shop address: 830 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 

GWIB Elections for VP of Finance
Sponsored by: Graduate Women in Business
Date: Applications due Wednesday, January 23rd 
Contact: Katie Pins at gwib@luc.edu

Graduate Women in Business is accepting applications for our VP of Finance position. Vice President of Finance Description: Will work with the President to manage the budget available for events, such as networking events, workshops, and/or speaker series. Responsibilities also include the processing and organization of reimbursement receipts as well as the applicable use of tax exemption forms when making purchases relevant to the organization. Will work with the Advisor to discuss the budget available for events and determine the need to request an increase. Attend monthly meetings and responsible for other duties as assigned. If interested, email gwib@luc.edu with your resume and a short bio about yourself. Due date is January 23. 

Workshop, Tour & Pizza
Sponsored by: Net Impact Graduate Students
Date: Saturday, January 26th 
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Plant Chicago: 1400 W 46th St, Chicago, IL 60609
Contact: Kate Burnham at kburnham@luc.edu

Plant Chicago is a local nonprofit focused on equipping people and businesses with the tools to live more sustainably. The workshop will focus on circular economies, a visit to the aquaponics farm, and a tour of the outdoor farm. Afterwards, we will head to the Whiner Brewery onsite and order some delicious pizza from Pleasant House Pizza. Space is limited, so please RSVP for this complimentary event.

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Water Tower Campus Events

A Conversation with Johanna Vetter
Sponsored by: Baumhart Center
Date: Monday, January 28th 
Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m
Location: Schreiber Center, 1001
Contact: Seth Green at sgreen12@luc.edu

Join us for a conversation and mentorship forum with Johanna Vetter. Vetter is the chief marketing officer (CMO) at the Ounce of Prevention Fund. As CMO, Vetter oversees marketing, innovation, and communications and is responsible for raising awareness of the importance of high-quality learning for all children, especially those born into poverty. Before her role at the Ounce, Vetter was the chief marketing officer at Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization, and served as vice president of marketing at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where she led the development and execution of all brand advertising and communications globally. The gathering will open with a conversation with Vetter and be followed by small group discussions where students and professionals reflect together on gaining the skills, knowledge, and values to live extraordinary lives. Dinner and refreshments will be served.

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Lakeshore Campus Events

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WTC Resources

Business Career Services: 312-915-7810

(Mon-Fri: 9:00am to 5pm)

Graduate Business students may schedule a Career Advising Appointment by phone or RamblerLink.

Bursar’s Office: 312-915-6161

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

Campus Card Office: 312-915-7756

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

Financial Aid: 773-508-7704

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

Office of International Programs: 773-508-3899

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

WTC Bookstore: 312-915-7420

(Mon-Thurs: 9am to 6:30pm, Fri: 9am to 5pm, Sat: 10am to 3pm)

WTC Wellness center: 312-915-6360

(Mon,Thu,Fri: 8:30am to 5pm, Tues: 9am to 6 pm, Wed: 1pm to 6pm)

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