Upcoming Events

All events are held at the Global Business Financial Center (GBFI) 1600 Valley Rd, Room 2014. Unless stated otherwise.

Spring 2024


Gain valuable skills and enhance your resume with our Excel certification workshops. Led by the Technology Consultants at GBFI, these sessions provide a comprehensive overview of Excel's most powerful tools and features. Whether you're new to Excel or looking to deepen your expertise, our workshops are the perfect opportunity to take your skills to the next level. Students must register for both a Tuesday and Thursday session.

Session 1: Tuesday, February 27 and Thursday, February 29 @ 12.30 pm (Must attend both workshops in this session)

Session 2: Tuesday, April 16 and Thursday, April 18 @ 12.30 pm (Must attend both workshops in this session)

For more information, please visit our Excel page.


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Register Here - Second Session


Session 1: Tuesday, March 26 @ 12.30 pm 

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Data science techniques and methods. We will be reviewing different techniques and issues. We will discuss and practice cleaning data , creating models and then at the end conduct a story telling exercise.

Session 1: Friday, March 8 @ 9 am to 4.00 pm

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Workshop

Session 1: Thursday, March 28 @ 12.30 pm


Tableau

Discover the power of data visualization with our upcoming Tableau workshop. Led by expert data analysts, this workshop provides hands-on experience with Tableau's powerful visualization tools and features. Learn how to transform complex data sets into stunning visual representations that help tell the story behind the numbers. This workshop is perfect for students interested in data analysis, business intelligence, and other data-related fields.

(Intro) Tuesday, April 2 and (Intermediate) Thursday, April 4 @ 12.30 pm

For more information, please visit our Tableau page

Register Here - April 2 (in-person)

Register Here - April 4 (virtual)


Session 1: Friday, April 12 @ 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Session 2: Saturday, April 13 @ 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

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Register Here - Day 2

Fall 2023


Gain valuable skills and enhance your resume with our Excel certification workshops. Led by the Technology Consultants at GBFI, these sessions provide a comprehensive overview of Excel's most powerful tools and features. Whether you're new to Excel or looking to deepen your expertise, our workshops are the perfect opportunity to take your skills to the next level. Students must register  for both a Tuesday and Thursday session.

Session 1: Tuesday, October 3 and Thursday, October 5  @ 12.30 pm (Must attend both workshops in this session)

Session 2: Tuesday, October 17 and Thursday, October 19  @ 12.30 pm (Must attend both workshops in this session)

For more information, please visit our Excel page.


Tableau

Discover the power of data visualization with our upcoming Tableau workshop. Led by expert data analysts, this workshop provides hands-on experience with Tableau's powerful visualization tools and features. Learn how to transform complex data sets into stunning visual representations that help tell the story behind the numbers. This workshop is perfect for students interested in data analysis, business intelligence, and other data-related fields.

(Intro) Tuesday, November 7 and (Intermediate) Thursday, November 9 @ 12.30 pm

For more information, please visit our Tableau page.

Spring 2023


ChatGPT Workshop

The highly anticipated ChatGPT workshop. Designed for students and educators alike, ChatGPT provides a valuable opportunity to explore the latest advancements in natural language processing and machine learning. The technology is a potential Google search killer..

Thursday, February 16th @ 12.30 pm


Film and Finance

This is a great opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into the world of business and finance, while also socializing and networking with like-minded peers. Come enjoy a thought-provoking film and engage in a dynamic discussion with fellow students and investment professionals.

Thursday, February 23rd @ 12.30 pm 


Gain valuable skills and enhance your resume with our Excel certification workshops. Led by the Technology Consultants at GBFI, these sessions provide a comprehensive overview of Excel's most powerful tools and features. Whether you're new to Excel or looking to deepen your expertise, our workshops are the perfect opportunity to take your skills to the next level. Students must register  for both a Tuesday and Thursday session.

Tuesday, February 28th and Thursday, March 2nd  @ 12.30 pm (First Series)

Tuesday, March 21st and Thursday, March 23rd @ 12.30 pm (Second Series) 

Tuesday, April 25th and Thursday, April 27th @ 12.30 pm (Third Series) 


Indoor Golf Outing – Funded by the Student Government Association

Join us for a day of fun and networking at our upcoming golfing event hosted at a premier, high-end indoor golf facility. This event is open to students of all skill levels and includes lunch, a PGA golf coach to provide tips and tricks, and transportation to and from the facility. Network with fellow students and accounting professionals while enjoying a unique golfing experience that you won't forget.

More info to come

Friday, March 24th – Shuttle leaves at 10.15 am from 1600 Valley Rdhttps://www.readytogolf.com/
Frederick Moore PGA

Tableau

Discover the power of data visualization with our upcoming Tableau workshop. Led by expert data analysts, this workshop provides hands-on experience with Tableau's powerful visualization tools and features. Learn how to transform complex data sets into stunning visual representations that help tell the story behind the numbers. This workshop is perfect for students interested in data analysis, business intelligence, and other data-related fields.

(Intro) Tuesday, March 28st and (Intermediate) Thursday, March 30th @ 12.30 pm


Guest Speaker

Kevin O’Bara

Thursday, April 6 @ 12.30 pm


Alteryx

Explore the world of data analytics with our upcoming Alteryx workshop. This hands-on session provides an in-depth look at Alteryx's cutting-edge analytics tools and features, including data blending, predictive modeling, and more. Led by industry experts, this workshop is perfect for students who want to gain practical experience in data analytics and enhance their resume for future career opportunities.


2 Day Financial Modeling Bootcamp 

Join us for this intense, two-day Financial Modeling and Valuation Bootcamp. Students will recreate the Private Equity led takeover of a company in the retail space. Participants will examine both the target and acquiring company to structure the deal. At the end of the two-day workshop students will:

  • Be exposed to market players in the space such as: Banks, Credit Funds, and Private Equity firms
  • Appreciate key value drivers and investment risks
  • Understand a company’s capital structure and risk and return profiles for various forms of debt and equity
  • Gain exposure to the basic components of a credit memo
  • Be able to create a simple LBO model
  • Perform stress testing
  • Estimate the combined value of the firm using relative valuation and DCF models

Finally, we will discuss careers in the field and strategies for obtaining your dream job.

Friday and Saturday, April 14th and 15th 2023 from 9.00 am - 5.00 pm 


Guest Speaker

Featuring Judy Heicklen, CFO and Chief Auditor at Credit Suisse. Ms. Heicklen will share her experiences and insights on financial management, internal audit, and risk management in the finance industry. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a seasoned industry professional and gain valuable insights into the world of finance. Come prepared with questions and join us for what promises to be an engaging and informative event.

April 18th @ 12.30 pm - virtual