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About VSB-Week

VSB-Week is an annual event intended to celebrate and showcase Villanova School of Business strategic initiatives, expose students to emerging business trends, enhance their professional development and foster a sense of community within the college.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Live Interviews: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly**
4:30 p.m. - Connelly Cinema
Attend this LIVE session to watch some of the most popular interview styles reenacted by students and employers: 1-on-1, group, and Skype interviews.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

How to Dine and Act Fine Around the World**
1 - 2:30 p.m. - Garey 10A
Learn hands-on how to appear polished & at ease in a business dining situation from a professional etiquette instructor.  Also, learn about the dining etiquette around the world.  Pre-register at the Info Table in the Atrium - $10 refundable fee to reserve your seat. 

Live with Wayne Kimmel: A Glimpse into Venture Capitalism**
6 p.m. - Bartley Hall, Room 1011
A venture capitalist & entrepreneur, Wayne is a managing partner at SeventySix Capital and holds investments in companies such as NutriSystem, GrubHub & Indiegogo.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Startup Opportunity Fair**
3:45 p.m. - Driscoll Auditorium
Hear from entrepreneurs and startup business owners as they pitch their company and job, internship or project-based opportunity in a quick-fire round of presentations. After pitches conclude, visit your top choices to discuss how you could be a fit for the job.

How to Turn a Nay into a Yay**
5 p.m. - Driscoll Hall, Room 134
Learn about the importance of resilience during times of disappointment, including strategies for framing rejection as an opportunity for growth; an important step on your leadership journey.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Unstructured Data Analytics: The Other Side of Big Data**
2:30 p.m. - Bartley Hall, Room 1001
Mark Langsfeld, the President of ListenLogic, discusses how predictive analytics are used to provide corporations with real-time market & operational intelligence by text mining across all forms of unstructured data from social media, and more.

Inspiring Innovation with Candy Chang**
6:30 p.m. - Jake Nevin Fieldhouse
Candy Chang, a global activist whose work has inspired innovation & change around the world with projects such as "Before I Die" and "I Wish This Was," will be here to discuss how she turned a creative idea into a worldwide phenomenon. For tickets, click here.

Friday, February 20, 2015

9 a.m. - Nydick Family Commons
Grab a donut, win great prizes, and share why YOU love VSB!

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Philadelphia Philanthropy
Join the VSB Community as we recreate a Candy Chang art project in Philly!

February 16-20, 2015

Virtual Career Conference
A week of practical and unique career building webinars will help you reevaluate your approach on the job or in the job search & provide new ideas to achieve better outcomes.  Connect here.


** = Professional Development Component Approved

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Faculty Expertise Guide

Faculty Expertise Guide

Click here to view the Faculty Expertise Guide for the Villanova School of Business.

2015 VSB-Week Sponsors:

CEO Level

Director Level

Special Thanks To

Center for Global Leadership

Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Center for Marketing and Consumer Insights

Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate