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The Bentley Service-Learning Center in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability will be hosting Bentley's first annual Fair Trade Fair. This will feature fair trade vendors, as well as a rotating schedule of speakers throughout the day, including some currently leading businesses in the fair trade movement.
Bentley's Corporate Immersion Institute and the Greater Boston Chapter of the Alumni Association are proud to present the inaugural Bentley Shark Tank event. The Bentley Shark Tank brings entrepreneurs and potential investors together. Bentley alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and students are invited to campus to watch as select innovative startups present their business plans.
MARCH 30 - APRIL 1: Stop by our booth at the 2014 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research. The conference will bring together hundreds of attendees, including corporate and government managers and executives, from the fields of analytics, operations research and management science to learn how proven applications and processes can improve business’s bottom line.
Bentley University President Gloria Larson heads to the Bloomberg Business Summit at the Art Institute of Chicago for a panel discussion on Millenials in the Workplace co-hosted by Bloomberg personality Carol Massar. Joining them on the panel will be Payscale President Mike Metzger and best-selling author and CEO of the Marketing Zen Group Shama Kabani
Our Office of Sustainability will be hosting the first of many Environmental Film Series. The first is Gasland, a documentary by Oscar nominated filmmaker Josh Fox exploring the dangers of hydraulic fracturing or fracking. This is a controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level.
The head of Global Compact, Georg Kell, will be at Bentley to speak on the UN's efforts to making advance ethical and socially responsible business practices on a global scale. In his talk, he will draw on insights from the upcoming Global Compact Leaders' Summit to reflect on the emerging architecture for responsible business.
Bentley's Center for Women and Business will host their 8th annual "Gearing Up" conference for professional women in the first decade of their careers looking to advance. Diane Hessan, president and CEO of Communispace will deliver a keynote address.
Bentley is getting geared up for both the Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies. Bert & John Jacobs, Co-founders of Life is Good, will be speaking at the undergraduate ceremony, while Jorge Moran, CEO of Sovereign Bank, will be speaking at the graduate ceremony.