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College of Business Calendar of Events

What follows is a list of events hosted by or sponsored by the Monte Ahuja College of Business, significant holidays and important dates by semester. To see what is happening University-wide, please see the University calendar here.

Monte Ahuja College of Business BuildingPlease note that not all College of Business events appear on the University calendar.

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January 2019:

Monday, January 14th through Friday, January 24th: Walk-in Hours for Department Chairs. Get the details here.

Monday, January 14th through Wednesday, January 30th: Outdoor Weber is an outdoor recreation product and service idea competition for college students world-wide. January 14th through 30th is the submission window for 90-second video pitch to OutdoorWeber.org. For help with your pitch, please visit the Weston Ideation Lab (located in BU 308). Learn more about the competition here.

Thursday, January 24th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Friday, January 25th: Friday Founders with Joshua Koszewski, co-founder of Ossemble and Cleveland State University alumus. 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM in BU 308. Learn more and RSVP here.

Tuesday, January 29th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, January 31st: GlobalReach - The Changing Landscape of International Trade: What You Need to Know About the Next Wave of Tariffs and the new NAFTA. 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon at the CSU West Center. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, January 31st: Urban Land Institute Emerging Trends in Real Estate. 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. Learn more and register here.

February 2019:

Friday, February 1st: Deadline for employers to apply for the Ohio Export Internship Program. Learn more here.

Friday, February 1st: Deadline for both employers and students to apply for the Information Systems Co-op. Learn more here.

Friday, February 1st: Career Services Resume Rx. Rhodes Tower West, Room 280 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. When it comes time to writing or updating your resume, every single word counts. Join Career Services and local employers to get critical feedback on your resume.

MUST BRING A HARD COPY WITH YOU (we are not able to print out copies for you) OR you are welcome to bring it on your own laptop

Tuesday, February 5th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Tuesday, February 5th: If you have an idea for the Erie Hack Competition, the Weston Ideation Lab and Jacy Schach invite you to join this information session from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM in BU 201. Max Herzon from the Cleveland Water Alliance will be here to answer questions. Learn more about Erie Hack here.

Tuesday, February 5th: Generation Startup - The Movie! The Weston Ideation Lab and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship are proud to showcase this movie about undergraduate students pursuing the path of entrepreneurship. 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM in Fenn Tower Movie Theater (FT 102). Learn more and RSVP here so we know how much popcorn to bring!

Wednesday, February 6th: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, February 7th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, February 7th: Come hear about the Blockland Initiative and how Flashstarts is supporting this effort with their newly launched Blockchain + Fund accelerator and internship program. 3:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Friday, February 8th: Mock Interview Day at Career Services. Rhodes Tower West, Room 280 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Introduce yourself beyond your major or degree program and learn how to highlight your strengths and answer challenging questions. Cleveland State’s Mock Interview Day allows you to get real-life interview experience in a safe, practice setting with employers that you want to meet.

Monday, February 11th: Deadline for the Three MInute Thesis Competition for Graduate Students. Learn more here.

Tuesday, February 12th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, February 13th: Careers with Social Impact Day: Purpose with a Paycheck. Student Center Ballroom, 3rd Floor. 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Hosted by Career Services, meet employers with social impact values and learn about opportunities to fulfill your purpose, not just earn a paycheck. Please see the schedule and RSVP here.

Friday, February 15th: The Washkewicz College of Engineering and Computer Science Connections Fair. 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the Student Center Ballroom, 3rd Floor.

Monday, February 18th: President's Day. No classes are held and the university offices will be closed.

Tuesday, February 19th: Save the date for the Entrepreneurship Club's Vike Tank. Additional details to be announced soon.

Tuesday, February 19th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, February 20th: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, February 21st through Saturday, February 23rd: The Monte Ahuja College of Business will participate in the Ohio ACTE Marketing and Business Information and Technology Divisions 2019 OhioConclave, located at the Hyatt Regency. The Ohio Conclave was established 27 years ago to assist the Ohio business, marketing and IT teachers, supervisors and Ohio Department of Education staff. Educators and students can register here.

Thursday, February 21st: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Friday, February 22nd: Register today for Friday Founders featuring Anne Brower, co-founder of HeyNow! Media. Learn more and RSVP here.

Friday, February 22nd: Build Your Brand in Bits & Bytes on LinkedIn for the Not So Big Biz workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and RSVP here.

Monday, February 25th: Levin Morning Briefing: Commercial Real Estate. Special guest speaker David Browning discusses national trends and the impact on conditions in Northeast Ohio, including office, retail, industrial, and investment. 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Bonda Board Room, UR 254. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, February 26th: The Business Career and Internship Expo will be in the College of Business from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Employers can register here. Students should learn more and RSVP here.

Tuesday, February 26th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, February 28th: Opening reception for the Weston Ideation Lab. 

March 2019:

Friday, March 1st: Career Services Resume Rx. Rhodes Tower West, Room 280 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. When it comes time to writing or updating your resume, every single word counts. Join Career Services and local employers to get critical feedback on your resume.

Tuesday, March 5th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, March 6th: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, March 7th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, March 7th: GlobalReach - Exporting Chemicals and Hazardous Materials. Initial details here. Registration to open soon.

Sunday, March 10th through Sunday, March 17th: Spring Break. University offices will be open.

Tuesday, March 12th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, March 14th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Friday, March 15th: Deadline for Accounting students to apply for Accounting Department scholarships. This includes undergraduate and graduate students for the Master of Accountancy program or MBA students with a concentration in Accounting. Learn more here.

Tuesday, March 19th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, March 20th: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Friday, March 22nd through Sunday, March 24th: Startup Vikes 2019. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, March 26th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Friday, March 29th: Mock Interview Day at Career Services. Rhodes Tower West, Room 280 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Introduce yourself beyond your major or degree program and learn how to highlight your strengths and answer challenging questions. Cleveland State’s Mock Interview Day allows you to get real-life interview experience in a safe, practice setting with employers that you want to meet.

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April 2019:

Tuesday, April 2nd: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, April 3rd: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Saturday, April 6th: Spring 2019 Open House. Details to be available soon.

Tuesday, April 9th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, April 10th: Women's Leadership Symposium. Additional details to be provided soon.

Thursday, April 11th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, April 16th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, April 17th: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, April 17th through Friday, April 19th: Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) training. Learn more and register here.

Friday, April 19th: Register today for Friday Founders, featuring MBA alum and co-founder of Forest City Brewery, Matt Mapus. Learn more and RSVP here.

Tuesday, April 23rd: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, April 25th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Monday, April 29th: Annual Accounting Awards Banquet. 11:30 AM Additional details to be announced.

Tuesday, April 30th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

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May 2019:

Wednesday, May 1st: Pitch Perfect. 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Saturday, May 4th through Friday, May 10th: Finals week.

Tuesday, May 7th: Business Model Canvas Brown Bag. 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, May 9th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Saturday, May 11th: Commencement

Saturday, May 18th: Six Week Summer Session I, Eight Week Summer Session, Ten Week Summer Session and Twelve Week Summer Session all begin.

Thursday, May 23rd: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Monday, May 27th: Memorial Day. No classes are held and the university offices will be closed.

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June 2019:

Thursday, June 6th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, June 20th: Startup Essentials workshop at the Cleveland State University Small Business Development Center, located in the Cleveland Heights Library. Learn more and register here.

Friday, June 28th: Last day of classes Six Week Summer Session I.

Saturday, June 29th: Six Week Summer Session II begins.

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July 2019:

Thursday, July 4th: Independence Day. No classes are held and the university offices will be closed.

Friday, July 12th: Last day of classes Eight Week Summer Session.

Friday, July 26th: Last day of classes Ten Week Summer Session.

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August 2019:

Friday, August 9th: Last day of classes Six Week Summer Session II and Twelve Week Summer Session.

Saturday, August 24th: Fall 2019 Semester Begins.

Monday, August 26th: First week day of classes for Fall 2019 Semester.

August 30th: Last day to drop a class with a full refund for Fall 2019 Semester.

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September 2019:

Monday, September 2nd: Labor Day. No classes are held and the university offices will be closed.

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October 2019:

Thursday, October 3rd: GlobalReach - Documenting Export Compliance. Initial details here. Registration to open soon.

November 2019:

Thursday, November 14th: GlobalReach - Operations, Documentation, and Transportation. Initial details here. Registration to open soon.

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