Archive | April 2015

Deadline Extended! Gordon Center Think Tank: Future of Digital Health

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Deadline Extended! The organizers pushed back the deadline for early registration until Friday May 1st.

Digital medicine is revolutionizing the way patients receive healthcare. This one and a half day Think Tank is targeted for passionate individuals who are interested in learning more about the challenges and opportunities of integrating technology with medicine. The Think Tank will create a collaborative environment that will enable diverse groups of people to brainstorm solutions to healthcare’s most pressing problems. The program includes a comprehensive overview of digital health via expert speakers from all facets of healthcare.

EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1st, 2015 WWW.GORDONCENTER.UCSD.EDU/G_EVENTS

Check out the new flyer: Gordon_Digital_Health_2015_Flyer

UAS 5th Annual Accounting Conference – May 14

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The Undergraduate Accounting Society (UAS) is hosting its 5th Annual Accounting Conference on Thursday, May 14th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Institute of the Americas. The purpose of this conference is to provide students with insight about breaking into the accounting industry and to teach students how to prepare for Meet the Firms and the Fall recruiting season.

Date: Thursday, May 14th
Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm (Check-in begins at 3:45pm)
Location: Institute of the Americas (between International House & Rimac)
Attire: Business Professional
Registration Link: http://tinyurl.com/uasaccountingconference2015

*Exclusive Reception: 4:00pm – 5:00pm for active (paid) UAS Members.
*Event begins at 5:00pm. Non-paid members should check-in at 4:20pm.

List of firms in attendance:

Ernst & Young
Deloitte
KPMG
PwC
BDO
Duffy & Kruspodin
TGG Accounting
LLME
...and more!

Deadline to Register: Friday, May 8th!
Spaces are limited! Register early!
For more information, visit www.ucsduas.com

Lindsay & Brownell, LLP – Accounting Job Opportunity!

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Lindsay & Brownell, LLP is offering a terrific opportunity for the right individual to join our team! The candidate will work with all technical aspects of tax preparation and compliance. You will work closely with entire complement of partners, managers and other staff members in providing the highest quality consulting and compliance services for a sophisticated client base. Our practice focuses on entrepreneurial and high net worth clients.

The ideal candidate will:

 Be a highly motivated self-starter and successful in a team-oriented setting.
 Be able to quickly process information and master complex concepts.
 Possess a solid understanding of accounting theory, tax and accounting practices.
 Have exceptional organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.
 Be able to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines.
 Have strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), including ability to simplify and communicate complex business information.
 Demonstrate integrity within a professional environment.

Please find our application on Port Triton and be sure to send your Resume, Cover Letter and Unofficial Transcript.

This job has been posted to Port Triton (job # 802012).

PDF of announcement: Lindsay & Brownell Job Opportunity

Jacobs School of Engineering Think Tank Event – May 15 & 16

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The Gordon Center in the Jacobs School of Engineering at UCSD is holding a Think Tank with the theme “The Future of Digital Health“. This event will be held on Friday May 15th 8am – 5pm and Saturday May 16th 8am – 2pm in the Qualcomm Conference Room in Jacobs Hall (EBU I). EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS THIS SUNDAY.

Highly experienced speakers and experts from academia and industry will offer their perspectives on:

  • Diagnostic Medicine
  • Big Data
  • Mobile and global health
  • Healthcare Analytics
  • Healthcare entrepreneurship
  • Preventative medicine
  • Patient care in underserved communities
  • Emerging wireless technologies

This one and a half day Think Tank is targeted for passionate individuals who are interested in integrating technology with medicine. Attendees will work together to brainstorm creative solutions to medical problems. Register today with the early bird fee and come join us! Food will be provided!  Info and Registration Link

Check out the flyers here: Gordon_Think Tank_2015_Flyer

For any questions email gordoncenter@eng.ucsd.edu

Study Abroad in Scotland – U. of Glasgow Info Session – on Monday! 11-12

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Study Abroad in Scotland – U. of Glasgow Info Session

Mon, April 27

11am – 12pm

International Center Oceanids Pavillion

Come hear directly from a representative of the University of Glasgow and learn about how you could be studying abroad in Scotland next year. 

Scholarship for Summer/Winter Programs in Italy – Europe

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Dear student,

We want to communicate to all interested candidates there is a great opportunity to participate in a scholarship program at the University Centre for Business Management – UCBM (Fondazione CUOA) in Italy – Europe. UCBM is located at Altavilla Vicentina, province of Vicenza. The city allows easy access to other countries such as Switzerland and France, as well as to other Italian cities (accessed by train).

UCBM, a private non-profit foundation, is one of the most active centers of management training in Europe. Founded in 1957 and recognized by the European Union, it is a business school that operates with support from the Universities of Padua, Venice, Trento and Udine.

International students can apply for scholarships covering up to 70% of tuition costs offered by the International Business School Americas, being eligible undergraduate (sophomore and up) or graduate students.

Programs are offered twice each year, during the holidays (in January and in July), and lasts 3 weeks.

We offer the following multicultural programs:

1-      INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP (IML)
1st week: Strategic Leadership (Monday-Thursday): Classical and Contemporary Views of Leadership; leadership versus management; sharing power and confidence. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Business Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (Monday-Thursday): Negotiation techniques and strategies; environmental analysis and approach methods; Mediator’s role in conflict resolution. Role Game. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Intercultural Management (Monday-Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international mergers & acquisitions and its impacts over employees; intercultural management foundations.  Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
2-      CREATIVITY, INNOVATION & NEW BUSINESSES (CIN)
1st week: Entrepreneurship (Monday-Thursday): personal characteristics and skills which foster entrepreneurial and managerial performances and enhance firm competitiveness; developing and improving these skills. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Business Models (Monday-Thursday): how enterprises work, deal with the competitors and, generally speaking, compete in the global economy; which activities firms perform, how they perform them, how they create superior customer value (low cost or differentiated products) and put itself in a position to appropriate the value. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Creativity & Innovation (Monday-Wednesday): organizational processes which improve the ability to innovate products and services; skills needed to increase the orientation to innovation. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
3-      BUSINESS STRATEGY & MARKETING MANAGEMENT (BSM)
1st week: Retail & Distribution Management (Monday-Thursday): Communication with final consumers and distribution chain; managing channel conflicts; optimizing channel structure. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Brand Management (Monday-Thursday): Creating and positioning brands; the power and the challenges of country brands. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Business Strategies for Luxury & Specialty Goods (Monday-Wednesday): Globalization and the new business arena; international strategy for fashion and design industries. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.
4-      OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS & LEAN MANAGEMENT (OLM)
1st week: Logistics and operation for Global businesses (Monday-Thursday): Foundations of logistics and operation for Global businesses; How to leverage competitive advantage based upon excellence in LOP. Company Visits and Project work.
2nd week: Lean goals and strategies (Monday-Thursday): Toyota’s lessons for today’s companies; linking corporative strategies to lean management. Company Visits and Project work.
3rd week: Lean management for industries and services (Monday-Wednesday): Broadening the concept of lean management: service sector and lean management concepts and practices. Company Visits and Project work. Graduation Ceremony.

All programs are composed by lectures, mandatory company visits and seminars, and also includes optional visits to the World Trade Organization, The United Nations Organization – European headquarters (both in Geneve) and to the Fashion District of Milan.

Please check CUOA’s website in order to know more about: International Management & Leadership program; Creativity, Innovation and New Businesses program.

Ready to study abroad in Europe?

It is a great opportunity to know Italy, getting in touch with different economic powers of the world and opening up new academic and professional horizons for you.

You can visit our Youtube channel to watch the testimonials from our last July group:

Flavia Franco (Brazil) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaIlC6PG1N8&index=6&list=PL_DTMJm28hFf0JgZH9_O2FPeMxk-uSLcJ

Angela Morales (Chile) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFp4rg1YnAo

Rolando Castro (Panama) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icv3d43V2wM&index=5&list=PL_DTMJm28hFf0JgZH9_O2FPeMxk-uSLcJ

How to participate?

All interested candidates should contact my assistant, Mr. Julio Souza, at julio.souza@ibs-americas.com not later than May, 10th of 2015 and you will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the course.

Best regards,

Prof. Ricardo Britto, PhD

Dean of International Business School Americas

Member of the Institute of International Education (IIE)

Member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)