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Greater Essex County District School Board
Building Tomorrow Together Every Learner, Every Day
SHSM Business Conference

NEWS RELEASE                                 
Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
519-255- 3200

May 1, 2018
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

An Eye for Business
- interactive conference for S.H.S.M. students -

The University of Windsor's Odette School of Business will host 150 GECDSB students in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Business program for a 2 day conference May 3 & 4.

The students from 8 secondary schools, accompanied by their teachers, will be learning some important business skills through workshops from a team from the university business department.

On May 3, at 12:45 p.m. they will be welcomed by the Dean of Business and then receive networking training from the Odette team. From 4-5:00 p.m. the students will practice what they have learned with a number of invited community leaders.

Following a campus tour and dinner at Alumni Hall, a number of the students will be staying overnight, to experience residence life.

The conference resumes at 9:00 a.m. on May 4 with workshops in: customer service, equity and inclusion, negotiation training, portfolio development, public speaking and a marketing activity. The event concludes at 4:00 p.m.

For more information contact Teacher Consultant Krysta Brosseau @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10333.