Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.