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Events and Calendar

The Leadership Communication Studio (LCS) at Krannert in partrnership with the Boiler Business Competition Club are pleased to announce programs for the 16-17 school year. Our calendar of activities are focused on case competitions and consulting. The LCS also promotes scholarships and encourages students to participate in the Purdue Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Students who participate in case competitions and are awarded the opportunity to advance to other competitions, will be identified as Trailblazers. Trailblazers are invited to participate in specialized training programs with faculty and other trainers. This training is designed to help students prepare for the future competitions. Consider bookmarking the LCS site, as we will continue to add activities.To share information about other case competition or consulting programs, please email: lcs@purdue.edu and copy mevens@purdue.edu. Also, if you enjoy learning about leadership and communication, please explore the Presidential Lectures Series and Krannert Executive Forum.

Click here to view the Purdue academic calendar. 

Fall 2016

Now until September 21
GSCMI/DCMME Poster Competition
Share what you accomplished during your summer internship


August 22

Classes begin


August 25

Boiler Business Competition Callout
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Krannert Building, Room G-20


August 25 to October 31

The Global Food Challenge sponsored by Land O' Lakes Application opens
Learn more and get on the waiting list, click here

Meet 2015-2016 Purdue Emerging Leaders:

2014-2015 Purdue Emerging Leaders:

  • Oswin Perumanoor Chackochan, Krannert School
  • Linnea Cline, Krannert School
  • Jacquelyn Brown, School of Agriculture

August 25 to August 26

CIBER Internal Challenge Purdue Try-outs
Students apply for opportunities to travel to UCONN and participate in the International CIBER Case Competition
At the international competition, students are assigned to teams with students from other colleges
To participate: complete the survey link by August 24, @ 5 p.m.: https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eLNOVrsEkdhqCOx
Deadline: 8/24 @ 5p.m. 
Analyze the case on August 25th at 8:00 p.m. - Midnight (case must be submitted prior to midnight)

  • Click here to view past winners for the CIBER Internal Challenge

    2016

    • Leanne Chen
    • Joshua Groh
    • Qi Meng
    • Xin Wei

    2015

    • Austin Coon
    • Nathan Hoover
    • Joseph Vandermus
    • Matt Xia

    2014

    • Lukia Chen
    • Jay Petrie
    • Christine Rasquinha
    • Riley Owens
  • Click here for CIBER Internal Challenge details

    Thursday, August 25
    CIBER Internal 4 Hour Challenge 
    8:00 p.m. -Midnight (work on case)
    Digital Case Distribution (Instructions to be emailed to students)
    Students are to work individually and are not to use outside assistance

    Friday, August 26
    CIBER Internal Challenge
    8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
    Students email presentations and drop-off colored copies of their slides to share with the judges
    (if students don't drop off copies of the presentations, copies of the slides will not be shared with judges)
    Leadership Communication Studio, Parrish Library, Room 230B
    10 minute Presentations and 5 minutes of Q&A (you be ask to stop your presentation at the 10 minute mark)
    Presentations:

    • 9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
    • 9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
    • 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
    • 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
    • 11:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
    • Noon - 12:20 p.m.
    • 12:30 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

    Leadership Communication Studio, Parrish Library, Room 230B
    Only 8 students will be invited to tryout. Participants must have completed a minimum of 2 semesters on the West Lafayette Purdue campus as a fulltime student
    Students must be in good standing with the university. Seniors graduating in December are encouraged not to apply.


August 31

Trailblazers traveling to the CIBER Case Competition Information and Travel Meeting 
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 
Krannert, Room 364 
Bring Passport and/or driver's license


September 1 to September 2

Consulting Skills Seminar: 
Conversation Panel and Studio Workshops 
Krannert School of Management 
Purdue University 
Krannert Building and Rawls Hall 
hosted by the Boiler Business Competition (BBC) club and the LCS

September 1
Krannert Auditorium, Krannert Building
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Boiler Business Competition Club Call Out and
Consulting Skills Seminar: Conversation Panel
Krannert Building, Auditorium
Technology, Communication and Consulting
"What does it take to be a Rock Star Consultant?"

Featured Speakers:

Franklin O. Mina
Accenture Technology Executive

Eric Vyverberg
Protiviti Director

Christopher Miller
West Monroe Partners Technology Architect

September 2
Rawls Hall, 2nd Floor (look for signage)
Consulting Skills Seminar: Studio Workshops
Rawls Hall, 2nd Floor (look for signage)

7:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m. 
Private Breakfast for Speakers
PMU, Sagamore Room
Hosted by: Krannert

9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
Consulting Skills Seminar: Studio1-A
West Monroe Partners Senior Consultants:
Ravi Mody and Ben Winski
"Consulting 101"
Hosted by: West Monroe Partners

10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Consulting Skills Seminar: Studio 1-B
West Monroe Partners Senior Consultants:
Ravi Mody and Ben Winski
"Consulting 101"
Hosted by: West Monroe Partners

11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Consulting Skills Seminar: Studio 2
Protiviti Director and Founding Member, Michael Mask
"Storytelling – Improving your communication”
Hosted by: Protiviti

Noon-12:50 p.m.
Consulting Skills Seminar: Studio 3
Accenture Executive, Franklin O. Mina
"Continuing with the Rock Star Consultant Mantra?"
Hosted by Accenture

1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch
RSVP required, seating limited

1:30 p.m.
Formal activities end


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September 2

Krannert Club Expo 
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Krannert Building, Krannert Drawing Room


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September 12

Trailblazer Workshop Studio 1 (all students traveling to case events)


September 14-16 

Student Employers Forum (SMEF)


September 16

Registration opens for the Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition



September 19-23
STAMINA4

Click here to view website



September 27

Benton County Purdue Promise
9:30 AM - 2:20 PM
Purdue Memorial Mall
Krannert is participating in the Benton County Purdue Promise. The mission focuses on giving students from grades K through 3 exposure to being on a college campus. The Leadership Communication Studio is in need of volunteers for the various sessions on September 27th!
  
For more information contact Desiree Shannon at shanno13@purdue.edu
  


September 29

Krannert Leadership Speakers Series
Speaker: David Boudia, Gold Medal Winner
Network, Learn and Be Inspired
Tickets, click here
Indianapolis, Indiana


September 29 to October 1

Doster Leadership Conference
Indianapolis, Indiana


October 3


October 4

SOPHOMORES…
THE GLOBAL FOOD CHALLENGE
An internship with National and International TRAVEL
Information Meeting and Food
When: Oct. 4 – 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Beck’s Learning Center – 7th Floor Krannert Building
Hosted by : Agribusiness Club
Open to all Majors
To RSVP, go to https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9yiv3IRmzBwuZSZ.


October 5 to October 9

CIBER International Case Challenge 
Storrs, Connecticut
(depart: October 5, return: October 9)
http://ciber.business.uconn.edu/students/case-challenge/
Congratulations to Krannert Student, Austin Coon, First Place Team 2015



October 10 to October 11

October Break


October 11

Sophomores
Reminder to apply to:
Land O' Lakes Global Food Challenge


October 12

Trailblazer Workshop Studio 5 (students traveling to case events)


October 14 to October 16

Purdue's Homecoming


October 17

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Case Competition Information Table

Krannert Drawing Room


October 19

Trailblazer Workshop Studio 6 (students traveling to case events)


October 21

Trailblazer Workshop Studio 7 (students traveling to case events)


October 24

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Case Competition Information Table
Krannert Drawing Room
During SMEF coffee hour


October 21 to October 29

Purdue Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities Bootcamp


October 28 to October 29

Kelley-Krannert Business Case Competition
IUPUI Campus, Indianapolis

  • Click here to view travel information

    Teams will depart for Indy on Friday, October 28 at 8:30 a.m. and return to
    Purdue on Saturday, October 29 around 7:00 p.m.
    Final logistics will be in participants information packets.


October 31

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Case Competition Information Table
Krannert Drawing Room
During SMEF coffee hour


October 31

The Global Food Challenge sponsored by Land O' Lakes Application closes at 12 CT.
Learn more, click here
Meet 2015-16 Purdue Land O' Lakes Emerging Leaders:
Abby Adair
Sydney Gray

2014-15 Purdue Emerging Leaders:
Oswin Perumanoor Chackochan, Krannert School
Linnea Cline, Krannert School
Jacquelyn Brown, School of Agriculture


November 1

Returning Student University Scholarship Application available


November 3

Krannert-HR Case Competition
Purdue Campus, West Lafayette


November 3-4

Purdue-Krannert IT and Data Analytics Case Competition
Purdue Campus, West Lafayette
Details Coming Soon


November 5

Krannert Freshman Case Competition
Purdue Campus, West Lafayette
Details coming 


November 7

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Case Competition Information Table
Krannert Drawing Room
During SMEF coffee hour


November 9

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 
Women in Management 
Open advising hours for poster presentations


November 18

Case Competition Celebration Reception with Faculty/Staff Mentors
Learn about how to get involved in spring semester opportunities and award presentations
Coming November 2016, learn how you can compete in STAMINA1PU..a chance for students to showcase individual talent.


November 23 to November 26

Thanksgiving Vacation


December 1

Application opens to apply to travel to external Spring 2017 Case Competitions
Click here to apply, application closes on January 10


December 12 to December 17

Final Exams


December 18

Commencement

Spring 2017

January 9

Spring Semester Starts
STAMINA2 (2 hour Case Competition to prepare, open to Purdue Freshman And Sophomores) 
Application opens on January 9
Application closes on February 22, apply early as there limited amount of participants
Details coming


January 10

Application closes to apply for spring case travel opportunities

  • Click here to view recent participants in external case challenges

    2016 UW Global Business Competition at the Foster School of Business

    • Vince Coiro
    • Wesley Takaaki Huang
    • Christine Rasquinha
    • Pei Kai Xia

    2016 National Undergraduate Supply Chain Case Competition University of Minnesota

    • Shannon Heather Kane
    • Jasmin Veronica Navarro
    • Eric Mirro
    • Jifu Wen

January 16

Martin Luther King Day (no classes)


January 19

Students are notified if selected to travel to external case competitions


January 25

Scholarship Workshop Studio
Details coming


February 17

2017 Purdue GSCMI Spring Conference and Intercollege Case Competition
Competition for graduate students, registration to conference is open to students and is an excellent learning opportunity.


February 5

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Information Table
Topics:
STAMINA2
Undergraduate Research Symposium

Krannert Drawing Room
During SMEF coffee hour


February 8

7:00-8:00 p.m. 
Seminar: Consulting Skills "Communication" Workshop Studio 
 
Open to public and will serve as training for STAMINA2, March 3 competition 
Krannert Building, Room TBA


February 12

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
STAMINA2/Research Symposium Information Table

Krannert Drawing Room


February 12

6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Conversations and Connections

Krannert Drawing Room



February TBA

Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition



March 1

Returning Students Must Complete University Scholarship Application
Refer to Purdue University Scholarship Application site for final deadlines and FAFSA information


March 3

STAMINA2, a 2 Person/2 Hour Case Competition Challenge
8:00 a.m.-Noon
1:00 p.m.- Final 4


March TBA

Research Symposium Poster Workshop


March 13

Spring Break


March 20

One Minute Business Challenge (MBC) Volunteer Studio Information Meeting
Details coming
Learn about the MBC


March 25

TEDx
Purdue University


April 8 to April 9

Spring Fest


April 9

One Minute Business Challenge
Spring Fest 2017
Krannert students host their version of Shark Tank. Participants range in age from age 3 to 20.
Click here to read more and learn how to get involved
Details coming in January


April TBA

Purdue Undergraduate Research Symposium
Click here to view details


May 1 to May 6

Finals


May 12 to May 14

Commencement
Congratulations graduates!