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January 24, 2014

Join us! Special visit day for prospective business students

Please join us February 19, 2014 at a special visit day just for prospective business students. You will learn about the College of Business and what we have to offer you. You will also meet COB faculty, staff and students. See below for the day's activities.

Space is limited. Schedule your visit now on the UW-Eau Claire Admission website. Questions? Contact Danielle Widmer, Admissions counselor or Gretchen Hutterli, College of Business assistant dean.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Time & Location


Session Leaders

10:00-10:50 am
Admissions Office

Admissions and College of Business Overview
Learn about the UW-Eau Claire advantage and the admissions process.

Hear how our College of Business prepares students for success through innovative teaching, distinctive academic programs and high impact, value-added educational experiences.

Admissions Counselor Danielle Widmer

Assoc. Dean Timothy Vaughan

11:00-11:50 am

Classroom Visit–For Students Only
Experience what it is like to take a college business class. We invite you to attend a Business Presentations or a Business Writing class, both required courses for business students.

Please remember that these are actual classes. Introduce yourself to the instructor and inquire where there are open seats as they may have seating charts. You are welcome to join into the discussion. Once seated, please stay for the entire class period.


Schneider 225

ACCT: Principles of Accounting II
A continuation of Accounting 201. Additional principles and practices of accountancy are introduced. Emphasis will continue to be placed on the uses of accounting information in decision-making by internal and external users.

Professor Aimee Pernsteiner

Schneider 306

BCOM: Advanced Business Writing
Further develop your writing skills by creating formal business reports, news releases, instructions, and brochures. Explore writing for print vs. electronic environments. Develop a professional employment portfolio.

Professor Paula Lentz

Schneider 101

BCOM: Advanced Business Communications
An in-depth application of written, oral, and nonverbal communication. The class simulates a business organization involved with preparing, organizing, and delivering communication training seminars. Considerable emphasis on interpersonal and organizational communication within business.

Professor Jan Bednar

Schneider 210

FIN: Principles of Finance
Study of the techniques used to make investment, financing, and dividend decisions in order to maximize the value of the firm to its owners. Topics include financial planning and control, working capital management, capital budgeting, capital structure, cost of capital, dividend policy, and international finance.

Professor Tom Mihajlov

Centennial Hall 1704

IS: Information Systems in Business
A study of information systems in business to include management decision support systems, concepts of systems analysis and design, and information processing. Students will learn to use and apply various software programs as productivity tools.

Professor Don Gaber

Centennial Hall 1917

IS: Systems Analysis and Design
Introduces theory and practice of systems analysis and design. Topics include determining business requirements, documenting organizational processes, analyzing information flows, reengineering/designing information systems, and managing projects.

Professor Jean Pratt

Schneider 319

MGMT: Developing the Leader Within You
A proactive approach to developing future leaders. Primary focus is aiding participants in gaining a better understanding and awareness of themselves through the enhancement of their self-worth and self-esteem.

Professor Justin Gardner

Schneider 204

MKTG: Marketing Analysis & Technology
Analytical approaches to marketing decision-making using software and database (e.g., Nielsen retail databases, among others). Emphasis will be placed on Internet marketing, customer relationship management, retail and survey/statistical analyses.

Professor Joe Bonner

Schneider 320

MKTG: Professional Selling
A behavioral, pragmatic study of the process of personally persuading prospects to buy products, services, or ideas, leading to the mutual satisfaction of the goals of both buyer and seller.

Professor Jerry Kollross

Admissions Office

Q & A Session Just for Parents
Get answers to your questions about financial aid, scholarships, and other topics.

Admissions Counselor
Danielle Widmer

11:50 am

Walk to the Davies Center as a group, meet in Admissions

12:00-12:50 pm
Davies Center Dakota Ballroom

Lunch with the COB Administrators and Students
Enjoy lunch and an informal Q & A session

Dean Diane Hoadley, Asst. Dean Gretchen Hutterli, COB students

1:00 pm
Schneider Lobby

College Tour with a Dean
See some of the college's special classrooms and learning spaces.

Asst. Dean Gretchen Hutterli, Asst. Dean Jack Hoggatt

1:30-3:00 pm
Schneider Lobby

Campus Tour
Let us show you around the rest of campus. Be sure to ask your tour guide what it's like to be a Blugold!

Current COB student

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