Monday, March 10, 2008

Fwd: [Entrepreneurs] Entrepreneurship Events for This Week at Babson College & Other local universities

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Date: Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 1:55 PM
Subject: [Entrepreneurs] Entrepreneurship Events for This Week
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Entrepreneurship Events for the week of March 10

March 10, 5:00-6:15pm

Babson College

Peter Bailey of Jones Lang LaSalle

Location: Babson College, Olin Hall, Needham/Wellesley Room; map

Organizers: Babson Real Estate Association & Babson Buyout Association

Details:

Please join the Babson Real Estate Association and the Babson Buyout Association for a discussion with Peter Bailey, International Director of Jones Lang LaSalle. Mr. Bailey, who is a Babson MBA, will cover trends within the real estate industry as well as discuss the merger transaction between Jones Lang LaSalle and Spaulding & Slye. Jones Lang LaSalle, one of the largest real estate firms in the world with 170 offices in over 60 countries, merged with Spaulding & Slye, which was one of the dominant commercial real estate firms in Boston and Washington, DC. Come listen to Mr. Bailey who served as CFO of Spaulding & Slye at the time of the merger and was responsible for much of the transaction's valuation and negotiation discuss the reasons for the merger and explain the merger transaction from the perspective of a services firm. All are welcome and please pass this invitation on to anyone who may be interested.

Additional information regarding the transaction can be found here:

http://www.joneslanglasalle.com/en-GB/news/2005/Spaulding+and+Slye.htm

Monday, March 10, 8:00-9:00pm

Babson College

E-Tower Mondays

Location: Babson College, Van Winkle, C-Tower, 2nd Floor; map

Organizers: E-Tower

Details:

What's your next big idea?

Rocket pitches, brainstorming sessions, business games, and much more.

E-Tower's location is represented as orange star

Tuesday, March 11, 6:00-8:00pm

Babson College

A conversation with Jane Magpiong

Location: Babson College, Olin Hall, Needham/Wellesley Room; map

Organizers: Center for Women's Leadership

Details:

Jane formerly served as president of The Private Bank of Bank of America, accountable for more than $2 billion in revenue and $170 billion in assets under management. In addition to her duties as President, Bank of America Massachusetts, Magpiong is also the Northeast Region President for the Private Bank. The Private Bank is part of Bank of America Wealth & Investment Management, headquartered in Boston. The Private Bank is focused on building and preserving the wealth of high-net-worth individuals and families. Jane also spent 14 years at Wells Fargo in San Francisco, most recently as a regional managing director in Private Client Services.

Register at http://www3.babson.edu/CWL/events/Jane-Magpiong.cfm.

Tuesday, March 11, 4:00pm

Harvard College

A conversation with Jay Sidhu, Chairman and CEO of Sovereign Bank (2002-2006)

Location: Harvard College, Lowell JCR; map

Organizers: The Harvard South Asian Association

Details:

Mr. Sidhu was responsible for expanding Sovereign from a small banking institution with an IPO value of about $12 million to the 17th largest banking institution in the United States with a market capitalization of almost $12 billion at year end 2006. Along with his business accomplishments in the a variety of sectors, including non-profit work, Mr. Sidhu has promoted the development of the next generation of business leaders through establishing the Jay Sidhu School of Business and Leadership.

Email Russell Rennie with questions at rrennie@fas.harvard.edu.

Tuesday, March 11, 7:00-9:00pm

Harvard College

Master Class Workshop on Elevator Pitches with consultant Jeffrey Korn

Location: Harvard College, Lowell JCR; map

Organizers: The Harvard College Entrepreneurship Forum

Details:

A sought-after consultant and lecturer, Jeffrey Korn coaches business leaders around the world in the art of Leadership Presence. By mapping the skills of the professional actor to the life of the executive, Jeffrey teaches corporate visionaries to inspire, lead and connect authentically with those around them. Jeffrey teaches at the Harvard Business School, the CIA, Coca-Cola, The U.S. Federal Reserve, CitiGroup, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Johnson & Johnson and Cadbury/Schweppes. Recently, Jeffrey has brought this presence work to the prisons and inner city schools of Boston.

Thursday, March 13, 5:00-6:00pm

Harvard College

Boston Globe columnist Scott Kirsner talks about the past, present, and future of innovation in New England

Location: Harvard College, Sever 103; map

Organizers: The Harvard College Entrepreneurship Forum

Details:

Boston Globe columnist and blogger Scott Kirsner will offer an illustrated overview of the past, present, and future of innovation in New England, in industries like life sciences, software, hardware, and cleantech. He'll discuss some of the most promising companies and sectors, answer questions about entrepreneurship in the region, and talk about how students can plug in to interesting start-up opportunities, or launch their own ventures.

Scott Kirsner's column "Innovation Economy" appears in the Boston Globe every Sunday. Scott's writing has also appeared in BusinessWeek, Variety, Wired, Fast Company, Newsweek, CIO, Salon.com, the San Jose Mercury News and the New York Times.

Food will be served.

http://www.scottkirsner.com/index.htm

Sunday, March 16, 8:00am-6:00pm

Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School India Conference

Location: Harvard Business School; map

Organizers: HBS South Asian Business Association

Details:

The 3rd Annual Harvard Business School India Conference will be held on Sunday, March 16th in Boston. The India Conference at the Harvard Business School is a unique event that brings together experts on India and individuals who have questions about and interest in the country. We feel that India is at the cusp of her second tryst with destiny and we want the conference to have an action based agenda which addresses the following questions: - What does India need to do to make sure that GDP growth is high and sustainable and that there is an end of poverty? - How can businesses contribute to this? - How do the students at Harvard both Indian and non-Indian grasp the India opportunity? - How do we as individuals contribute to making sure that growth and prosperity happens especially as we take on leadership roles in the business world?

Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/79101595


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