MCOB Upcoming Events

2023-2024 Retail Certificate Program - Free - Offered via Zoom

A Knowledge-Based Approach to Entry-Level Positions

The Mitchell College of Business Retail Certificate Program will enhance the retail management skill sets and readiness of college students for entry-level positions, through: Retail concept analysis and review, case studies, internships and coaching/mentoring. 

  • MODULE 1 - SEPTEMBER 21, 2023: Evolving World of Global Retailing
  • MODULE 2 - OCTOBER 19, 2023: Understanding Customers
  • MODULE 3 - NOVEMBER 16, 2023: Managing People for Retail Success
  • MODULE 4 - FEBRUARY 15, 2024: Retail Financial Management
  • MODULE 5 - MARCH 14, 2024: Retail Technology/Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
  • MODULE 6 - APRIL 11, 2024: Managing Merchandise

To save your spot, email Ms. Amy Fleet ( by September 15th with your name, e-mail address, J-number, major, classification (ex: junior, senior, etc.)

Module Details


2023 SABRE Analytics Summit 

November 16, 2023 

MacQueen Alumni Center

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Interested in a career in data analytics? Attend the 2023 SABRE Analytics Summit to learn about analytics in various industries and network with data professionals. Join us as your schedule allows.

Conference 8:00 am-3:00 pm. Hear speakers present how data analytics is used in industries such as HR, marketing, or finance; learn about potential career paths; and network with industry experts. This is a paid event; students can get in for free by filling out a brief scholarship application on the conference website.   

The Hot Cocoa Happy Hour 3:00-3:45 pm. Network with conference attendees and speakers, learn about career opportunities and internship opportunities in data analytics, and what skills may be sought-after in data analytics jobs while sipping on hot cocoa. Admission to the happy hour is free.   

Inaugural Tableau User Group (TUG) Meeting 4:00-6:00 pm. Attention all Tableau Users or Tableau Wannabe-Users. TUG meetings are inclusive meetup events for Tableau enthusiasts to connect, learn, and discuss all things data. Find inspiration from peers across industries, roles, affiliations, and other areas of interest while advancing your analytics skills. The admission to the TUG meeting is free; pizza and drinks will be served. These meetings will be hosted regularly at least once a semester. 

Note to Faculty: Continuing education credits will be available for accounting professionals (6.5 CPE hours' credit approved), HR professionals (HRCI and SHRM pending approval), real estate professionals (6.0 CE credits approved) and legal professionals (5.0 of CLE hours' credit approved, including 1.0 hours of ethics).