Powerful Preparation for the Future of Work


Real-World Experience from Experts in the Field

As the business world continues to reinvent itself in response to an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment, the way we work has changed forever. Employees and employers of the future will face challenging issues including those related to how we work, where and when we will work, and what skillsets and mindsets will be needed to create a high-performing workforce.

The Western New England University College of Business presents the Future of Work on March 7–11. Daily virtual webinar discussions on the future of work will include business leaders, working professionals, and College of Business faculty experts. Topics will include strategies for and challenges of remote work, creating high-performing virtual teams, and industry-specific approaches to the future of work.

Monday, March 7 | Management | Zoom Meeting ID: 959 7298 0740

1:30–2:30 p.m. The Cooperative Future of Socially-Conscious and Diversity Management

Introduction and discussion with Do-Han Allen, General Manager at Wellspring Harvest and the Go Fresh Mobile Market with fellow Harvest Board Members and worker-owners, Clive Ndlovu and Liam Malone. 

Tuesday, March 8 | Sport Management

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m. The Changing Work of the Sport Management Professional

Kristen Breen, Manager of Operations and Facilities, University of Connecticut
Tommy George, President & Managing Partner, The Sports Advisory Group
Stephen Hanjack, Assistant Director Strategic Communications, MassPGA

Zoom link: https://wne-edu.zoom.us/j/7636442768 

Meeting ID: 763 644 2768 

Wednesday, March 9 | Accounting And Finance

10:00–11:00 a.m. The Future of Work in Finance

Paula Hill, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Raytheon Technologies

2:00–3:00 p.m. What is on the Horizon for the Accounting Profession?

Brandon O’Brien, Deals Senior Associate, PwC

Zoom link: https://wne-edu.zoom.us/j/7636442768 

Meeting ID: 763 644 2768

Wednesday, March 9 | Management | Zoom Meeting ID: 959 7298 0740

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m. Managing and Leading the Future of Work

Interactive Session with Matt McGinty, Chief Revenue Officer at Intelycare

Thursday, March 10 | Marketing

12:30–1:30 p.m. Jobs to Be Done in Marketing

Interactive session with University Marketing professionals about how the processes and tasks of marketing have and will continue to change.
Panelists: TBA

Zoom link: https://wne-edu.zoom.us/j/7636442768 

Meeting ID: 763 644 2768

Friday, March 11 | Business Analytics And Information Management

12:00 noon–1:00 p.m. Tech! Data, Analytics, and the Future of Work

Austin Gulati and Halit Bayrak, Technology and Analytics Consultants

Zoom link: https://wne-edu.zoom.us/j/7636442768 

Meeting ID: 763 644 2768