|Business and Technology Intersection
Bill Gates is quoted as saying: "Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other." As traditional companies and start-ups continue to innovate, ongoing change is causing a radical transformation in today's business environment, where new industries, business models, and technologies are continually being discovered. Autonomous cars, mobile commerce, the Internet of Things, cloud computing and crowdsourcing. With such revolutionary innovations, the business environment continues to transform as information explodes and physical, virtual, and electronic environments blend. Learn about a number of potential economically disruptive technologies in addition to their impact on the way instructors deliver information and how students learn.
Speaker: Susan Berston, City College of San Francisco
Susan Berston has been honored with an Award of Excellence from the Office of Student Affairs, is a hyper-engaged student mentor and faculty advisor for numerous on-campus business clubs and has served on the Executive Council of City College of San Francisco's Academic Senate. She received her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Text and Academic Authors Association. Her professional career was spent as a sales and marketing executive with printer R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company.
|Using Digital Resources to Foster Student Engagement
Today's students are not the same as those of previous generations. They prefer a multi-media and interactive educational experience over traditional text-and-lecture style course design. In this new reality of teaching, engaging students in the subject matter requires that the course materials both support and supplement the classroom experience. This lecture will describe and demonstrate multiple digital resources and tools that instructors can easily incorporate in their personal finance courses.
Speaker: Vickie Bajtelsmit, Colorado State University
Vickie Bajtelsmit is a Professor in the Department of Finance and Real Estate and Director of the Master of Finance program at Colorado State University where she has taught a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate classes, including personal finance, financial planning, risk management and insurance, real estate, employee benefits, and investments. Her educational background includes a Ph.D. in Insurance and Risk Management from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law