<h3>Tulsa Business Forum/ Executive Management Briefings : 2014-2015 Speakers </h3>  David Brooks, Columnist, New York Times and Commentator, NPR & PBS Newshour | Tulsa : Nov. 4, 14 | OKC : Nov. 5, 14<br /> Moira Forbes, President & Publisher, ForbesWoman | OKC – March 11, 2015 | Tulsa – March 12, 2015<br /> Steve Wozniak, Chief Scientist, Fusion-io and Co-Founder, Apple Computer | Tulsa / OKC – April 7, 2015<h3>8th Annual OSU Energy Conference – May 2014</h3>Ken Eastman, Dean, OSU Spears School of Business; Griff Jones, co-founder, Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC;    Dave Hager, Chief Operating Officer, Devon Energy; Doug Lawler, President, CEO and Director, Chesapeake; John Polonchek, Head, Department of Finance, OSU Spears School of Business<h3>Ph.D. in Business for Executives</h3>March 2014 Session in Stillwater<h3>Ben Stein, Financial Expert, Economist and Author, speaking at the Executive Management Briefings on February 5, 2014</h3> Pictured:  Ken Eastman, Interim Dean, OSU Spears School of Business; Burns Hargis, President, OSU; Ben Stein; Fred Morgan, President and CEO, State Chamber of Oklahoma<h3>Women’s Business Leadership Conference</h3>March 5, 2014 | Hyatt Regency Hotel | Tulsa, Oklahoma <br />Speakers: <br />Moderator: Rebecca Greenbaum, Tweet Coleman, Donna Nelson, Jan Tilley, Lou Kerr

Tulsa Business Forum/ Executive Management Briefings : 2014-2015 Speakers

David Brooks, Columnist, New York Times and Commentator, NPR & PBS Newshour | Tulsa : Nov. 4, 14 | OKC : Nov. 5, 14
Moira Forbes, President & Publisher, ForbesWoman | OKC – March 11, 2015 | Tulsa – March 12, 2015
Steve Wozniak, Chief Scientist, Fusion-io and Co-Founder, Apple Computer | Tulsa / OKC – April 7, 2015

8th Annual OSU Energy Conference – May 2014

Ken Eastman, Dean, OSU Spears School of Business; Griff Jones, co-founder, Twin Eagle Resource Management, LLC; Dave Hager, Chief Operating Officer, Devon Energy; Doug Lawler, President, CEO and Director, Chesapeake; John Polonchek, Head, Department of Finance, OSU Spears School of Business

Ph.D. in Business for Executives

March 2014 Session in Stillwater

Ben Stein, Financial Expert, Economist and Author, speaking at the Executive Management Briefings on February 5, 2014

Pictured: Ken Eastman, Interim Dean, OSU Spears School of Business; Burns Hargis, President, OSU; Ben Stein; Fred Morgan, President and CEO, State Chamber of Oklahoma

Women’s Business Leadership Conference

March 5, 2014 | Hyatt Regency Hotel | Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Moderator: Rebecca Greenbaum, Tweet Coleman, Donna Nelson, Jan Tilley, Lou Kerr
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July 15-16, 2014 / 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day Presented by Betty Simkins, Ph.D. | You will learn about the energy industry and be better prepared to understand and handle decision-making using leading tools and techniques. You will gain a working vocabulary of industry related concepts and terminology. The content will be based on lectures and case studies and will prepare you for interaction with financial professionals in the energy industry. You will analyze several case studies about actual companies operating in the energy industry. Case studies are unusual in that for some situations, there may be no fixed right or wrong answers. An answer can be justified based on sound assumptions and factual information can be viewed as correct and a right answer that is not justified can be incorrect.
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11:30am - 1:00pm
Instructors: Mr. Michael Lowther and Dr. Kenneth Ede Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business and Trinity Consultants are partnering to present the unique features associated with land and facility acquisition. The threat of litigation over alleged damage to the environment, human health impacts, and regulatory compliance is a very real concern. The potential for signifi cant remedial action costs is also a potential concern during any property transaction. Local permitting requirements, local air quality issues, potential environmental concerns, environmentally sensitive areas, and development planning are all issues that must be considered when acquiring property, and they can add stress to the investment process. Join us for lunch as we cover the various risks associated with property acquisitions and will discuss key steps to mitigate these risks. Participants earn .1 CEU credits.
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July 21-25, 2014 Are you wondering what you can do to help develop top management in your organization? You are invited to send leaders from your company to attend this one-week executive development program.
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July 28-August 1, 2014 in cooperation with the State of Oklahoma Office of Human Capital Management, Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma Improve your knowledge and skills and broaden your perspective in your role as a leader.
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Spears School 100th Anniversary - Karsten Creek Golf Tournament
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Spears School 100th Anniversary - Karsten Creek Golf Tournament
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11:00am - 4:00pm
Part 1-August 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m./Part 2-October 8, 9-11 a.m. Business Engagement Series for Thought Leaders (BEST Leaders) Presenter: Andrew Urich, J.D. Critical Thinking & Innovative Decision-Making: Both organizations and individuals profit from the ability to create value. High-value individuals have the ability to solve problems, make good decisions and create profitable ideas. This program focuses on the vital role that mindset and thinking play in developing these skills.
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Spears School 100th Anniversary -Tour of OSU Athletic Facilities: Gallagher-Iba Arena and selected areas of Boone Pickens Stadium -Tour of OSU Student Union [Free, but please register.]
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Spears School 100th Anniversary - Groundbreaking of the New Business Building and Special Surprise Presentation [Free, but please register.]
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Spears School 100th Anniversary - Tailgate Party Three hours before kickoff of OSU vs Missouri State football game | North side of Business Building [Free, but please register.]
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9:00am - 4:00pm
Presented by Kenneth Eastman, Ph.D. | This session will explore how you can become more productive and effective by leveraging your talents. Content will involve how being purpose-centered, internally directed, other-focused, and externally open can achieve greater outcomes for yourself and others. After this session, participants will have a greater understanding of their strengths, how to better use their strengths at work, and how to "lift" your performance with others. This session includes the StrengthsFinder assessment for each participant.
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September 11-14, 2014 The format of this Conference follows a distinctive format whereby delegates have the opportunity to also attend a Doctoral Consortium in addition to the main Engaged Management Scholarship Conference.
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9:00am - 4:00pm
OSU Management Development Consortium in Tulsa Presenter: Andrew Urich, J.D. The Power of Influence--This program will help you develop the skills necessary to establish and maintain a productive working relationship with both outside clients and individuals within your organization. Critical Thinking: Leading Innovation and Value Creation--High-value individuals have the ability to solve problems, make good decisions, and to create profitable ideas. This program focuses on the vital role that mindset and thinking play in the development of these skills.
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12:00pm - 1:30pm
Columnist, New York Times and Commentator, NPR & PBS Newshour Brooks is an American political commentator and the author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement on what drives individual behavior and decision making.
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Columnist, New York Times and Commentator, NPR & PBS Newshour Brooks is an American political commentator and the author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement on what drives individual behavior and decision making.
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Spears School 100th Anniversary - Spears School Tributes: 100 for 100 Reception & Dinner
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9:00am - 4:00pm
Presented by Raj Basu, Ph.D. | This seminar is designed to help you make the transition to first-line management. As organizations empower employees in great numbers, managers will need to focus more on coaching skills rather than controlling and directing. Leaders can learn how to enhance these skills in this session.
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1:00pm - 5:00pm
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8:00am - 5:00pm
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OSU Management Development Consortium in Tulsa Presenter: Debra Nelson, Ph.D. Participants must register in this session by October 28, 2014 to complete assessment prior to program. Nearly 300 company sponsored studies have demonstrated that the secret to excellent performance at work is emotional intelligence (EI). In this session participants will learn a validated framework for emotional intelligence and will assess their own level of EI using the Emotional Competence Inventory, a 360-degree evaluation. Through a series of exercises, participants will build a personal vision and make a plan to increase their EI in order to achieve that vision and move toward excellent performance.
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12:00pm - 1:30pm
President & Publisher, ForbesWoman Forbes has interviewed power players in-depth on determining how to best lead a team and business through radical change, empowering growth, and tools required to move to the next level.
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President and Publisher, ForbesWoman Forbes has interviewed power players in-depth on determining how to best lead a team and business through radical change, empowering growth, and tools required to move to the next level.
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10:00am - 10:30am
Chief Scientist, Fusion-io and Co-Founder, Apple Computer Wozniak is an American computer scientist best known as one of the founders of Apple and the inventor of the Apple II computer, and recently competed on ABCs Dancing with the Stars.
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Chief Scientist, Fusion-io and Co-Founder, Apple Computer Wozniak is an American computer scientist best known as one of the founders of Apple and the inventor of the Apple II computer, and recently competed on ABCs Dancing with the Stars.
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