Welcome to the Monte Ahuja College of Business

2024

July 2024:

Monday, July 1: Summer Session II begins

Wednesday, July 10: Intro to Content Creation with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for learning more about content creation for small businesses. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

June 2024:

Thursday, June 6: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, June 12: Brand Identity & Intro to Social Media with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for learning about branding and social media platforms for your small business. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, June 21: Summer at CSU Visit Day. Additional details and RSVP to come soon!

Wednesday, June 26: Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing – learn about the benefits of customer-focused marketing – 12:00 PM to 1 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, June 27: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

May 2024:

Wednesday, May 1: Graduate Networking Social. Enjoy an evening of live music, hors d'ouvres and refreshments while you network with CSU faculty, program coordinators, current students and alumni. 4:30-7:00 p.m. Student Center Courtyard. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, May 1Canva 101. Learn how to use Canva for your business! Bring your laptop, and follow along as instructor Niki Spencer shows you how to create content, branding, and other options using Canva for your business! 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, May 2: Donuts with the Dean. Join us on the first Thursday of the month, from 9:45 to 10:30 AM (approximately - because once the donuts are gone, so are we!) during the Spring 2024 Semester to have In-Person Donuts with a Dean in our College of Business Building Lobby! 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM. BU Lobby. Learn more and here.

Thursday, May 2: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, May 3: Last day of classes for the Spring 2024 Semester.

Saturday, May 4 through Friday, May 10: Final Exam Week

Monday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 8. 9 AM to 4 PM. : 3-Day Global Business Bootcamp. Course is aligned to the NASBITE CGBP business certification in global trade. Learn more here.

Friday, May 10: Doctoral Commencement

Saturday, May 11: Commencement

Tuesday, May 14: 8:45 AM to 4:15 PM. CSU. Women's Summit.  Join us for a day filled with motivation, connection, and unstoppable networking that promises to elevate your personal and professional journey. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, May 14: Merchant Series #8. Small Business Taxes with our Small Business Development Center – get answers to the most common questions for newer small businesses. 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, May 15: Brand Identity with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals or small business owner's reviewing the beginning stages of developing their business' brand identity. 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, May 16: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Monday, May 20: Summer Session I begins.

Wednesday, May 29: Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing – learn about the benefits of customer-focused marketing – 12:00 PM to 1 PM. Learn more and register here.

 

April 2024:

Thursday, April 3: Brand Identity with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals or small business owner's reviewing the beginning stages of developing their business' brand identity. 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, April 4: Donuts with the Dean. Join us on the first Thursday of the month, from 9:45 to 10:30 AM (approximately - because once the donuts are gone, so are we!) during the Spring 2024 Semester to have In-Person Donuts with a Dean in our College of Business Building Lobby! 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM. BU Lobby. Learn more and here.

Thursday, April 4: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, April 16: Merchant Series #7: Artificial Intelligence & the Impact and Opportunities for Small Businesses with our Small Business Development Center. 9:30 AM 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, April 11: Coffee with a Closer: Join us online and hear from Closer: Jeff Sinko. Outside Sales for Metals USA. Online/ZOOM. 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Learn more and register register here.

Wednesday, April 17: Virtual Brown Bag Lunch. 'Trauma Informed Classrooms – Understanding, Welcoming, and Making Space for Refugee Background Students in Higher Education Classrooms.' Sponsored by Center for Refugee and Immigrant Success (CRIS). Presented by: Reinhild Boehme, LISW-S. 11:30 – 12:30 PM. Online. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, April 17: Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing – learn about the benefits of customer-focused marketing – 12 PM to 1 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, April 18: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Saturday, April 20: Spring Open House. Additional details and RSVP to come soon!

 

March 2024:

Friday, March 1: Discover CSU Day. Learn more here.

Monday, March 5: Pi Day with OSM. 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. BU 220. Learn more about OSM careers and salaries; meet the OSM department and faculty. Share future event ideas with the OSM Student Organization. Enjoy sweet and savory pies, refreshments, and prizes.

Wednesday, March 6: From the Office of Career Development & Exploration, Campus-Wide Career Fair. Employers should log-in to Handshake register here. Sudents can get the details and register here.

Wednesday, March 6: Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing – learn about the benefits of customer-focused marketing – 12:00 PM to 1 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, March 7: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

March 11 - 17: Spring Recess

Tuesday, March 12: Merchant Series #6: Intro to Canva with our Small Business Development Center – learn the basics of Canva and how to get started making marketing tools and content for your small business. 9:30 AM 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, March 13: Meet the Lenders with our Small Business Development Center.Let us help you get a loan for your small business. 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. In-person in BU 308. Learn more and register here.

Monday, March 18: Wellness In Words (Hope and Resilience Focus) workshop. Interactive experience featuring a discussion on mental health and frequent stigmas, followed by a live screening of two award-winning short films, poetry writing exercises and a collective exploration of them. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Student Center Ballroom. Learn more and RSVP here.

Tuesday, March 19: Viking Real Estate Club Meeting. Featuring industry professionals and an introduction to corporate real estate and CareNet Global. 11:30 AM. BU 220.

Wednesday, March 20Canva 101. Learn how to use Canva for your business! Bring your laptop, and follow along as instructor Niki Spencer shows you how to create content, branding, and other options using Canva for your business! 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, March 21: Stop by and learm more about Cleveland State University's SHRM Student Organization. 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. BU 220. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, March 21: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

February 2024:

Thursday, February 1: Donuts with the Dean. Join us on the first Thursday of the month, from 9:45 to 10:30 AM (approximately - because once the donuts are gone, so are we!) during the Spring 2024 Semester to have In-Person Donuts with a Dean in our College of Business Building Lobby! 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM. BU Lobby. Learn more and here.

Thursday, February 1: Property Management information session. Learn from professionals within the industry and what internships and career positions are available in this growing field. 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The NRP & Millennia Property Management Center (BU 220). Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, February 6: Vikings Real Estate Club – First Meeting. Stop by anytime between 11:30 AM to 1 PM. Refreshments will be provided. The meeting will be held in BU 220 (The NRP & Millennia Property Management Center).

Wednesday, February 7Canva 101. Learn how to use Canva for your business! Bring your laptop, and follow along as instructor Niki Spencer shows you how to create content, branding, and other options using Canva for your business! 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here

Thursday, February 8: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, February 13: Merchant Series #5: Intro to Content Creation with our Small Business Development Center – learn the basics of how to create content for your business using your phone and computer! 9:30 AM 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, February 20: The OSM Student organization is hosting a ‘Meet the Tutors’ event. BU 220, 11:30 AM to 1 PM. Network, learn more about the services offered by the OSM Tutoring department, and enjoy a Free Lunch.

Wednedsay, February 21: Brand Identity with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals or small business owner's reviewing the beginning stages of developing their business' brand identity. 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, February 22: Guardians Day 2024. BH 202. 2 to 4 PM. Students can learn more and register here.

Thursday, February 22: Engineering Connections Fair at the Wolstein Center. Employers should learn more and register here. Students can learn more and register here.

Thursday, February 22: February 22, 29 and March 21, 28. Business Model Design Clinic. 3-4 PM in the Weston Lab.Learn more and register here.

Thursday, February 22: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, February 23: Intercollegiate Ethics Case Competition (IECC). All students are invited and welcome to watch the Final Round from 1:20 PM – 2:10 PM in BU 118. Learn more here.

Wednesday, February 28: From the Office of Career Development & Exploration, Professional and Graduate School Career Fair. Details to be announced soon.

Thursday, February 29: Donuts with the Dean. Join us on the first Thursday of the month, from 9:45 to 10:30 AM (approximately - because once the donuts are gone, so are we!) during the Spring 2024 Semester to have In-Person Donuts with a Dean in our College of Business Building Lobby! 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM. BU Lobby. Learn more and here.

January 2024:

Thursday, January 10: Brand Identity with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals or small business owner's reviewing the beginning stages of developing their business' brand identity. 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, January 11: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Monday, January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - University Holiday - no classes and offices are closed.

Tuesday, January 16: First day of classes for the Spring 2024 Semester.

Tuesday, January 16: Merchant Series #4: All things Legal for Small Businesses with our Small Business Development Center – talk all things Legal with an attorney from the Cleveland Metro Bar Association! 9:30 AM 11:00 AM. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, January 24: Launch Your Business with Customer-Focused Marketing – learn about the benefits of customer-focused marketing – 12:00 PM to 1 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, January 25: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, January 30: Business Analytics Panel Discussion. Learn more about a career in Business Analytics. 11:30 AM -12:30 PM (the common hour). BU220 – Property Management Center. Learn more and register here.