On Tuesday March 6th, 2018, a Leadership in Business Panel and Networking event was hosted by The Business School Placement Centre in collaboration with the Finance Student Association at the Lakeshore Campus.
Over 80 students, staff and faculty from various Humber College business programs attended the event. The Panel consisted of nine industry professionals including Humber alumni from various Bachelor of Commerce programs.
The successful event began with an introduction of the members of the panel, along with brief overview of their professional careers. The discussion was facilitated by two Finance Degree student moderators and included topics such as various leadership styles, interview and resume strategies, mentorship, as well as advice on climbing the corporate ladder. The attending students asked industry and job specific questions touching upon issues such as building relationships, active engagement and professional communication. The responses from the panel members offered valuable advice and information to the eager students.
The conclusion of the event involved breaking out into a networking session, which offered the opportunity for the attending students to make connections. The success of the event is credited to the Industry Panel members, the Finance Student Association, and the Placement Centre.