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January 2017

Info Session: MBA

January 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free

You're ready for success. Join Anna Kwong, Program Chair, for tea and an information session on January 7 at 10 am. Anna will help answer your questions about the MBA curriculum, earning your degree while working, scholarships and financial aid, and how AUSB and our alumni provide student mentorship. Reserve your space today. Learn about AUSB's socially responsible MBA program - a fast-tracked, high-powered, 16-month MBA degree program with a low-residency design (once-a-month residencies in Santa Barbara plus online learning)…

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March 2017

High-Impact Public Speaking Skills for Dynamic Leaders

March 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
Scott Topper

According to Psychology Today, fear of public speaking remains a top concern among new business executives. Join us for an evening workshop with public speaking expert Scott Topper and learn how to become a dynamic public speaker and communicator. This workshop will focus on how to creatively prepare and confidently deliver public speeches. Topics include: Breathing techniques & visualizations Becoming passionate about your presentation Boosting your confidence for persuasive speaking Knowing the purpose & objective of your speech Common speaking…

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Info Session: MBA

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free

Join Anna Kwong, Program Chair, for tea and an information session on Saturday, March 4, at 10 - 11am. Anna will help answer your questions about the MBA curriculum, earning your degree while working, scholarships and financial aid, and how AUSB and our alumni provide student mentorship. Learn about AUSB's socially responsible MBA program - a fast-tracked, high-powered, 16-month MBA degree program with a low-residency design (once-a-month residencies in Santa Barbara plus online learning) which features full-time or part-time scheduling.…

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April 2017

Startup Capital Raising Strategies: MBA Seminar

April 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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Pitching to Investors Join the MBA program for a workshop on Friday, April 7 at 5:30 pm and learn how to pitch your startup and gain the financial backing you need. RSVP to lcrissman@antioch.edu. Today's emerging business has more options than ever to raise capital. Understanding the financial market landscape is essential to a successful strategy. Investors expect a simple, well-thought-out pitch deck that outlines that business case, use of funds, and various contingencies involved in the opportunity. "Pitching to…

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Info Session: MBA

April 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free

Join Anna Kwong, Program Chair, for tea and an information session on Saturday, April 8, at 10 - 11am. Anna will help answer your questions about the MBA curriculum, earning your degree while working, scholarships and financial aid, and how AUSB and our alumni provide student mentorship. Learn about AUSB's socially responsible MBA program - a fast-tracked, high-powered, 16-month MBA degree program with a low-residency design (once-a-month residencies in Santa Barbara plus online learning) which features full-time or part-time scheduling.…

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June 2017

What’s In It For Me: Business Negotiation Skills Workshop

June 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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MBA Workshop Series: Successful Business Negotiation Skills Join our MBA faculty and students for this free workshop, open to the public, on the art of the professional business negotiation. Every professional is expected to negotiate. When in formal business negotiations, understanding how to value and leverage diverse perspectives is essential to successful negotiations resulting in desired outcomes. In this workshop we will: Explore how culture influences perceptions and can impact behaviors in negotiations. Consider learned cultural behaviors and how they…

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August 2017

Starting & Funding a Nonprofit

August 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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Do you wonder how you could turn your passion into a non-profit organization, or are you already working or volunteering for an organization close to your heart? Would you like to learn the basics of grant writing to fund your cause or organization? This workshop is for you! Join us on Friday, August 11 at 5:30 pm for a workshop with experienced non-profit administrator and fundraiser, Leana Bowman. In this workshop, we will: Overview the basic steps for creating a…

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September 2017

Everyday Leadership Workshop

September 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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Antioch University's MBA program presents a workshop open to the public: Everyday Leadership A guide to creating a life's work and becoming your best self Presenter: Marsha Bailey When: Friday, September 8, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Where: AUSB Community Hall Cost: Free and open to the public RSVP: Email Lindsay Crissman at lcrissman@antioch.edu Professional attire recommended Every day our lives are impacted by people in leadership roles - those who were elected or selected to inhabit roles of authority for…

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October 2017

MBA Pitch Night: Student Capstone Projects

October 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - December 1, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free

Join us as we celebrate the work of our graduating MBA class! Students will deliver a pitch of the business idea they have hatched and refined over the course of their MBA studies. These ideas bring together passion, life experiences, social entrepreneurship, and the tools students have learned over the past 16 months. In this workshop you will hear ideas at various stages of launch with feedback provided by a panel of experts in the business community. Student Projects  

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Innovation in Today’s Workplace

October 6, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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Antioch University's MBA program presents a workshop: Innovation in Today's Workplace Friday, October 6 - 5:30 to 8:30 pm Special guest Lois Phillips, PhD 602 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Free and open to the public Management guru Dr. Peter Drucker wrote that "innovation is the one competence needed in the future" to ensure the future success of any organization. The choice to innovate requires a change of mindset and a different capacity than "everyday" management skills. Senior executives…

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Women & Leadership Graduation & Reception

October 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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The community is welcome to join Antioch University Santa Barbara on Saturday, October 21, for a celebration of the 2017 Women & Leadership Program cohort. A ten-month program that begins in January, the cohort of participants share the culmination of their work via projects at this symposium and reception -- including personal discovery, development of entrepreneurial, community, and leadership ideas, and other professional development. 2:00 - 2:30 pm: Meet & Greet - in Community Hall 2:30 - 5:00 pm: Sharing…

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November 2017

Info Session: Women & Leadership Certificate, November 13th, 2017

November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free

Join Carol Tisson, Program Chair, for an information session on November 13 at 8:00 am. Carol will help answer your questions about the Women & Leadership Certificate, scholarships and how take the next steps to join us in January 2018. Learn about AUSB's Women and Leadership Certificate that combines the study of values-based leadership and gender with Antioch's unique educational model of applied and experiential learning. Accepting applications for January entrance. Sign up today!

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The Future of US-China Relationships

November 3, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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Join AUSB's MBA program for guest speakers: Mr. Sun Lushan, Consul-General of China & Dr. Benjamin Cohen Panelists Mr. Lushan and Dr. Cohen will discuss the complex relationship between the United States and China, co-sponsored by Antioch MBA and SB-Weihai Sister City Association. Topics to be covered include: Role of our sister cities Prospects for economic competition and partnership Potential for political conflict and cooperation Over the years, US-China relations have evolved from hostile stand-offs to a complex mix of…

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January 2018

MBA Workshop: Non-Profit Sector Economics with Geoff Green

January 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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"Non-Profit" is a Tax Status, Not a Business Model Workshop with Geoff Green, CEO of the Santa Barbara City College Foundation Presented by Antioch University's MBA Program The nonprofit sector is well known for its roles in human service, the arts, environmental protection and education. Nearly everyone in the United States knows and has been involved with multiple nonprofit organizations (whether they realize it or not). What many people don't realize is that the nonprofit sector is also a massive…

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Info Session: CANCELLED PsyD in Clinical Psychology, January 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free

PsYD Information Session on January 9th has been Cancelled. Please check back for new date soon. Are you interested in becoming a psychologist? Join Dr. Dan Schwartz, PsyD Program Chair, and a current student for an information session on January 9th at 5:00 pm. Learn about our practitioner-scholar Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology's coursework, clinical training, dissertation process, and career opportunities. Bring your questions! Friends and family welcome. Accepting applications for Fall 2018 (October) Sign up today!

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Community Panel on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and Beyond

January 20, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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#MeToo... Now What? A Community Conversation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and Beyond Saturday, January 20, 2018 , 2:30 - 4:30 pm AUSB Community Hall at 602 Anacapa Street Free event Thank you to everyone who joined us for this sold-out event! Download resources available from the event: Powerful Presentation Skills of Top Women Professionals Reading List: Sexual Harassment and #MeToo Movement Slideshow: #MeToo Art Inspired by the Reckoning Handout: Facts About Sexual Harassment in the US KCSB audio…

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February 2018

Financial Well-Being: MBA Workshop

February 2, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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We all aspire to experience well-being in our health, relationships, our work. Omnipresent are behaviors, emotions and attitudes that move us toward or away from well-beingÛÓones that are especially evident in the pursuit of financial well-being. This interactive workshop led by financial expert Sharon Cox reminds and reorients us toward a life that includes a healthy money life. The take-home is a personal, practical commitment that, as it becomes habitual, will enhance financial well-being. Price: Free, RSVP required When: Friday,…

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March 2018

Breaking the Glass Ceiling Through Authentic Leadership: Women’s Day Panel

March 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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Rise to the top while serving your community! Join us at this special panel event and discussion in celebration of International Women's Day, held on Friday, March 2, 5:30 - 8:30 pm. These women will inspire you throughout the evening with stories of their own approaches to authentic leadership in service to their communities: Lori Luhnow, Chief of Police, Santa Barbara Police Department Barbara Ben-Horin, CEO or Girls, Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara Kathryn Burba, Regional Director, American Red Cross,…

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April 2018

Leading with Emotional Intelligence Workshop

April 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
free
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The public is invited to join AUSB's MBA program for free Friday night workshops on topics of business, leadership, and entrepreneurship. April 6, 2018 Workshop: Leading with Emotional Intelligence with special guest Dr. Relly Nadler, writer, executive coach, and corporate psychologist Leaders and managers today have over 70% influence over engagement and the climate of their team. Emotional Intelligence (EI) is made up of leadership competencies that are key factors for top performance when compared to Intelligence Quotient and technical…

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October 2018

MBA Workshop- Doing Business with Spain.

October 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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10.5.2018 Workshop Flyer As the world strides forward, the global community has witnessed a wave of rising tensions from all directions; it is critical for us to reach out and strengthen relationships and deepen understanding of our ally nations and friends in this current political and economic atmosphere. The United States and Spain share strong cultural ties, and have had a well-established economic relationship for an extensive period of time. Apart from enjoying its steadfast relationship as each other’s top…

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November 2018

MBA Webinar: Building Trust & Transparency Into Your Leadership

November 2, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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The world feels like it is experiencing a crisis in Trust. In fact, per the Edelman research group, we are experiencing a loss of trust globally across the board in business, government, media and NGOs. Join this workshop to learn how we perceive trust and more intentionally build trust and transparency in our roles as leaders. We'll discuss how intention and communicating intention plays an important role in trust. We'll explore how we can leverage our strengths to build, grow,…

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April 2019

MBA Workshop: Organizational Communication

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Principals of Practices MBA workshop

Organizational communication is the process of creating and exchanging messages within a network of independent relationships to cope with the uncertainty in the environment. At least 10% of all US enterprises fail because of bad management that reflects ineffective communication. High morale occurs when people are engaged in solving problems together through discussions and debates, and participants will leave with a survey tool to evaluate the communication and messaging within their own organization. This workshop will cover how to measure…

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May 2019

High-Impact Public Speaking Workshop

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Flier for High-Impact Public Speaking

Join us for our MBA Workshop High-Impact Public Speaking Skills for Dynamic Leaders According to Psychology Today, fear of public speaking remains a top concern among new business executives. Join us for an evening workshop with public speaking expert Scott Topper and learn how to become a dynamic public speaker and communicator. This workshop will focus on how to creatively prepare and confidently deliver public speeches. Topics Include: Breathing techniques & visualizations Becoming passionate about your presentation Boosting your confidence…

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June 2019

MBA Workshop: Marketing and Personal Branding with Linda le Brock

June 7 @ 5:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Linda le Brock

We tend to think of marketing and branding in terms of businesses or products. Learning to create a personal brand and best practices for marketing yourself is an important skill. These are skills and practices that will expand your opportunities and get you closer to your goals. Mastering the basics of self-marketing and self-branding will allow you to best position yourself in the job market, or increase awareness of your company. You will also create important networking opportunities and alliances. With…

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Master of Business Administration Info Session | June 8

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Join MBA Faculty for an information session on Saturday, June 8 at 10 am to help answer your questions about the MBA curriculum, earning your degree while working, scholarships, financial aid, and more. Learn about AUSB's socially responsible MBA program with a low-residency design (once-a-month residencies in Santa Barbara plus online learning) which features full- or part-time scheduling. Register Here

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Master of Business Administration Info Session | June 13

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Join MBA Faculty for an information session on Thursday, June 13 at 5pm to help answer your questions about the MBA curriculum, earning your degree while working, scholarships, financial aid, and more. Learn about AUSB's socially responsible MBA program with a low-residency design (once-a-month residencies in Santa Barbara plus online learning) which features full- or part-time scheduling. Register Here

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July 2019

MBA Workshop: Globalization versus Corruption and Oppression

July 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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In this workshop drawn from Benjamin Sutherland’s class Globalization and Conflict for Managers, we examine the pernicious role of corruption, especially in poor and failing states. Rather than being the anomaly that many regimes claim they are attempting to stamp out, corruption serves as a feature of a dysfunctional system which distributes privileges to political supporters at the economic expense of the rest of the population. Crucially, business-led globalization can weaken this cronyism, lifting greater numbers from grinding poverty. Understanding…

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August 2019

MBA Workshop: Dealing with China in an Age of Trump

August 9 @ 5:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Dealing with China in an Age of Trump (1)

Presented by Antioch University Santa Barbara’s MBA Program and Santa Barbara/Weihei Sister City and Co-Sponsored by SBCC’s Nadel School of Business & Entrepreneurship Over the years, relations between the world's two largest powers have evolved to a complex mix of trade partnership and intensifying political rivalry. Recently the Trump administration’s policy toward China has shifted the foundations of our relationship with the People's Republic, prompting several essential questions. Are the administration's policies justified? Are the instruments of US policy the most effective? If our…

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September 2019

Sparks, Flashes, & Breakthrough “Eureka!” Moments: Creating a Workplace Culture Where Innovation Can Thrive

September 6 @ 5:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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A Panel Discussion Sponsored by the MBA Program Our outstanding panelists will discuss their experiences and “lessons learned” from the process of developing their organization's innovative products and services. They will address the following and there will be time for questions: The definition of "innovation" and the importance of fostering a culture that inspires creativity in a workplace. The importance of innovation in ensuring viability in today’s competitive environment. The characteristics of an innovative workplace culture. The relevance of innovation as a driving…

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November 2019

Advocacy, Social Change, and the Economics of the Nonprofit Sector – with Geoff Green

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Antioch University Santa Barbara, 602 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Join AUSB's Master of Business Administration (MBA)  and Master of Arts in Education (MAE)  programs for Advocacy, Social Change, and the Economics of the Nonprofit Sector, a workshop by Geoff Green, CEO of the SBCC Foundation. Nonprofits are a powerful economic and political force. Nearly every significant social and cultural movement of the last half-century has been led, at least in part, by nonprofit organizations. More Americans give to nonprofits than vote. In this workshop, we’ll examine the economics, business models, leadership structures,…

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