Join Us for the 5th Annual Business and Accounting Week

The Business and Accounting Division is hosting its 5th Annual Business and Accounting Week from Monday, March 14, 2016 – Thursday, March 17, 2016. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to join us as we “Uncover New Opportunities!” 

Monday, March 14, 2016

“The ECONOMICS of Career Success”

Presenter: Dr. Carl B. Weinberg, chief economist and managing director, High Frequency Economics, Ltd.

When/Where: 10:30 a.m. – Tate Hall, Overcash Center

“From Here to Infinity … We’ve Got All the Moves!” – Global Logistics

Presenter: Mr. Daniel Stanton, vice president of education and professional development, MHI

When/Where: 6 p.m. – Tate Hall, Overcash Center

Tuesday, March 15, 2106

“Girl Scouts – The Queen Among NON-PROFITS”

Presenter: Ms. Angela Woods, chief executive officer, Girls Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council

When/Where: 9:30 a.m. – Tate Hall, Overcash Center


Wednesday, March 16, 2016

 “Be Your Own Boss” Entrepreneurship Panel discussion featuring:

Presenters: Ms. Ruth Akhere, Aabies African Hair Braiding Salon; Ms. Emma Cromedy, Southern Cake Queen; Mr. Greg Crumpton, Atom Power and Airtight Facilitech

When/Where: 10:30 a.m. – Tate Hall, Overcash Center


Food Truck Festival – Come join us!

When/Where: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Overcash Driveway – Central Campus

Details: 100 Main Beef & BBQ, Southern Cake Queen and Two Chicks and a Truck


Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Company Man: Protecting America’s Secrets

Presenter: FBI Agent, SA Joy Molina

When/Where: 11 a.m. – Tate Hall, Overcash Center


“Charlotte is On the Move” – The LOGISTICS of Moving People!

Presenter: Ms. Pamela White, manager of service development, Charlotte Area Transportation System

When/Where: 6 p.m. – Tate Hall, Overcash Center


Save the Date: Business and Accounting Week

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013
MARKETING: Social Media Marketing on the Rise
Presenter:  April Boland, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
When/Where: 10:30 – 11:20 am; Tate Hall
Details: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedln, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest…….the means by which we all communicate is fast changing. In order to survive the competitive and dynamic global environment organizations are changing the way they communicate with customers, employees and the general public.
This presentation is brought to you by CPCC’s Marketing Program
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Robin Dorff, leading expert on US national security policy, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at Kennesaw State University.

Dr. Robin Dorff

Dr. Robin Dorff

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS:  “US Grand Strategy: Peace and Conflict Management”
When/Where: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Halton Theater
Details: WWI, WWII, Vietnam and the Cold War led to the reformulation of US policy, strategy and commitments to international alliances/partners. Dr. Robin Dorff will share his views on the characteristics, challenges and implications of policy reformulation in this period of heightened uncertainty post 9/11. This has implications on foreign relations, global business management and trade.
This presentation is brought to you by the Global Learning Office and CPCC’s International Business Program
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: “Personal Branding and Networking
Presenter: Mr. Kirk Brittain, Business Partner, Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital.
When/Where: 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.; Tate Hall
Details: The responsibility for developing a successful career rests primarily with YOU. As a consultant advising business customers, Mr. Kirk Brittain focuses on how to improve productivity by optimizing employee performance. He will share tips you need on how to effectively brand yourself and network your way to the top!
This presentation is brought to you by CPCC’s Human Resources Management Program.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: “Financial Institutions Adapting to Change”
Presenter: Mr. Ricky L. Jones, Senior Vice President Bank of America. Mr. Jones is senior vice president of Bank of America, Legacy Asset Servicing, Quality Control, Control Environments and Standards.
When/Where: 6:00  – 7:15 pm; Tate Hall
Details: Changes to our economy has brought about new regulations. Mr. Ricky Jones will discuss new government regulations affecting the financial services industry and the resulting impact on consumer finances.
This presentation is brought to you by CPCC’s Business Administration Program

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Joe Louis Dudley Sr., inspirational speaker, humanitarian, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dudley, Products, Inc.
ACCOUNTING: “I Am, I Can & I Will: A Guide to Entrepreneurship
When/Where: 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.; Tate Hall
Details: Dr. Dudley’s career began with a $10 investment in 1957. He is now a multi-millionaire and co-founder of one of the largest African-American owned manufacturers and distributors of ethnic hair care and cosmetics in the United States. Dr. Dudley will share his secrets of success.
Following the presentation attendees are invited to a reception at Hall Building Room # 304 (Barnes & Noble Bookstore).
This presentation is brought to you by CPCC’s Accounting Program.


Business and Accounting Week

Mark your calendar for Business & Accounting Week on March 26 – 30, 2012!  CPCC’s Business & Accounting Division will be hosting special presentations each day during the weeklong event including topics on marketing, global issues, economics, effective interview strategies and the chance to mingle with local business professionals in your area.  Students, faculty and staff are all encouraged to attend. Stay posted for upcoming details on each day’s events.