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School of Business Target Emerging Leaders Conference

Want to learn how improv training can improve your business performance? Curious how you can gain confidence to lead through better networking, enhanced communication and simple improv lessons? Ready to earn distinction as a School of Business Target Emerging Leader?

Target and the School of Business are making an exclusive opportunity available to emerging leaders who want to become professional game changers and trailblazers during their time at the College of Charleston.

Qualified students will be invited to register for the Target Emerging Leaders Conference hosted in the MBA Classroom with Allison Gilmore, Chief Imrpov Officer at DuMore Improv. Gilmore and her team have advised on intuitive leadership for representatives from top companies like CocaCola, Comedy Network, Hyatt, Benefit, and Bank of America.

Join members of DuMore Improv, regional leadership from Target and a unique cohort of emerging leaders to fast track your professional success through improv training:

Who should attend? Freshmen and Sophomore Business Student Leaders

September 28th  |  4:30-6:15 pm

Tate 207, MBA Classroom

Business Casual Attire

ACT FAST - Limited Seating: 70 attendees

Attendees: Pre-registration & pre-conference assignment required (provided upon registration)

Target Emerging Leaders Conference Schedule

4:30-5:15         Foundations of Collaboration: Communication Tools for Leaders

                        Meet Allison Gillmore and

  • LEARN how skills from on-stage apply in business communication
  • ESTABLISH a foundation for collaboration on teams of all types
  • SETUP and practice your custom networking pitch

5:15-5:35         Net(it)worked: Network to be in the Network

  • ENJOY tasty bites and sweet treats while making valuable connections
  • CHALLANGE yourself to try out your new skills with real time networking

5:35-6:10         Closing the Loop and Activating Results to

  • BUILD your Creativity Ideology vs Single Ideology
  • GAIN skills to manage uncomfortable circumstances and reduce fear
  • MASTER conversation starters for networking

Ready to Become a School of Business Target Emerging Leader

Here’s what you need to know to add this distinction to your resume:

1.)   Attend Both Workshop Sessions

2.)   Complete One of the following Assignments:

Imrpov Tools in Real Life Assignment

  • Apply a tools you learned from the workshop in real life for one business day
  • Draft a 250-word statement sharing the communication challenge and how you applied these skills to meet the challenge


Fall Career Fair Business Card Assignment

  • Collect 5 business cards at the Fall Career Fair on October 4, 11:00am – 2:30pm in TD Arena
  • Draft a 250-word statement about which tool you applied at the Career Fair and what you found challenging or empowering about the experience

3.)   Earn School of Business Target Emerging Leaders Certificate

  • Chance to win a FREE Business essentials Kit!
  • Recognition on School of Business digital signage and social media
  • Special virtual introduction to Target Leadership for more information about internships, management and leadership training

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Target Emerging Leaders Conference Partners

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