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New student orientation

Learn about effective teaming so you can ace group projects, work with a case coach to discover the most effective way to complete a case study, and mingle with your classmates, faculty, and alumni.

See upcoming orientation sessions below. Orientation is free of charge for PreMBA and full admission students. Register for classes before attending orientation.

Cedar Rapids

Saturday, August 20, 2016

8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Pappajohn Business Building, Room W401, Iowa City

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Student agenda
8:00–8:30 a.m. Breakfast and professional photos
8:30–8:45 a.m. Welcome
8:45–11:15 a.m. Team-building exercise with Gale Mote
11:15–11:30 a.m. Break
11:30–12:10 p.m. Case study tutorial
12:10–12:40 p.m. Lunch
12:45–2:10 p.m. Work in teams on case presentations
2:20–3:20 p.m. Team case presentations
3:20–4:30 p.m. Current student panel

Spouses/significant others agenda
12:10-12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Spouses' session
2:20-3:20 p.m. Watch team case presentations
3:20-4:30 p.m. Current student panel

Des Moines

Saturday, August 6, 2016

8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
John & Mary Pappajohn Education Center, Des Moines

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Student agenda
8:00–8:30 a.m. Breakfast 
8:30–8:45 a.m. Welcome
8:45–11:15 a.m. Team-building exercise with Gale Mote
11:15–11:30 a.m. Break
11:30–12:10 p.m. Case study tutorial
12:10–12:40 p.m. Lunch
12:45–2:10 p.m. Work in teams on case presentations
2:20–3:20 p.m. Team case presentations
3:20–4:00 p.m. Current student panel
4:00–4:30 p.m. Reception

Spouses/significant others agenda
12:10-12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Spouses' session
2:20-3:20 p.m. Watch team case presentations
3:20-4:00 p.m. Current student panel
4:00-4:30 p.m. Reception

 

Quad Cities

Saturday, August 20, 2016

8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Pappajohn Business Building, Room W401, Iowa City
A free University Van Pool is available for Quad Cities students.

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Student agenda
6:45 a.m. University van leaves Birchwood Fields Learning Center parking lot
8:00–8:30 a.m. Breakfast and professional photos
8:30–8:45 a.m. Welcome
8:45–11:15 a.m. Team-building exercise with Gale Mote
11:15–11:30 a.m. Break
11:30–12:10 p.m. Case study tutorial
12:10–12:40 p.m. Lunch
12:45–2:10 p.m. Work in teams on case presentations
2:20–3:20 p.m. Team case presentations
3:20–4:30 p.m. Current student panel

Spouses/significant others agenda
12:10–12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:00–2:00 p.m. Spouses' session
2:20–3:20 p.m. Watch team case presentations
3:20–4:30 p.m. Current student panel