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.

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

Cedar Rapids & Quad Cities students

Saturday, August 19, 2017

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

A free University Van Pool is available for Quad Cities students.

Student agenda

6:45 a.m. University van leaves Birchwood Fields Learning Center parking lot in Davenport (for Quad Cities students)

8:00–8:25 a.m. Breakfast and professional photos
8:25–8:40 a.m. Welcome, staff introductions, agenda review
8:40–11:10 a.m. Team-building exercise with Gale Mote
11:10–11:20 a.m. Break
11:20–12:10 p.m. Case study tutorial
12:10–12:40 p.m. Lunch
12:45–2:10 p.m. Move to breakout rooms, work in teams on case presentations
2:20–3:20 p.m. Team case presentations
3:20–3:40 p.m. Large group case feedback
3:40–4:30 p.m. Alumni/current student panel

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Des Moines students

Saturday, August 12, 2017

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

Student agenda

8:00–8:25 a.m. Breakfast
8:25–8:40 a.m. Welcome, staff introductions, agenda review
8:40–11:10 a.m. Team-building exercise with Gale Mote
11:10–11:20 a.m. Break
11:20–12:10 p.m. Case study tutorial
12:10–12:40 p.m. Lunch
12:45–2:10 p.m. Move to breakout rooms, work in teams on case presentations
2:20–3:20 p.m. Team case presentations
3:20–3:40 p.m. Large group case feedback
3:40–4:30 p.m. Alumni/current student panel

Register now