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  • Oct
    18
    2022

    Babson Park, MA: Real Estate Panel

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    Join us for a panel discussion about trends being seen across the real estate industry as the recovery from COVID-19 continues. How has the industry had to adapt over the last 3-years? What are the current challenges facing real estate professionals? How have trends affected buyers and sellers? Are these changes for the better? Our all-star panel features prominent Babson alumni with expertise across various sectors of the industry. - Amanda Strong '87, Babson Trustee and Director, MITIMCo - Phil Dorman MBA '04, Co-founder, Greatland Realty Partners - Philip Murphy MBA '04, Managing Director, Long Wharf Capital The panel discussion will be moderated by Will Huebner '23, President, Babson Undergraduate Real Estate Club. Following the panel and discussion, please stay for networking to connect with other Babson alumni and students. Light refreshments will be provided. Find out more Green Chevron
  • Oct
    19
    2022

    ECN Business Models, Competitiveness, and the Changing European Environment Elective Abroad Info Session

    Come learn how to take a course in Milan, Italy with Professor Lidija Polutnik over the March Break! During this course, we will immerse ourselves in Milan to study how Italian and global multinational companies stay ahead of competition. For more information, visit the brochure page: https://educationabroad.babson.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=10006 Find out more Green Chevron
  • Oct
    26
    2022

    Commodities Trading: Supply Chain Risk, Volatility and Hedging - 10/26

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    According to Investopedia, trading commodities is an ancient profession with a longer history than the trading of stocks and bonds. The rise of many empires can be directly linked to their ability to create complex trading systems and facilitate the exchange of commodities. Join the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance as we welcome Mark Williams MBA'04, President of Cape Horn Coffee, Inc. for a discussion surrounding what it's like to trade and finance commodities. Cape Horn Coffees is a global importer, trader, and merchant of green (unroasted coffee). Before joining Cape Horn in 2016, Mark was a Senior Vice President at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, where he oversaw the firm's Food & Beverage and Boston Regional banking groups. Prior to relocating to Boston in 2014, Mark spent eight years in BBH's New York office where he led a team that financed and advised commodity trading companies. Registration is required. This info session is open to Babson undergraduate and graduate students. Light refreshments will be served. Find out more Green Chevron
  • Oct
    27
    2022

    BrandBites CEO Thought Leadership Series

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    Babson College and Delta Air Lines present: Taking Brands to the Next Level Babson College, in partnership with Delta Airlines, invites you to enjoy an exciting new program series showcasing up-close-and-personal CEO Brand-Building Thought Leadership Conversations. Larry Gulko, Brand Strategist & Strategic Growth Advisor, will lead our insightful CEO Fireside Chats that will feature iconic brands and the dynamic CEOs that drive their brand performance and growth success. Larry's guests will share their vision and perspective on brand leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, bold and disruptive innovation, brand voice, building a breakaway brand, staying fresh and relevant, dominating product categories, driving customer loyalty, establishing a purpose-driven culture, competing and propelling growth in today's rapidly evolving business landscapeand that's just for starters! Find out more Green Chevron
  • Nov
    03
    2022

    Babson Trading Competition - 11/3

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    The 12th annual Babson Trading Competition, sponsored by Fidelity Investments, welcomes students to compete against one another using the Rotman Interactive Trader software, which simulates an order-driven market. This competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students at Babson College, Olin College and Wellesley College. Students will compete individually, with cash prizes awarded to the top five finishers. Registration is required. Prizing:Cash prizes awarded to the top five finishers as follows:1st place - $4002nd place - $200 3rd place - $1504th place - $1005th place - $50Schedule:4:00 - 5:30 pm Practice Round & Instructions (It is not necessary to attend the practice round if you are already familiar with the software)5:30 - 6:00 pm Pizza and refreshments will be served outside the Cutler Center Finance Lab 6:00 - 6:30 pm Hear from special guests Ken Martin, Co-Head Trader and Jackie Ham, Syndicate Trader, both of Fidelity Investments6:30 - 8:00 pm Trading Competition8:00 - 8:15 pm Awards PresentationSoftware:The competition will use the Rotman Interactive Trader software. Prior to the competition, participants are encouraged to download and install the RIT Market Simulator Client and the Excel RTD (Real-Time Data) Links. Once the software is installed, participants can try the online demo case. Additional details can be found on this webpage from Professor Ryan Davies. The competition is based on the Liability Trading cases (LT3, LT4). In these cases, participants will be playing the role of a principal trader. Institutional orders will be randomly routed to a principal trading desk and then traders must decide whether or not to accept the tender. If the order is accepted, the trader then must develop an optimal strategy for unwinding the position over time, accounting for market conditions such liquidity, price volatility, and price impact. Find out more Green Chevron