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Business Week 2022

Get Down to Business!

Feb 1 - March 9, 2022

Don't miss these great chances to socialize with fellow students, network with business professionals, develop your career-related skills and make the most of your time as a Phoenix!

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Business Week 2022 Events

Why is it called Business Week if it's made up of 10 events over more than a month? Because it used to be all packed into one week!

Koenraad Driessens

Koenraad Driessens, Director — Denham Capital Management LP

Keynote & Networking Event

Tuesday, March 1, 2022
5-8:00 p.m.

The world’s shift to clean energy will require significant financial investments. Koenraad (Koen) Driessens ’91 is a Director at Denham Capital, an investment firm that puts private dollars to work building sustainable, low-cost power solutions around the globe. Koen works to find, analyze, and execute sustainable infrastructure projects, with a special focus on the African continent. Koen understands the interconnectedness of climate change, biodiversity, human rights and emerging market development goals and works hard to ensure that the companies and projects he finances are developed in a way that is both environmentally and socially responsible.

Koen's talk, "Power In Africa - Doing Well by Doing Good" will focus on how today’s investors are interested in not only a good return on their money, but also a positive social and environmental benefit, and how this shift is having an impact around the world.

Prior to joining Denham, Koen served as a Senior Analyst at Sowood Capital Management where he focused on US power acquisitions. Prior to that he was a Senior Analyst at Capstone Global Energy providing power market consulting services to one of the largest utilities in Germany. Previously, he was a Business Analyst at SKF in Brussels, Belgium and an energy economist at Laurits R. Christensen Associates in Madison, WI.

Koen is fluent in Dutch and conversant in French and German. He received a Bachelor of Science from UW – Green Bay and a Master of Science in Applied Economics from Marquette University.

Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence

At the Business Week awards dinner, two winning organizations will be honored for their commitment to business excellence. Also, two scholarships totaling $5,000 will be awarded in their names to UW-Green Bay business students who best exemplify the spirit of the Weyenberg Prize.

See Weyenberg Prize Info

February & March Events

Attend any or all of these Business Week presentations, workshops, mock interviews and more.

LinkedIn Photo Booth Portrait Studio

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

Learn the basics of creating a LinkedIn profile and how to make it stand out to professionals and recruiters. Presented by LinkedIn Learning.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
12:30-1:30 p.m. (Virtual)
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
12:45-1:45 p.m. (Virtual)
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Faculty member teaching online from home duing the COVID-19 pandemic

Communication in a Hybrid World 

Thursday, February 3, 2022
11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (Live & Virtual)
Presented by Heartland Business Systems 

The Pandemic has changed our world in a lot of ways, it has even changed our working environments! Learn to navigate communication in a hybrid workplace and the importance of it. 

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Data science

Upskilling: You and the Future of Work

Thursday, February 17, 2022
11a.m-12:20 p.m. via TEAMS and Live
presented by Wipfli

The future of work is rapidly evolving and so are the skills needed for careers in this new landscape. Learn about trends, what industries are identifying as "go-to" skills for success to begin preparing for your path forward.

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Photo booth

Professional Photo Booth

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Registration begins Monday, January 24 - 12:01 a.m.

Have a professional head shot taken for your LinkedIn profile. Please wear a professional quality shirt/blouse for your portrait.

Event Details February 16
Event Details February 17

Business Ettiquette luncheon

Teamwork & Organizational Culture: The Best Recipe for Success 

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (Live & Virtual)
Presented by: Dental City

Leaders from Dental City dive deep into teamwork and provide insight to students about how teamwork is used in work settings effectively. 

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Mock interview

Virtual Mock Interview Day 

Tuesday & Wednesday February 22-23, 2022
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A variety of professionals have volunteered to conduct practive interviews with our students to help enhance their interview skills. This is a great way to develop your interview skills in a no-risk setting!

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Business week job and internship career fair

Spring Job & Internship Fair

Tuesday - Wednesday, March 1-2 
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
IN-PERSON
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Thursday, March 3
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
VIRTUAL
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Use this virtual two-day event to visit with employers who are seeking candidates for full-time jobs and internship opportunities. View the participating employers in Handshake and sign up for informational group or one-on-one sessions with them.

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Thank You 2022 Business WEek PARTNERS!

Business Week runs thanks to the invaluable support of our partners. We appreciate the companies and organizations that support the work and mission of the Cofrin School of Business. Because of our partners, we are able to offer top-notch events that help challenge and connect the next class of business professionals in new and meaningful ways. Thank you.

Platinum Partner

Gold Partners

Imperial Logo
Pomp's Tire Logo

Silver Partners

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Schreiber Logo

Menasha Corporation Logo
WPS Logo
Johnson Financial Group logo
Green Bay Packers Logo

Bronze Partners

4imprint
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry | WAFCO
Associated Bank
Deleers Construction

Partner Levels

If you're interested in becoming a business week partner, contact Madeline VanGroll at vangrolm@uwgb.edu.

  • Platinum Partner
  • Gold Partner
  • Silver Partner
  • Bronze Partner

Previous Years Business Week

Business Week is an annual series of events held at UW-Green Bay since 2011. Each year UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin School of Business and Career Services office collaborate to organize it. See previous years events below:

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Questions? Just Ask!

Business Week has a lot to offer. If you need more information about any of our events, workshops, competitions or sponsorship opportunities, don't hesitate to reach out!

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