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Lunch & Learn

Lunch and Learns are held monthly with lunch and a speaker covering topics such business tools, learning modules, marketing and networking.

Takes place at Finlandia University | Jutila Center, NOON to 1PM.

2020 Lunch and Learns:

January: Leadership & Human Motivation with presenter Matt Throop of MDT Consulting

February: Endless Referrals with presenter Adam Taivalkoski of Exp Realty

March-December: Cancelled

Past 2019 Lunch and Learns:

January - Your Business in the Digital Marketing Age with presenter Mary Myers of TV6 & FoxUP

February - Wellness in the Workplace with presenter Patty Markham Peterson of Expanding Hearts

March - Why is Online Presence so Important for Small-Town Business Owners with presenter Jean Hardy with the University of Michigan School of Information

May - Story Tellers: Customer Service Culture That Fuels Growth with presenter Brian Donnelly, Vice President of Retail Banking at Superior National Bank & Trust

September - Website Workshop with presenter Mary Myers of TV6 & FoxUP

October -  Video As a Powerful Marketing Tool with presenters Amanda and Daena Makela of 2nd Sandbar Productions

November - The Brutal Honesty about Marketing! Presenters Karyn and Dave Olsson of the Marketing Department

Past 2018 Lunch and Learns:

January - Digital Marketing with presenters Mary Myers and Patrick Callahan of TV6 & FoxUP

February - Agile Project Management Process with presenter E.B. Mayer an accomplished business leader with over 15 Years of experience across fortune 500 companies

March - Trademarks with presenter Laura M. Konkel is a partner at a Madison law firm and an adjunct professor of Intellectual Property

April - Estate Planning for Business Owners with presenter Joel C. Tuoriniemi of MTU's School of Business & Economics

May - Initial Coin Offerings & Bitcoin Entrepreneurship with presenter Andre Laplume of MTU's School of Business & Economics

July - Online Safety with presenter Jake Putala, Consumer Education and OK2SAY School Safety Presenter with the Michigan Department of Attorney General

September - What You Really Sell with presenter Roger Woods, Senior Lecturer at MTU's School of Business & Economics

October - Maker Spaces & Their Benefits to Small Business with presenter Jason Mack, Vice President of Business Development at the MTEC SmartZone

November - Creating a Service-Driven Culture with presenter Lisa Liimatta Co-Founder of Rise Leadership Circle, LLC

December - Design Thinking in Business with presenters Dr. Steve Patchin, Director of Career Services, Michigan Tech University