All day workshop - one
Early morning workshops - two
Mid-afternoon workshops - two
Late afternoon workshops - two

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mastering High Impact Coaching Skills     $75
Sarah Zeren, GlobalMinded    

Learn to guide students to resolve conflict and become proactive contributors to the changing workforce.

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Gamifying Business Communication Courses    $40
Lauren Malone, Iowa State University

Learn how to design your course as a game to create collaborative and interactive learning spaces.  read more

11:15 AM – 2:15 PM

Artificial Intelligence for Global Virtual Teams    $40
Peter Cardon and Jolanta Aritz; co-author Carolin Fleishmann, University of Southern California    (limited to 15 people)
Sponsored by University of Southern California

The workshop will explore the trend of communication augmentation by AI in the context of global virtual teams, such as the Virtual Business Professional Project (VBP). The goal is to co-create a draft white paper around workshop topics.

11:15 AM - 2:15 PM

Creative Problem-Solving in Business Communication     $40
Becky Crews & David Eyman, Miami University, Ohio

Learn how to build an instructional toolkit of theoretical and practical methods and activities to enhance student learning and meet creative problem-solving skills employers seek in graduates. 

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Researching Visual Communication      $40
Charles Kostelnick, Iowa State University, ABC Outstanding Researcher Award Winner 2018

Explore visual communication issues and trends in text design, data visualization, and illustrations as well as the methods to research them. 

2:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Student-Run Business Podcasts and Online Journals   $40
Marianna Richardson and Andrea Cabrera, Jennifer Goldsberry, Sarah Romeny, Brigham Young University

Learn from students and their adviser how to enhance student engagement with multiple elements of business communication by developing an online business journal and podcasts, using social media to market them.