Business Administration and Tourism and Hospitality Management Career Week
Fall 2017
October 30th to November 2nd

Work and Careers in the Non-Profit Sector Monday October 30th 10:30am to 11:45am

HNon-Profit Sector FA2017ave you ever thought of working for a nonprofit organization? There are an estimated 171,000 nonprofit sector organizations in Canada employing over 2 million people. This talk will discuss the work opportunities in this growing, dynamic sector.

Expert:

Brian Posavad – President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth

Watch the Video now

Accounting and FinanceMonday October 30th 1:30pm to 2:45pm

Curious about a career in Accounting or Finance? Attend this panel to learn direct from industry professionals about the exciting careers available to you.

Expert Panel:

Nicholas Bell – Senior Associate, Assurance – Private Company Services, PwC

Bob Kolanko – Director of Payroll and Accounts Payable, NS Health Authority
Kevin Mattson
– Manager, Financial Operations with NSLC
Paul Ryan – Commercial Account Manager, CUA

Accounting and Finance FA2017

Watch the Video now

EntrepreneurshipTuesday October 31st 9:00am to 10:15am

Do you want to own your own business? Hear about the personal experiences of local entrepreneurs and how they achieved success.

Expert Panel:

Mike TannerFreelance Web Developer
Jakki Brierley-Shorrock – Business Strategy & Planning, Marketing, Business Development, Interim Management, ECommerce & Distribution Solutions Specialists
Kristen O’Keefe – Lawyer & Notary Public, O’Keefe Law

Entrepreneurship FA2017

Watch the Video now

MarketingTuesday October 31st 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Are you intrigued by the idea of a job in marketing? Attend this session to learn about what it takes to be successful in marketing.

Expert Panel:

Tara MacDonald – Fitness Club Owner, Tara MacDonald Fit Club
David Tonen – Marketing Strategist & Partner, Be Responsive Media
Lori Cox – Owner & President, Red Dragon Marketing

Marketing FA2017

Watch the Video now

 

ManagementWednesday November 1st 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Come to this panel to hear a discussion about potential careers and the skills required to be an effective Manager in various types of organizations.

Expert Panel:

Kristin Williams – President & CEO, Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia
Heather Gojanovich – Retail Store Manager, RBC, Royal Bank
Jim Hepworth – Director of Community Programs and Corporate Services, Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Michelle Thomason – Director, Organizational Health & Professional Services, Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Province of Nova Scotia

Management FA2017

Watch the Video now

Strategic Human Resource ManagementWednesday November 1st 3:00pm to 4:15pm

Curious about the functions of human resources with in the modern organization? Attend this panel to hear direct from experts in the field.

Expert Panel:

Sadie Harvey – Human Resources Generalist, Marriott
April Howe – CCC, Partner and Practice Leader, Career Transition, Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette, Human Capital Solutions
Bev McCann – Talent Delivery Manager, Randstad Sourceright: Global Talent Acquisition & Management
Bimla Rana – Human Resources Coordinator, Hampton Inn by Hilton and Homewood Suites by Hilton
Kevin Richardson – Director of People Resources, Delta

SHRM FA2017

Watch the Video now

 

Tourism and Hospitality ManagementThursday November 2nd 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Attend this event to learn about the many careers available to you in the growing field of Tourism and Hospitality Management.

Expert Panel:

Katheryn Elson – Director of Sales, Hampton Inn & Suites Dartmouth
Sarah Burden – Operations Assistant, Atlantic Tours
Adam Bower – Owner and General Manager, Grand Banker Bar & Grill and Brigantine Inn
Max Rastelli – Owner, Segway Nova Scotia

Tourism FA2017

Watch the Video now