First year seminar: business wars

Books you need:

On Writing Well by William Zinsser

The Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan

useful links:

Mark Andreessen's Why Software Is Eating the World  (Email me if the link is not accessible)

Kai-Fu Li's The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence (Email me if the link is not accessible)

Kate Turabian's Quick Citation Guide

Business Rivalry List

SCHEDULE

WEEK 1

8/23 (W): Introduction | A Mind for Numbers Discussion

8/24 (Th): Writing Exercise 1 | Reading: On Writing Well Chapter 1~3

8/25 (F): Team building exercise | Reading: Groupthink

WEEK 2

8/28 (M): Writing Exercise 2 | Reading: On Writing Well Chapters 4~5 

8/30 (W): Writing Exercise 3 | Reading: On Writing Well Chapters 6~7

8/31 (Th): Writing Fellow Christi Carroll workshop

9/1 (F):  Writing Exercise 4 | Reading: On Writing Well Chapters 8~10

WEEK 3

9/4 (M): Labor Day - no class

9/6 (W): Powerpoint Workshop | Kevin Hale

9/7 (Th): Lunch party with Dray, Cameron, and Barb

9/8 (F): Reading: On Writing Well Chapters 15~16

WEEK 4

9/11 (M): Writing Assignment 1 Due | Instruction

9/13 (W): The Peloponnesian War background information

9/14 (Th): Alcohol/Drugs/Behavior

9/15 (F): The Peloponnesian War Ch 1 | Brett

WEEK 5

9/18 (M): The Peloponnesian War Ch 2~4 | Riley

9/20 (W): The Peloponnesian War Ch 5~6 | Alex

9/21 (Th): The Peloponnesian War Ch 7~8 | Luis

9/22 (F): The Peloponnesian War Ch 9~10 | Matthew

WEEK 6

9/25 (M): Conferences: 11:00 Matt; 11:30 Tyler; 3:00 Priscila

9/27 (W): Conferences: 11:00 Luis; 11:30 Alex; 3:00 Jake

9/28 (Th): Conferences: 11:00 Veronica; 11:30 Austin; 12:00 Matthew; 3:00 Deborah; 3:30 Zjjun; 4:00 Eric

9/29 (F): Conferences: 11:00 Riley; 11:30 Brett; 3:00 Elyse

WEEK 7

10/2 (M): The Peloponnesian War Ch 11~12 | Elyse

10/4 (W): The Peloponnesian War Ch 13~15 | Matt

10/5 (Th): Library Session with Hongbo

10/6 (F): The Peloponnesian War Ch 16~17 | Jake

WEEK 8

10/9 (F): The Peloponnesian War Ch 18~19 | Eric

10/11 (M): The Peloponnesian War Ch 20~21 | Austin

10/12 (Th): Inclusion Panel

10/13 (F): The Peloponnesian War Ch 22~23 | Zijun

WEEK 9

10/16 (M): Connected Consultant - Barb Tupper/Nanci Young - LinkedIn Workshop

10/18 (W): The Peloponnesian War Ch 24~25 | Prischila

10/19 (Th): Fall break - no class

10/20 (F): Fall break - no class

WEEK 10

10/23 (M): The Peloponnesian War Ch 26~27 | Debora 

10/25 (W): The Peloponnesian War Ch 28~30 | Jay | Slides

10/26 (Th): How I Found my Major Panel

10/27 (F): The Peloponnesian War Ch 31~32 | Veronica

WEEK 11

10/30 (M): The Peloponnesian War Ch 33~35 | Tyler

11/1 (W): The Peloponnesian War Ch 36~37 | Jay

11/2 (Th): Jay vs. David : A Discussion between an Economist and Historian on Globalization and Free Trade (ARC 219A)

11/3 (F): Excel Workshop (SH 208) | Intro to Spreadsheet, inputs, and functions

WEEK 12

11/6 (M): Excel Wokshop | Cell reference | Writing Assignment 2 Due | Instruction

11/8 (W): Excel Workshop (SH 208) | More functions | Baseball Salaries Extra

11/9 (Th): Study Abroad Panel (Cherry Auditorium)

11/10 (F): Excel Workshop (SH 208) | If function

WEEK 13

11/13 (M): Excel Workshop (SH 208) | Functions on texts | Text Exercise

11/15 (W): Excel Workshop (SH 208) | Visualization | National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997

11/16 (Th): No Class

11/17 (F): Excel Workshop (SH 208) | Pivot Table

WEEK 14

11/27 (M): Case Presentation: Austin, Matthew, and Elyse | Writing Assignment 3 Due | Instruction

11/29 (W): Case Presentation: Veronica, Matt, and Alex

11/30 (Th): Culmination Event: What I wish I knew | Evaluation | Survey

12/1 (F): Case Presentation: Tyler, Riley, and Eric

WEEK 15

12/4 (M): Case Presentation: Deborah, Brett, and Priscila | Portfolio Preface Due | Guideline

12/6 (W): Case Presentation: Luis, Jake, and Zijun

12/7 (Th): No Class

12/8 (F): No Class | Portfolio Due