2014 Presentations

Gary Gardner – SKILLS FOR DEVELOPING YOURSELF AS A PROFESSIONAL

Gary Gardner – How Transformational Leaders Learn

Don Wehby – Current Trends Presentation

Mike Henry – Excerpt from Current Trends Speech

Mike Henry – Current Trends & Issues Presentation at NCU

Sushil Jain – Success in Life and Investing

Michael Steele – Marketing Trends 2014 

Colin Roach – Research Presentation

Theodore Brown – NCU 2014 Conference Exploring Global Perspectives of the Impact of Transformational Leadership on the Corporate Business Sector

Muriel Heaven – THE REGULATION OF STREET VENDING

Sachin Pilli – FACTORS AFFECTING THE SUCCESS OF SMALL BUSINESS IN MANDEVILLE, JAMAICA

Kirkland Anderson, John McAllister, Jonas Semugeshi – Garrison Constituencies and Economics Performances The Jamaican Experience

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MBA Assignment 2014

College of Business and Hospitality Management

Masters of Business Administration

Current Trends and Issues Conference Assignment

March 9-10, 2014

Course Composition:  The requirements for completing the one (1) credit  Current Trends and Issues course is accomplished in two parts (a) by participation in a two-day professional/academic conference on current trends and issues in the respective disciplines of study and (b)by  the completion of a written assignment as shown below. Attendance at the conference accounts for 50% of the grade and this assignment accounts for the remaining 50%.  You are expected to complete both aspects of the course through which you would have gained a more expansive appreciation for the relationship between the world of academia and the world of work. 

INSTRUCTIONS: Using the presentations of the Current Trends and Issues Conference as a basis for further investigations, do TWO of the following questions:

Question 1.

(a) Select four themes that emerged and in one to one and one-half page(s), kindly    provide a summary of each theme.

(b)   Identify two peer-reviewed journal articles which address each of these themes. Present a one page summary of each article and then use this information to critique the themes identified.

Question 2.

From among the following influences, select three and write a three page paper on each of  

             them to show their impact on the progress of the business sector.  As a student of Business   

             Administration, discuss three strategies that you could implement to positively support business

             advancement in these area.

Influences:

(A)   The pros and cons of creating a logistics hub in Jamaica.

(B)   Jamaica and the IMF: Opportunities and Challenges to the Jamaican productive sector

(C)   Jamaica’s need for a Debt Management Policy: A Graduate’s Perspective.

 

Question 3. (a) Write a critique of your experience in the MBA programme at Northern  

         Caribbean University. What are four strategies/recommendations that you would make to

        improve the programme?

      (b) From your growth experience in the MBA programme, select one national/international issue   

       which you would like to adopt for meaningful change. Create an action plan for meaningful change.

       

Submit assignment by April 15, 2014 to CBHM’s Office.

 

Undergraduates Assignment 2014

College of Business and Hospitality Management

Current Trends and Issues Conference Assignment

March 9-10, 2014

Course Composition:  The requirements for completing the one (1) credit  Current Trends and Issues Conference course is accomplished in two parts (a) by participation in a two-day professional/academic conference on current trends and issues in the respective disciplines of study and (b)by  the completion of a written assignment as shown below. Attendance at the conference accounts for 50% of the grade and this assignment accounts for the remaining 50%.  You are expected to complete both aspects of the course through which you would have gained a more expansive appreciation for the relationship between the world of academia and the world of work. 

For Undergraduate Seniors

INSTRUCTIONS: Using the Current Trends and Issues Conference presentations as a basis for further investigation, do TWO of the following questions:

Question 1.

a)      Select three themes that emerged and in one to one and one-half page, write a summary of each theme.

b)      Identify three peer-reviewed journal articles which address each of these themes. Present a

half-page summary of each article and then discuss how it relates to the themes presented in part (a) of this question.

Question 2. From among the following influences, select two and write a three page paper on each of  

them to show their impact on the progress of the business or  hospitality sector.  As a student of Business  and/or Hospitality Management, discuss three strategies that you could implement to positively support business  or hospitality management’s advancement in these area.

Influences:

(A)   The pros and cons of building a logistics hub in Jamaica

(B)   Jamaica and the IMF: Opportunities and Challenges to the Jamaican productive sector

(C)   Jamaica’s Need for a Debt Management Policy: A Business/Hospitality Management  Graduate’s Perspective.

 

Question 3. Write a critique of your experience in the undergraduate programme at Northern  

         Caribbean University. What are three strategies/recommendations that you would make to

         Improve/change aspects of the programme?

       

Submit assignment by April 15, 2014 to your respective campus