Carnegie Mellon University

Tepper Alumni Webinar Series

The Tepper Alumni Webinar Series aims to keep our alumni up-to-date on current business trends and developments through virtual learning.

Upcoming Webinar

Sean Ammirati

How To Adapt and Integrate Entrepreneurial Best Practices Into Established Companies

Sept. 17 — 1:30 p.m.
Sean Ammirati, Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and the Co-Founder and Director of the Carnegie Mellon Corporate Startup Lab 

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Large companies are increasingly realizing their current mix of products and services won't keep them relevant. The solution: Companies must rediscover their entrepreneurial roots. In this webinar, we will explore best practices and provide examples of leading transformative innovation inside large corporations such as:
  • Establishing effective programs to partner with external startups.
  • Creating an internal "corporate startup" initiative.

Past Webinars

Sunder Kekre

AI for Social Good: Humans in the loop for Machine Learning

April 17, 2019

Sunder Kekre
Vasantrao Dempo Professor of Operations Management

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Linda Argote

Transactive Memory and Team Performance

March 21, 2019

Linda Argote
David M. Kirr and Barbara A. Kirr Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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Laurence Ales

Machine Learning: The Hope and the Hype 

Feb. 26, 2019

Zachary Lipton
Assistant Professor of Business Technologies
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Laurence Ales

Trade Wars: Understanding the Implications for the U.S. Economy

Nov. 8, 2018

Professor Laurence Ales 
Associate Professor of Economics

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Nicholas Muller

Boosting Growth by Accounting for the Environment

Oct.11, 2018

Nicholas Z. Muller
Associate Professor of Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy; Lester and Judith Lave Development Chair in Economics, Engineering, and Public Policy

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Taya Cohen

Moral Character in the Workplace: How to Identify the Ethical Employee

Sept. 11, 2018

Taya R. Cohen
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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Christopher Cynkar

How the Franchise Industry is Responding to Changing Demographics

Aug. 21, 2018

Christopher Cynkar
Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

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Sevin Yeltekin

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and the Macroeconomy

May 30, 2018

Sevin Yeltekin 
Professor of Economics; Senior Associate Dean, Education

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Tae Wan Kim

Will Robots Take Our Jobs? An Ethical Framework for the Future of Workplace Automation

April 25, 2018

Tae Wan Kim 
Associate Professor of Business Ethics

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Chris Olivola

To Give or Not to Give: The Psychology of Philanthropy

March 28, 2018

Christopher Y. Olivola 
Assistant Professor of Marketing; BP Junior Faculty Chair AY 2018-2019

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Jay Apt

The Future of U.S. Electric Power

Feb. 21, 2018

Jerome Apt 
Professor and Co-Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center

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More Webinars from Past Years

Beyond Collaboration: An Inside Look at the Tepper Quad

Dec. 6, 2017

Bryan Routledge 
Associate Professor of Finance

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How Much is an Image Worth?

Nov. 6, 2017

Param V. Singh
Carnegie Bosch Associate Professor of Business Technologies

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Leveraging Your Network

Oct. 12, 2017

Brandy Aven 
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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The Good, Bad, and the Ugly: How Corporations Use Social Media to Engage, Interact, and Build Online Communities

June 6, 2017

Ari Lightman 
Distinguished Service Professor, Digital Media, and Marketing at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.

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Celebrity Marketing: Nike Saw Green from Tiger Woods' Endorsement

May 11, 2017

Tim Derdenger 
Associate Professor of Marketing and Strategy

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Sports Scheduling Meets Business Analytics

March 28, 2017

Michael Trick 
Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research; Dean, Carnegie Mellon University Qatar

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Acting Tools for Effective Leadership

Feb. 16, 2017

Geoffrey Hitch 
Associate Teaching Professor of Acting and Business Communications

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Building Smart Teams

Jan. 27, 2017

Anita Woolley 
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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An Update on the Tepper School

Dec. 14, 2016

Robert M. Dammon 
Dean, Tepper School of Business

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Launching of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Nov. 8, 2016

Dave Mawhinney 
Associate Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship; Executive Director of the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship; Executive Director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship

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Are We Headed for Negative Interest Rates?

Oct. 13, 2016

Marvin Goodfriend 
The Friends of Allan H. Meltzer Professor; Professor of Economics

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Entrepreneurship and Capitalism in the 21st Century

Sept. 20, 2016

Sridhar Tayur 
Ford Distinguished Research Chair; Professor of Operations Management

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How to be a Star Performer

June 8, 2016

Robert Kelley 
Distinguished Service Professor of Management

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Leveraging Team Conflict for Success

May 12, 2016

Laurie Weingart
Carnegie Mellon University; Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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China's Macroeconomic Adjustment Problem

March 31, 2016

Marvin Goodfriend
The Friends of Allan H. Meltzer Professor; Professor of Economics

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