Visiting Scholar on "Organizing With the Spirit"
Seattle Pacific University's Center for Integrity in Business and School of Business and Economics
are pleased to host Dr. Kent Miller
as our Bruce R. Kennedy Endowment for Ethical Leadership
visiting scholar. Dr. Miller is a professor of management in the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University. While on campus May 15-17
, he will speak to students and business leaders and interact with faculty on "Organizing With the Spirit" and "Management Research as Practical Theology."
The public is invited to attend Dr. Miller's presentation on Wednesday, May 15, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Eaton Hall Room 112.
"Strengthening the Soul of Your Practice"
The CIB invites you to attend the National Christian Foundation (Seattle chapter) breakfast for professional advisors, titled "Strengthening the Soul of Your Practice: Becoming a Business Leader Clients Want to Follow."
Co-sponsored by the CIB, this event seeks to strengthen community among Christian professional advisors, promote deeper integration of faith and practice, and encourage greater generosity.
Join us on Thursday, May 16, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at The Rainier Club, 820 Fourth Avenue, Seattle.
Additional details and online registration
2013 Summer Institute
for Business Leaders, Church Leaders, and Theology Students
are teaming up to offer two classes this summer. The Summer Institute is a wonderful opportunity to understand more about how our Christian faith influences our work and business leadership.
Faith and Business Masters Programs
SPU's School of Business and Economics
offers an innovative, faith-based graduate school experience. In an 11-month Master of Arts in Management program (specialization in Social and Sustainable Management), recently graduated, non-business majors learn how to integrate their faith into their work and engage business as a force for good in the world.
SPU also now offers an MA in Management with a specialization in faith and business. This new degree program is intended to train professionals who seek to live faithfully in the marketplace and apply in-depth knowledge of workplace theology to address real-world management problems.
about our MA program in Social and Sustainable Management
and its successful track record in training and placing students. To learn more about our new MA program in faith and business, contact Gary Karns at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicago Conference to Highlight Drucker Insights
Concerned about the loss of soul in management and in business education? Wonder what it looks like to live and equip others to engage business as a sacred calling from God? Consider attending “Management as a Liberal Art: Insights from Peter Drucker, Our Christian Faith, and the Practice of Management,” a one-day conference hosted by the CIB for businesspeople and business faculty. This gathering will take place October 17, 2013, at Olivet Nazarene University (greater Chicagoland) in advance of the annual Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA) national conference.
Visit the CBFA conference site
or contact the CIB
for more details.
Finance Leader Speaks to MBA Students
Bob Doll (chief equity strategist for Nuveen Asset Management and a regular national television financial commentator) spoke with MBA students April 11 as part of the “Theology and Economics in Creative Partnership” forum. Doll covered the state of the markets, leading with integrity, and a Christian understanding of faith and business. Listen to his presentation on iTunes University
(see item release 4/29/13).