BLC Seminar Series

The Business Leadership Center (BLC) offers an average of four seminars per week targeting essential leadership areas that enhance the curriculum at the SMU Cox School of Business. Leading industry professionals from companies such as Amazon, AT&T, Glazer's Beverage, Keurig Dr Pepper, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, Patriot Capital, PepsiCo, and View Capital Advisors that help develop and facilitate the seminars. These exceptional leadership development skills prove invaluable to future success and differentiate students in the competitive marketplace. Most full time MBA students participate actively in BLC seminars, demonstrating the value that students experience.

What Does This Mean To Potential Employers Of Cox MBAs?

Students have access to a BLC Transcript which lists the seminars and programs they have attended. This transcript reinforces the added value of a Cox Master of Business Administration.

students in class

"Having real world experts who have faced these problems was really valuable to me and I gained a lot of practical ideas."

Libby Magliolo

BLC Seminar Videos

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Personal Development:

Students learn from seminars such as Mindful Goal Planning, Fundamentals of Wealth Creation and Your Personal Brand Impact as part of an overall emphasis on personal effectiveness.

Productive Leadership:

This seminar series encompasses strategies on Motivating and Retaining Top Talent, Coaching: A Critical Skill for Leaders, Creating a Culture of Excellence and how to put these leadership skills into practice.

Team Dynamics:

Seminars include Building Effective Teams, Motivating to Build Strong Teams, and How to Build a Winning Sales and Marketing Team among other titles. Team building is the key to achieving results.