Academic Resources and Future of Work Bootcamps

Academic Workshops and Future of Work Bootcamps are offered several times throughout the year to provide MBA students with skills to complement their business education.

In order to register for a session or for additional information, students may refer to the Future of Work Bootcamps announcement which they received by email in September. For questions, please contact Academicaffairs@stern.nyu.edu.
 

Fall 2022 Future of Work Bootcamp and Academic Workshop Schedule 

  • Intro to Python, Day 1 & 2
    • Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
      • The two-part, hands-on workshop taught by the NYU Data Services Team, is focused on getting started with writing Python code and covers basic concepts and ideas working up to a realistic web-scraping example.
  • Excel for Business: Introductory, Day 1 & 2
    • Saturday, October 1, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Sunday, October 2, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • The two-part workshop taught by Professor Dan Gode will cover the use of Excel in solving introductory finance problems including basic excel functions, setting up charts and introductory data analysis.  Please note later workshops build on previous topics.
  • Leadership, Communication, and COVID-19
    • Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
      • In this one-hour lecture, Professor Helio Fred Garcia will share leadership lessons from the U.S. COVID-19 Response and will explore the dangers of misinformation for individual leaders and organizations alike.
  • Excel for Business: Advanced, Day 1, 2, 3, 4
    • Saturday, October 8, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Sunday, October 9, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Saturday, November 5, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Sunday, November 6, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
      • The four-part workshop taught by Professor Dan Gode will cover the use of Excel in building projections of financial statements, developing scenarios and what-if analysis, solving investments and corporate finance problems as well as data analysis.  Please note later workshops build on previous topics.
  • Managing Complexity in Business and Society with NetLogo
    • Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • This online workshop introduces agent-based simulation, a powerful approach to analyzing complex problems in business and society by replicating the way individuals behave and interact with one another and with their environment. The workshop presents key concepts with a focus on real-world applications, with a focus on business and societal problems. The workshop also introduces NetLogo – an open-source platform for agent-based simulation – and provides hands-on experience with a variety of relevant examples.
  • Innovation, Design Thinking & Experience Design: Foundations
    • Friday, October 21, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
      • In today’s digital world, innovation starts with understanding the customer.  This talk will be a primer for understanding the basics of user experience design (UX) and design thinking.
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
    • Friday, October 28, 2022, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      • Students are introduced to the basics of cyber security with emphasis on concepts relevant to business and industry. The course is arranged as a series of four one-hour lectures that cover the following: (1) An overview of cyber threats to business assets; (2) an introduction to challenges in modern enterprise architecture, (3) a tutorial on secure eCommerce protocols and infrastructure, and (4) an explanation of transition to cloud-hosted applications. The course is designed to move quickly with practical case studies and attention to controversial topics including foreign supply chain risks and drawbacks in regulatory compliance frameworks.
  •  Fundamentals of Business Law
    • Saturday, November 12, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
      • The purpose of this bootcamp is to provide business students with the fundamental understanding of practical business law topics to be effective contributors to legal discussions in the business setting. Topics include: key legal issues for corporations, fundamentals of contracts (i.e., how to read a contract), legal corporate structures and implications, impact of regulation/regulators on business, cross-border legal issues, and emerging trends. 
  • Innovation, Design Thinking & Experience Design: Advanced Hands-On Practice
    • Sunday, November 13, 2022, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
      • How do you actually apply design thinking to drive innovation in business?  This follow-up workshop will teach you design thinking skills and allow you to apply them in a hands-on workshop environment.  Please note that attendance for this workshop is contingent upon past attendance of Innovation, Design Thinking & Experience Design: Foundations.
  • Stress Management 
    • Thursday, December 1, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • This workshop will provide a safe environment for NYU Stern students as we reach the end of the semester and finals to access emotional support around the impact of recent events (e.g., COVID-19). Topics will include social isolation and anxiety of uncertainty.  Ways to better think about, organize, and manage stressors also will be covered.

Academic Workshops

  • Academic Planning for Spring 2023 and MAP Workshop (FT MBA)
    • Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • Presented by Academic Affairs and Advising, this workshop will assist FT MBA students in planning their upcoming semester courses and utilizing the My Academic Progress tool to track and manage their MBA Program Progress.
  • Academic Planning for Spring 2023 and MAP Workshop (Langone)
    • Thursday, October 27, 2022, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, or
    • Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • Presented by Academic Affairs and Advising, this workshop will assist Langone students in planning their upcoming semester courses and utilizing the My Academic Progress tool to track and manage their MBA Program Progress.