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.

 

Fall 2021 Future of Work Bootcamp and Academic Workshop Schedule 

  • Introduction to Python, Day 1 & 2
    • Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Wednesday, September 29th, 2021, 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.  Please note later workshops build on previous topics.
  • Excel for Business: Introductory
    • Saturday, September 25th, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, 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
    • Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • Professor Fred Garcia, will review what he sees as the Seven Dimensions of the COVID-19 Crisis.  After describing the scope of the issue and how it differs from prior precedent, the lecture will explore how the tools of Crisis Management can be deployed for individual leaders and organizations alike in the days ahead.  This conversation will begin by discussing general best practices and important considerations.  Once the foundational principles are laid down, we will explore "Applying Best Practices to COVID-19 Communication" to bring these into concrete terms for the audience.
  • Excel for Business: Advanced
    • Saturday, October 9th, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Sunday, October 10th, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Saturday, October 23rd, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Sunday, October 24th, 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.
  • People Analytics: Managing Business Complexity with Netlogo
    • Saturday, October 16th, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • This online workshop introduces agent-based simulation, a powerful approach to analyzing complex business problems 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 business management applications, introduces Netlogo – an open-source platform for agent-based simulation – and provides hands-on experience with agent-based simulations for workforce analytics.
  • Innovation, Design Thinking & Experience Design: Foundations
    • Friday, October 22nd, 2021, 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 29th, 2021, 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. 
  • Innovation, Design Thinking & Experience Design: Advanced Hands-On Practice
    • Saturday, November 6th, 2021, 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.
      • Registration will be available following Innovation, Design Thinking & Experience Design: Foundations.
  •  Stress Management During Uncertain Times
    • Thursday, December 2nd, 2021, 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 COVID-19 and other recent events.  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 2022 and MAP Workshop (Langone)
    • Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
      • Presented by Academic Affairs and Advising, this workshop will assist students in planning their upcoming semester courses and utilizing the My Academic Progress tool to track and manage your MBA Program Progress.
  • Academic Planning for Spring 2022 and MAP Workshop (Full-time)
    • Thursday, October 14th, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
      • Presented by Academic Affairs and Advising, this workshop will assist students in planning their upcoming semester courses and utilizing the My Academic Progress tool to track and manage your MBA Program Progress.
  • Academic Planning for Spring 2022 and MAP Workshop (Langone)
    • Thursday, October 28th, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
      • Presented by Academic Affairs and Advising, this workshop will assist students in planning their upcoming semester courses and utilizing the My Academic Progress tool to track and manage your MBA Program Progress.