Architecture alumnus Francisco Alvarez Rincon (B. Arch, 2015) decided he wanted to get an MBA and talks about his strategy putting together a solid application. If you are considering applying to business school from a so-called “non-traditional background” — even in the far future — you might find some useful information here.
One of the most difficult, time-consuming, and frustrating tasks for many of us is to write a several-page paper, essay, or report for a class, a project, a job, or other purpose. We struggle to write and organize an outline,
Networking for a job and working as part of a team once you get a job does not mean making speeches or manipulating others into recommending you for a position, or getting others to do their jobs or simply getting
Seeking high-achieving students for a college access program! The Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program (GLP) is celebrating a strong year of leadership development, academic enrichment and professional mentorship. The application is now open for current high school sophomores; share this information with talented, motivated high school sophomores and their families and nominate a student! Read more.
What will your role with others be? Do you want to be managing, or planning, or supervising, or making decisions, or leading others, or doing technical work, or writing, or speaking and presenting. Dr. Sandy Marcus talks about finding long-term career success through truly envisioning your future.
Scott Downs, SASDI Senior Fellow, writes about what it takes to create excellent leadership.
The User Services Department of the Paul V. Galvin Library at Illinois Institute of Technology has recently embarked on a Service Design project with the help of SASDI’s Continuous Improvement unit in a half-day visioning session. This process allowed us to focus on the services and experiences that are most important to us and our students, rather than trying to reengineer processes without looking at the bigger picture. As a result, the group was able to identify the key service aspects that warrant the group’s focus.
The CI unit hosted its third seminar on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Illinois Tech Downtown Campus, using space at the Institute of Design. We ran this seminar in October and November 2017, with the same attendee goals for each session, but in a different physical area, which allowed participants to reflect on the information away from the usual associations tied to their normal office space.
Due to expanded interest in offering an introduction to continuous improvement, the CI unit offered a second seminar on Friday, November 10, 2017, to the Illinois Tech community. With the same objectives, we applied feedback from the first seminar to make further improvements on content and delivery.
The new Continuous Improvement (CI) unit within the Office of Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives (SASDI) hosted a seminar on continuous improvement and change management. In addition to colleagues from SASDI, we welcomed colleagues from five other departments across campus.