Globe University-Minneapolis Hosts Business Lunch and Learn Series

During March 2014, Globe University IDS will present a series of Lunch & Learn seminars for downtown Minneapolis corporate executives and human resources officers. The series begins Friday, March 7, on the Globe University campus located on the concourse level of the IDS Center.

IT Security – What you can do!

Friday, March 7, 2014, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Cyber threats are real! We all know how painfully true this is. Protecting your network is not simply the job of the IT department; in fact, there are many things every employee in every department of any organization needs to understand about how cyber thieves work. Find out the 7 simple tactics you and your employees can put into action to stop data breaches. The speaker is Eddie Nestingen, Globe University IT program chair


Ban the Box: “Have you ever been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor? □ Y □ N”

Friday, March 14, 2014, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

As of January 1, 2014, private employer job applications in the State of Minnesota may no longer ask that question. Find out whether this new law applies to your business and learn about its implications for your organization. Come learn about this law from some of the people who helped craft it as we welcome Emily Baxter and Josh Esmay from the Council on Crime and Justice. The host is Adam Spees, Globe University legal program chair


Preventing and Managing Workplace Conflict

Friday, March 21, 2014, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Preventing and managing workplace conflict is not only a specialized skill for supervisors but an essential proficiency needed to build cohesive teams and create office harmony. Learn tips from experts – Carolien Moor with HardTalk Biz Coaching and Tom Stoltz, Globe University business program chair– in dealing with inappropriate, disrespectful behaviors that afflict the entire organization. Also explored will be methods for neutralizing conflict and protecting employees by reducing risk and learning from discord.


Appreciating Cultural Diversity

Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Understanding and appreciating cultural diversity has become an essential aspect to the workplace. It is crucial that organizations train staff on how to better understand and interact in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner. This brief training will provide an overview of diversity issues within the workplace and how organizations can become equipped with the tools and knowledge necessary develop and utilize best practices. Speaker: Emily Little, Globe University criminal justice program chair.

To register for the cost-free seminar which includes a complimentary lunch, please register at Eventbrite; or contact Tom Stoltz at 612.455.3019 /; seating is limited.