Mines economics and business lecture series to focus on leadership
GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 2, 2009 – Colorado School of Mines Division of Economics and Business is hosting Tammy Berberick as the executive in residence speaker for the Engineering and Technology Management Seminar series.Berberick is the president of Focus on Execution, a consulting firm that helps companies sharpen their business focus and improve profitability. She also was a chair for Vistage, the largest CEO membership organization in the world and has coached more than 30 CEOs. Her industry background includes entrepreneurial COO, global Fortune 500 vice president, and national consulting firm experience. She has more than 25 years of multi-functional experience across finance, information technology, human resources, strategy, and sales operations.
The lecture series, which is focused on leadership, is free and open to the public. Lectures begin Sept. 8 and run through Nov. 17.
For more information on lecture topics and times, see the full schedule.
The Division of Economics and Business emphasizes applied work devoted to industry decision-making and public policy. Taking advantage of the strong mathematical and quantitative skills of Mines students, the division emphasizes quantitative methods. As a multi-disciplinary academic unit, the division focuses on fields within economics and business that complement one another and build on Mines strengths — microeconomics, management science, and finance.