Event Recordings & Professional Development


The Carlson School is your go-to resource for lifelong learning and professional development opportunities.  Explore development events, graduate degree programs, executive education programs, and learning resources to help you learn about the latest trending topics. Stay ahead of the curve in your career path with these valuable educational webinars featuring top executives from local corporations, your favorite professors, and alumni.

1st Tuesday


April 2021: 1st Tuesday - Mike Osterholm, Epidemiologist and Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
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March 2021: 1st Tuesday - Corie Barry, CEO, Best Buy Inc.


February 2021: 1st Tuesday - Joe Nayquonabe, CEO, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures


December 2020: 1st Tuesday - Kweilin Ellingrud, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company


November 2020: 1st Tuesday - Andy Cecere, CEO and President, U.S. Bancorp


October 2020: 1st Tuesday - Jude Bricker, CEO, Sun Country Airlines


September 2020: 1st Tuesday - Chris Koch, President and CEO, Carlisle Companies Inc.


August 1st Tuesday: Special Edition – Tony Dungy, Former NFL Head Coach


August 2020: 1st Tuesday - Craig Samitt, President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota


June 2020: 1st Tuesday - Jim Owens, President and CEO, H.B. Fuller 


May 2020: 1st Tuesday - Business Leaders on Working Post-Pandemic

Professional Development


April 2021: Insight to Action - Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


March 2021: Carlson Women Global Connect - How Women Rise with Sally Helgesen


March 2021: Luminaries Speaker Series -featuring Tom Friedman


March 2021: Insight to Action - Digital Revolution: Transforming business strategy for 2021 and beyond


March 2021: Carlson Women Global Connect - Inside the Boardroom




February 2021: Insight to Action - Supply Chain Leadership in COVID-19 and Beyond


December 2020: The Way We Work - Supercharging Your Talent Strategy Through DEI


June 2020: From the White House to U - Interpreting News about the Labor Market


June 2020: The Way We Work - The Changing Nature of the Office

Chapters and Networks


March 2021: Thriving as a Professional of Color 


January 2021: 4th Annual LGBTQ+ Alumni Reunion - Compass Undergraduate


December 2020: Investors Circle - Insiders Conversation - The Carlson School in COVID Times




December 2020: Veterans Celebration 2020 


August 2020: Cargill Alumni Chapter - What Suppliers Need To Do To Survive a Current - and Post - COVID-19 World



April 2021: Insight to Action - Digital 

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