Our 2019 Summer Lunch & Learn series will be announced in early spring. Check back in March to explore our offerings and to register. To register as a group, call us at (804) 828-3165.

Past events

Previous Lunch and Learn topics are available as customized training programs. Contact corp-ed@vcu.edu to bring these sessions to your business.

Data in Business
Learn how data can and should be leveraged for initiatives ranging from the elimination of food deserts to saving warfighter lives to creation of new business models.
Speaker: Peter Aiken, Ph.D.

Ditch the PowerPoint: The Power of the One Page Presentation
Eliminate long, boring slide decks and build powerful visuals on one page.
Speaker: Derrick Strand

Goal Setting for Personal and Professional Success
Get tips for marketing yourself in your organization and setting SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based) goals.
Speaker: John Worth

How to Win at New Business
Develop relationship-based selling approaches and learn how to construct winning sales calls in a fun and interactive environment.
Speaker: Wayne Slough, Ph.D.

Intro to Project Management
Learn the fundamentals of the project management methodology and explore examples of real world application.
Speaker: Jennifer Romero-Greene

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
Discover how emotional intelligence is linked to leadership, and how you can become a more effective leader, manager, peer and overall contributor in your organization.
Speaker: Terrie Glass

LEGO® Serious Play®
Join us for a short but fun introduction to LEGO® Serious Play® and learn how this interactive facilitation process can be used to build high performing teams, develop strategies and more.
Speakers: Joan Gammon and Joe Synder

Managing Your Career
Leverage the power of professional networking and develop the skills advance your careers and avoid career-derailing behaviors.
Speaker: John Worth

A Mindful Approach to Leadership
Learn how leaders can utilize mindfulness to help them grapple with the intricacies of leading in a complex world where change in the only constant.
Speaker: Christopher Reina, Ph.D.

Presenting with Power
Discover the secrets to creating compelling and dynamic presentations, whether writing your TEDtalk, presenting an abstract, or conducting a morning meeting.
Speaker: Eva DeVirgilis

Stress Management
Practice some simple, quick and techniques for managing stress in your life and work.
Speaker: Jean Gasen, Ph.D.

Your Data and Breaches: A Focus on Credit Reporting
Understand the impact of the 2017 Equifax data breach on you and your organization's credit.
Speaker: Peter Aiken, Ph.D. 

Women and Money
Empower yourself with new skills to transform your own money story and fuel your professional success.
Speaker: Roberta Keller