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Business Over Breakfast Webinar Series with Emory Executive Education
Grab your morning coffee and join us each Thursday morning from 9-10 a.m. ET for Business over Breakfast with Emory Executive Education ─ a free webinar series, where Goizueta Business School faculty address the latest trends and current issues in business.

The Economy and Me (June 4):
Join Tom Smith, Goizueta Business School Finance Professor, for a discussion on the latest economic news, the impact of coronavirus, what people are saying and what it means for you.

Decoding the Analytics of COVID: Making sense of models, data, and predictions (June 11):
What goes into the epidemiological models that guide our national and state responses? What are they intended to tell us? What can we, and can’t we, conclude from models? What causes “false positives” and “false negatives,” and how can we use them to evaluate various COVID tests? What does the data tell us about progress in responding to this disease? Get answers to these questions and more with Goizueta Business School Professor Patrick Noonan.

Technology and Privacy (June 18):
Technology has fundamentally changed the marketing landscape. Customer insights can now be gleaned from a myriad of data sources. But, at what potential costs? David A. Schweidel, professor of marketing at Goizueta Business School, will explore the benefits and consequences of 24/7 data collection for both businesses and consumers. He will discuss where we stand today and what this portends for the future of marketing and consumer privacy.

Leading Remote Teams During a Crisis (June 25):
The transition to remote work presents different challenges for team leaders and members. Leadership professor Peter Topping will discuss the adjustments that team leaders can make to enhance virtual team effectiveness and performance.

Be sure to check back as we add additional dates and topics.
Jun 11, 2020 09:00 AM
Jun 18, 2020 09:00 AM
Jun 25, 2020 09:00 AM
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Patrick Noonan
Professor in the Practice of Decision & Information Analysis @Goizueta Business School
Patrick S. Noonan is Professor Emeritus in the Practice of Information Systems & Operations Management. He served as Goizueta’s first Associate Dean for Management Practice Initiatives (now “Goizueta IMPACT”) from 2012-2015, and as Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Programs from 1996-2000. He came to Emory in 1993 from the faculty of the Harvard Business School, where he had earned his PhD. in Decision Sciences. He also holds a BS in Engineering & Applied Science and an MBA, both from Yale University. His academic field is "decision analysis," which draws on both the wisdom and the analytical methodologies of economics, psychology, statistics, sociology and engineering to provide prescriptions for improving decision making in business, in the professions, in health sciences, in politics and in life. His research and teaching in the area of managerial decision making combine academic training with his real-world experience as a management consultant.
Thomas More Smith
Associate Professor in the Practice of Finance @Goizueta Business School
Thomas More Smith holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is considered an expert in the areas of labor economics, pricing, sports economics and finance, the economics of the entertainment industry, the economics of the health care industry and film finance. He is an Associate Professor in the Practice of Finance at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He regularly appears as an expert on national television and radio programming (CNN, NPR, Huffington Post) and is frequently quoted in popular press regarding trends in unemployment, inflation, trade and other.