A KU bus drives past Capitol Federal Hall on Naismith Drive.

MBA Leadership Development Summit

KU MBA students and alumni are invited to the inaugural MBA Leadership Development Summit on June 2, 2023.

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About the event

MBA Leadership Development Summit
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Friday, June 2
Capitol Federal Hall

  • Network with fellow KU MBA students and alumni
  • Participate in workshops covering topics including job search and employment trends
  • Attend a keynote event
  • Update your professional headshot, with opportunities provided throughout the event
  • Join an optional happy hour following the conclusion of the event

Questions about the conference can be sent to bschoolmba@ku.edu.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact bschoolmba@ku.edu by May 19.


8:30-9 a.m. — Check-in and continental breakfast

9-9:15 a.m. — Kick-off

9:30-11:30 a.m. — Keynote: Your Leadership Edge

11:30 a.m.-noon — Professional headshots

Noon-1 p.m. — Lunch

1:30- 2:20 p.m. — Breakout sessions:

  • Turning Your Idea into a Small Business
  • Job Search Workshop: Networking and Search Strategies

2:20-2:40 p.m. — Break with refreshments and snacks

2:40-3:30 p.m. — Closing comments

3:30-5:30 p.m. — Networking mixer