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November 2020

+Impact Studio Zoom Open House

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Are you interested in finding out more about the +Impact Studio? Well now you can learn about what happened during the Fall 2020 semester, and how the studio encourages design thinking for impact through its course, events and thought leadership. Copy and use this Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/94030091558

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+Impact Studio Zoom Open House

November 16, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 12:50 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Are you interested in finding out more about the +Impact Studio? Well now you can learn about what happened during the Fall 2020 semester, and how the studio encourages design thinking for impact through its course, events and thought leadership. Copy and use this Zoom link: https://umich.zoom.us/j/91882408714

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December 2020

Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Round 2

December 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Watch teams advance from this round to finals.  Nine competing teams give a video pitch that describes their company’s solution to a pressing market need or pain, an estimation of the market size, and their financial assumptions. This is followed by ten minutes of questions from the judges. Four teams will be chosen to compete in the Seigle Impact Finals, where they will have a chance to win the $15000 prize.

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January 2021

Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Semi-finals

January 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Watch teams advance from this round to finals.  Eight competing teams give a short presentation that describes their company's solution to a pressing market need or pain, an estimation of the market size, and their financial assumptions. This is followed by ten minutes of questions from the judges. Four teams will be chosen to compete in the Seigle Impact Finals, where they will have a chance to win thousands of dollars in seed money.

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February 2021

Thought Leader and Changemaker LaTosha Brown

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Save the date! Business+Impact is proud to co-sponsor U-M Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) Black History Month speaker LaTosha Brown. Ms. Brown is an award-winning thought leader, social strategist, philanthropic consultant, jazz singer, and catalyst for change. As co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund, Ms. Brown is dedicated to increasing the political power of Black people. She has more than twenty years of experience working in the non-profit and philanthropy sectors on issues related to political empowerment, social justice, economic development, leadership development,…

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Tools for Futurist Thinking in the Social Sector with Deloitte’s Monitor Institute

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an environment of hyper-uncertainty for social sector organizations, as the economic crisis has weakened funders and nonprofits even as the demand for their assistance is skyrocketing. Many funders and non-profits have completed their initial round of emergency response to the crisis, but they are struggling to contemplate what they should do next. To help social sector leaders confront this challenge, the Monitor Institute by Deloitte is using the tools of scenario planning—the well-tested methodology for thinking about…

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Calling Future Open Road Fellows: Application Due

February 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Virtual MI

Business+Impact is a proud sponsor of Open Road. During the program, MBAs trek across the United States during the month of May to take on projects with social entrepreneurs around the country. Open Road applications are officially live. If you already have your team and are ready to get started on the application, you can find it here. All application materials are due Sunday, February 14, 2021. Open Road @ Ross is a student club powered by Ford and co-sponsored…

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Pivoting During a Pandemic: How Nonprofit Organizations Are Innovating and Adapting Through a Time of Crisis

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Each year, the University of Michigan Board Fellowship Program hosts a public forum in the form of a panel discussion with representatives from local nonprofit organizations. This year, the theme of the forum is “Pivoting During a Pandemic: How Nonprofit Organizations Have Innovated and Adapted During a Time of Crisis.” The COVID-19 pandemic has created new realities and challenges while deepening and exposing existing inequities. Within the nonprofit sector these impacts have been felt widely and profoundly. Join us as…

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Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track – Finals

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States + Google Map

Finals Schedule Friday, February 26:  9:00 – 11:35 am   MBC Track Finals (Seigle Impact Track, Innovation Track, Invention Track) Four finalists each track: 15 minute pitch, 15 minutes Q&A 12:30pm Winners of each track announced  1:30 – 3:15 pm  MBC Best in Business Pitches (First place winner of each track) 15 minute pitch, 15 minutes Q&A 3:15 – 5:30 pm  MBC Reception (lower level Ross building): 3:15 – 4:15 pm     Team Showcase (all Track Finalists will table) 4:15 – 4:45 pm      Elevator…

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April 2021

Impact Internship Round Two Application

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 16, 2021 at 8:00 am

Virtual MI

Business+Impact at the Ross School of Business awards competitive grants for social impact summer internships to MBAs and BBA juniors in the Ross School of Business as well as graduate students in the Ford School of Public Policy. Awardees will serve in summer internships utilizing management skills in social impact organizations. There are two deadlines to apply: Friday, Feb. 19 by Noon ET and Friday, April 16 by Noon ET. Award decisions will be made in two rounds after each…

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