NU Accel: Info Session
5:30 - 6pmZoom
Join this half-hour info session to learn whether NU Accel is right for you.
NU Accel is designed and delivered by business leaders from top companies like Salesforce and Google. This class is free with registration and open to students of all backgrounds. Join us to improve your competitiveness as a job candidate, think critically about your long-term career goals, and take steps to align your next opportunity with your ambitions.
Over six weeks, you will learn how to increase your effectiveness as you look for your next position as well as core business skills that will help you stand out as a new hire.
Course topics include:
- Strategies that make for a successful job search
- Persuasive narrative-building
- Effective interviewing skills
- Organizational psychology in the workplace
- An overview of strong project management
- An introduction to sales and marketing
- Eight essential skills for every professional
Lead by Our NU Accel Faculty Director
Naeem Zafar is a faculty member at the University of California Berkeley, Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology and the professor of the practice at Brown University. He has taught entrepreneurship and new venture finance since 2005. As a serial entrepreneur he co-founded and served as the CEO of several companies including Bitzer Mobile, which was acquired by Oracle in November 2013. He is currently the CEO of TeleSense, an Industrial internet of things company. Zafar has published several cases in Harvard Business School publishing and has authored five books. He has an Sc.B. degree from Brown University.