Business - March 8, 2019

4 female students pose for selfie in Lloyd SA officeTake a sneak peek at our business programs.
 
Get a better perspective on which business program area interests you.
 
Check in before the day's event between 8:30 and 9 am.
 
Activities run until 1 pm. This includes a free taco in a bag lunch at noon.

Activities
  • Meet and hear from business department faculty
  • Meet and hear from student services staff
  • Participate in the Lakeland business amazing race
  • Gain advice and insight from our alumni in an industry professionals panel
  • Learn about each of our programs
  • Discover the differences between the business administration majors
  • Find out what's next for you - applying, providing transcripts, paying a tuition deposit, meeting with the academic advisor
  • Ask questions
​There's also a financial aid session just for parents.
 
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You don't have to wait until March to visit. Come anytime for a tour or book a student for the day experience.
Photo: In 2017 participants did a Lakeland business version of Amazing Race. Above one team takes a selfie in the Lloydminster Students' Association office as part of their race.​
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Business program list
Programs include:
Business Administration Diploma
Majors:
 
Group Advising - 10 am MST
Learn more about the business program from the dean, program heads and academic advisor.
  • more about the majors
  • class options
  • what to expect after you are accepted
Room 2038, Servus Lecture Theatre
Breakout Sessions 11 am MST
Here's where the information gets more specific about particular business areas you can study at Lakeland College.

You'll hear from current students, instructors and business professionals about careers and opportunities.
  • Marketing - learn more about a career in social media marketing, techniques and approaches organizations use to market in the ever changing digital age.
  • Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment -These skills are in high demand. Find out about career possibilities you'll have from this unique Lakeland program.
  • Accounting - If you think you what an accounting career, learn more about the CPA designation from a chartered professional accountant as will as other careers in the accounting field.
  • Small Business & Entrepreneurship - Learn what it takes to run your own business.
Lunch/Fashion Show Noon - 12:45 pm MST
The 3rd annual business fashion show runs during the lunch hour. This showcase event gives students and limited budget to buy and model business attire. Business club members organize the event---n a budget--and also work on some of their soft skills such as presentation and professionalism.

All the activity is in the Servus Hospitality Centre that includes the cafeteria.

Special lunch event:
The Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment students are doing a fundraiser lunch that will also be available during the lunch hour. Please bring cash if you'd like to support these students..
Student & Parent Sessions - 1 pm MST
Choose the session for you. A panel of experts will answer the questions you want to know about among an audience of your peers.

If you're a potential student, you'll be part of an informal roundtable discussion with current business students, a residence assistant and a students' association rep. Learn and ask questions about campus life to get a picture of what it's like to be a Lakeland College student. Servus Lecture Theatre

Parents can talk with reps from student services including financial aid and awards and learn more about the student health & dental plan and life on campus. Allan Markin Room
Wrap-up 1:30 pm MST
Learn more about:
  • The co-op program
  • Choosing classes and electives
  • Athabasca degree options
  • Early Bird Orientation for fall 2016
Optional activities -2:30 pm MST
  • Campus tours - meet outside the Servus Lecture Theatre
  • Residence tours - meet outside the Servus Lecture Theatre
  • Visit financial aid - student services
  • If you've been accepted, pay your tuition deposit- student services
Schedule in Brief
Times
  • Check in starts at 8:30 am in the main entrance
  • Event runs from 9 am to 1 pm
  • Lunch - free taco in a bag - is at noon
Activities
  • Meet and hear from business department faculty
  • Meet and hear from student services staff
  • Participate in the Lakeland business amazing race
  • Hear from our alumni in a panel
  • Learn about each of our programs
  • Discover the differences in each of the business administration majors
  • Find out what's next for you - applying, providing transcripts, paying a tuition deposit, meeting with the academic advisor
  • Ask questions







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– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

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Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
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– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
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– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
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– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
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– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
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– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
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– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

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