JBU’s Business College Hosts Global Leadership Summit Simulcast

Soderquist College of Business One of Three Host Sites in Arkansas

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SILOAM SPRINGS, ARK. (July 12, 2016) – John Brown University’s Soderquist College of Business will host The Global Leadership Summit simulcast Aug. 11 – 12 as one of three host sites in Arkansas.

The Global Leadership Summit, telecasted from Willow Creek Community Church (Illinois) to locations nationally, equips attendees with inspiration, practical skills and visions to become a better leader. The Summit features a diverse speaker lineup including Patrick Lencioni, author, Bill Hybels, founder of The Summit and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, Melinda Gates, co-founder of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Bishop T.D. Jakes, pastor, author and filmmaker.

“JBU encourages the local community to invest in their professional development,” said Kai Togami, head of graduate business programs at the Soderquist College of Business. “The Summit is a great opportunity for them grow their capabilities as leaders conveniently and affordably.”

The Summit’s key themes include executing ideas, accelerating teamwork, navigating effectively through cultural differences, harnessing the power of emotional intelligence, advising successful turnarounds and building cultures that value efficiencies.

“We live in a world of powerful ideas,” said Hybels. “The Summit team purposefully selects faculty who offer different perspectives. We best serve leaders by expanding their learning bandwidths.”

The event costs $209 per person and $189 for groups of 10 or larger. Students, faculty and military receive a reduced rate of $89 per person. To register for this event, visit jbu.edu/business/ or call 800.570.9812.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Ranked No. 2 among Southern regional colleges by U.S. News, JBU enrolls more than 2,700 students from 42 states and 39 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, degree completion and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 50 majors, with top programs including business administration, graphic design, engineering, construction management, counseling, teacher education and nursing.

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