Summer Seminars

This summer, the Walker School is offering a professional development seminar series focused on critical issues of our day. From cybersecurity to networking, social media, nonprofit management, global entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and more, these accelerated seminars are structured to provide you with fresh perspective and relevant insight that informs your leadership journey.

The seminars are open to undergraduate and graduate students as a one-credit hour course. Community members may also register for a fee of $150 per seminar. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to students in recognition of their participation.

All seminars are held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST at Webster University's East Academic Building, 545 Garden Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63119. Lunch will be provided to all seminar participants.

Pre-work materials will be shared with students online prior to the date of the seminar. Seminars noted with [ * ] are also being offered online via WebEx.

PLEASE NOTE:  Registration for the seminars closes the Tuesday prior to the date of the course.  

Upcoming Seminars

Date/Time Seminar Topic Instructor Registration Status
* Saturday, July 26
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mission vs. Profits: A Challenge for a NPO - MNGT 5500.15, MNGT 3100.15

Not-for-profit does not mean no profit. To meet today's economic challenges, nonprofits must seek additional revenue sources including earned revenue. With the potential for revenue comes others challenges. This seminar will explore both the options and challenges.
Barrett Baebler, Ph.D. Registration is open.
Saturday, July 26 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Essentials of Professional Development in Healthcare - MNGT 5500.16, MNGT 3100.16

This seminar provides individualized opportunities to explore career options in the healthcare field based on an assessment of your professional interests and competencies. You'll learn how to get a foot in the door and develop a strategy to take the next step in your career. In addition, you'll develop practical skills related to job search communication, interviewing techniques and personal brand development.
Anne Browning
& Rebecca Spear
Registration is open. 

Registration Information

Walker Seminars are open to undergraduate and graduate students as well as community members (non-degree seeking students). Follow the instructions below to register.

Undergraduate and Graduate Students:  These courses do not require any prerequisites. To register for a seminar, please contact your Academic Advisor for assistance.  Space is limited, so register today.  

Community Members (Non-Degree Seeking Students):  The cost for non-degree seeking students to enroll a seminar is $150.  Non-degree seeking students will earn a Certificate of Completion at the conclusion of the seminar. To register as a non-degree seeking student, complete the Non-Degree Seeking Student Form. A representative from the Walker School of Business & Technology will contact you to share additional information prior to the start of the seminar.  

For questions, please contact the Walker School at 314-246-5951 or email