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Press Release

Executive Speakers Series

October 26, 2001

ALBUQUERQUE – Last semester The Robert O. Anderson School and Graduate School of Management launched The Executive Speaker Series . The Schools’ are announcing three special programs that are coming in November and open to the business community.

The Schools will open its doors to the public on Tuesday, November 6, as scientist turned entrepreneur Dr. Roger Jones, CEO of Complexica, speaks on “The History of Informatics in Northern New Mexico.” According to Jones, informatics in New Mexico is less than a decade old, yet the companies here are generating significant innovations in the marketplace. He will be speaking at ASM’s Room 1017 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

The Anderson Schools of Management is also bringing Rick Farrell from the New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NMMEP) on Tuesday, November 20. Farrell will be presenting a talk on “Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping” at ASM’s Room 1064 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

The last of the November Speakers Series at The Anderson Schools of Management will be on Thursday, November 29 as Patricia Jerabek, a Senior Consultant with Ibis Consulting Group and Executive Director of the Diversity Leadership Council in New Mexico, talks on “Diversity Implementation Issues.” Jerabek will give her talk at The Anderson Schools of Management in Room 1068 from 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and again from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

“The Executive Speakers Series is an important way for us to share the resources of The Anderson Schools with business leaders in the community interested in staying in touch with the latest issues,” said Howard L. Smith, Dean. “I am very pleased to see our classrooms opening for the free exchange of ideas in business.”

For more information on these programs and The Executive Speakers Series , call 277-6264.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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