The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Business and Economics is holding its 10th annual Business Ethics Week from April 17 through April 21. The event emphasizes the critical role of business ethics and connects what students learn in the classroom with real life challenges.
Four guest speakersâ€”all alumni and seasoned professionalsâ€”will discuss business ethics and examples in their respective companies. Students, faculty and visitors are encouraged to attend their presentations, which will be held in Timmerman Auditorium of Timothy J. Hyland Hall.
Paul Sara, â€™72, Past President of Clear Channel Outdoor Milwaukee Division, will present Real World Ethics from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Monday, April 17. A board member of the Better Business Bureau Wisconsin since 1996, Sara is a passionate advocate for business ethics. He will talk about the consequences of bad corporate conduct and the importance of corporate and social responsibility.
Speaking from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, Rich Meeusen, â€™76, President and CEO of Badger Meter, will present Ethics at Badger Meter. Meeusen will lead a lively discussion of both personal and corporate ethics.
Bryan Mullet, â€™96, President and CEO of Bradley Corporation, will present Business Ethics at Bradley Corporation from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19. Mullet offers unique insight as the companyâ€™s fifth generation of leadership since Howard A. Mullett became president in 1928.
The final presentation will be given by Michele Thoren, â€™03, Senior Human Resource Manager at CINTAS. She will present Ethics at CINTAS from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. In her multifaceted role, Thoren provides guidance on employment laws, performance management and disciplinary issues.
The UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics is deeply committed to preparing students to think and act with integrity and honesty. Business Ethics Week helps advance positive ethics as students prepare to enter the business world.