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School of Management

News contact: Patricia Schoch, UTD, (972) 883-6298, pschoch@utdallas.edu

'Career Management Strategies In An Unpredictable Economy'
To Be Topic Of Forum At UTD June 19

RICHARDSON, Texas (June 9, 2003) - "Career Management Strategies in an Unpredictable Economy" will be the topic of a panel discussion Thursday, June 19, at a Professional Development Forum at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
The three panel members will present perspectives from the corporate sector, higher education and government in a discussion of the far-reaching impact of the current economy. The discussion will touch on issues ranging from the effects on delivery of services to interactions with customers and constituents to insuring employees' continued personal growth.
Panel members will be Ken Wilcox, vice president and general manager, small format channel, Frito-Lay Corporation; Margaret M. Wright, assistant director of human resources, City of Dallas; and Jay Phillips, director of Executive and Professional Development in UTD's School of Management.

A breakfast will be held at 8 a.m., followed by the panel's presentation from 8:30 to 10 a.m. A $15 charge covers both events, which will be held in Room 1.212 of the UTD Conference Center. To register, please contact execdev@utdallas.edu or call Phillips at 972-883-2204 by June 16. For location information, please see http://www.utdallas.edu/campusmap.html (visitor parking between the Conference Center and Drive H).

The UTD School of Management presents the Professional Development Forum each March, June, September and December. The forum series promotes training and development as an integral, bottom-line function in organizations and presents current trends and issues in employee training and professional development.

About The UTD School of Management
The UTD School of Management ranked sixth worldwide in research productivity in operations management and management information systems over the last six years in a study published by OR/MS Today, a publication of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The school is the largest of UTD's seven schools, with an enrollment that has increased 80 per cent over the last six years to more than 4,300 students. The school's new, 203,000-square-foot building - featuring classrooms with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, wireless connectivity, video-conferencing facilities, a computer lab, faculty offices, meeting rooms and an executive education center - will open this summer.

About The UTD School of Management
The UTD School of Management ranked sixth worldwide in research productivity in operations management and management information systems over the last six years in a study published by OR/MS Today, a publication of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). The school is the largest of UTD's seven schools, with an enrollment that has increased 80 per cent over the last six years to more than 4,300 students. The school's new, 203,000-square-foot building - featuring classrooms with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, wireless connectivity, video-conferencing facilities, a computer lab, faculty offices, meeting rooms and an executive education center - will open this summer.

About UTD
The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 13,000 students. The school's freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university's Web site at http://www.utdallas.edu.


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