Kendall College Offers Business Leadership Workshop for Chicago Area High School Students

Kendall College, in partnership with Operation Enterprise, American Management Association’s youth leadership program, is offering a comprehensive half-day of interactive workshops and activities for more than 300 high school juniors and seniors from the Chicago Public Schools and surrounding areas. The goal of the workshop is to equip young adults with the practical business and life skills they need to succeed in the work place and feel better positioned to face real world challenges.

Three highly-interactive workshops feature individual and team exercises as well as Q&A with expert speakers. Workshops will touch on the following topics: Leading with Emotional Intelligence; Business Enhancement Skills/Improving Professional Competencies; and the Future of Business/Skills for Success.

This is the second workshop co-hosted by Kendall College and the AMA this year.  The first, held at Kendall College in May, was highly praised by participating students for educating them about professionalism and leadership and how they can better prepare for a career after high school or college.

WHEN:  Thursday, September 23 and 24 at Kendall College. Sessions run from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Best time for camera visuals or interviews is between 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. on September 23.

WHERE:  Kendall College — 900 N. North Branch Street, Chicago, Illinois 60642

About Kendall College
Kendall College, which celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2009, offers undergraduate degrees in business, culinary arts, early childhood education and hospitality management. Current enrollment is approximately 2,400 students. The college occupies a stunning “Riverworks” campus near downtown Chicago. Kendall College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA),, 1-312-263-0456. The Kendall College School of Business emphasizes the critical skills and professional edge needed to excel in today’s global workforce, with a goal of generating graduates who are professional, confident and prepared for leadership roles in a variety of career fields. Kendall College is a member of the Laureate International Universities network. For more information, visit

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