Author Profile

Antoine Rech

Antoine Rech is the Administrative Director of the Luxembourg branch of Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, USA. He directs and oversees the functions of the Jack Welch College of Business and performs administrative and programmatic functions including technology, human resources, and public relations. Antoine oversees admission activities for all Luxembourg academic departments in close collaboration with program faculty and staff, reviews and evaluates candidates for admission and counsels prospective students. Antoine is responsible for strategic planning, policymaking, and maintaining organizational effectiveness; he oversees the management of office staff and outside consultants. Prior to serving as Administrative Director, Antoine Rech was the Project Manager at Technicolor Luxembourg, part of the THOMSON Group. In this role, he managed clients representing 5 million euros of annual revenue and supervised orders and special projects handling for Microsoft and Disney. From 1999 to 2001, Antoine worked in New York for Bloomingdale’s and a wine import company located in SoHo where he developed and maintained an effective marketing communication strategy. Antoine received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Ecole Française des Attachés de Presse (EFAP) in Lille, France, his Master of Arts degree from the Marymount Manhattan College in New York, USA, his Master’s degree in International Business from ICN in Nancy, France and his MBA from Sacred Heart University in Luxembourg, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
4th of July Alumni Networking Drink! End of the Academic Year Party with SHULA! July 4, 2019

4TH OF JULY ALUMNI NETWORKING DRINK

REGISTER TODAY

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 3, 2019

4TH OF JULY ALUMNI NETWORKING DRINK
Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The 4th of July is one of the best-loved traditional celebration days in the U.S. where people gather together with friends, family and neighbors to celebrate American Independence Day—a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.

It’s a day when Americans love to let their hair down, relax and have some fun.

This year, the Jack Welch College of Business and the SHU Luxembourg Alumni Association bring together our fellow American university alumni associations, the Cornell Club of Luxembourg and the Harvard Club of Luxembourg, to proudly celebrate the 4th of July at the world’s first Conversion Hub! Foundry is a totally unique environment, community and working space in the heart of Luxembourg City. We could not wish for a more appropriate venue to connect the American university community!

The #4thofSHUly celebrations come at the perfect time for JWCOB students!

As the 2018-2019 Academic Year draws to an end, the SHU Luxembourg Alumni Association hope to congratulate all the hard work, dedication and achievements of our students and alumni, by kicking off your summer with the 4th of July Alumni Networking Drink (End of the 2018-2019 Academic Year Party!)

Joining us for the evening we have a special guest, representing the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg, Daniel Pattarini!

This event is open to alumni, current students, faculty and friends. Registration is Mandatory.

Fees:

  • FREE ENTRY: There is NO charge for SHULA alumni/members, Cornell Club of Luxembourg alumni/members, Harvard Club of Luxembourg alumni/members, current Jack Welch College of Business students, or Jack Welch College of Business faculty.
  • PAID ENTRY: The Alumni Association requests a small donation of €10 from outside participants or guests of alumni, students and faculty for this networking event.
  • €10 can be paid upon registration, or in cash upon entry so friends/co-workers will be able to join and take advantage of the complimentary food and drinks offered by Jack Welch College of Business and the Alumni Association.
  • REGISTRATION: Please have your guests, friends, or co-workers register here or at: http://www.shu.lu/alumnievents.
  • REFUND POLICY: 7 days-Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date.

Food: Finger Food offered by the SHU Alumni Association & Jack Welch College of Business
Drinks: Complimentary drinks from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm offered by the SHU Alumni Association & Jack Welch College of Business

Take the opportunity to celebrate our #4thofSHUly and spend your evening networking and connecting with students, alumni and friends in a relaxed environment!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Registration is Mandatory.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 3, 2019

Space may be limited so RSVP, be sure to save your spot today!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PARKING
Kindly note that there are NO PARKING facilities at the venue.
Parking may be found on surrounding streets, but the best way to reach us is by public transport or walking from the city center. However, if you arrive by car you can leave it at the P+R Bouillon and take the bus 17 (stop: Hollerich, Heentze Park) to arrive at the Foundry.

BUS CONNECTIONS
Bus Line: 17
Bus Stop: Heentze Park

QUESTIONS?
For any inquiries regarding your registration please contact:
Email: alewis@shu.lu or jdhillon@shu.lu
Call: +352 22 76 13 – 33

FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
YES
Please print your ticket from the order confirmation email or pull it up in the Eventbrite app on your mobile device to make sure you’re ready to attend.

Check-in Opens at 18h00. Your QR-Code will be scanned. The QR-code is allowing only one entry per scan.

Can I update my registration information?
YES

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
NO
Please submit one registration form per guest. Each ticket is personal and non-transferable.
It must be presented upon arrival.

Kind support for this conference provided by:

Participants are hereby informed that they are likely to appear on photographs taken at the event. These are intended to be published in print and/or digital media published by Sacred Heart University Luxembourg and/or our event partners.

4th of July Alumni Networking Drink! End of the Academic Year Party with SHULA! July 4, 2019

Kindly note that there are NO PARKING facilities at the venue.
Parking can be found on surrounding streets.

Connect & Share!

PAST ALUMNI EVENTS

The Sacred Heart University Luxembourg Alumni Association exists to serve alumni, friends and graduates of the Jack Welch College of Business Luxembourg by providing opportunities to network and giving graduates a community to help shape career paths and bring a bit of their Alma mater wherever they go.

The Alumni Association is a great way to network, which is why students are always welcome to join any SHULA events. If you want to spend an evening networking and connecting with alumni, students, faculty and friends in a relaxed environment

REGISTER HERE: www.shu.lu/alumnievents/

We run alumni events through out the year, so please check back regularly for updates!

SHU Alumni Networking Drink: H-ALUM-ween Party with SHULA! October 31, 2018

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

KINDLY RESPOND BY OCT 28, 2018

Eventbrite - HALUMween With SHULux

Calling all Monsters, Ghosts, Witches and Ghouls, your SHULA invite you to eat, drink and dance like fools. In honor of all your hard work and continued dedication to our SHU community we hope that you will kindly accept our invitation to the first SHU H-ALUM-ween Party!

Please join us if you want to spend an evening networking and connecting with students, alumni and friends in a relaxed environment! And don’t forget to dress to scare!

This event is open to all alumni, current students, faculty and friends. Registration is Mandatory.

Food: Finger food offered by the Alumni Association & SHU
Drinks: Complimentary drinks from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm offered by the Alumni Association & SHU

We look forward to seeing you there!

SHU Alumni Networking Drink: End of the Academic Year Party with SHULA!
July 5, 2018

That’s a wrap! On July 5, 2018 the SHULA hosted the End of the 2017-2018 Academic Year Party to celebrate the hard work, dedication and achievements of the SHU Luxembourg students!

This event was open to all alumni, current students, faculty and friends. Registration is Mandatory.

Food: Finger food was offered by the Alumni Association & SHU
Drinks: Complimentary drinks were offered from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm the Alumni Association & SHU

SHU Alumni Exclusive Event: Luxembourg Stock Exchange June 14, 2018

The Luxembourg Stock Exchange is the leading exchange for international securities and  the first stock exchange in the world to introduce a platform exclusively for green securities.

The SHU Luxembourg Alumni Association organized an exclusive behind the scenes presentation of the LuxSE with none other than Maurice Bauer, Secretary General of the LuxSE.

This event was open to all alumni, current students and faculty. Registration was Mandatory.

The visit was followed by a Networking Cocktail courtesy of the LuxSE.

BUILD YOUR CAREER

JUNE 6 at 6:30 p.m.

FIRESIDE CHAT + Q&A + NETWORKING COCKTAIL
with

JAMES MONNAT

CEO of Mason Bower & Foundry
SHU Alumnus – Class of 2014

This event is open to the public. Registration is Mandatory.

On Thursday June 6, 2019, The Jack Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University Luxembourg in collaboration with Foundry presents:

Build Your Career: Success Starts at Foundry
A conversation and discussion SHU Alumnus James Monnat

Our host James Monnat, MBA is spearheading the start-up eco-system across Luxembourg, offering local entrepreneurs a space that goes beyond the services incubators currently offer. James Monnat, MBA, CEO of MasonBower and founder of Foundry Luxembourg offers a space for collaboration, a space where starts-up can grow and nurture each other by collaborating to fill the gaps in their businesses.

Join James Monnat, MBA for a fireside chat about his journey so far and the fundamental tools required for success in the fast paced world of business. The session will be followed conversation with Prof. Marcus Müller Ph.D., about the fundamentals for successful management. The session with be followed by a Q&A session with both James Monnat, MBA and Prof. Marcus Müller Ph.D., Professor of Management at the Jack Welch College of Business and networking cocktail.

Foundry is a unique community, working space and business support program in the heart of Luxembourg. A place where people with ideas work alongside those who can make them happen. The Foundry community of businesses and creatives all work together under the same roof to convert ideas into operational businesses, forming an ecosystem for innovation.

Foundry is also a program combining MasonBower expertise with all complementary services from Luxembourg and Europe needed to convert an idea into an operational business. We will bring together all the necessary business and creative resources against a rigorous go-to-market process.

Ideas submitted for the Foundry Program are selected by the Foundry Committee based on the respective business case. The Committee consists of experts from different areas of the Luxembourg ecosystem: financing, private and public support, operations and market strategy. Once the idea is accepted into the program, MasonBower will work together with the idea owners to make their ambitions happen, tapping into the rich pool of resources, connections and talent that Luxembourg has to offer to make them real.

Through the Foundry Program, MasonBower can help turn dreams into reality by bringing the most amazing ideas out where they should be: in the market.

At the Jack Welch College of Business, we share Foundry’s dedication to promoting the understanding and appreciation of the constructive expression of ideas.

We believe that inquiry, pursuing knowledge, and intelligent reflection—both inside and outside the classroom—create greater opportunities and choices.

We challenge students to be fearless in their curiosity and courageous in their creativity and drive, both professionally and personally.

We are passionate about the role we play in helping our students and alumni to reveal their true potential. The discovery of individuals talents, abilities, strengths, character, and dreams is the most valuable outcome we strive for as educators and mentors.

Spaces to this event are very limited, so please be mindful and cancel tickets if you are unable to attend.

18:00 – Event Check-in Opens

18:30 – Fireside Chat with James Monnat
James Monnat, MBA
CEO MasonBower, Founder of Foundry and SHU Alumni

WHEN TO GROWN & DEVELOP YOUR CAREER OR BUSINESS?
WHAT ARE THE BUILDING-BLOCKS OF SUCCESS?
WHERE WILL ACHIEVEMENT LEAD YOU?
WHO CAN HELP BRIDGE THE GAP?
HOW CAN FOUNDRY ASSIST YOU?

19:15 – Fundamentals of Successful Management
Marcus Müller, Ph.D., MBA
Professor of Management, Jack Welch College of Business, Sacred Heart University, Luxembourg

BUILDING YOUR ROAD-MAP TO A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS PLAN

19:30 – Question & Answer

19:45 – Networking Cocktail

This event is open to the public. Registration is Mandatory.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PARKING
Kindly note that there is NO PARKING facilities at the venue.
Parking can be found on surrounding streets.

BUS CONNECTIONS
Bus Line: 17
Bus Stop: Heentze Park

QUESTIONS?
For any inquiries regarding your registration please contact:
Email: alewis@shu.lu or jdhillon@shu.lu
Call: +352 22 76 13 – 33

FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
YES
Please print your ticket from the order confirmation email or pull it up in the Eventbrite app on your mobile device to make sure you’re ready to attend.

Conference Check-in Opens at 18h00. Your QR-Code will be scanned. The QR-code is allowing only one entry per scan.

Can I update my registration information?
YES

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
NO
Please submit one registration form per guest.

http://www.shu.lu/conferenceregistration/

REGISTER NOW: www.shu.lu/conferenceregistration/

Kindly note that there are NO PARKING facilities at the venue.
Parking can be found on surrounding streets.

 

4th of July Alumni Networking Drink! End of the Academic Year Party with SHULA! July 4, 2019

ALUMNI EVENTS

REGISTER TODAY

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 3, 2019

4TH OF JULY ALUMNI NETWORKING DRINK
Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

The 4th of July is one of the best-loved traditional celebration days in the U.S. where people gather together with friends, family and neighbors to celebrate American Independence Day—a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.

It’s a day when Americans love to let their hair down, relax and have some fun.

This year, the Jack Welch College of Business and the SHU Luxembourg Alumni Association bring together our fellow American university alumni associations, the Cornell Club of Luxembourg and the Harvard Club of Luxembourg, to proudly celebrate the 4th of July at the world’s first Conversion Hub! Foundry is a totally unique environment, community and working space in the heart of Luxembourg City. We could not wish for a more appropriate venue to connect the American university community!

The #4thofSHUly celebrations come at the perfect time for JWCOB students!

As the 2018-2019 Academic Year draws to an end, the SHU Luxembourg Alumni Association hope to congratulate all the hard work, dedication and achievements of our students and alumni, by kicking off your summer with the 4th of July Alumni Networking Drink (End of the 2018-2019 Academic Year Party!)

Joining us for the evening we have a special guest, representing the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg, Daniel Pattarini!

This event is open to alumni, current students, faculty and friends. Registration is Mandatory.

Fees:

  • FREE ENTRY: There is NO charge for SHULA alumni/members, Cornell Club of Luxembourg alumni/members, Harvard Club of Luxembourg alumni/members, current Jack Welch College of Business students, or Jack Welch College of Business faculty.
  • PAID ENTRY: The Alumni Association requests a small donation of €10 from outside participants or guests of alumni, students and faculty for this networking event.
  • €10 can be paid upon registration, or in cash upon entry so friends/co-workers will be able to join and take advantage of the complimentary food and drinks offered by Jack Welch College of Business and the Alumni Association.
  • REGISTRATION: Please have your guests, friends, or co-workers register here or at: http://www.shu.lu/alumnievents.
  • REFUND POLICY: 7 days-Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date.

Food: Finger Food offered by the SHU Alumni Association & Jack Welch College of Business
Drinks: Complimentary drinks from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm offered by the SHU Alumni Association & Jack Welch College of Business

Take the opportunity to celebrate our #4thofSHUly and spend your evening networking and connecting with students, alumni and friends in a relaxed environment!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Registration is Mandatory.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 3, 2019

Space may be limited so RSVP, be sure to save your spot today!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PARKING
Kindly note that there are NO PARKING facilities at the venue.
Parking may be found on surrounding streets, but the best way to reach us is by public transport or walking from the city center. However, if you arrive by car you can leave it at the P+R Bouillon and take the bus 17 (stop: Hollerich, Heentze Park) to arrive at the Foundry.

BUS CONNECTIONS
Bus Line: 17
Bus Stop: Heentze Park

QUESTIONS?
For any inquiries regarding your registration please contact:
Email: alewis@shu.lu or jdhillon@shu.lu
Call: +352 22 76 13 – 33

FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
YES
Please print your ticket from the order confirmation email or pull it up in the Eventbrite app on your mobile device to make sure you’re ready to attend.

Check-in Opens at 18h00. Your QR-Code will be scanned. The QR-code is allowing only one entry per scan.

Can I update my registration information?
YES

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
NO
Please submit one registration form per guest. Each ticket is personal and non-transferable.
It must be presented upon arrival.

Kind support for this conference provided by:

Participants are hereby informed that they are likely to appear on photographs taken at the event. These are intended to be published in print and/or digital media published by Sacred Heart University Luxembourg and/or our event partners.

4th of July Alumni Networking Drink! End of the Academic Year Party with SHULA! July 4, 2019

Kindly note that there are NO PARKING facilities at the venue.
Parking can be found on surrounding streets.

Connect & Share!

ALUMNI EVENTS

The Sacred Heart University Luxembourg Alumni Association exists to serve alumni, friends and graduates of the Jack Welch College of Business Luxembourg by providing opportunities to network and giving graduates a community to help shape career paths and bring a bit of their Alma mater wherever they go.

The Alumni Association is a great way to network, which is why students are always welcome to join any SHULA events. If you want to spend an evening networking and connecting with alumni, students, faculty and friends in a relaxed environment, please register for any of the events on this page!

We run alumni events through out the year, so please check back regularly for updates!

LunchTime Learning-Executive Education

A Mini-Series of Executive LunchTime Learning Sessions

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50% OFF PROMO CODE: LTLDISC

The Jack Welch College of Business Executive Education Program is targeted at those who desire to become the best version of themselves. With guidance from our highly experienced faculty experts you can deepen your managerial and leadership skill set. Combining knowledge, innovation, reflection and project-based learning, our interactive seminars could be the key to unlocking your new way of thinking.

The series is composed of four separate sessions and different topics. Sessions can be enjoyed individually or as a combined series. Each session is a 90-minute long intervention where—based on an initial introduction of models, literature and practical examples—we work on the understanding of those learnings. Through discussions between participants and instructor, participants learn to recognize how they can use material in the context of their own organization and apply concepts in their professional environment.

SERIES STRUCTURE & CONTENT

  • Session 1: Influencing From the Dark Side – April 11, 2019
    Unconventional approaches to influence and accelerate transformation within your organization to become a more effective change agent. Hone your ability to lead and inspire others, achieve results, and develop the skills to become a more purposeful leader.
  • Session 2: Design Thinking Fundamentals – May 16, 2019
    Understanding the Design Thinking principle and process. Reflection on the conditions for the application of Design Thinking and identify how and when to use different problem solving techniques.
  • Session 3: Managing Change Under Uncertainty – June 6, 2019
    The importance of the effect of uncertainty in everyday management. Where to apply mechanisms to help cope with the effects of uncertainty in the change management context.
  • Session 4: Fully Engaging Your Teams – August 8, 2019
    Reflect on engagement principles in the day-to-day of organizations and identify how their own level of engagement can be improved. Apply concepts to help effectuate engagement or diminish dis-engagement.

WHO IS THE LUNCHTIME LEARNING SERIES FOR?

All participants are welcome, but this series is designed with a particular emphasis on the executive professional that may have a curiosity about any of the following:

  • Understand how we can deal with managing change in general
  • Get a grasp of what Design Thinking is and get a flavor for some of the ideation techniques
  • Learn how to fully engage teams in organizations
  • Influencing skills from unconventional approaches for positive causes

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION CONCEPT

  • Knowledge & Innovation
    As a university-based Business School, we have access to the latest knowledge. Focusing on practice related concepts, models, insights and tools in managerial and leadership skills. Pushing the boundaries of knowledge and stimulating innovative thinking.
  • Project-Based Learning
    Using methods varying from real life projects to concise assignments, cases and simulation games allowing you to gain insights that are directly applicable to your position.
  • Interaction & Reflections
    A diverse set of perspectives across industries, professional experiences, and academic disciplines—from faculty and participants—are key components of our applied learning approach. Learn by sharing new insights, challenging assumptions, and introducing new ways of the thinking.

LOCATION & TIMES

  • Lunchtime (12:00-1:45 PM)
  • Chamber of Commerce (training center)
    Luxembourg-Kirchberg (parking provided)

WHEN DO I NEED TO REGISTER?

  • Deadline Session 1: Monday, April 8, 2019
    Session 1: Influencing From the Dark Side – April 11, 2019
  • Deadline Session 2: Monday, May 13, 2019
    Session 2: Design Thinking Fundamentals – May 16, 2019
  • Deadline Session 3: Monday, June 3, 2019
    Session 3: Managing Change Under Uncertainty – June 6, 2019
  • Deadline Session 4: Monday, August 5, 2019
    Session 4: Fully Engaging Your Teams – August 8, 2019

HOW MUCH DOES THE LUNCHTIME LEARNING SERIES COST?

  • 1 Session: €150
    (Price includes lunch, learning materials and processing fees)
  • 2 Sessions: €270
    (Price includes lunch, learning materials and processing fees)
  • 3 Sessions: €380
    (Price includes lunch, learning materials and processing fees)
  • 4 Sessions: €490
    (Price includes lunch, learning materials and processing fees)

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION

Payment is due upon registration. Your space is secured upon receipt of full payment.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand that business professionals occasionally have changes in plans or schedules that will result in their not being able to attend a session as planned. If you wish to cancel and receive a full refund, you must submit your request in writing 10 business days prior to the session date. Cancellation requests are valid only upon the Jack Welch College of Business confirming receipt of your request. For more information about cancellation policies or assistance with the registration process, please contact: Alexandra Lewis (alewis@shu.lu) or Joshua John Dhillon (jdhillon@shu.lu).

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Open Enrollment Course APR 3 - JUN 26: Blockchain & Big Data/Crypto Currencies

Blockchain & Big Data/Crypto Currencies: APR 3 – JUN 26

Open Enrollment Course

12 WEEKS

APR 3 – JUN 26

3 HOURS

Time commitment
per week

12 CLASSES

1 class
per week

AACSB
Accredited

€950

Chamber of Commerce

Training Center
Luxembourg-Kirchberg
(parking provided)

What You Will Learn

This course aims at providing a hands-on introduction to blockchain, distributed ledger and crypto-currencies. The course will address three major topics:

  1. Use cases for blockchain technologies in supply chain management and payment systems as well as tokenization of assets.
  2. An in-depth look at how blockchain technology is implemented using different programming frameworks (Ethereum and Hyperledger).
  3. The design of payment architectures based on blockchain.
    More specifically, the class will focus on the Interledger protocol developed by Ripple as a key element to achieve global inter-operability.

Key Benefits

  • Understand the opportunities, but also the limits of blockchain technology
  • Expertise in writing simple blockchain applications using the Ethereum platform
  • Understand the basic theory on consensus protocols
  • Develop basic monitoring tools for other blockchains (Ripple)
  • Understand the economic issues and incentives of a decentralized application
  • Governance approaches for blockchain based applications
  • Advanced topics: Ripple Interledger protocol, Tezos governance model

Course Features

  • A practical and pragmatic approach to blockchain based technology.
  • Team Project
    Students will be lead to understand the key technology by working in teams on a semester long project (12 weeks). The project will aim at simulating a real-life scenario of a blockchain based start-up. Each team will identify a performance gap or strategic opportunity facing the start-up organization, and then build a comprehensive, technological strategy and implementation plan to address it, and showcase their findings in final pitch presentation. Faculty will be available throughout the course to provide feedback and advice.
  • Participants learn to recognize how they can use material in the context of their own organization and apply concepts in their professional environment.
  • A diverse set of perspectives across industries, professional experiences, and academic disciplines: students come from a variety of backgrounds and companies, ensuring exposure to a broad range of learning experiences.
  • This courses is academically accredited at the graduate level.
  • Credits earned may be applied toward the MBA Degree.

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers who want to refine their skills in strategic data management and fact-based decision-making
  • Individuals building and launching data science teams
  • Professionals in marketing, supply chain, information technology, human resources, talent management, product development, operations, and other strategy-related functions

Please complete the form below for more information:

Open Enrollment Course

Blockchain & Big Data/Crypto Currencies

APR 3 – JUN 26

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