• 21st Century: Generations
    Conference Oct. 30, 2015, Embassy Suites Murfreesboro
  • Financial Analysis Center
    Frank Michello displays data in the financial analysis center
  • Stock Ticker
    The Business and Aerospace stock ticker greets Jones College visitors
  • Dale Carnegie
    Jones College majors are required to take the Dale Carnegie course as part of their degree program
  • The new Flex-MBA
    offers 12-month and online options
  • Business Plan Competition
    Students present their ideas in the Business Plan Competition

Jennings A. Jones College of Business

Register now – 21st Century Generations @ Work Conference – October 30 at Embassy Suites

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21st Century Generations@Work Conference

Middle Tennessee is a hotbed of innovation, entrepreneurship, & growth!

  • What generational dynamics are shaping the world of work? 
  • What’s your generational IQ? Why is it a crucial indicator for leaders?
  • How can your business capitalize on each generation's strengths?
  • How will each generation drive business, culture, and society in future?

For answers to these questions, Dean David Urban of Jones College of Business cordially invites you to this exciting conference, hosted by Jones College & Jennings. A. Jones Chair of Excellence in Private Enterprise.

  • When. Fri., Oct. 30 • 8:15 am-12:15 pm • Buffet breakfast 7:30 -8:15
  • Where. Embassy Suites • Medical Center Parkway • Murfreesboro
  • Who. Keynote speakers • John Martin and Matt Thornhill of GenerationsMatter, a research-driven firm and national leader in advising major companies such as Walmart, Google, Proctor and Gamble, and Lincoln Financial on approaching business decisions using a generational lens
    Panel • Successful Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, & Millennials •
    Lively discussion of real-world generational challenges & opportunities
  • Cost. $30 per person


  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Buffet breakfast. Welcome and remarks by Dean David Urban, Jones College of Business, MTSU.
  • 8:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. Generations@Work & GenQAssessment results by Matt Thornhill, GenerationsMatter. Customized information & handouts on each generation plus answers to “What do you do now?”
  • 10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Break and networking.
  • 10:20 a.m. – 11 a.m. Baby Boomer/Generation X/Millennial panel discussion—workplace examples of generational dynamics in practice.
  • 11 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. Millennials: Transforming tomorrow in middle Tennessee & beyond (John Martin, GenerationsMatter)—a motivational, inspirational, fact-based look at what's coming & what it means today.

Matt Thornhill at Millennial Conference

 Matt Thornhill, GenerationsMatter

John Martin at Millennial Conference

John Martin, GenerationsMatter


Limited Seating!

Register by Oct. 23 to attend.


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Register by Oct. 23 and receive a FREE weblink to GenQAssessment (a $39 value!). The survey measures knowledge of generational preferences and traits at work. 

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