Berkeley College Faculty and Subject Matter Experts Join Manhattan Chamber of Commerce to Present Learning Tracks for Business

Monday, February 28, 2022
Contact: Kelly Depsee
Senior Director, Communications and External Relations

Webinars Begin Thursday, March 3, with
‘A Second Look: Compliance in the Era of COVID-19’

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Berkeley College faculty and subject matter experts will join the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce for Learning Tracks for Business Success, a new initiative designed to help small and medium-sized businesses streamline operations, adopt best practices, boost revenues and expand market opportunities during a critical time in New York City’s economic recovery. The first speaker from Berkeley College to headline in March is Traci Dingle, JD, PhD, Professor, Justice Studies and Legal Studies, Berkeley College School of Professional Studies, who will present “A Second Look: Compliance in the Era of COVID-19,” on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 12 p.m. 

In the webinar, Dingle will examine essential elements of compliance and new considerations for such aspects in the era of COVID-19. More specifically, the webinar highlights reevaluating policies and procedures, communication, training, reporting, and response amid a pandemic and paving a path to the future.    

“Berkeley College has deep roots in Manhattan and is committed to supporting the business community through this important initiative developed by the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce,” said Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College. “MCC’s collaborative approach to bringing higher education, business and government together to share our resources and expertise will benefit economic development and business growth in Manhattan.” 

Upcoming webinars include: 

  • Women in Leadership: How to Build Your Power Network

Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 12 to 1 p.m.

Presenter: Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations and Founder, Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College

  • Financial Planning for Small Closely-held Businesses

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Presenter: David Glazer, Director, Master of Business Administration Program, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®

  • Leveraging Data and Tech for Driving Business Value

Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 1 to 2 p.m.

Presenter: Darshan Desai, PhD, Professor and Founding Chair,  Business Data Science, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business

  • Diversity and Inclusivity Considerations in the Business Environment

Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 12 to 1 p.m.

Presenters: Patricia Greer, JD, Chair, Legal Studies, Berkeley College School of Professional Studies and Moya Bansile, Esq., Co-Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, Professor and Pre-Law Advisor, Legal Studies, Berkeley College School of Professional Studies 

“Businesses need a boost to get back on their feet after two years of hardship and uncertainty,” said Jessica Walker, President and CEO of the Manhattan Chamber. “Our new learning tracks will accelerate recovery and spur economic growth for our city.” 

Learn More: Chamber members may opt-in to engage with any of the Learning Tracks here: 

About the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce 

The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is the convener, voice and advocate of the 100,000+ businesses across the borough of Manhattan, which is New York’s economic center. 

The Chamber is focused on advancing the economic vitality of our region by building a strong and thriving climate for the broad business community, including small businesses, startups and larger companies. 

While there are significant advantages to doing business in New York City, we provide meaningful solutions to overcome the biggest challenges facing businesses here. Since 1920, the Chamber’s mission has been to empower its members to thrive. 

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chamber’s nonprofit foundation has had eight staff members providing outreach and technical assistance to local businesses throughout Manhattan.  

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers continuing education programs to enhance career credentials.

Berkeley College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan, NY, and in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,000 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for nine consecutive years. U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College (NJ) one of the Best Regional Colleges in the North in its 2022 edition of the Best Colleges Survey.  In 2021 Berkeley College (NJ) was also recognized for the first time as a Top Performer on Social Mobility among colleges in the region. The website address is