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What steps can businesses take to prevent a crisis, and how can they best manage the fallout if one occurs?

Daniel Jacobs, a visiting associate professor of management at Loyola Marymount University and author of the book “BP Blowout: Inside the Gulf Oil Disaster,” will be the featured speaker at the College of Business Administration’s HR Professionals Mixer on Wednesday, March 21, at Loyola Marymount University.

Jacobs is a former Justice Department lawyer who specializes in sustainability, environmental and business law, risk management, compliance and ethics. He will talk about what can happen when an organization fails to prevent or adequately respond to a crisis, and has spoken extensively about the BP Gulf of Mexico oil disaster and how the federal government and the company fell short in their preparation and response.

The event is from 6-8:30 p.m. in ECC 1857, University Hall, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045. The cost is $30. Reservations can be made here.

The HR Professionals Mixer is sponsored by the LMU HR Society, LM-UMatch, LMU College of Business Administration and OfficeTeam, a Robert Half company.

WHAT: HR Professionals Mixer presents: “How to Avoid a $62 Billion Crisis” with Daniel Jacobs.

WHERE: Loyola Marymount University, ECC 1857, University Hall, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

WHEN: 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.

MORE INFO: Register for the event at cba.lmu.edu/hrmixer2018 .