For the third year in a row, the School of Business is offering a 10-credit summer business program for undergraduate, non-business majors who want to gain valuable business knowledge and expand their marketability. Continue Reading
School of Business Wishes a Happy Future to Professors Carrafiello, Spiggle and Ross
Kayaking in South Carolina, reading, gardening and tackling new research projects are on the retirement ‘to-do’ lists of three prominent Marketing Department professors.
This year’s three School of Business retirees all hail from the Marketing Department, and include: Continue Reading
In describing the UConn School of Business at this moment, 76 years into its accomplished history, the word “engaged” captures the essence. Our students, faculty and staff are engaged with each other, with our alumni, with the corporate community and with the University.
The School’s growth has been extraordinary, both in terms of enrollment and creating and maintaining vibrant, effective and relevant academic programs. We are transforming the future—of our students, our state, our industries and our world. There is much to celebrate.
We invite you to read the 2016 Dean’s Annual Report.
UConn Expertise Helps Strengthen United Nations’ Global Initiatives on Responsible Business Conduct
When a United Nations committee met last month in Geneva, Switzerland, to prepare new guidance on business and human rights, six UConn faculty offered suggestions to bolster the international treaty. Continue Reading
Professor Emeritus Karla Fox Remains Busy – With Varied Pursuits
Since retiring from UConn, where her last full-time appointment was Interim Dean, Karla Fox has kept busy with a number of civic activities. Continue Reading
French People Say ‘Non, Merci’ to After-Hours Work; Should U.S. Employees Follow?
A new ‘Right to Disconnect’ law that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2017 gives French employees a qualified legal right to ignore work emails outside of normal business hours.
Designed to reduce work-related stress and decrease employee burnout, the law requires companies with 50 or more employees to form policies with their workers that limit work-related technology use after hours. Continue Reading
School of Business Partners with UConn Law to Offer New Certificate in Corporate/Regulatory Compliance
The University of Connecticut School of Business and the School of Law have partnered to create a certificate program in Corporate and Regulatory Compliance in response to the business community’s growing demand for risk-avoidance expertise.
“This is one of the fastest-growing specialties in business today and, with the right credentials, experts are commanding top jobs,” said Business Law Professor Robert Bird. Bird is one of the co-founders of the graduate-level program with Peter Lindseth, the Olimpiad S. Ioffe Professor of International and Comparative Law and Director of International Programs at UConn Law. Continue Reading
This event has been cancelled.
Corporate compliance is one of the hot-topic issues in business today, and it will be the the subject of a Nov. 15 Executive Education breakfast program, “Building a Culture of Compliance,” offered by the University of Connecticut School of Business at its Stamford Campus. Continue Reading
Professor Park, Colleagues Awarded UConn Academic-Plan Grant to Help Further the Study, Practice of Human Rights in Business
Business law professor Stephen Park and UConn colleagues have been awarded a $265,000 research grant under UConn’s Academic Plan to investigate ways to protect and promote human rights in the business world.Continue Reading