Popular Speaker Series Returns; Students Can Earn Bonus Certificate
The School of Business’ popular Global Business Leadership Seminar Series (GBLSS) begins this week with presentations by successful business executives in diverse industries. All programs are held in the Konover Auditorium at the Dodd Center from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Continue Reading
UConn CIBER Program Hosts Fifth Sustainability Conference in Australia
The UConn Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and the University of Queensland School of Business in Australia co-hosted the fifth annual “Green Business: Australia” program, a faculty development conference in sustainable business program from Jan. 3-14. Continue Reading
Wall St. Journal Expert to Speak on Ideological Divide at UConn Stamford Program on Feb. 16
Greg Ip, chief economics commentator for the Wall Street Journal, will discuss “Globalism vs. Nationalism: the New Ideological Divide,” at a program Feb. 16 at UConn’s Stamford campus, 1 University Place in Stamford. Continue Reading
CIBER Challenge Gives Students an Advantage in the Workplace
Career advice from GE executives, a scavenger hunt at Newport, R.I.’s famous mansions, a brain-teaser on global transportation, and a chance to meet business students from around the globe highlighted the 2016 UConn CIBER Case Challenge. Continue Reading
Florida State University College of Business– Four Florida State University students recently traveled to the University of Connecticut to participate in the Center for International Business and Education and Research Case Competition. Twelve universities participated and students were placed on teams of four from various universities to compete.
Union Recorder – Dr. Kathleen Monds recently went to the Land Down Under to learn how to protect the planet. She brought that knowledge back to her Southwest Georgia students at Albany State University where she is a professor.
The Daily Campus – The “Global Business Leadership Seminar Series” is part of the Center for International Business Education and Research’s professional development certification program at UConn. Students must attend three out of four lectures during the spring semester to receive the certificate.
Students from Different States, Nations Collaborate to Solve Real-World Problem during UConn’s CIBER Challenge
“I thought we’d never be able to do it,” UConn marketing major Stacia Smart recalls thinking when she heard that she and a team of other college students, all strangers, would have just 24 hours to solve a vexing sustainability problem for a major corporation.
Not only did Smart and her “Quadruple Threat” team develop a possible solution, including a new product idea for Unilever, but they took second-place in the UConn CIBER International Case Challenge this fall.Continue Reading