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CEO Evolution 2017

CEO Evolution 2017

Business Executives to Share Insight, Strategy at Stamford Program

Two prominent executives will reveal the secrets to business success at the fourth annual “CEO Evolution” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, in the GenRe Auditorium at the University of Connecticut, One University Place, in Stamford, Conn.

The program is presented by Citrin Cooperman, the UConn School of Business and the Fairfield County Business JournalContinue Reading


The Value of Intercultural Competence In International Business

http://blog.charleshaylock.com– This past Wednesday (April 12th), I had the opportunity of attending another Global Business Leadership Seminar through the School of Business at the University of Connecticut.

For this particular seminar, UConn’s Thomas J. Dodd Research Center hosted Steve McDonald, Vice President and Head of Market Development, Risk, Americas at Thomson Reuters.



Analyzing Political Risk

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Presidential Historian/Author Will Discuss Political Risk at UConn’s Annual Risk Forum in June

U.S. presidential historian and New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brinkley will be the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference, sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Business and its risk management programContinue Reading


IBM – The Path to Cognitive

Speakers from IBM discuss current talent shortages in data analytics and technology at UConn Stamford on Feb 22. (UConn School of Business)
Speakers from IBM discuss current talent shortages in data analytics and technology at UConn Stamford on Feb 22. (UConn School of Business)

A business data analytics event held at UConn Stamford on Feb. 22 brought students and IBM ‘Data Geeks’ together to share observations on how IBM Cloud and Cognitive are rapidly changing the marketplace. Continue Reading


Global Business Leadership Series Begins This Week

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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



Exploring All Avenues at UConn Finance Conference

Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business. (Joshua Weist/UConn School of Business)
Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business. (Joshua Weist/UConn School of Business)

Experts Encourage UConn Finance Students To Seek Jobs in Most Prestigious, Demanding Sectors

Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business.

“The conference continues the School of Business efforts to make a greater push to place students in more prestigious and demanding areas of the financial sector,” said Professor Larry Gramling, associate dean for undergraduate programs. Continue Reading


Women MBAs Connect at UConn-Sponsored NAWMBA Event

Insurance executive Melissa Cummings ’98 MBA urges women to be more gutsy in their career pursuits. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Insurance executive Melissa Cummings ’98 MBA urges women to be more gutsy in their career pursuits. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

School of Business Lead Education Sponsor for National Association of Women MBAs Conference

The path to a top executive position isn’t a straight line, but, instead, a series of zig-zags that build competence, expertise and wisdom.

That’s what Melissa B. Cummings ’98 MBA, senior vice president and chief customer officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, told hundreds of women MBA students and graduates. Continue Reading


‘You are an Entrepreneur!’

Kathryn Friedrich, Head of Global Monetization, YouTube (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Kathryn Friedrich, Head of Global Monetization, YouTube (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn’s New Xcite Conference Draws 200+ Women; Strives to Increase Connecticut’s Women Business Leaders

It was a simple assignment that YouTube executive Kathryn Friedrich gave to the audience of 200 business women: take a minute and think of an entrepreneur.

“If you’re not thinking of yourself, think again, because you are an entrepreneur,” she said. “Entrepreneurship is a mindset. You don’t have to start your own company to be an entrepreneur. You can start working on it right away!” Continue Reading