The UConn School of Business has created an endowed fund honoring retired accounting professor John Phillips, who has been described as a great teacher, researcher, colleague and all-around good guy. Continue Reading
Ellington’s Oakridge Dairy Seeks Business Expansion Suggestions from Marketing Students
The CEO of Oakridge Dairy Farm in Ellington is asking UConn’s senior marketing students to offer ideas on new ways to generate income for the sprawling, 1,600-acre farm, which is one of the largest of its kind in Connecticut. Continue Reading
When Product Developers Invoke Emotion, Do They Generate More Creative Ideas?
What kind of potato chip would you create, and what would you name it, if you wanted to sell the product exclusively to pregnant women? Continue Reading
Panelists: ‘Turbulent Times’ Provide Opportunities for Leaders to Emerge
Former U.S. Navy SEAL commander David Cooper knows a few things about leading in turbulent times.
Cooper served the elite unit for 25 years, ventured on dozens of dangerous deployments, and earned an array of medals, including one Silver Star and six Bronze Stars.
So when he talked about the U.S. Navy Seals’ 10-year manhunt for Osama bin Laden, and his killing in May 2011, the audience of UConn graduate business students, alumni and friends were engrossed. Continue Reading
Unlike Any Other Place
As we approach the final weeks of 2017, the School of Business is growing, thriving and delivering its best to our students, wherever they may be.
Excitement has been at fever pitch in the last few months. We have celebrated phenomenal growth in our campuses, our programs and our student enrollment. Continue Reading
Professor Etudo Created Software that May Pinpoint ISIS, Other Hate-Groups’ Radicalization Sites
A fascinating trait of mass murderers and terrorists is that they typically leave a lengthy manifesto detailing the impetus for their actions. Continue Reading
Whether their business is customer service, manufacturing of tools, or software and analytics, corporate chief information officers are always focused on the next “best technology.”
That was the message from the UConn School of Business-sponsored program on Nov. 7 titled, “Leading Digital Transformation,” at the Stamford campus. Panelists included Carol Juel of Synchrony Financial, Cindy Finkelman of FactSet and Lori Groth of Stanley Black & Decker. The program was moderated by Sulin Ba, associate dean.
All three presenters talked about the rapid pace of business today and that their companies must quickly adapt to digital transformations ranging from cybersecurity to artificial intelligence to employee recruitment.
Unique Competition Requires Strong Knowledge; Fosters Quick Team Bonding, Personal Growth
The UConn Center for International Business and Education Research (CIBER) held its 14th Annual Case Challenge in October and the event included business case brainstorming, forging new friendships and a day trip to Boston. Continue Reading
“They Consider Us Elite”
Newman’s Own Foundation has awarded a $135,000 grant to the School of Business’ Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), one of only 26 non-profits nationwide to receive financial support. Continue Reading