MSA candidate Bailey Crowe ’20 has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The scholarship will be a tremendous help as he begins his graduate studies this week, Crowe said.Continue Reading
Two UConn accounting alumni have earned among the highest scores in the nation on their CPA exams.Continue Reading
UConn’s popular Executive MBA program is launching a ‘HomeLink’ option this fall that will enable students to participate in some live classes from their homes and require in-person attendance one weekend every other month.Continue Reading
Although they didn’t earn top-standing in this year’s international negotiation challenge, UConn’s team of MBA and Law students were champions nevertheless.
“This experience has already impacted my work,” said MBA-candidate Jasdeep Singh. “I am currently Head of Operations and Marketing for 3BC LLC and we are in the midst of a negotiation that has been months in the making.Continue Reading
The UConn School of Business is creating a master’s degree program in financial technology (fintech) next year, joining the ranks of only a handful of universities around the globe to do so.Continue Reading
Long before she became one of the most powerful CEOs in the nation, alumna Mary Laschinger ’92 EMBA developed a strong work ethic and the courage to take on formidable challenges.
“My upbringing, working on a Wisconsin dairy farm, in a large family including four brothers, helped me a great deal. You had to speak up and not be shy” she said. “As a business leader, I knew I had a right to be at the table and to be heard. I developed the confidence to speak my mind about what was important and what needed to be said.”Continue Reading
Before UConn alumnus Tyler Davis ’18 became a tight-end for the Jacksonville Jaguars, he started applying football strategies to his graduate work in the School of Business’ Financial Risk Management (FRM) program.Continue Reading
BeRemote’s mission is to transform remote, professional work teams by enhancing engagement using an AI-based social-interaction platform that helps employees build and strengthen bonds within their organization. “Be a team that loves being a team,” is part of the company’s philosophy.
CEO Vivek Nigam, who earned his MBA from UConn in 2003, has 30 years of experience in IT and data strategy roles. He sold his first tech startup to AOL in 2000. Below he explains the company’s approach to team-building and how he hopes it will help transform the workplace.Continue Reading