Graduate Programs

Executive MBA Program Offers New, Convenient ‘HomeLink’ Option for Fall ’21

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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

MBA/LAW Team Members Already Using Their Newly Honed Negotiation Skills

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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

UConn To Offer Master’s in Fintech To Meet Demands of Rapid Financial Revolution

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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

Lessons From a Fortune 500 CEO: Courageous, Thoughtful Leadership is Paramount in Business

Alumna Mary Laschinger ’92 EMBA, at a recent event for UConn Grad Students. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Alumna Mary Laschinger ’92 EMBA, at a recent event for UConn Grad Students. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

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

Financial Risk Grad Program Prompted Former Student Athletes, NFL Player to Overcome Obstacles, Adversity Off the Field

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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

HBJ Honors 4 UConn Business Alums For Their Professional, Community Contributions

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HBJ’s 2021 Women in Business Awards include nine honorees who are alumnae of the UConn School of Business. (

Four UConn School of Business alumnae will be honored at the 2021 Women in Business Awards Ceremony. The April 22 event is sponsored by the Hartford Business Journal.Continue Reading

UConn Business Professors Present Five, Free Mini-Courses to Showcase Graduate Classes

UConn School of Business faculty, like Professor Robert Bird (Pictured above) are presenting short courses to give prospective graduate students a taste of what a UConn education would be like. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The UConn School of Business is offering five mini-courses to showcase the expertise of its faculty. Although the programs were designed for prospective graduate students, anyone is welcome to join the one-hour, online courses free of charge.Continue Reading

Startup ‘BeRemote’ Masterminds Stronger Employee Bonds

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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