In a world in which the purchase and delivery of laundry, home care, and beauty products is rapidly changing, accelerating digitalization is integral to Henkel’s growth strategy.Continue Reading
Working in and for a family business requires a unique understanding of family dynamics and values.
The UConn School of Business is currently offering its Spring 2018 Family Business Executive Education Program. Continue Reading
School of Business Offers New 4+1 Bachelor/Master Degree Options in Financial Risk Management, Business Analytics
The School of Business will soon offer two accelerated programs that will allow students to earn both their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years. Continue Reading
UConn MSBAPM Students Help Stanley Black & Decker ‘Nail Down’ Its Data Analytics Info
Stanley Black & Decker executives wanted to optimize their vast repository of data from their Healthcare division, but were hampered because reports came from four different information systems. Continue Reading
The MSBAPM program continues to receive recognition for excellence, with the latest achievement including a No. 6 ranking in the nation from the web site Predictive Analytics Today. Continue Reading
Fun-Filled Professional Enhancement Challenges Will Highlight Student Accomplishments, Strengthen Resumes
Students in the Business Analytics and Project Management master’s degree program (MSBAPM) will have the opportunity to compete in a new professional enhancement, gamification-style challenge. 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
iSixSigma – The Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt and Black Belt curriculum needs an overhaul. The original operational excellence (OpEx) Lean Six Sigma methodology developed by Motorola in the 1980s and made famous by Jack Welch at General Electric (GE) in the early 1990s is finding itself a bit long in the tooth in comparison to the digital transformation activity going on around it. Practitioners of Lean Six Sigma who learned their craft more than 10 years ago need on-the-job training or CE (continuing education) classes to remain valuable to their client companies. The digital transformation has overtaken this quaint methodology, and unless continuous improvement teams embrace the new paradigm, their ability to affect the world will get smaller and smaller.
UConn Net Impact Graduate Chapter – On October 13th, 2017, UConn’s Graduate Net Impact Chapter hosted a volunteer day for Riverfront Recapture, a non-profit organization that manages downtown Hartford’s riverfront park system.