UConn Today – The UConn School of Business announced plans on Thursday, Jan. 20 to redesign its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, a decision reflecting growing student interest in more flexible educational options.
Entertainment titan and UConn alumnus George Barrios is frequently asked for career advice, and he tells his proteges is to be optimistic, passionate, and maintain a good attitude.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
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
UConn Today – Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team, is again partnering with the UConn School of Business – this time by supporting a new lecture-and-workshop series to help 2,000 graduate business students enhance their leadership skills.
The series, which began Oct. 13, focuses on value-centered leadership, learning to reset and transform, and intentional networking. Each executive lecture will be followed by workshops led by a career coach to reinforce the lessons.Continue Reading
Before the EMBA Class of 2020 had landed in South Africa, Brian Waddell, director of process improvement at The Hartford, got a bird’s-eye view of the racial disparity that has divided the land for so long. Continue Reading
As a self-described ‘mushy-gushy’ type, Catherine Davis-Gomez wasn’t exactly counting the days until the first session of her Financial Controls course in UConn’s Executive MBA program.
“When I learned what Financial Controls was, I thought, ‘I’m gonna hate this,'” said the highly trained therapist who helps create school-based programs to address post-traumatic stress in children.
The feeling didn’t last long.Continue Reading