Upcoming Events


Westfair Communications to Honor Family-Owned Businesses

Westfair Online– Family-owned businesses form the foundation of the U.S. economy. They typically create up to 64 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product and 36 percent of all employment and ring up 40 to 46 percent of all sales annually, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the nonprofit Conway Center for Family Business. Those impressive numbers create the background for a Feb. 28 event in White Plains.


2017 Business Hall of Fame

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Four Alumni Inductees Chosen for Professional Achievement, Character, Service to Others

Four outstanding alumni will be inducted into the UConn School of Business’ Hall of Fame in March. The ceremony, which draws hundreds of alumni and prominent business executives, is the School’s premiere alumni recognition and networking event. Continue Reading




Building a Culture of Corporate Compliance

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Executive Breakfast | Building a Culture of Compliance | Nov. 15, 2016

Corporate compliance is one of the hot-topic issues in business today, and it will be the the subject of a Nov. 15 Executive Education breakfast program, “Building a Culture of Compliance,” offered by the University of Connecticut School of Business at its Stamford Campus. Continue Reading


Tremendous Workplace Shift Underway

NAWMBA Conference and Career Fair
The National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) will hold its annual conference and career fair in Stamford from October 20-22, with the UConn School of Business as the lead academic sponsor. (NAWMBA photo)

Women MBA Conference’s Goal: Increasing Number of Women Business Leaders in Connecticut – and Beyond

The business world is on the cusp of a tremendous shift that will draw more women into top management positions, said the executive director of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA).Continue Reading


Becoming Yourself as a Leader

Executive Breakfast Series: Becoming Yourself as a Leader

Executive Leadership Breakfast Features Management Expert Lucy Gilson, Baseball Coach Jim Penders

The School of Business will offer a free breakfast seminar titled “Becoming Yourself as a Leader,” from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford.

The program will feature guest speakers Jim Penders, head coach of the UConn Baseball team, and Lucy Gilson Ph.D., the head of the management department and a professor at the School of Business. Continue Reading


Women’s entrepreneurship conference coming to Stamford

Westfair Online – The inaugural edition of Xcite, an entrepreneurship and innovation conference for women, will be held next month at the Crowne Plaza Stamford Hotel. The conference is being presented by the University of Connecticut School of Business and the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


Xcite Program Debuts

 

Xcite - Connecticut's Conference for Women in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship

YouTube Executive to Speak This Fall About Bringing Entrepreneurial Mindset to Business 

A top executive at YouTube, who helped grow the company to its present value of upwards of $85 billion, will be the keynote speaker at a new entrepreneurship and innovation conference for women sponsored by the University of Connecticut.

The program, dubbed Xcite, will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Crowne Plaza Stamford Hotel at 2701 Summer St., in Stamford, Conn. It is presented by the University of Connecticut School of Business and the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI). Continue Reading


CEO Evolution Features Former Walmart CEO/MBA Alum

William S. Simon, former president and CEO, Walmart U.S. (UConn School of Business)
William S. Simon, former president and CEO, Walmart U.S. (UConn School of Business)

Former Walmart CEO/UConn alumnus William S. Simon To Speak at CEO Evolution Program on June 15

William S. Simon ’83, ’88 MBA, former president and CEO of Walmart U.S. and a UConn School of Business alumnus, will be one of the panelists at the third annual CEO Evolution program on June 15.

He will be joined by Margaret Keane, president and CEO of Synchrony Financial in Stamford, and M. Scott Gillis, senior managing director and co-founder of the Manhattan managing consulting firm Galt & Co.

They will speak of Continue Reading