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.
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
School of Business Co-Sponsors Program for Women in Family Businesses
“Women in Family Business: Bridging the Gaps” is the subject of a business and networking program from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Innovate Hartford, 20 Church St. in Hartford. Continue Reading
Wall St. Journal Expert to Speak on Ideological Divide at UConn Stamford Program on Feb. 16
Greg Ip, chief economics commentator for the Wall Street Journal, will discuss “Globalism vs. Nationalism: the New Ideological Divide,” at a program Feb. 16 at UConn’s Stamford campus, 1 University Place in Stamford. Continue Reading
This event has been cancelled.
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
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
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
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.
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
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