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.
Fairfield County Business Journal – The third annual CEO Evolution event will feature insights into the secrets of success from three CEOs from high-level national and global companies.
At the June 15 event the University of Connecticut School of Business in Stamford will host William S. Simon, former president and CEO of Walmart U.S.; Margaret Keane, president and CEO of Synchrony Financial in Stamford, and Scott Gillis, senior managing director and co-founder of the Manhattan managing consulting firm Galt & Co.
UConn School of Business and EC-Council Partner To Train, Certify Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts
The University of Connecticut School of Business has partnered with the EC-Council Foundation to offer three distinctive courses for information technology experts who want to be certified in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.Continue Reading
The Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, one of Connecticut’s premiere events for top executives and emerging business leaders, has announced some of its key speakers for the October 2016 event. They include: Lisa Borders, incoming president of the Women’s Basketball Association; John Ciulla, president of Webster Bank and Webster Financial; Wendy Kahn, the CEO of the Valentino fashion house, and Steven Raab, president of SNY.
UConn Today – During the early days of March Madness, which now seem like the distant past, Lucy Gilson was scheduled to meet with a business major who had wedged the half-hour appointment to discuss her independent study into a hectic schedule.