MBA candidate Ben North expected his experience at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 27) in Egypt to be impactful, but it exceeded his expectations from the beginning.Continue Reading
It comes as no surprise to senior Brandon Hermoza-Ricci that his peers are extremely invested in sustainability, particularly in the wellbeing of the planet.
“We’ve seen what the world used to be, and what it is becoming, and we want to keep it the way it should be,” said Hermoza-Ricci. “That’s what inspires us.”Continue Reading
UConn Today – The School of Business is hosting a Global Business Leadership in Sustainability Summit, featuring professionals and faculty discussing key initiatives that are shaping sustainability in business, both locally and around the world.
The Friday, March 25 summit will provide students the opportunity to speak with professionals who share their passion for “business for good,” and encourage students to explore the potential of incorporating sustainability within their careers.
For every 300 kilograms of rich, flavorful coffee beans Rinjani Mountain Coffee growers pick on their farm in Indonesia, about 100 kilograms are unusable husks, suitable only for composting.
Or so co-owner Brett Tagrin thought.
That was before he saw the myriad opportunities to repurpose the waste byproducts dreamed up by resourceful students in the 2021 UConn International Business Case Challenge. Hosted by the School of Business for the eleventh year, the competition brought teams of undergrads from around the world to compete virtually by solving real-life business issues, and boosted their global expertise in the process.Continue Reading
Management major Duygu Ozcan was among 14 UConn students selected to attend the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference, nicknamed COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, last month.
With access to the conference’s prestigious Blue Zone, where key negotiations between world leaders take place, Ozcan said the experience heightened her professional and personal interests in the intersection of business and sustainability.Continue Reading
Four prominent entrepreneurs came to campus this semester to talk about their companies, their visions, and ways in which students can embrace industry disruption.Continue Reading
The Center for International Business Education &Research (CIBER) is creating a new, professional development program in exporting for students in the part-time MBA program in Hartford.Continue Reading
The UConn Center for International Business and Education Research (CIBER) held its 15th annual case competition this month, hosting global-minded business students during a four-day event.Continue Reading
Associate Dean Sulin Ba and Arminda Kamphausen, associate director of UConn’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), recently visited Samuel R.N. Simons ’95 EMBA at his company, OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. Simons is the newest member of CIBER’s Advisory Council. Continue Reading
Unique Competition Requires Strong Knowledge; Fosters Quick Team Bonding, Personal Growth
The UConn Center for International Business and Education Research (CIBER) held its 14th Annual Case Challenge in October and the event included business case brainstorming, forging new friendships and a day trip to Boston. Continue Reading