UConn Today – In response to increasing challenges to businesses, and the demand for experts to mitigate numerous types of risk across their enterprises, the School of Business has renamed and significantly revised the curriculum for one of its master’s degree programs.
UConn Today – What student Madison Jolley ’25 (BUS) loved most about the new course “Women in Finance: Elevating Tomorrow’s Leaders’’ was talking to powerful and inspiring women.
“Many of the women I met were finance majors in college. Others were not, but had found their way into the financial sector,’’ she says. “Speaking with them broadened my perspective and my network.’’
“They wanted to support us with our career goals and to help us get internships,’’ says Jolley, who is new to the UConn School of Business. “I was very surprised by their generosity.’’
With Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) exploding in growth and professional intrigue, the School of Business offered a financial conference to explore the business model, its advantages, and challenges.
Some 275 people participated in the UConn SPAC Conference, believed to be the first university-sponsored conference of its kind in the nation.Continue Reading
UConn Today – A team of Stamford-based UConn business graduate students won the highly competitive 2021 Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge, topping almost 500 teams from around the world.
The winning team credited its success to a professor’s advice to make smart and bold decisions, an investment strategy that identified underdog companies that were responding to market demands, and their UConn education that prepared them for thorough assessments of prospective investments.
The Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies is ranked among the Top 3 programs worldwide in research excellence, and boasts two of the most productive contributors to prestigious real-estate academic journals.
The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked real estate programs based on the number of research articles accepted by the top three academic journals in the industry between 2016 and 2020. UConn had previously ranked Number 7.Continue Reading
The UConn Finance Department offers the top finance program in Connecticut and one of the best in the nation, according to College Factual.
UConn’s finance program was ranked No. 21 out of 389 schools nationwide, up five places from last year. This puts the program in the Top 10 percent of finance programs in the United States.
The UConn program was also ranked No. 1 in Connecticut, rising from second place last year.
“We are excited that the excellence of our program has been recognized by College Factual, and grateful for the hard work and dedication of our faculty, who prepare our students so well for their careers in finance,” said Chinmoy Ghosh, department head.
The publication, based in Troy, N.Y., is a leading source of college data analytics. Editors said that UConn features “superior outcomes for students earning finance and finance management degrees.” It also noted that average early-career earnings of UConn finance graduates are above $54,000, while mid-career earnings exceed $88,000, both significantly above the average.
Karnavati University– Dr. Chinmoy Ghosh, Gladstein Professor of Business and Innovation and Head of the Department of Finance at the School of Business, University of Connecticut, USA, took a long session with the Summer-9 students (2017-2019 batch) of UWSB, Kolkata on Friday, 17th August 2018.