David Souder


Coach Auriemma Welcomes 2020 EMBAs, Shares Strategies

Geno Speaks to EMBA
Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Women’s Basketball program, shared stories of basketball, leadership and success with the new cohort of the Executive MBA program on Thursday. Lucy Gilson, head of the management department, served as event moderator. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn Women’s Basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma faced one of the biggest challenges of his life in the second grade.Continue Reading




How to Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

Thrillist– It took countless long nights, gallons of elbow grease, and a metric ton of hope, but you did it: You launched your own business. But whether you’re an established startup shooting to be the next unicorn or a retail operation that wants a footprint on every corner, the question of “What do I do now?” is undoubtedly on your mind. We sought out experts to help answer that burning question, whether you’re wondering what kind of customer to approach next or figuring out where to spend that next chunk of marketing money. Read on — you’ve got this.


UConn Grad Students Gain Valuable Global Knowledge by Partnering with Henkel

As part of UConn’s Experiential Learning Collaborative (ELC), graduate students worked with Henkel Corp. this spring to identify new opportunities for business growth and competitive advantage. Above are some of the participants, including, from left: Martin Donner, ELC project mentor; Niraj Sharma ’18 MSBAPM; Kimberly Newton, a vice president at Henkel; Ankita Padwal ’18 MSBAPM; Kseniia Poirkina ’18 MBA; Greg Kivenzor, ELC director, and Brad Wade, director at Henkel. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
As part of UConn’s Experiential Learning Collaborative (ELC), graduate students worked with Henkel Corp. this spring to identify new opportunities for business growth and competitive advantage. Above are some of the participants, including, from left: Martin Donner, ELC project mentor; Niraj Sharma ’18 MSBAPM; Kimberly Newton, a vice president at Henkel; Snehal Singh ’18 MSBAPM; Kseniia Poirkina ’18 MBA; Greg Kivenzor, ELC director, and Brad Wade, director at Henkel. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

In a world in which the purchase and delivery of laundry, home care, and beauty products is rapidly changing, accelerating digitalization is integral to Henkel’s growth strategy.Continue Reading


New Business Faculty Drawn by UConn’s Reputation

Alina Lerman and Debanjan Mitra will join the UConn School of Business faculty this fall. (Alina Lerman, Debanjan Mitra)
Alina Lerman and Debanjan Mitra will join the UConn School of Business faculty this fall. (Alina Lerman, Debanjan Mitra)

The UConn School of Business is welcoming two distinguished veteran faculty members this fall, including an accounting expert from Yale and a marketing professor who studies innovation. Continue Reading