Prior to joining the Full-time UST MBA program, Rashmi Kandwal spent many years studying and conducting research to earn her Ph.D. in health geographic information systems, focusing on HIV/AIDS in India.
Boeing's stingy treatment of its highly skilled workforce offers a vivid example of how America's new economy has created gaping economic inequalities, writes Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?, the featured speaker at the 2014 Stakeholder Dialogue.
To be successful in any job interview, you must see yourself as a unique product or brand, writes guest blogger Harry Nnoli. To ace an interview, you must see yourself as a unique product that helps the prospective employ solve problems and provides them enduring solutions.
The Minnesota Cup is now open for applications. The statewide new venture competition, similar to St. Thomas’s Fowler Business Concept Challenge, will accept applications through May 9.
Opportunities often start with a series of connections, or maybe a chance meeting. And so it was that Assistant Dean Bill Woodson ended up representing St. Thomas at the Jackie Robinson Foundation’s annual Leadership Conference in New York.
The 6th annual CEBC Ethics Case Competition served as a qualifier for the 2014 International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC).
Marine Melin is an Evening UST MBA exchange student from IAE of Caen, France, here to learn about American business culture and practices. We invited her to share some of her insights on the cultural differences she’s experienced while at St. Thomas.
How often do you look in the mirror and assess your skills and abilities? After being in the recruiting industry for almost 18 years, Chris Ohlendorf has found that people who have a good, strong grasp of their own strengths and weaknesses are much more successful overall.
The Opus College of Business is proud to have some of its graduates among the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 40 under 40 list of business leaders.
In recent years there has been a marked decline in the respect afforded job candidates, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR. While managers and HR people attempt to be insulated from having to give people bad news, their organizations suffer diminished reputation in the process.
This year’s consumer survey on St. Patrick’s Day, conducted by the National Retail Federation, shows 133 million Americans planned to celebrate. St. Paul bars, restaurants, and small businesses want to maximize the revenue they can create from the holiday, writes Rachel Barton.
The purpose of the Opus College of Business Award for Outstanding Service is to annually recognize and honor an OCB faculty person for his or her exceptional record of service achievements and contributions to the Opus College of Business. All full-time faculty members who have been members of OCB for at least three years are eligible for this award.
You spend almost half your waking hours at work, writes Career Coach LaBarre Spence. Wouldn't it be great to actually love your job?
The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business jumped 10 spots to its highest place ever in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of 2015 best graduate schools of business, published March 11. Among the 453 AACSB-accredited full-time MBA programs included, St. Thomas placed exactly 100th. The school’s Evening MBA program ranked 110th.
We need to be attentive to the impact of globalization on our community, writes Professor Peter Young. The challenges and opportunities this presents must be a subject of attention for any modern business school.
Sports Industry isn't just winning and losing – it’s a business. The Minnesota Wild front office PR staff member, Ryan Stanzel, gave us a better insight from an NHL perspective.
As a recruiter with connection to many successful career stories, guest blogger Laura King offers a few insights on the topic of doing what you love.
Your résumé must demonstrate that you, as a candidate, have the potential to add value to the employer. With attention to detail and thorough research, your carefully prepared résumé will soon result in your first interview.
Minneapolis has the honor of hosting the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, which seeks to inspire peace making by celebrating the work of Nobel Peace Prize laureates.
A team of UST MBA Students will compete this week to secure $1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture. The The Hult Prize is a program committed to launching the next wave of social enterprises by encouraging teams to compete in solving the world's challenging problems through business.
Congressman Keith Ellison spoke to a crowd of more than 60 future graduate students at the Learners to Leaders Leadership Summit on campus last weekend. The leaders of today face problems they don't yet know how to solve, he said. The solutions are going to come from today’s college and graduate students.
"Professor Michaelson will make a great contribution to the center's mission of interdisciplinary research and curriculum development focusing on the formation of business and law students into ethical leaders. We are all looking forward a great deal to working with him to strengthen our ties to the Opus College of Business faculty and to do more outreach to foster professional formation for business managers."
This has been “The Winter of Our Discontent,” writes professor Dave Brennan in an examination of how weather impacts consumers, retailers and the economy.
The differing perspectives that Evening UST MBA student Travis Bezella gained while studying abroad shed new light "on what I believed I knew about business being truly global." Many of these interactions challenged him to consider his MBA experience, as well as his career, in a completely new light.
Four business school deans gathered in an online hangout this month to discuss high quality, high value MBA programs. The lively and productive conversation gave each dean an opportunity to showcase their own experiences and perspectives.