In 2010, husband-and-wife team Michael and Susan Wuollett, ’10 M.B.A. entered their idea for the Styptic Fibrin Bandage (a product that rapidly stops bleeding in minor cuts and other wounds), into the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. They took first place and received so much encouragement from the judges that they decided to pursue the business idea.
St. Thomas Real Estate Analysis: Median Home Prices Jump Nearly $6,000 Over the Summer. Is the Recovery for Real?
As we near the end of the third quarter of 2012, the final story of the 2012 housing market in the Twin Cities is starting to take shape.
How do you build a satisfying, robust career in a rapidly changing world? Ann Bray would tell you to never stop learning. Bray’s M.B.A. adds a business perspective to a career already shaped by education and experience in health care and law.
The challenge asks students to develop a business concept that has the potential to become a viable high-growth business. Teams that submit the winning business concept in each of two divisions (undergraduate and graduate) will receive $10,000 in St. Thomas scholarships.
Kamal Mohamed wowed judges at the 2011 Fowler Business Concept Challenge with his highly creative business concept, Midwest Tomato Fest “A tomato fight to fight hunger.”
When you’re an MBA student, you soon realize that you now have a new best friend: case studies. Margaret Andrews, Associate Dean of Management Programs at Harvard University, explains how case study discussions are a lot like setting strategy.
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) designates September as Ethics Month for its members. This month represents a time to highlight for the greater business community the standards of professional practice those of us in PRSA commit to maintain as members.
The U.S. health care system is undergoing exciting, radical change. The significance of prevention and the role of community in creating a healthier culture is vital to empowering individuals to actively manage their own health and well-being.
MBA students should be putting an equal amount of time into their career search as they are into their academic studies.Career fairs are great opportunities to get in front of recruiters from some of the top companies around the country
Any organization can find itself confronting a sudden ethical crisis. The key is being prepared.
U.S. News & World Report magazine has given favorable rankings to undergraduate engineering and business programs at St. Thomas.
Sept. 28 Program on Community-Led Healthy Living Initiatives to Feature Remarks by U.S. Surgeon General
Co-sponsored by the Opus College of Business and its Health Care MBA, the program will include a poster session, panel discussion, and remarks by former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin.
Judd, '99 M.B.A., will be on campus for the Opus College of Business Master's Pub on September 28 to share his stories from the sale of Compellent Technologies, an Eden Prairie-based provider of highly-virtualized storage solutions.
Craft beer and yoga don’t usually have much in common, but with the ‘Bend It’ series of outdoor yoga on the bowling lawn at Brit’s Pub, they go together quite well.
The UST MBA team will be the only Minnesota team traveling to participate in the 2012 National Black MBA Association/Chrysler Case Competition.Our team will be competing with teams representing other top business schools from around the country.
What's the best way to reward an associate without wreaking havoc on team dynamics? In an ideal scenario, everyone on the team should understand the criteria for rewards and have the same opportunity and resources to achieve the reward.
The popular Swedish home furniture products company IKEA has its sights set on expanding its well-known footprint. The next endeavor for the company revolves around building entire communities where people will be able to live, work, stay and play.
Michael Porter, director of the Master of Business Communication program shares his thoughts on best practices in accounting for a social media consultant.
A domino scenario exhibits a couple of management issues that significantly impact communication, marketing and branding issues in your customer experience.
Solome Tibebu, recent UST graduate, has been declared the winner of the student division of the Minnesota Cup, an annual statewide new venture competition.
If you walk into that 8 a.m. meeting or class with a wrinkled polo shirt half way tucked in and trousers that are a little too tight, why should your boss trust you with that important time sensitive project? Howard Leifman, a HR Consultant, and Heather Tran from Theory give business professionals basic tips on how to "dress for success".
Armstrong claims the system was biased, and chose to no longer fight the doping charges leveled against him. “There comes a point in every man’s life when he has to say, ‘Enough is enough,’" the seven-time Tour de France winner and Olympic bronze medalist said in his announcement. "For me, that time is now.”John Wendt sheds some light on the arbitration process and why Armstrong may have made his decision.
While most MBA programs have orientation sessions of various lengths, we at the University of St. Thomas host Launch Week. Launch is a time to get acclimated to the expectations of MBA life as well as get to know the group of people with whom the Class of 2014 will spend the next 21-months.
Poets and Quants, a favorite B-School-related blog, recently broke down the news that some schools aren’t strongly considering the new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT…yet.
The board of directors of the Carlson Companies has selected chief financial officer and OCB alumna Trudy Rautio ’84 M.B.A., a 15-year Carlson executive, to replace outgoing CEO Hubert Joly in heading the company