While certainly some of the people at the root of banking, real estate, and other financial scandals hold MBAs, many other MBA alumni have been working diligently to stabilize the markets, build sustainable businesses, and strike a balance between economic growth and protecting the environment.
The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business is pleased to announce the second annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, with a top prize of a $10,000 scholarship.
Visitors from Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia learned about corporate responsibility and Minnesota’s role in business and community giving during their stop at the Center for Ethical Business Cultures.
Contrary to popular belief, salary increases are not the main motivator for students to apply to MBA programs.
The first week of the program, orientation, is called Launch--and for good reason: the incoming class was quickly launched into intense discussions and debates on business and ethics that will set the foundation for their 21 months in the program.
The Opus College of Business hosted the three major party candidates for Minnesota governor—Representative Tom Emmer (R), former Senator Mark Dayton (D), and Mr. Tom Horner (I)—for a debate Tuesday moderated by Dean Christopher Puto. The candidates outlined their strategies for job creation, economic growth and energy issues.
Last week The Shenehon Center for Real Estate announced the creation of the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame to honor those leaders who have made substantial contributions to the local community.
The winners of the spring CEBC Ethics Case Competition will represent the University of St. Thomas as one of five teams invited to compete in the Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) at the upcoming 2010 ECOA Annual Ethics and Compliance Conference (AECC) September 22-24 in Anaheim, California.
GMAC has proposed adding a new section to the GMAT called "Integrated Reasoning," which will help assess prospective students' abilities to analyze data presented in a variety of formats (spreadsheets, charts, text) and come to reasonable conclusions.
Enter a drawing to win tickets to Rock the Garden 2010. While the concert has been sold out for weeks, you can be entered in a drawing to win one of several pairs of tickets from the Opus College of Business. Go to our Facebook Opus College of Business Fan page or USTBusiness on Twitter for more information.
It's good to question the value of expensive business school programs. But if you are looking for the best innovators in this field, look beyond the top-tier players.
The commercial real estate market in the Twin Cities is beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel, according to the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business’ first “Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Survey” released today.
Commencement address by George W. Buckley at the University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 22, 2010.
Ebben is the first winner of the newly instituted Julie Hays Teaching Award. “Both in and out of the classroom, there is a genuine ‘student first’ mentality with Jay that fosters academic and professional growth to the highest degree.”
The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) has announced the winning teams of the 2010 ACG Cup. This year’s competition included a record 1,200 MBA students from 115 business schools.
Chief investment officer and finance professor at the Opus College of Business discusses the shape of the recession, vagaries of the stock market and why the ups and downs of the market don't worry him
Three experts offer ideas for improving health care
With big changes in employment on the horizon, future leaders can prepare themselves to make an impact
Graduate student provides update after earthquake
Photos by Thomas Whisenand