Evening UST MBA alumna Cindy Threlkeld has seen her career take her to more parts of the world than most people visit over the course of a lifetime.
Three Opus College of Business students have taken their entrepreneurial, marketing and business skills to new and interesting heights by organizing 15,000 people to throw 200,000 pounds of overripe tomatoes.
Many of you had the distinct honor of walking down an aisle, mortarboard on head, participating in a ceremony to commemorate the attainment of your UST graduate business degree.
This week a new client asked me why I had decided to pursue an MBA. Specifically, what was the ROI for me? What an interesting question!
I’ve spent the past three years (17 classes and about 2,300 hours) focused fairly exclusively on my studies. Many of my hobbies and social pursuits had to go by the wayside (and in some cases, stop altogether) while I dedicated a lot of my time to school. As much sacrifice as this has required, every second has been worth it. And then some.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal's 14th Annual Women in Business Awards publication was released late last week.
Not many of our MBA graduates can say they once dreamed of being a Rockette. While Health Care UST MBA alumna Donna Block never achieved that particular dream, her medical degree and MBA have enabled her to run one of the top OBGYN clinics in the Twin Cities.
Minneapolis-based SPS Commerce’s services take advantage of the new breed of software, often referred to as “cloud computing” or “Software-as-a-Service,” that connects global trading partners. Some of the lessons that Master's Pub speaker Kim Nelson learned during the IPO process involved four "Ps" - preparation, people, perspective and process.
It is difficult to quantify ROI monetarily for part-time students, as nearly all students come into the program already employed (and some already making significant salaries), many switch jobs while in the program, and often graduates don't move positions until well after completing their degree.
Evening UST MBA alumna Elizabeth Craig has made a career out of helping people find new careers.
With over $4 million in revenue last year and sales growth of 30% between 2009 and 2010, Evening UST MBA alumna Jenny Cai's company is an outstanding example of the power of positive word-of-mouth marketing.
Evening UST MBA alumnus Brad Slaker, who pursued an elective track in entrepreneurship, combined his background in engineering with a passion for helping children in launching non-profit medical device company DesignWise Medical.
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I believe it's critically important for leaders to constantly refresh their knowledge of leadership, emerging concepts in management and changes in the environment of health care. The St. Thomas MBA program was a great fit for me as a leader of an organization in an evolving health care marketplace.
Carl Patow, M.D., M.P.H., '08 M.B.A., F.A.C.S., vice president and executive director of HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education, has been honored with the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
The Tuesday February 22 Learners to Leaders networking reception, dinner, and sample MBA experience program was well attended and well received. The second annual L2L was held in Schulze Auditorium and Opus H...
Full-time UST MBA student Trevor Mulvey, pictured at right, told me upon returning from his trip to Asia that it was an amazing learning experience that he felt all MBA students should be required to take part in.
Stacy Van Meter doesn't take the typical approach to employee recruitment. As she notes on her LinkedIn profile summary, "I have a geeky dedication to developing creative solutions to complex business problems."
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UST MBA alumna Jean Sweeney, Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety Operations at 3M, recently spoke with the Pioneer Press about the addition of an electric car charging station at 3M's Maplewood headquarters.
Today, most of us take Google and Wikipedia for granted when we want to find information. Simply go to one of those websites, type in a search term, and voila--instant access to articles, news stori...
As a product of the UST Evening MBA (’97), I would be disappointed – and on my way out the door – if the critical elements of my graduate business education were missing in order for OCB to wave the AACSB banner.
How do leaders of global corporations ensure that all of these widely-dispersed parts work together effectively? MBA programs are increasingly tailoring their curricula to help students understand today's global business environment.
I don’t think you have to get your MBA to be successful, writes guest blogger Craig Pladson. And, no, I don’t think it makes sense for everyone to get their MBA. The most important thing is to get your MBA for the right reasons. Here are three compelling reasons for you to get your MBA.
The Opus College of Business achieved accreditation of its business degree programs by recent action of the board of directors of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. But, what does all of this mean?