article placeholder

Three Leaders who Embody the Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Entrepreneur Awards ceremony allows Opus College of Business students to meet and network with alumni, successful entrepreneurs from the community and key St. Thomas stakeholders. The event also allows the university, the Opus College of Business and the Morrison Center the opportunity to publicly renew their commitment to and support of the entrepreneurial spirit.
article placeholder

Shifts in relationships… and how to stay with it (unless you want out)

In a world where are constantly interacting with others through email, social media, and many other grand things that smartphones provide (such as Words with Friends or Draw Something), a company’s brand will fall behind if they do not understand these shifts occurring in how consumers interact with their brands.
article placeholder

Going for the win-win

Students in the Business Law and Ethics in the European Union class met with a worldwide food production company and representatives from the European Commission in Belgium, and in Germany met with legal professionals from the German Institution of Arbitration. The underlying message from each of these meetings was no matter what, when it comes to international business, you should aim for win-win.
"Opening Doors" Capital Campaign Internal kick-off

Dick Schulze, the Man

In the 10 years I have known Dick Schulze, both in his role as a University of St. Thomas trustee and as the chair of the Opus College of Business Strategic Board of Governors, writes Opus College of Business Dean Chris Puto, he has always acted with the highest standard of integrity and unquestioned commitment to his values, which include fairness, honesty and loyalty.
article placeholder

Evening UST MBA Profile: Vince Schultz

“When I started researching universities and talking to others about their experiences at the different schools,"said Schultz, "UST continued to stand out above the other options.”
article placeholder

Evening UST MBA Profile: Vince Schultz

Vince Schultz tutors UST undergraduate and graduate students in accounting and finance. He never misses a Saturday Badger football game at UW-Madison, and he and his wife are preparing to welcome their first...
article placeholder

Who holds the keys to your Social Media dashboards?

Recently a friend was lamenting the difficulties associated with the recent departure of two employees from the nonprofit she runs.  She indicated that the pair left under less than amicable terms and days...
article placeholder

You May Want To Stand Up (Not Sit Down) For This…

On average, how many hours do you spend sitting while in your office each day? If it is under six hours, you are doing better than most. According to a 2010 study by Ipsos, a France based research company, the...
img744_Buhrmann-abroad

Tales from Abroad: Negotiations are Hard

Food is the international form of hospitality, writes MBA student Lindsey Buhrmann. On her short term abroad experience she spent time talking about differences in economic and employment issues in each country her class visited.
article placeholder

2012 Commencement Recap

The Class of 2012 earned their degrees Saturday at the Opus College of Business commencement ceremony. Check back here for more media from the ceremony: photos, video,...
article placeholder

Full-time UST MBA students reach Class Gift goal

In just the second year of the Full-time UST MBA Class Gift program, students in the program already have set an unbreakable record – 100-percent participation in its Class Gift campaign. With the...
img744_notman-john

Meet John Notman ’09 M.B.A.

I chose the Evening UST MBA program because of some sage advice from my business mentor: joining a program in a metropolitan setting reaps all sorts of rewards, writes John Notman ’09 M.B.A. The UST MBA programs are situated in downtown Minneapolis and the networking opportunities are unlimited.
article placeholder

Ask the consultant: Advice for creating a blog?

Question I'm a massage therapist with decent writing and technical skills. I'm considering a blog for marketing and educating clients about massage therapy. As a first-time blogger, what's the best way to...
article placeholder

What Would You Do? UCare's Ethical Dilemma

This post is from The Business Ethics Exchange, the newsletter from the Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Let us know your opinion in the comments. "No good deed goes unpunished." That’s the message...
article placeholder

Say Goodbye to the Balance Burden

Maggie Tomas of UST's Graduate Business Career Services office recently wrote this post on the Women of HR Blog. “The balance what?” you ask. I am referring to the burden and guilt trip we give ourselves...