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.
When Evening UST MBA student Molly Brusman will graduate this summer she will have taken complete advantage of the study abroad options offered in the program.
Brave New Workshop offers a Creative Outreach division that provides customized training and entertainment events for corporations, universities, and other organizations. The goal of these events is to help teams work on their creative confidence.
But by the time you're 30-ish and finishing your MBA, society seems to think that you should have your life plan figured out.
Why do we make B students sit through these same classes as A students? That's like trying to train your cat to do your taxes—a waste of time and money. Wouldn't it make more sense to teach B students something useful, like entrepreneurship?
Evening UST MBA alumna Elizabeth Craig has made a career out of helping people find new careers.
I believe that there is a unique aspect to the study abroad program for working professionals enrolled in the Evening UST MBA program—the study abroad experiences were the necessary pinnacle of the graduate experience for the working MBA student.
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.
As a follow-up to our three-post-series on the business of baseball, we thought we would share the beginnings of some business lingo that came from the sport.
I think one of the biggest misconceptions about MBA students is that they are in it for the money, writes Evening UST MBA student Lindsey Buhrmann. While we have career ambitions and would like to increase our earning potential, greed is not something I have witnessed from my classmates
Economists at car-research firms, like Edmunds.com, speculated that “the best-selling hybrid in America, the Toyota Prius, could soon be out of stock.”
When Dr. Lawrence Chui was a young boy, growing up in Hong Kong, he vowed to his parents that he would never become an accountant or a teacher. Interestingly, he is now a new professor of accounting in the Opus College of Business.
An insider account detailing one of the largest development projects in the recent history of the Twin Cities.
There’s more than the stale nachos with processed cheese and the “dome dog” available at Target Field.
Today we'll examine the importance of effective team management.
A study put out by CareerBliss, an online career community, lists Minneapolis at a respectable 15th place out of the 50 largest U.S. cities in its survey of "The Best and Worst Cities to Work," while St. Paul finished dead last--the "unhappiest" city in the US in which to work!
In many disciplines, it is common for college seniors to pursue graduate studies immediately after completing their undergraduate degree. Conversely, students entering most MBA programs have between 3 and 6 years of full-time professional experience.
Students interested in pursuing careers in business, snorkeling or vacationing have a new option in St. Thomas with the new St. Thomas St. Thomas campus.
When facing competitive pressures there may be times to keep the price list off the Internet, but in those instances maybe the link to pricing should be less prominent – or non-existent.
Although I am only in my third week of classes, writes Evening UST MBA student Lindsey Buhrmann, I have heard a number of business concepts that I believe are worth sharing.
Global Financial Services was one of the most important classes that I took during my UST MBA . The course gave me practical experience in an emerging economic power. In the next 20 years, China will like...
While it always seems that the weekend is on the horizon, chances are that it's booked with homework. With work and school ruling the schedule, time is fleeting and as one of my MBA friends put it last week,"Oh look, it's Friday again. Yay me!"
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.
The UST MBA London study abroad is a great way to network in an international business setting, learn how other cultures conduct business and come to an understanding of how diverse and important risk management can be to the business world.
I needed “to struggle through the learning. After all, learning only happens when we’re pushed out of our comfort zones and are forced to internalize the new knowledge.”