Management and leadership gurus like Michael Porter, Marcus Buckingham, Robert Reich, Steven Covey and Peter Drucker all give a slightly different answer to the question “what does it mean to be a leader?”
The bike-sharing organization Nice Ride Minnesota will add a fleet of 500 bicycles to 40 new rental stations this summer, branching out for the first time from Minneapolis to St. Paul.
Dr. Koehn joined the Opus College of Business as a full-time faculty member in ethics and business law development in the fall of 2010.
Back channels are just one additional way that students and teachers--or colleagues and counterparts--can communicate together.
Recently, Burson-Marsteller (“part of Young & Rubicam Brands”) found out the hard way that keeping secrets isn’t good public relations practice.
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.
As “professionals,” we so rarely see the direct affect of our actions, so we have no real accountability.
Others are finding new ways to capitalize on social media platforms to enhance education and facilitate discussion in the classroom.
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.
Target Field received many accolades when it opened last spring for its attractive design and great views from virtually every seating section. But did you know that it is also the most environmentally-friendly major league ballpark in the United States?
Dorothy Dalquist, co-founder of Nordic Ware, and her granddaughter Jennifer Dalquist, brand manager of Nordic Ware, discussed the history of the company and specifically the æbleskiver pan.
With graduation just weeks away, many students are seriously contemplating their future right now. From FOX 9 News, a new poll by the Associated Press shows 18 to 24 year olds more pessimistic about their economic futures compared to a similar poll in 2007.
How do you study and how successful are you at taking tests?
Squishy circuits are a project from the Thomas Lab at the University of St. Thomas. The goal of the project is to design tools and activities which allow kids of all ages to create circuits and explore electronics using play dough.
In addition to being the last name of a sliver-blonde, thrice-married, combed-over rich guy, the word trump has an interesting and undecided etymology.
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.
Even for the most seasoned writer, there may be nothing more daunting than starting to write… particularly when faced with a looming deadline and absence of an idea from which to begin.
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?