Rather than simply completing courses in a pre-defined curriculum, students could take courses in a variety of subject areas, receiving a certificate of completion for each one.
Some of the nation’s largest corporations are seeking more regulation, particularly when it is either a boon to their business model or a bane to their competitors.
Metro pass in hand, I board the Ramsey Star Express. As a commuter living in the northwest suburbs, I have access to riding the Ramsey Star Express (the bus) or the Northstar Commuter Rail (the train). My choice--the bus. But why?
One of the hallmarks of my education has been the idea that “An MBA, first and foremost, is about changing the way you think.”
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.
According to a recent Financial Times article, however, politicians with MBAs are becoming increasingly common.
A new report by Forbes Magazine calls the Twin Cities one of the nation’s top job markets, perhaps offering a little hope for people who have long been looking for work.
What started happening 2-3 years ago in the mobile phone industry absolutely redefined the entire game.
It seems that the days of the humble printed textbook, while they may be numbered, have not yet come to an end.
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.
Why haven’t we had AACSB accreditation sooner?
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?
I have just discovered www.google.com/publicdata, and I think I’m in love. Admittedly, I am “one of those” who can’t wait for the census data to be released.
Minnesota's unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent in November, remaining nearly 3 percentage points lower than the national rate.
There have been a number of new ploys used lately to get the viewer to “engage” with the ads delivered during the streaming video. One asks you to choose your next ad – this is likely done by the network ad sales folks to show that people are paying attention.
"A good mission statement should tell you what the company wants to be, not what it is today."
Female MBA’s who have taken off 18 months from their career to raise children suffered a severe income penalty, leaving them earning 41% less on average than male MBA’s.
Do you suppose that the Mall of America ever thought about its brand name being associated with a "roof collapse" when it signed on and paid for the naming rights at the aging Mall of America Field, the nearly thirty year old inflatable indoor venue "formerly known as" the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota?
Yesterday I attended an MN AMA event on Grown Up Leadership hosted here at St. Thomas. Martha Carlson, an experienced leader and executive coach with The Bailey Group, discussed improving your leadership effect...
The word brand comes from the Norse term brandr, meaning “to burn.”
As we are digging out from what I am attempting to coin "Blizzaster 2010" let us consider the economic impact of winter weather.
The sophisticated LINKS business simulation project is a launching pad for students in the first semester and will return as a comprehensive capstone experience in the final semester.
The financial turmoil of the past three years has greatly impacted many Americans' financial plans for retirement. However, Twin Cities residents may be faring better than most, according to a recent survey by Ameriprise Financial, which happens to be headquartered in Minneapolis.
Kim Nelson has only been a chief financial officer since 2007, when she joined SPS Commerce Inc. But she’s already achieved one thing few other CFOs have in that time: A successful initial public offering.
Award recognizes faculty committed to teaching and learningNominations for the second annual Julie Hays Teaching Award are now being accepted. Introduced in 2009, this annual award was created to recognize fa...