Think about the amount of data a company like Google has about you: what you’ve searched for, who you’ve emailed, your birthday, address, etc. Now consider the ethics of what a company can do with all that data – or more importantly what they should do.
In the Opus College of Business "we do have a required business ethics course in all of our programs, and we supplement our ethical focus with integration of the emphasis on ethics and values as the whole proposition across all the courses in our curricula."
In data released last week, the jobless rate for African Americans in the Twin Cities is reportedly at 24% compared to just 6% for Caucasians. This places us at the top of all regions in the US for racial disparity in unemployment figures.
Starting school at the graduate level is obviously a world apart from the undergrad experience; for myself and for most of the incoming Evening MBA program students, we are not moving to new cities and campuses or setting up in dorm rooms.
I have classmates who share their notes and work on practice exams together. I sometimes use these materials to study for exams but I don’t feel comfortable sharing my own notes with others. Is this fair? Am I ‘cheating’?
As the economy continues to founder and we face mounting pressures to do more with less and act more like a business, we will do well to keep in mind our true purpose as members of an academic institution. We must not lose sight of our higher calling.
The Fowler Business Concept Challenge asks students to develop a business concept that has the potential to become a viable high-growth business. The teams that submit the winning business concept in each of two divisions (undergraduate and graduate) receive $10,000 University of St. Thomas scholarships.
60-90% of jobs are not found on the Internet and instead come from your network of family, friends and colleagues. How, then, can the Internet be used as a career search tool? It's best used to research and expand your knowledge on what is happening in your industry now.
A highlight for many Minnesota State Fair-lovers is the announcement of new food vendors each summer. A battle of sorts is waged every year as new products are promoted and tested, with a limited amount of accepted applicants.
A specialist in the development of senior housing communities with Senior Housing Partners, a division of Presbyterian Homes, Dustin is on his way to completing the MSRE degree this December and continuing to excel in the development business.
This year Fair-goers can also exhibit their singing talent in a "giant sing along, karaoke style," show their endurance in the 5K Milk Run, and navigate over 320 acres of land in search of that perfect pronto pup. What a great way to spend some time at the end of August...which gets me back to St Thomas’ own "great Minnesota get-together"—Full-time MBA Launch!