As our students prepare to start classes just three short weeks from now, that they (and anyone else considering pursuing an MBA in the future) could benefit from some words of wisdom from those who have completed their degree.
A report released by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service says an average of 37.1 percent of Twin Cities residents volunteered annually over a three-year period covering 2008-2010.
In the old days, businesses operated on a “make-and-sell” model, pushing products to market and being assured people would buy them, and they did! But in today’s competitive marketplace, with information instantly in consumers’ hands, businesses have to be much savvier about knowing their consumer.
While it was interesting to study the various theories and ways that people may view the world in her organizational behavior class, Lindsey Buhrmann truly appreciated learning how to become a savvier business person who will bring value to an organization.
It's hard to imagine getting through the day without using e-mail, browsing websites, making online purchases, or connecting with friends and colleagues via social media. Yet just 20 years ago, office technology was very, very different.
The Star Tribune profiled top public relations firm Padilla Speer Beardsley, led by Lynn Casey, a UST Evening MBA alumna and this year's Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business Career Achievement honoree.
Seven prominent Minnesota firms made the top 100, including three in the top 50: 3M, Target, and General Mills. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reported on all of the local businesses included in the survey.
Many Full-time UST MBA students list owning their own business as a goal when they begin the program. Class of 2009 alumna Kate Herzog is one of the very few who opened a business right after earning her degree.
The Alphabet Bash, brainchild of four bright young communication professionals six years ago, will turn the Epic Center into a temporary Mecca for the movers, shakers and wanna-bes of the Twin Cities message machines.
I think because I work in education, they imagine that I enjoy summers at the lake, sending my daughter to tennis camp and walking my dog to Minnehaha Falls to take in the sights and sounds of the season.