I have an axe to grind and am not going to “aks” whether you care.
Over 25 years (minus a one year “blip”). That’s how long UST Master of Business Communication student Jane Austin has been applying her talents to a career in the non-profit sector.
Stats class: Sure, there were formulas, graphs and oodles of computations, but nearly half of the class consisted of a rigorous discussion about effective decision-making, ethics, values and results.
Having a confident presence and genuine passion allows you to promote what you do well and how you might meet the prospective employers’ need.
Q: I am starting an international trade association for green marketers. Once we're up and running and have sufficient members, there will be lots of reasons to join. But right now in the beginning stage, how do I show enough value to persuade people to join?
The idea of lifelong learning used to be a bit abstract to me, but now I can’t imagine my life without it. As I ponder the list of things I want to do next, I am finding that the rigor of my MBA program has vastly expanded my view of what’s possible for me to accomplish.
With midterms approaching quickly it is apt that we consider the best ways to learn and study.
I'm a big fan of well-done presentations, like many of those found at TED Talks, and I find that one characteristic of those presentations is good data.
Virtual city planning is fun; just ask anyone who has spent hours entranced by Will Wright's classic game, SimCity.
Disclaimer: reading this profile may leave you feeling vicariously exhausted.
The phrase originally belonged to the music world, referring to musicians who played without music. Many of the world’s greatest performers, especially jazz musicians, played exclusively by ear and were not classically trained.
2010 Opus Distinguished Speaker: Elaine Chao, Former U.S. Secretary of Labor
This phrase has become among the most over-used phrases of the 2000’s.
Christine Plantan, Founder and creative director of russell+hazel engaged the University of St. Thomas’ graduate business community in a Master’s Pub business conversation, I’d like to call, “Bringing Binders to Business.”
The UST team, which consisted of Sean Elder, Kelsey Luers, Roman Savchenko and Sara Speiker, was invited to deliver their winning presentation on “Social Media, Free Speech and the Ethical Corporation”
Evening UST MBA student Annemarie Hansen realized that “incorporating business practices into non-profit organization management is fundamental.”
Recently I got tired of pushing Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance around the coffee table and picked it up to read. Only a few pages in, I became distracted by two things that had everything and nothing to do with the quality of writing in the book.
While certainly some of the people at the root of banking, real estate, and other financial scandals hold MBAs, many other MBA alumni have been working diligently to stabilize the markets, build sustainable businesses, and strike a balance between economic growth and protecting the environment.
What can we learn from the 1987 movie and its soon-to-be-released sequel, "Money Never Sleeps"?
Evening UST MBA student, Mustafa Omar, says, “I look at poverty as an untapped asset, not a social liability,” and he would know.
The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business is pleased to announce the second annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge, with a top prize of a $10,000 scholarship.
The faculty and staff were excited as new students arrived for registration and the first event of the evening. Dean Puto gave an energizing welcome to the new students, stressing the importance of the collaborative culture at St. Thomas.
Contrary to popular belief, salary increases are not the main motivator for students to apply to MBA programs.
Students and staff from the Evening and Full-time UST MBA programs braved the chilly autumn winds to watch the Minnesota Twins defeat the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.
UST MBA students learn about ways to eliminate this filler word and others during Launch Week. Here's some background on its history.