Asserting that the Twins “have been drafting players on character for 40 years,” Dave St. Peter, President of the Minnesota Twins, discussed the importance of making business decisions that align with the team’s brand image. He listed three key features of the Twins brand: winning tradition, focus on family, and support for the community.
Presentation skills are essential in any realm of professional life. We use PowerPoint in our admissions information sessions. There are innumerable sales pitches every day. Every conference session seems to have a few dozen slides.
St. Thomas' 21st Annual Entrepreneur Awards Ceremony and there was an impressive collection of alumni and friends present to recognize the success of three local entrepreneurs. These success stories present lessons valuable for entrepreneurs to find success in their own ventures.
On campus, students in the UST MBA program have seen first-hand that there are jobs available out there. On April 9, more than two dozen companies participated in a Career Opportunity Fair on campus.
I've been to several conference sessions with marketing and higher ed experts discussing the importance of social media in marketing, but I always come away feeling that all the power-users of these tools are just the marketing people.
Plan and practice your elevator speech for MBA admissions interviews, and you can make a powerful first-impression on those who determine your acceptance or rejection.
Damian Kulash, the lead singer of OK Go, talks about the radically changing face of the music business.
It should be considered important to make efforts that assure even incidental contact with stakeholders reflects favorably on the organization.
The Internet really is changing the way we communicate. Or should that be the internet is really changing the way we communicate?
Many MBA applicants have a dream that one day businesses will rise up and live out the true meaning of their new creeds, which include bottom lines that do more than fatten the wallets of shareholders. They have a dream that one day Wall Street will not be judged by its big bonuses but by the content of its character.
Evening UST MBA Student Life hosted the spring Happy Half Hour and Elective Trax – sponsored by Robert Half International.
It is important to remember that the UST MBA programs accept competent professionals who make great teammates and enhance the classroom experience for their peers. For those reasons, we ask that our applicants provide two professional letters of recommendation.
Professional Development Workshop sponsored by NSHMBA
As useful and convenient as web sites are for conducting research about MBA programs and learning about admission requirements, even the best web site cannot replace a visit to campus.
As we all know, it's human nature to put off doing things that aren't "fun" until the last minute. And most people would agree (admissions directors included) that working on an MBA application is not the most fun way to spend your free time. However, there are compelling reasons to submit your application well in advance of posted deadlines.
Investing in ethics is beneficial for any company, even in a recession.
I mean, your companion, or maybe your ally. But it can also be your downfall if used inappropriately.
Bicycle commuter and admissions adviser David Baker wonders whether biking to work is worth the hassle. For him, and nearly 4% of the commuters in the Twin Cities, the answer is a resounding yes.
Many employees today are motivated by an interest in meaningful work, not just economic rewards.
The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business has been selected as the winner of the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals’ (NAGAP) 2010 Promotional Excellence Award.
Nine alternative career paths influence people in their career, including money, difficulty of the job, bridging from one job to another, job environments, matching of interests to a position as well as other factors that cause professionals to make specific career decisions.
The majority of UST’s prospective and current students are originally from Minnesota, and the information in this post will come as no surprise to them: Minnesota, specifically the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, are great places to live and work.
Craig Herkert, CEO of SUPERVALU told his personal journey of discovering the business imperatives of understanding and including diversity in the grocery business at the 22nd annual Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity.
Take it from me, a thoughtful description of a true ethical dilemma can go a long way in your application to the UST MBA program.
Sometimes people say of their personal writing style, “I write how I talk.” This approach presents inherent problems if the purpose of the writing centers on presentation of business issues or persuasion of audiences that literally don’t know your voice.