The Fowler Business Concept Challenge is an entrepreneurial competition, but "it’s not just for students who study entrepreneurship. Many of the competition’s best ideas come from students across campus, who see a better way of doing something in their field of study,” says David Deeds.
We're keeping a modern time capsule by asking graduate business students to share their experience now—and periodically throughout the program. Today's topic: the first day of school.
Russian hackers. Retail data breaches. Heartbleed. When Internet security breaches occur, many consumers don’t so much as bat an eyelid. This begs the question: in the world of big data, what would make someone change their passwords?
With fuzzy memories of her mindset before starting out in the UST MBA, Susie Eckstein '09 M.B.A. is collecting stories of student experiences in the program.
With around 1.8 million annual visitors, The Great Minnesota Get-Together is something many look forward to all summer long. Why you may ask? Fried food on a stick and giveaways!
The Opus College of Business’ new dean on her career to date and returning to the Twin Cities.
Consider and establish measurable goals before writing a plan suggests MBC program director Mike Porter - not the other way around.
Whether currently in the classroom or a seasoned alumnus, most of us could improve our critical thinking skills. Here are the eight most effective ways to do just that.
What is the right point in a career to look into getting an advanced degree? Guest blogger Chris Ohlendorf of Versique Executive Search and Consulting, has the answer.
"I was amazed to see what the power of bringing together young entrepreneurs—those who are in the trenches—could do to come up with the most of course creative solutions to tackle youth unemployment," said Solome Tibebu ’12.
Although the skill sets associated with these roles can seem quite similar, leadership and management tactics have different foundations, and recognizing ways to improve in these respective areas can help advance a company and a career.
As Target begins to emerge from crisis mode, yesterday the company named its new CEO. A recent graduate of UST’s Master of Business Communication (MBC) program working at Target shares her key takeaways from the retailer’s recent data breach.
A St. Thomas MBA student and her husband are taking videography to new heights with their “unmanned” business.
The housing market in the Twin Cities continues to try to make up for a slow start during the first half of the year, according to research from the Opus College of Business' Shenehon Center for Real Estate. But what's next?
In an age of technology where refrigerators can talk to smart phones and cars can parallel park themselves, how are we supposed to unplug, asks guest blogger Chris Dardis.
It can be tempting to turn on the mental cruise control during the summer months. However, writes guest blogger Laura King, it’s up to you to decide to actively work to advance your career. Use this summer wisely, but don’t forget to enjoy the nice weather! (Networking is always better on a patio.)
Solome Tibebu '12 has been selected to represent Minnesota among 700 global leaders and young entrepreneurs at the G20 Young Entrepreneur’s Alliance Summit in Sydney, Australia. Summit participants agreed to push for action in eight areas to create growth small and medium enterprises and reduce youth unemployment.
The Minneapolis skyline will be changing dramatically with the addition of new buildings in the next few years – this kind of significant change has not been seen downtown since the 80’s. Here are the top 5 cool facts I learned about downtown development at today's DRIVE Emerging Leaders Roundtable.
With all of the activity going on around the Twin Cities for the last few days surrounding the 2014 All-Star Game we reached out to some of our faculty experts to comment on the economic impact of major (sporting) events like this.
Consider the complexity of shedding one’s natural perspective and attempting to wriggle that perspective into the mindset of another person, consistently.
More and more options are popping up to get around the Twin Cities - making it easier than ever to get by without a car.
Climate change is just like any other risk businesses face. “We need to invest in innovative technologies and practices today so that we’re in the best position to be prepared for the future,” says Gregory Page, executive chairman of Cargill, Inc.
Social media provides an outlet for all of us, and connects us to a vast network of possibilities. As Glassdoor and similar services provide job seekers insights into corporate hiring tactics, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter provide hiring managers insights into you.
Although we are all very busy, it only takes a few minutes of down time during the work week to commit to building your skills and developing yourself as a professional.
While the thought of sitting at your computer, searching online for a new job is not the most exciting when sun, lakes and golf courses are calling out, why not take the job search with you?