With continued news of layoffs and organizational changes all around us, we don’t often hear the stories of those who made a choice to leave a stable job because it was what they needed at the time or their current position was no longer a good fit.
Alumnus Sean Higgins suggests 3 questions to ask when considering an MBA.
As an MBA alumnus, Susie Eckstein could explain the value of an MBA from the perspective of an accountant, economist or marketer but she would rather approach the question from the value of the intangibles.
“Among chief executives of S&P 1500 firms, for each woman, there are four men named John, Robert, William or James.” Lisa Guyott wonders, what accounts for this?
What can Trader Joe’s teach us about disruptive innovation to the health care industry?
Even well-seasoned spokespeople have a tendency to approach interviews like startled geese, writes Dr. Michael C. Porter, APR.
March 17 and 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, experts will guide you through improving your résumé, giving a compelling elevator pitch, preparing for interviews and successful job search strategies.
The Opus College of Business was proud to sponsor the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's 2015 40 Under 40. These are high-achievers who have launched companies and rebuilt them; they lead our cities; they've shaped and saved lives.
International students will face challenges when it comes to finding permanent employment in the U.S. And employers are hesitant to pursue foreign national students for internships and full time positions. The uncertainties can be overwhelming.
Now more than ever organizations are committed to offering their employees something more than a place to put in the time and collect a paycheck. Anytime Fitness is no different, explained Chuck Runyon, Anytime's Co-founder and CEO at our recent Master's Pub.
Sales and marketing: this inter-functional relationship is problematic and fraught with misunderstanding, distrust, and conflict. "No matter where you are at in dealing with this issue, it is important to note that there is a solution to this problem," says Professor Avinash Malshe.
"Our ethical lives can’t just be molded in our classrooms or through gaining the knowledge of what not to do. An ethical individual – an ethical business person – is crafted through attentive and active charity."
The Opus College of Business recently hosted Career Insights: What Recruiters Want to help those searching for their first job or their next challenge find out how to best present themselves to recruiters
While there has yet to be a single definition that encompasses the totality of leadership, we do know that the majority of leaders share certain characteristics. Leaders are responsible for effectiveness. Leaders must be charismatic. Leaders are obligated to provide and maintain momentum. Leaders must offer perspective and be key in developing, expressing and defending values.
“There is a different definition of failure in Minnesota...in Silicon Valley it’s a celebration for learning.”
What’s the value of an MBA in today’s economy? This is similar to asking “How much is a car?”
From an ancient souk to a snakeoil salesman to a pop-up store – good business concepts are enduring.
We are all human beings with same basic needs and values, writes Sweety Shrestha '09 M.B.C. Our differences in perspective and opinions are instilled within us by the society and the environment we grow up in.
Should companies have the right to collect, use and share data about individual consumers who buy their products or use their services? What about when the “company” is an industry like health care, where electronically capturing the details of medical histories and care plans is now standard practice? We asked Dan McLaughlin, Director of the Center for Health and Medical Affairs, for his view on this rapidly changing landscape.
"Getting a master’s degree doesn't flip a magical switch that automatically enters you into a new job, status, or an upgraded lifestyle," writes Jake Turner '13 M.B.A. "I’d argue though that the act of going through school increases potential all along the way."
Earlier this week, we we continued our blog time capsule capturing the thoughts of current Evening UST MBA students after their first semester. Today they (anonymously) share their thoughts on how they'll handle the second semester.
From changing study habits to looking forward to classes, after one semester, part-time MBA students have shared an assortment of thoughts about their experience so far.
13 days of business visits, learning and networking with numerous entrepreneurs and businesspeople, independently practicing the design thinking process, presenting to a venture capital firm and immersing ourselves in Silicon Valley’s culture.
Recently, we sat down with Jacque Anderson, new Assistant Dean for Executive Education to find out about what’s next for the Executive Education program at St. Thomas.
Students presented their final projects to Mainsail Partners before heading to IDEO, a cutting-edge design and innovation consulting firm, to learn more about design thinking.