In May, 40 Professional MBA students from the David Eccles School of Business landed in Beijing, China, to spend a week exploring the practices of several China-based companies, including MSL China, Siemens, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, W.E.T. Automotive Systems, Forrester Research. The group also visited the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
We are fortunate in Utah to have had great governors through the years. I've had the pleasure of working directly with three of them — Norm Bangerter, Mike Leavitt and Olene Walker — and advising two of them — Jon Huntsman Jr., and Gary Herbert. I grew up admiring the service of Govs. Cal Rampton and Scott Matheson. To a person, Utah's governors protect the public trust and serve as remarkable stewards of our state.
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has hired Dave Harris as its new director of the Full-time MBA Program after an extensive national search.
A new University of Utah startup company received an invitation to attend the prestigious Siemens New Ventures Forum in June in Berkeley, Calif.
Only 12 of more than 100 applicants were invited to attend the exclusive forum, which provides startups an opportunity to perfect their business pitch and network with Siemens, a global electronic health care company, which could lead to investments, joint development deals or licensing agreements.
SALT LAKE CITY—The Professional MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report as one of the top part-time MBA programs in the country.
Marian Bonar is one of very few students who can say her MBA education took her to Ghana and back while trying to solve a critical social issue.
Because of her exceptional experience, University of Utah President David Pershing featured Bonar, her project and the new Lassonde Social Entrepreneurship Program during his 2013 commencement speech.
“Being featured at graduation is a huge honor, and it is really special to my family,” says Bonar, who graduated from the full-time MBA program with an emphasis in marketing.
According to research led by a marketing professor at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, film studios might be better served with more targeted advertising that takes into account the movie-going habits of different communities, as well as how those communities respond to paid advertising and movie-review blogs.
The Bureau of Economic and Business Research at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is readying the launch of the Utah Community Data Project, an online system of community-level demographic, housing and socioeconomic data unprecedented in Utah for its breadth and for the access it will allow all Utahns.