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Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Award winners announced

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiatives Professors Abe Bakhsheshy and Bill Hesterly announced the winners of the Eccles School's Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Leadership in Ethics Education Award for the 2018-2019 academic year. These colleagues were chosen on behalf of the University of Utah for their successful efforts to create new ethics-related courses, to integrate new business ethics content into existing courses, to mentor students on [...]

2020-05-15T12:06:05-06:00May 11th, 2020|

Navigating COVID-19 online series continues to draw worldwide media attention

The Navigating COVID-19: How to Save Your Business series continues to draw worldwide media attention. The free, online forum series, which is generously underwritten by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, provides clear and actionable direction to help local businesses navigate the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Recent installments of the series have been mentioned in the New York Times here and here; Reuters [...]

2020-04-29T16:57:32-06:00April 29th, 2020|

AACSB International recognizes Eccles School for Master of Business Creation

Today, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) – the world’s largest business education network – recognized the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah among 25 business schools as highlights of its Innovations That Inspire member challenge. The Eccles School was recognized for its unique Master of Business Creation (MBC) program, which allows founders to launch and scale a company [...]

2020-04-21T10:39:11-06:00April 21st, 2020|

Leading during COVID-19: 5 tips from Eccles Executive MBA alumni

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the social, economic, and personal aspects of business and everyday life. Almost overnight, individuals and organizations had to make enormous adjustments to respond to the crisis. In times like these, leaders play an essential role in managing and inspiring their employees, as well as ensuring that they continue to produce results within their companies. We reached [...]

2020-04-13T14:42:28-06:00April 13th, 2020|

Federal Reserve’s Randal Quarles talks COVID-19 impact in Eccles’ online forum

Randal K. Quarles, Vice Chair for Supervision of the Federal Reserve Board and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board joined Mike Leavitt, the former Secretary of the U.S. Health and Human Services and former Governor of Utah, for a conversation about the state of the banking sector, and the Federal Reserve’s recent efforts to support the economy, households, and businesses on Friday, April 10. [...]

2020-04-11T11:07:32-06:00April 11th, 2020|

Free Marriner Institute series helps businesses survive COVID-19 pandemic

The Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis is hosting a free series of online forums called Navigating COVID-19: How to Save Your Business for owners of businesses of all sizes. On Friday, April 3, former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt was joined by Sen. Mitt Romney, Gov. Gary Herbert, and several experts from the [...]

2020-04-11T10:04:36-06:00April 4th, 2020|

3 tools for mindful self-care from Dr. Georgi Rausch

In these unprecedented times, many people are finding themselves scared, confused, angry, or some combination of all of those. Those with an interest in business or leadership may be fascinated by the organizational behavior and economic impacts of this crisis, while also feeling guilty about having those feelings. If you’re wondering how to feel or how to react, that is totally normal. The truth [...]

2020-03-31T11:30:48-06:00April 1st, 2020|

Eccles School ranked No. 12 for MBA entrepreneurship by U.S. News

The David Eccles School of Business ranks No. 12 in the latest MBA rankings for entrepreneurship released today by US News and World Report. The rankings are for the year 2021. The Eccles School ranking is an improvement from the last year’s ranking of No. 17 for MBA entrepreneurship. In related rankings released earlier from US News and World Report, the Eccles School ranked [...]

2020-03-17T15:41:58-06:00March 17th, 2020|

Two MBA programs among best in nation in U.S. News rankings

Two MBA programs at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their annual Best Business Schools rankings. The Eccles School's Full-Time MBA program advanced four spots to No. 48, placing it in the top 50 full-time MBA programs in the nation. Meanwhile, the Professional MBA program [...]

2020-03-17T14:55:28-06:00March 17th, 2020|