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Family Business Roundtable: Secrets to business success from Bill Child

At the David Eccles School of Business Family Business Roundtable, community members and business leaders joined together for networking, business inspiration, and a few laughs. This year’s roundtable featured Bill Child, who unexpectedly was put in charge of the R.C. Willey appliance business in 1954 after Child wed Willey’s daughter and Willey experienced a decline in health. Having just started college and earning a [...]

2019-03-13T17:07:48-07:00March 13th, 2019|

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Game Day Ad Analytics Challenge

The 2019 Game Day Ad Analytics Challenge wrapped up Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. The challenge requires student teams to present infographics and white papers based on extracted insights from tweets on Twitter about the 2019 Super Bowl commercials. The teams analyzed more than 850,000 tweets about the Super Bowl advertisements and extracted valuable metrics related to reach, performance, influence, and diffusion. Students from Information [...]

2019-02-14T11:24:51-07:00February 12th, 2019|

Women in the Workplace: Challenges overcome and strategies for success

The power of women and their influence in the business workforce is only growing stronger, as evidenced by three women panelists at the David Eccles School of Business Women in Business spring luncheon. Moderated by Eccles School Assistant Dean Ruchi Watson, panelists Nicole Torres, senior associate editor at Harvard Business Review and co-host of HBR’s Women at Work podcast, and Lianna Kinard, vice [...]

2019-02-06T23:56:48-07:00February 6th, 2019|

Skills Match 2019: Discover unexpected career options

Join Business Career Services for Skills Match 2019 on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Skills Match 2019 is a non-traditional networking event that focuses on meaningful connection beyond company name. This event is designed to get you talking with employers about skills and major strengths rather than just your resume. Through authentic conversation, you’ll discover opportunities and paths you didn’t before imagine. Employers in attendance [...]

2019-01-29T12:38:29-07:00January 29th, 2019|

Alumni #TakeoverTuesday: Mike Caggiano, PMBA, 2016

Did you know that we have an alumni network of more than 37,000+ people across the world that is constantly growing? This alumni network is a diverse group of professionals with a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, and interests, each with a story and an experience to share. We hope that you’ll join us each month as an alum takes over our social [...]

2019-01-29T09:45:55-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Take advantage of employer tuition assistance and reimbursement programs

Did you know that certain employers offer tuition assistance and tuition reimbursement to their student employees? These opportunities help you pay for college, gain great job experience, and receive educational support from your employer. Tuition Assistance Tuition assistance is an amazing program offered by many employers across the country to students just like you. Companies use this platform to help their employees pay [...]

2019-01-22T17:25:08-07:00January 22nd, 2019|

OSC partnership saves Intermountain more than $1 million

Students in the Operations & Supply Chain major at the David Eccles School of Business gain real-world experience through the capstone course, which prepares them for their future career aspirations while also benefiting a corporate partner in a real way.Director of the Operations and Supply Chain, Professor Sue Sundar, facilitated a new partnership for a capstone course between the Eccles School and Intermountain Healthcare, [...]

2018-12-11T09:23:46-07:00December 11th, 2018|

DOMO and Information Systems Hackathon

The Information Systems major partnered with Domo and Layton Construction to host the IS-Domo Hackathon on Nov. 9-10. More than 80 students participated, consisting of 12 graduate and four undergraduate teams. Teams were given 24 hours to formalize a solution to a business problem presented by Domo and Layton Construction, using the Domo visualization and BI platform. They then presented their proposed solution [...]

2018-11-20T10:06:53-07:00November 20th, 2018|

Eccles School annual U Girls Code event a success

For the third-consecutive year the Eccles School partnered with Oracle to bring middle and high school-aged girls to the University of Utah campus for a half day of coding, an introduction to technology careers, chats with inspiring female business leaders, and, of course, fun. Girls from across the Wasatch Valley heard from a panel of women technology executives, and learned basic programming in [...]

2018-11-14T16:17:53-07:00November 14th, 2018|

Gear Up for Success: Operations & Supply Chain career networking event

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, employers from across the country met with Eccles School students at the Gear Up for Success: Operations & Supply Chain Career and Networking event. This event was the first career and networking event for the major and was a great opportunity for students to connect with employers looking to fill operations management and supply chain positions. Amazon, PepsiCo, Goldman [...]

2018-11-12T17:46:29-07:00November 12th, 2018|