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Eccles ranked top 10 for entrepreneurship for 2021 by Princeton Review

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah received another top 10 ranking for entrepreneurship today as the Princeton Review ranked its undergraduate entrepreneurship program No. 10 and its graduate program No. 16 for 2021. The new undergraduate ranking adds to a series of top 10 rankings for the Eccles School from organizations including US News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek. “Entrepreneurship is one of [...]

2020-11-17T09:22:08-07:00November 17th, 2020|

Creating your own career: Women in entrepreneurship

The Women in Entrepreneurship Alumnae Panel brought together creative minds from across the University of Utah to share their experiences as real-world entrepreneurs. Participants included Camryn Polansky of the Lassonde Founders student group; Juliana Duran, small-business owner and entrepreneur; Anne Bastien, Program Director at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute; Justin Kahn, Instructor in the Master of Business Creation program at the David Eccles School of [...]

2020-10-26T14:31:34-07:00October 27th, 2020|

Eccles School launches postdoctoral program in Entrepreneurship & Strategy

The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business launched a new postdoctoral fellowship program with the hire of Maria Kurakina, a young scholar with a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Postdoctoral programs provide recent Ph.D. graduates with an opportunity to grow their expertise and publish original research, while also [...]

2020-09-29T13:39:35-07:00September 29th, 2020|

In the news: Master of Business Creation adapts to COVID-19

This past school year, the David Eccles School of Business Launched the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program, which was designed specifically with entrepreneurs and startup companies in mind. The original founding class consisted of 26 students and 20 startups, with classes, meetings, and grades specifically geared toward driving the startup’s success.  In an article on universitybusiness.com, Thad Kelling articulates how the global pandemic [...]

2020-07-02T17:01:53-07:00July 2nd, 2020|

Eccles School Professor Jay Barney racks up another major award

Congratulations are once again in order for professor Jay Barney, who has received the 2020 Strategic Management Division Outstanding Scholarship Award. He shares the joint award with Margie Peteraf of Dartmouth College. The award will be presented at the upcoming Academy of Management Meeting in Philadelphia. The STR Distinguished Scholarship Award is awarded biannually for a discovery of major importance in strategic management. The [...]

2020-06-12T17:03:53-07:00June 12th, 2020|

MBC entrepreneur helps students celebrate prom amid COVID-19

Virtual proms have become a huge trend this year, as the raging coronavirus pandemic continues to close schools around the country. Taylor Buckley, a Master of Business Creation student at the Eccles School, is behind an app that is making many of these virtual dance events possible. Check out how the app works at ABC4 Utah and NBC Chicago.

2020-05-06T20:08:59-07:00May 6th, 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 [...]

2020-04-21T10:39:11-07:00April 21st, 2020|

Goff Strategic Leadership Center helping to navigate the unknown

Navigating the unknown. We're all doing that right now, aren't we? Seems like most people are wondering: Will the decisions I made yesterday have merit when the crisis is over? Or, how can I find the confidence to make positive change in such turbulent times? The Goff Strategic Leadership Center acknowledges the significant challenges associated with volatility and uncertainty and recommends focusing not on [...]

2020-04-07T08:17:52-07:00April 2nd, 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 [...]

2020-03-17T15:41:58-07:00March 17th, 2020|

Jay Barney to receive John Fayerweather Eminent Scholar Award

Eccles School professor Jay Barney has been selected to receive the 2020 John Fayerweather Eminent Scholar Award from the Fellows of the Academy of International Business, to be presented this July at the AIB annual conference in Miami. This is the most important award given by the AIB and is selected by a committee of Fellows. The award is unique, honoring scholars from outside [...]

2020-02-07T09:43:45-07:00January 24th, 2020|