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Executive MBA Program ranked No. 4 in the West, No. 21 nationally

The Executive MBA program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is once again ranked as one of the best in the world, according to this year’s rankings by the Financial Times. The program ranked No. 4 in the West, No. 21 nationally and No. 98 globally. It is the only school in Utah to be ranked in the Financial Times’ top-100 Executive [...]

2019-11-18T10:41:00-07:00November 18th, 2019|

Forbes names Eccles School Full-time MBA to Best Business Schools list

(September 18, 2019) — The Full-Time MBA program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has been ranked No. 36 overall in Forbes’ Best Business Schools 2019 ranking. The program, which has never before been ranked by Forbes, also ranked No. 6 in the West. “The Forbes Best Business Schools MBA rankings are unique in that the ranking is based on a [...]

2019-09-18T11:12:04-06:00September 18th, 2019|

2019 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards winners, finalists announced

Nine businesses, nonprofits and government agencies that embody the spirit of ethical leadership were honored with the 2019 Utah Ethical Leadership Awards. The awards recognize organizations that embody the spirit of ethical leadership exhibited by Bill Daniels, a founder of the modern cable industry and former owner of the Utah Stars. Daniels believed deeply in ethics and integrity, and the importance of absolute ethical principles. [...]

2019-09-10T22:18:02-06:00September 10th, 2019|

Gardner Policy Institute launches Ivory Experiences

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute is starting a student program called Ivory Experiences that is being underwritten by the Ivory Foundation. It provides undergraduate students a unique opportunity to interact and learn from the Institute as well as prominent business and community leaders. Each semester, 10 undergraduate students will be selected to take part in the Ivory Experiences. Ivory Experience Opportunities Public Policy [...]

2019-08-06T10:59:46-06:00July 15th, 2019|

Eccles School launches master’s degree specifically for entrepreneurs

May 29, 2019 – The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is taking its top 10 ranked program for entrepreneurship to new heights with a master’s degree designed for serious entrepreneurs. The degree is called the Master of Business Creation (MBC), and it’s the first of its kind. Applicants must be full-time entrepreneurs who want to create, launch and scale [...]

2019-05-30T09:55:49-06:00May 29th, 2019|

Four innovators awarded funding to tackle housing affordability

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 10, 2019) - Factory OS and Landed in San Francisco, Home Partners of America in Chicago and The Alley Flat Initiative in Austin have been selected by Ivory Innovations as winners of the inaugural Ivory Prize for Housing Affordability. The national innovation challenge sheds light on emerging and impactful solutions seeking to address America’s housing affordability challenges. “America is suffering with [...]

2019-04-11T11:15:39-06:00April 11th, 2019|

Part-Time MBA program jumps 16 spots to No. 44 in U.S. News rankings

March 12, 2019 — The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business’ Professional MBA program jumped 16 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for the best part-time MBA programs, moving to No. 44 overall, and No.1 part-time MBA in Utah. The part-time MBA ranking represents an astounding 64 spot climb in just two years. The Eccles School’s MBA Entrepreneurship ranking also [...]

2019-03-12T08:58:34-06:00March 11th, 2019|

Utah’s tech industry employment increases at more than twice the U.S. rate

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today released preliminary results of a first-of-its-kind economic study of Utah’s tech and innovation economy. The research, which was shared today on Utah’s Capitol Hill, shows Utah’s tech economy supports one in seven Utah jobs, pays annual compensation 75 percent higher than other industries, and has increased employment at more than twice the national rate over the past [...]

2019-02-25T18:49:18-07:00February 25th, 2019|

Utah Coal Country Strike Team advances in American Dream competition

The Utah Coal Country Strike Team’s multi-pronged proposal to boost financial prosperity in Carbon and Emery counties resonated with the Alliance for the American Dream on Tuesday, earning it one of five spots in the final pitch competition this summer. The economic vitality that has brought Utah national recognition has bypassed the two counties, where economic conditions have steadily declined since 2001 with falling [...]

2019-01-30T10:00:58-07:00January 30th, 2019|

U.S. News: Eccles School MBA Online program ranked No. 17

The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business has been ranked top 20 in the nation in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA rankings, landing at No. 17 overall and No. 4 in the West. This ranking represents an eight-spot jump from the 2018 rankings and a 25-spot cumulative jump over the past two [...]

2019-01-15T10:12:35-07:00January 15th, 2019|