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How do YOU define success?

How do YOU define success?

Thursday, November 21, 2013

We hear a lot of talk these days about knowing our values, and this begs a really good question: Are we sure that we really know what our values are? Not just the things or ideals we might say we value – those nice words that bring nods of encouragement and affirmation – but the real and deep-seated Read More

Posted By: DeNisha McCollum at 8:31 AM

 
Hands-on learning adds value

Hands-on learning adds value

Friday, November 15, 2013

"I can’t believe it; the school we’ve never heard of won." That was the standard reaction from everyone in the room when our team of four John Brown University students won the 2013 Collegiate Effie Brand Challenge. (The Effies are a bit like the Grammys, but for marketing; the Brand Challenge is Read More

Posted By: Chase Skelton at 10:57 AM

 
Why JBU Grad Business?

Why JBU Grad Business?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

As the Graduate Business representative I have the honor of having lunch or coffee with many of our potential graduate students. I am humbled by the people I get to meet. On a weekly basis, I encounter senior-level leaders of Fortune 500 companies, middle-level management in not-for-profit Read More

Posted By: Cliff Murphy at 8:07 AM

 
Grad Business completes first international trip to Brazil

Grad Business completes first international trip to Brazil

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

n September, the Grad Business program launched its first ever Business Practicum to Brazil. We started our trip at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Iguacu Falls, and then proceeded to a week-long visit with five companies in Sao Paulo state, including Procter & Gamble, Walmart, Read More

Posted By: Tom Verdery at 10:04 AM

 
International business MBA students gain global perspective in China

International business MBA students gain global perspective in China

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Every item on the shelves glittered, felt or smelled of luxury—handbags, perfumes, clothing, and children’s toys—and filled the well-lit rooms of Li & Fung Limited Company’s building. Brand names, celebrity icons and iconic entertainment companies, all connected to Li & Fung, the world’s largest Read More

Posted By: Tom Verdery at 12:28 PM

 
Who wants to be a millionaire?

Who wants to be a millionaire?

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

According to a new survey, business degrees remain lucrative investments. In fact, six of the top 10 degrees held by the world's wealthiest individuals were in the field of business – MBA, economics, commerce, accounting, finance and business administration. Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 8:05 AM

 
A Gift of Clean Water

A Gift of Clean Water

Sunday, November 3, 2013

What does it mean to get a JBU education? At the Soderquist College of Business, it means that you’d better have your passport and brace yourself for the experience of a lifetime. For almost 40 years, a bloody war raged between the National Security Forces and the largely-indigenous guerrilla Read More

Posted By: Dr Joe Walenciak at 7:14 PM