UAB Listed among Top Schools to Earn an MBA

princeton review 2Its ties to local business, strong curriculum and knowledgeable faculty are among the reasons UAB's Collat School of Business was named among “The 296 Best Business Schools” by The Princeton Review in its 2015 edition.

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Energen CEO Describes His Company’s ‘Pure Play” Strategy

Energen 2014James McManus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Energen Corporation, recently gave students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite” an up-close look at a “pure play” strategy.

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Edward Aldag Shows Strategy Students the Importance of Passion

Ed Aldag 22Edward K. Aldag, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Medical Properties Trust, Inc., recently demonstrated the importance of being passionate about your career, to students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite.”

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New UAB Entrepreneurship Club for Students to Hold Interest Meeting

Radical ideas need a multidisciplinary approach to come to fruition.

Students from ALL majors are invited to join the new UAB Entrepreneurship Club on Wednesday, October 8th from 4:30-6pm at the Innovation Depot, 1500 1st Ave. N., and learn about the new UAB Entrepreneurship Club for students.

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Protective Life CEO Says Everyone Should Share in a Strategy’s Value

Protective Life Sep 2014

Protective Life CEO Johnny Johns told students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite” on September 30, 2014 that a successful strategy should create value not only for a company’s shareholders but also for its customers and for society.

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Lead Gift of $1 Million From Medical Properties Trust to Support New Building for UAB’s Collat School of Business

bldg int 315Medical Properties Trust, Inc. has donated $1 million to the University of Alabama at Birmingham to serve as a lead gift in funding a new state-of-the-art building for the Collat School of Business and Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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Charles Collat Tells Strategy Students to ‘Do Good and Be Better’

 
Collat strategies class 315Nancy Collat Goedecke, CEO and Chair of Mayer Electric Company, and Charles Collat, Sr., Chair Emeritus of the company, were the first guests in the Fall 2014 strategy course, “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite.” The course is a combined undergraduate honors course and MBA course which is a “capstone” experience for students, designed to bring together a variety of business disciplines in the study of business strategy.

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UAB and Alabama Retail Association to Honor State’s Top Retailers

by Katherine Shonesy

retail day2The University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business is partnering with the Alabama Retail Associationto present the 33rd annual Retailers of the Year at a Sept. 23 awards luncheon.

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Asking for Your Help to Help Others Succeed

“Great business schools have the support of the community that they serve, and being named the Collat School of Business is an example of our relationship with the community,” says Dean Eric Jack.

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