New UAB Innovation Lab Hosts Open House November 13

Innovation depotThe Collat School of Business will host an open house for the brand new UAB Innovation Lab at Innovation Depot on Thursday, November 13 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

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Advice to Students From Hibbett Sports C-Suite: “Meet Needs”

HibbettHibbett Sports CEO Jeffry Rosenthal and Chief Merchant Jared Briskin met with students in the combined undergraduate capstone and MBA class, “Strategic Leadership Through the Eyes of the C-Suite,” on October 28, 2014, to discuss their company’s strategy.

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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.  “We are so very grateful to the Collat family for the transformative gift, and are now asking you to be part of something big and help us succeed because we’re helping others succeed.”

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CEO Says “Culture Wins Over Strategy” at Regions

 

Regions 315x230Regions Financial Corporation Chairman, President and CEO Grayson Hall discussed his company’s strategy with students in the combined undergraduate capstone and MBA class, “Strategic Leadership Through the Eyes of the C-Suite,” on October 21, 2014. This was Mr. Hall’s third visit since becoming CEO in 2011.

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UAB Listed among Top Schools to Earn an MBA

 
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Its 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

 

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James 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

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

 
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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 the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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