HLS GroupJay Grinney, Chief Executive Officer of HealthSouth Corporation, described the ten-year journey he has made at the company to redraw its strategy and make it a success. Grinney made a return visit to the UAB Collat School of Business on November 11, 2014 when he met with students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite.”

Alacare GroupJohn Beard, Chairman and President of Alacare Home Health and Hospice, recently told students in the combined MBA and undergraduate capstone class “Strategic leadership through the eyes of the C-Suite” that his company’s mission is to serve the health needs of the homebound citizens of Alabama.

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.

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.

 

“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.”

 

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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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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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 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.”