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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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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Employers on Campus to Learn Keys to Recruiting Top Talent

 

Employer drive inOver 40 employers were on campus July 24th, 2014 for the UAB Collat School of Business “Employer Drive-in” lunch, learning about ways to position their organization to attract highly qualified candidates for internships and post-graduation employment. Along with the opportunity to hear straight from Collat students, guests met and interacted with Collat faculty, staff and administration while learning more about Collat’s academic departments, and unique, innovative programs. 

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UAB’s Collat School of Business Partners with High School Students to Make Birmingham Better

 
business school projectStudent scholars from the Collat School of Business are working with area high school students this month on a research project to discover opportunities to improve social and economic conditions in Birmingham.

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UAB Collat School of Business Students Gain Competitive Edge with Internships

 
Intern collageUAB Collat Business students are flooding the local business scene and putting their knowledge to work year round to gain a decided edge and boost employment prospects.

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Collat School of Business to Help CPAs Earn CPE Credit This Summer

UAB-CPE-DayThe Collat School of Business is offering two day-long seminars this summer designed to help working professionals stay current on accounting and auditing changes and earn up to 16 hours of Accounting and Auditing CPE credit.


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Students Use Teamwork to Promote QEP

 
MarketingStudents 2014Marketing students are often challenged to come up with a full marketing campaign, but three UAB senior marketing students have teamed together to do this without the promise of a grade.

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UAB Online Business Programs Ranked Nationally

 

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TheBestSchools.org recently acknowledged the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s online Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and online Bachelor of Science degree in management as top national online degree programs.

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