The UAB School of Business Strategic Leadership through the Eyes of the C-Suite course, which welcomed nine CEOs to speak with students during the fall semester, might be more aptly named Strategic Leadership from the Mouth of the C-Suite.
Professor Andreas Rauterkus explains what to expect from the economy in the year ahead at the Birmingham Business Journal's 2013 Economic Forecast panel.
"Banks are stuck in a tough place right now," says UAB Business professor and banking expert Stephen Yoder. The Birmingham Business Journal provides a full report of what he had to say at a recent Women's Network meeting about the current conditions of the banking industry.
The website for cutlery firm CUTCO says its Santoku-Style Cheese Knife is sharp, subtle and functional, with the ability to glide through or break off chunks of cheese. You can easily use the same description for two University of Alabama at Birmingham seniors who sliced and diced their way, via simulated selling of the CUTCO knife, to Top 3 finishes at the recent Pi Sigma Epsilon South/West Regional Conference Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon.
Accounting student Meredith Burbank scored 5 offers from top firms, including 2 from the Big Four, during the highly competitive spring internship recruitment season for accounting. Plus, she already has a summer internship lined up with HealthSouth.
Michael Hang was one of the top 3 recruits in the country for Ford Motor Company in spring 2012. Ford, Bridgestone- Firestone, CTS, GE, Regions, and more are back in the Business School this month interviewing for intern and full-time positions. Register on Dragon Trail and prepare for your future career!
A study authored by UAB Business Professor Bob Robicheaux shows that Alabama lost over $160M last year in uncollected sales tax from online purchases, and that number is expected to grow substantially each year unless new legislation prevents it. Governor Robert Bentley joined a panel discussion at Alabama Retail Day to address this growing concern.
The training and certification that Gina Boyington recently earned through the Project Management Certificate Program offered by the UAB Management, Information Systems, and Quantitative Methods department and the Project Management Institute, Birmingham chapter, allowed her to change the course of her career.