Marriott School News
BYU Team Wins MBA ACG Cup Competition
Team's success marks second year in a row BYU takes first place Wednesday May 22 2013
Outperforming finalists from across the state, a team of MBA students from Brigham Young University won first place and $5,000 in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition. This is the second year in a row BYU has earned top honors at the annual event held in Salt Lake City.
J. Michael Pinegar to Deliver Annual Maeser Faculty Lecture May 21
University’s highest faculty honor Monday May 20 2013
J. Michael Pinegar, the Joel C. Peterson Professor of Finance at the Marriott School of Management, will deliver this year’s Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture during a Brigham Young University forum Tuesday, May 21, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium.
MBA Students Win Stoddard Prize
Tuesday May 07 2013
Seventeen Brigham Young University MBA finance students were awarded the George E. Stoddard Prize and $3,000 in a significant return on their educational investment. This year 11 second-year and six first-year students received the honor.
Former Senator Given Prestigious Award
Thursday May 02 2013
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University presented former senator Robert F. Bennett with its 2013 Administrator of the Year award for his work in Congress.
Inaugural Miller New Venture Challenge Announces 2013 Winners
Eight teams receive honors Monday Apr 22 2013
One of the biggest, university-wide business plan competitions in the nation brought Brigham Young University teams’ aspirations closer to reality last Friday.
2013 Eccles Scholars Awarded to Internationally-Focused MBA Students
Friday Apr 19 2013
The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University recently named 10 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects and global career exploration.
UN Global Compact Leader Speaks at BYU
Friday Apr 19 2013
The top executive of the United Nations Global Compact visited Brigham Young University to speak about the worldwide organization’s mission to benefit societies across the globe.
Bateman Awards Celebrate Outstanding Students, Professor and Organization
Thursday Apr 18 2013
Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management honored the winners of the 2013 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected exclusively by students.
Ballard Week Boosts Social Innovation
Thursday Apr 11 2013
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance recently hosted the third-annual TEDxBYU event and the Social Innovator of the Year Award banquet as part of its jam-packed Ballard Week.
Organizational Leadership Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Other faculty, staff and administrators also honored Monday Apr 08 2013
The Marriott School of Management presented Alan Wilkins, professor of organizational leadership and strategy, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual awards night. In addition to Wilkins, another 14 faculty, staff and administrators were recognized at the event.
BYU Student Company Named No. 1 at Utah Student 25
14 other BYU student-run companies also included Friday Apr 05 2013
Underwater Audio, created by Brigham Young University student Scott Walker, was named the No. 1 student-run business by Utah Student 25 — an organization that recognizes student entrepreneurs.
Marriott School Hosts ‘Major Shopping’ Event for Female Students
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Women across campus gathered at the Tanner Building hunting for the perfect major at the 2013 Major Shopping event.
On-Campus Internships Open Doors for Students
Wednesday Apr 03 2013
In today’s competitive job market having an outstanding résumé is not just a good idea—it’s required. To give students more opportunities for career development, the Marriott School of Management offers an on-campus internship program.
BYU Strategy Professor Jeff Dyer Named Most Influential Young Management Scholar
Monday Apr 01 2013
Brigham Young University strategy professor Jeff Dyer was recently recognized for his impact on academic and business professionals, being named the most influential management scholar by the Academy of Management Perspectives.
First Management Society Chapter in Africa Formed
Wednesday Mar 27 2013
The Management Society, the Marriott School of Management’s premier global business network, has yet to extend its reach to Africa — until now. A new chapter in Accra, Ghana, officially launched in March. The newest members of the society are looking forward to creating change for Ghanaians by focusing on the Management Society’s mission to foster integrity in business.
Original CIS Recipient Returns to Speak on Business Ethics
Thursday Mar 21 2013
After a 17-year absence, the first recipient of the Cardon International Sponsorship returned to Brigham Young University to advise business students on ethical dilemmas in the workplace.
BYU Undergrad Program is No. 12 in New Businessweek Rankings
Recruiters put the school at No. 3 Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business program soared nine places to No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 rankings. The Marriott School of Management also ranked No. 3 in employer satisfaction and No. 12 in student satisfaction.
U.S. News Ranks MBA Program in Top 30
Tuesday Mar 12 2013
Brigham Young University's MBA program jumped four spots to No. 30 in the U.S.News & World Report 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The accounting specialty advanced two spots to No. 7 and for the first time the international specialty was ranked at No. 22.
BusinessWeek Ranks BYU No. 2 in West for Placement
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
Employment may be hard to find in today’s job market, but Brigham Young University MBA graduates are doing well according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The BYU MBA program was ranked No. 2 in the West for job placement, behind University of California, Berkeley.
Three Finalists Honored in Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
A restaurateur, a film producer and an inventor squared-off in the final round of the 22nd annual Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Chosen from 50 applicants, these three entrepreneurs represent the best of this year's Brigham Young University student ventures.