Marriott School News
MBA Students Take First in Regional Venture Capital Investment Competition
Receive Entrepreneur’s Choice in Global Finals Tuesday May 13 2014
A team of Brigham Young University MBA students won first place in the regional Venture Capital Investment Competition last month by evaluating and making deals with real startups. The group's journey continues this week as they take on ten winning teams from around the world in the Global Finals.
Marriott School Associate Dean Steve Glover to Discuss Faith at BYU Devotional
Monday May 12 2014
Steven M. Glover, Associate Dean of the Marriott School of Management, will address BYU students about how to systematically obtain knowledge of divine and spiritual things in a university devotional at 11:05 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12.
Teams to Face Off at International Business Model Competition
Thursday May 01 2014
This week teams from 40 schools within 10 countries will compete for more than $150,000 to fund their businesses at the International Business Model Competition. Founded by Brigham Young University and co-hosted by Harvard University and Stanford University, the competition is an opportunity for attendees to get a look inside the entrepreneurial world and will be held May 1-3 at BYU and downtown Provo.
BYU Team Wins Security Track at AIS Competition
Wednesday Apr 30 2014
Challenging coursework and diligent study helped a team of Brigham Young University students take first place at the Association for Information Systems Student Competition for the third year running.
Miller NVC Final Reveals BYU's Top Entrepreneurs
Wednesday Apr 09 2014
Marriott School of Management student Derek Johnson raised the winning trophy after securing the Founder’s Choice award and the overall win at the Miller New Venture Challenge final. Nine other companies also walked away with prize money totaling $205,000 in cash and in-kind prizes, making this the biggest year in the competition’s history.
BYU Team Places Third in Social Responsibility Case Competition
Friday Apr 04 2014
Bold strategy and detailed recommendations helped four Marriott School of Management undergraduates take third in the Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility. This was the first year Brigham Young University participated in the competition, held at the University of Washington, Tacoma, where teams developed strategies to help a company positively impact society.
BYU Team Wins ACG Cup Competition
Thursday Apr 03 2014
A team of Brigham Young University MBA students bested competitors from across Utah to win first place and $5,000 in the Association for Corporate Growth Cup Competition. This is the third consecutive year BYU garnered the top spot at the annual event held in Salt Lake City.
Professor from the Marriott School to discuss citizenship at BYU devotional April 1
Monday Mar 31 2014
Larry Walters, a professor with the Romney Institute of Public Management, will discuss citizenship as accountability and commitment to the well-being of the whole Tuesday (April 1) at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Center at Brigham Young University.
Globally Focused MBA Students Receive 2014 Eccles Scholars Award
Friday Mar 28 2014
The Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Management Center at Brigham Young University recently named 14 first-year MBA candidates as Eccles Scholars and awarded each recipient $9,000 to aid with schooling costs, international projects and global career exploration.
BYU’s Top Entrepreneurs Contend In SEOY Final
Friday Mar 14 2014
Brigham Young University’s best entrepreneurs went head to head at this year’s Student Entrepreneur of the Year competition, hosted by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Three students were chosen out of more than 39 applicants to compete in the finals.
BYU’s Law and MBA Programs Translate High Marks to High Rankings
Tuesday Mar 11 2014
After another year of impressive student achievements, Brigham Young University’s graduate business and law programs have once again received high marks from U.S. News & World Report.
Students Learn How to Make a Difference at Ballard Week
Tuesday Mar 11 2014
Creating better work environments in developing countries, helping farmers escape poverty and providing prison inmates with educational opportunities are just a few actions social innovators are taking to alleviate the world’s problems.
BYU MBA Student Taking Fashion Skills to Vegas
Thursday Mar 06 2014
Most MBA students go on to work for major corporations or gain additional training to take back to their employers, but one first-year MBA student, Julia Perry, has other plans in mind – launching her own fashion line.
Marriott School Announces 2014 Hawes Scholars
Thursday Mar 06 2014
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named ten MBA candidates as its 2014 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
Mobile App Competition Gives BYU Developers Chance to Shine
Friday Feb 28 2014
PROVO, Utah — Feb. 28, 2014 — Is the next Flappy Bird or Fruit Ninja at Brigham Young University? Developers at this year’s Mobile App Competition are hoping so.
High School Students Compete in Business Language Competition
Friday Feb 28 2014
High school students from across the state assembled at Brigham Young University today to put their Spanish skills to the test in the 2014 High School Business Language Competition.
BYU Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Assistance Through VITA Lab
Wednesday Feb 26 2014
Putting in extra hours after class can be tiring, but this semester Brigham Young University student volunteers are gaining valuable experience and giving meaningful service at the largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in the country.
Utah Startup Marketplace Brings Budding Business to BYU
Tuesday Feb 25 2014
The hottest startups from around the state set up at Brigham Young University’s Utah Startup Marketplace this semester to find the newest talent for their companies.
BYU Endorsed by IMA for Excellence in Management Accounting Education
Monday Feb 24 2014
Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy recently received endorsement from the Institute of Management Accountants for excellence in preparing students to pursue the Certified Management Accounting credential.
Students Win Big at BYU’s Business Model Competition
Friday Feb 21 2014
Brigham Young University’s student entrepreneur team Genius Security took home first place and a cash prize of $3,000 at this year’s Business Model Competition hosted by the Marriott School of Management’s Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.