Marriott School News
Entrepreneurship Programs Ranked in Top 10 for Fifth Straight Year
Undergraduate program ranked No. 4, graduate program ranked No. 7 Wednesday Sep 17 2014
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs were ranked No. 4 and No. 7, respectively, by The Princeton Review’s annual survey for Entrepreneur magazine.
How Do You Know When a Problem is Worth Solving?
BYU business profs detail how to “nail” and “scale” innovative ideas in new book Tuesday Sep 09 2014
Two of BYU’s innovation gurus have a surprising message: most of the nation’s best business schools are failing to teach future managers how to create new businesses. In other words, MBAs aren’t leaving school with the right tools to innovate.
Marriott School Staff Member Honored at University Conference
Wednesday Sep 03 2014
Heather Chewning, a program coordinator at the Marriott School of Management, received the President’s Appreciation Award at Brigham Young University’s annual University Conference on August 27.
Supply Chain Program Ranked No. 6 in Nation
Friday Aug 29 2014
The Marriott School of Management’s global supply chain program was recently ranked No. 6 in the nation by Gartner, a leading research company who has published program rankings for the past decade.
CEOs Who Use Violent Rhetoric Cut Themselves Off at the Knees
New resarch shows violent rhetoric affects employee ethics Thursday Aug 07 2014
Heading into the war room to fire up the troops? Declaring war on the competition to boost sales? Well, CEO, you might want to tamp down them’s fightin’ words—you could be shooting yourself in the foot.
Marketing Professor Bruce Money Speaks at BYU Devotional July 22
Monday Jul 21 2014
On Tuesday, July 22, Bruce Money, Fred Meyer Professor of Marketing and International Business, will deliver a devotional address at 11:05 a.m., in the de Jong Concert Hall.
Thompson Appointed Director of Romney Institute
Wednesday Jul 02 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Jeffery Thompson as director of the Romney Institute of Public Management, succeeding David Hart, who served for six years in that position.
Foster Named Business Management Chair
Monday Jun 30 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Tom Foster, a global supply chain management professor, as the new chair of the BYU Department of Business Management. Foster will succeed Bruce Money on July 1.
Money Named Director of Whitmore Global Management Center
Wednesday Jun 25 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently appointed Bruce Money as the director of the Whitmore Global Management Center, succeeding Ervin Black after his yearlong tenure. Money will assume his new position July 1.
Minority Entrepreneurs Face Discrimination When Seeking Loans
Minority small-business owners face more questions, get less help than white counterparts Tuesday Jun 10 2014
A disheartening new study coauthored by a BYU business professor reveals that discrimination is still tainting the American Dream for minorities.
International Business Model Competition Brings Entrepreneurs Together
Thursday Jun 05 2014
The world of entrepreneurship can be dog-eat-dog, but contestants found more than hard-nosed rivalry at the International Business Model Competition, held at Brigham Young University and Provo’s Utah Valley Convention Center last month.
Marriott School Students Select 2014 Bateman Award Winners
Thursday May 29 2014
The Marriott School of Management recently honored the winners of the 2014 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected exclusively by students.
BYU Student Company FiberFix Wins No. 1 at Utah Student 25
BYU Students Take 15 of 25 Awards Friday May 23 2014
After receiving funding through ABC’s “Shark Tank” and selling out of product on QVC, FiberFix is making headlines closer to home. Founded by Brigham Young University student Spencer Quinn, FiberFix recently took the top spot at the Utah Student 25 — the premier recognition program for student entrepreneurs in Utah.
Information Systems Students Shine at AITP Competition
Tuesday May 13 2014
After competing with nearly 500 students from more than 50 colleges and universities, six Brigham Young University students took home a record amount of awards from the Association for Information Technology Professionals Competition in Atlanta, Ga.
MBA Finance Students Receive Stoddard Prize
Tuesday May 13 2014
Brigham Young University MBA finance students were awarded with the George E. Stoddard Award in recognition for their excellent academic performance and dedication to service. This year 23 students received the prize, which comes with a $3,000 cash prize.
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.