Marriott School News
EY Awards $500,000 to BYU School of Accountancy
Global mindset grant will promote international experiences Wednesday Dec 10 2014
The Brigham Young University School of Accountancy is taking steps to become more globally-minded with help from a $500,000 donation from EY.
New Exhibit Tells George W. Romney's Story
Monday Dec 08 2014
This year the Marriott School's Romney Institute of Public Management, which grants the Master's of Public Administration (MPA) degree, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new exhibit on its namesake George Romney and an acquisition of Romney's personal photos and documents for the Harold B. Lee Library's Special Collections.
Ruth Ann Jefferies Honored as 2014 Wright Distinguished Alumnus
Friday Dec 05 2014
The Brigham Young University Romney Institute of Public Management named Ruth Ann Jefferies, a property tax specialist at the Utah State Tax Commission, the 2014 N. Dale Wright Alumnus of the Year. The award is presented annually to an alumnus who has demonstrated extraordinary service professionally and in the community.
Donate to Sub for Santa
Monday Dec 01 2014
Marriott School of Management students and faculty are spreading Christmas cheer to Utah County children during the annual Sub for Santa project going on now through Thursday, December 11.
BYU Sweeps Business Language Case Competition
Monday Nov 24 2014
Two Brigham Young University teams showcased their Spanish and Chinese prowess by claiming top prizes at the eighth annual BYU Business Language Case Competition.
Don't Get Hacked! Study Shows People Ignore Online Warnings
You're your own worst enemy when it comes to online security Thursday Nov 20 2014
Marriott School information systems professors were awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research that found people say they care about keeping their computers secure, but behave otherwise.
MBA Student Wins Disney Data Analytics Competition
Thursday Nov 13 2014
BYU MBA supply chain student Stephanie Conran won The Walt Disney Company’s enterprise-wide data analytics competition for her work as an intern on a project called, “We Spend How Much?”.
BusinessWeek Ranks MBA Program 27th in the Nation
Program also ranked No. 12 in student satisfaction Tuesday Nov 11 2014
Brigham Young University's MBA program was ranked No. 27 overall in Bloomberg Businessweek’s full-time MBA rankings, a five-spot rise from the program’s last finish in 2012.
Rollins Center Holds Business Idea Competition During Entrepreneurship Week
Monday Oct 27 2014
Brigham Young University students demonstrated their innovation talents by participating in the Big Idea Pitch competition during the fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week, a week full of events that encourages students to take advantage of the entrepreneurial resources available through the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
BYU Awarded Grant for International Business Training
Wednesday Oct 22 2014
The U.S. Dept. of Education awarded BYU a four-year grant of more than $1.1 million to continue its work as a Center for International Business Education.
Supply Chain Programs Earn Top Rankings
Undergraduate ranked No. 6, graduate No. 14 Saturday Oct 18 2014
The Marriott School of Management’s global supply chain programs shot up to their highest spots ever in the latest rankings released by Gartner, with the undergraduate program coming in No. 6 and the graduate program placing No. 14 in the nation.
Professor Receives JFE Award for Finance Research
Thursday Oct 16 2014
Finance professor Karl Diether garnered high recognition from the Journal of Financial Economics, receiving second place for his article in the journal’s Fama/DFA Prizes for Capital Markets and Asset Pricing. The award is given annually for papers that demonstrate timely, relevant and high quality scientific research in financial economics.
Accounting Professors Win National Awards for Research
Monday Oct 13 2014
The American Accounting Association recently honored Marriott School of Management accounting professors Doug Prawitt, David Wood and Bryan Stewart with a pair of prestigious awards for exceptional research in behavioral and organizational accounting.
Glover Appointed to National Accounting Board
Monday Oct 06 2014
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently appointed Marriott School of Management associate dean Steve Glover to its Auditing Standards Board. Glover will meet with the board four times a year to update and revise the standards followed by the AICPA’s 400,000 members across the country.
BYU Team Wins IMA Case Competition
Friday Oct 03 2014
Hard work and dedication paid off for four Brigham Young University MAcc students who recently took first place at the Institute of Management Accountants National Case Competition, securing the $5,000 prize while proving their skills in a real-life business scenario.
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 research 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.