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  • Winners of First Walmart Business Case Competition Announced Monday Oct 31 2011

    The details made the difference as judges chose the winning team of the inaugural Walmart Business Case Competition held at Brigham Young University on Sept. 29.


  • Career Initiative Boosts Job Placement Friday Oct 28 2011

    This year hundreds more Marriott School of Management graduates were hired than in 2010, resulting from an intensified focus on placement and a slowly recovering economy. Placement rates increased by 14 percent for graduate degrees and five percent for undergraduate degrees in 2011, reaching 91 percent and 76 percent, respectively.


  • BYU Ranks 2nd in the Nation for Entrepreneurship Thursday Sep 29 2011

    Brigham Young University's entrepreneurship students are some of the best prepared to start their own businesses, according to a recent survey by The Princeton Review for Entrepreneur magazine. BYU's Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology graduate and undergraduate programs came in at No. 2 and No. 7, respectively. This is the second year in a row both programs have made it in the top 10, with the graduate program moving up two spots.


  • BYU Tops Professor Ratings Site Friday Aug 26 2011

    It's a place many students love to turn to when picking their professors, and now RateMyProfessors.com has returned the love, naming Brigham Young University the top college for the 2010–2011 school year.


  • BYU Prof’s New Book and Forbes Article Tell How Everyone Can Innovate Like the Best Tuesday Jul 26 2011

    Where does Forbes turn when looking for a methodology to rank the world's most innovative companies? To Brigham Young University's Jeff Dyer and the insights found in his book released this week by the Harvard Business Review Press.


  • BYU Biz Profs’ Harvard Biz Review Article: How to Beat Free Their 5/40 rule quantifies a tough decision established companies often get wrong Tuesday Jun 07 2011

    What do you do when your company is comfortably selling a product, and then suddenly a competitor offers a similar one for free? Well, if you’re like two-thirds of the companies in a new study, you’ll get it wrong.


  • Professor Heaton Appointed Faculty Director of Peery Institute Tuesday May 17 2011

    BYU finance professor Hal Heaton will fill the shoes Ned Hill leaves on this side of the globe after he departs to serve as president of the Romania Bucharest Mission this summer. Dean Gary Cornia has appointed Heaton as faculty director of the H. Taylor Peery Institute of Financial Services.


  • Marriott School Students Select 2011 Merrill J. Bateman Award Winners New award given to outstanding student organization Monday Apr 18 2011

    Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management announced the winners of the 2011 Bateman Awards, the only school-wide awards selected entirely by students.


  • Social Deal Platform Wins 2011 BYU Business Plan Competition More than $100,000 in prizes given to finalists Thursday Apr 07 2011

    It all started with a box of Oatmeal Squares. Kalood, a company that hopes to use its innovative social deal platform to revolutionize how consumers receive bargains and shop, won first place and $50,000 in prizes at the 2011 Brigham Young University Business Plan Competition.


  • BYU Marketing Professor Joins Global Research Center Thursday Mar 31 2011

    It's not every day a professor is asked to collaborate with a Fortune 500 company, let alone report to its top executives. Brigham Young University assistant professor of marketing Sterling Bone will get a chance to do just that as he becomes a research faculty member of Arizona State University's Center for Services Leadership, bringing him into a community of thought leaders in the field of services marketing.


  • Marketing Professor Receives 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award 14 faculty and administrators also honored Tuesday Mar 29 2011

    The Marriott School of Management presented Michael Swenson, Ford Motor Company Professor of Marketing, with its highest distinction — the 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award — at the annual Marriott School Awards Night held March 9. In addition to Swenson, 14 others were recognized for their dedicated service to the school.


  • Marriott School Wins Awards for Communications Excellence Monday Mar 21 2011

    Good communicators are supposed to work behind the scenes, but sometimes they can't help getting pulled on stage for a successful effort. Such was the case when the Marriott School of Management won multiple awards for communications excellence from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


  • New Professorship Honors Former Dean Ned Cromar Hill Professorship of finance created Friday Mar 11 2011

    When former Marriott School of Management Dean Ned Hill leaves this summer to serve as mission president in Romania and Moldova, his contributions in this hemisphere will not be forgotten. This January a professorship in his name, funded by Brent and Bonnie Jean Beesley, was created to honor and recognize Hill's influence on students in Provo.


  • Marriott School's James Brau to deliver BYU devotional address March 1 Friday Feb 25 2011

    James Brau, a professor of finance in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, will be speaking about "Spiritual Thoughts in the Classroom" at the weekly campus devotional Tuesday, March 1, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.


  • Why Employees Do Bad Things for Companies They Love Two studies explore surprising reasons for unethical business behavior Tuesday Jan 11 2011

    Employees who love their company and hustle to please their bosses sound like a recipe for success. But two recent studies co-authored by a BYU business professor found that those two factors can lead to a higher likelihood of unethical behavior.


  • BYU’s Business Startup Factory Monday Dec 27 2010

    In the world of college sports, Brigham Young University is known as a quarterback factory, producing the likes of Steve Young, Jim McMahon, Ty Detmer and Max Hall. But more recently, BYU is being recognized as a business startup factory — churning out hundreds of student-run ventures each year.


  • BYU Students Network with Executives on Wall Street Monday Dec 20 2010

    While students are usually pitching themselves to companies, this time the tables were turned. BYU students headed to New York City to hear from financial executives at more than 40 companies speak about different job functions within their organizations — getting students excited to compete for possible internships on Wall Street.


  • Extending the Invitation to Give Friday Dec 03 2010

    Instead of rocking around your own Christmas tree this year, students and faculty are invited to stop by the Marriott School of Management's annual Angel Tree and help provide gifts for needy families in Utah County.


  • Idea Pitch Competition Brings Brightest Ideas to Light Wednesday Nov 10 2010

    Brigham Young University is bursting with new ideas. Entrepreneurially minded students from across campus pitched some of those ideas in the annual Idea Pitch Competition, sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.


  • Fresher, Bolder Marriott Alumni Magazine Design Unveiled Thursday Oct 14 2010

    Pick up the Fall 2010 Marriott Alumni Magazine and you will no doubt notice something different — very different. On the eve of its 35th anniversary, the magazine has received a makeover. The completely redesigned publication will offer its engaging content in a new, bolder and even more inviting way.