Whitmore Center Announces Name Change
New name reflects focus on global business Thursday Sep 03 2020
At the start of the school year, the Whitmore Global Management Center is turning over a new leaf—or actually a name to be more precise. The Brigham Young University Board of Trustees approved the center to be renamed the Kay and Yvonne Whitmore Global Business Center.
CIS Commitment Guides Grad in Global Career
Wednesday Sep 02 2020
Whether they’re riding elephants, climbing Machu Picchu, or visiting thousand-year-old caves, BYU Marriott MBA graduate David Paradiso and his family members have enjoyed adventures around the world. However, none of these experiences—or his career opportunities—would have been possible without the education and skills he obtained during his time at the BYU Marriott School of Business.
BYU Marriott Names New Associate Dean
Bonnie Anderson Assumes Role 18 May Thursday May 14 2020
BYU Marriott School of Business dean Brigitte C. Madrian has announced the appointment of Bonnie Anderson as the school’s newest associate dean. Anderson takes over for previous associate dean Keith Vorkink on 18 May.
To Malaysia and Back
Tuesday May 12 2020
BYU Marriott alum and former Eccles scholar Colin Ludlow created his own career opportunities and followed his passion for international business first to Japan and then to Malaysia. Now as he settles back into life in the United States, Ludlow is grateful for the global experiences he's had and wants others to know that they too can be internationally minded—even if they don't have the opportunity to work abroad.
The Trickle-Down Effect
Friday May 08 2020
For Corinne Anderson, assistant professor of accounting from Salt Lake Community College, the chance to go to India with BYU Marriott's Whitmore Global Management Center (GMC) was an opportunity she couldn't pass up. Her experience, which was made possible with the help of BYU's Center for International Business and Research (CIBER) grant, allowed Anderson to gain insightful knowledge that will benefit her students as she develops and refines her teaching curriculum to prepare them for their own trip to India this year.
Becoming a Better Global Citizen
Wednesday May 06 2020
Whether he's kayaking to waterfalls in Croatia or exploring the sites of Dubai, Tanner Wegrowski loves to experience the world. Completing an internship in Berlin and participating in BYU Marriott's Global Marketing Study Abroad has convinced Wegrowski that everyone should have international experiences. He believes these experiences are an invaluable way to gain an appreciation for and broader perspective of the world in which we live.
People First, Place Second
Wednesday Apr 29 2020
When BYU Marriott MPA professor Rob Christensen hit a crossroad in his career, he took the path that led to a semester-long sabbatical in Europe. After spending three months in Milan and a month and a half in London during fall 2019, Christensen reflects back on his time abroad and is grateful for the research opportunities he was given and the networking experiences he had.
Utah High School Students Test Language Skills at GMC Competition
Saturday Apr 25 2020
BYU Marriott's Whitmore Global Management Center hosted its ninth annual High School Business Language Competition. Fifty-eight teams of students from high schools around the state of Utah gathered in the Tanner Building to put their language skills to the test as they competed in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, and Arabic.
International Business-Minded MBA Students Named 2020 Eccles Scholars
Thursday Apr 23 2020
BYU Marriott’s Whitmore Global Management Center recently recognized eleven MBA students as this year’s Eccles scholars and presented each student with $9,000 for their interest in and commitment to a career in international business.
BYU Marriott GMD Team Places High at CUIBE Competition
Monday Dec 23 2019
On 2 November 2019, four students from BYU Marriott’s Global Management Center won second place in the NU-CUIBE International Business Case Competition in Boston. Team members competed against fourteen other universities and walked away with valuable insights they plan to apply to their future careers.
BYU Wins Big at Business Language Case Competition
Wednesday Dec 18 2019
If creating and presenting an international business plan isn’t challenging enough, try doing it in a foreign language. Students from across the country traveled to BYU Marriott to compete in the Global Management Center’s two-day Business Language Case Competition on 7–8 November 2019.
Skateboarding and Business
Thursday Nov 21 2019
At the age of thirty-six, Marc de Schweinitz strapped on his helmet and barreled down the half-pipe on his skateboard for the first time in fifteen years. This one-of-a-kind BYU Marriott alum chases his dreams, whether on a skateboard or in the office.
BYU Marriott Welcomes New Faculty in 2019
Friday Nov 01 2019
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business welcomes seven new professors to the Tanner Building this fall.
A Valuable Exchange
Wednesday Aug 07 2019
From developing business relationships in France to watching a sunrise over a mountain in Peru, the Global Management Center’s foreign exchange programs teach what a classroom can’t. The foreign exchange program provides students the opportunity to learn the inner workings of international business, become proficient in a new language, experience a different culture, and build professional international relationships.
Business in the Front, Music in the Back
Wednesday Jul 31 2019
Outside the office, Jonathon Wood, managing director at the Whitmore Global Management Center, spends a lot of his free time playing in a bluegrass acoustic band known as Lincoln Highway. Along with his fellow band members, Wood recently accepted an invite from Mike Lee, senator from Utah, to play in Washington, DC, at an event known as Utah Days.
GMC Hosts Seventh High-School Business Language Competition
Tuesday Jun 25 2019
More than one hundred high school students from around the state of Utah participated in the seventh annual Business Language Competition held by BYU Marriott’s Whitmore Global Management Center.
Excusez Moi, No Need to Pardon our French Team
Wednesday Feb 27 2019
BYU's French language team made no apologies at the Whitmore Global Management Center's annual Business Language Case Competition held during the fall 2018 semester, taking first place in the brand-new French category.
BYU Marriott Welcomes Its New Dean
Brigitte Madrian Began Term 1 January Monday Jan 07 2019
After six months of anticipation, Brigham Young University finally welcomes its newest dean. On 1 January 2019, Brigitte C. Madrian began her tenure as dean of the BYU Marriott School of Business.
Boosted by Immersion
Tuesday Dec 18 2018
When Sydni Dunn came to BYU, she embraced the idea of "entering to learn." The entrepreneurial management student immersed herself in countless opportunities that would ultimately prepare her to "go forth to serve."
GMC Partners with World Trade Center Utah
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Thanks to the Global Management Center's partnership with World Trade Center Utah, students will work with executives of local companies, performing an in-depth, product-specific analysis of global markets.