A BYU Marriott Education Extends to Harvard
Tuesday Apr 16 2019
Deciding between two summer employment opportunities, especially two great organizations that seemed like a perfect fit, was the root of conflicting emotions for BYU Marriott student Autumn Clark.
The Long Road From Education to Career
Wednesday Apr 10 2019
As a child growing up in Recife, Brazil, Thiago Gomes, a finance major graduating in April 2019, never would have believed he would be studying in the BYU Marriott School of Business with a job offer in New York.
When Class Notes Pay Off
Tuesday Apr 09 2019
While many students are tempted to toss away class notes at the end of a school year, BYU MBA alum Jason Barron kept his and is actually making a profit from them.
Ten Students Named Hawes Scholar
Monday Apr 08 2019
BYU Marriott named ten MBA candidates 2019 Hawes Scholars, an honor that carries the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school and a cash award of $10,000.
Twelve Students Named Stoddard Scholars
Friday Apr 05 2019
Twelve Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business students were honored with the George E. Stoddard Prize, a $5,000 award given to exceptional second-year MBA finance students.
Student Research Goes International
Thursday Apr 04 2019
What role does emotion play in a transformative experience? That’s what BYU Marriott experience design management student researchers will present on in Melbourne, Australia.
Moving Forward in Faith
Wednesday Apr 03 2019
Through his educational and life experiences, Kurt Sandholtz, BYU Marriott assistant professor of organizational behavior and human resources, has learned the importance of moving forward in faith with a decision, without completely understanding what lies ahead.
BYU, A Dream Come True
Tuesday Apr 02 2019
Simon Greathead, a native of Lancaster, England, who comes from a working-class background, is the first to say he was unlikely to become a professor. However, thanks to his parents’ hard work and his motivation, Greathead feels he is now living his dream as a global supply chain professor at the BYU Marriott School of Business.
BYU Marriott Alum's Company Takes First at 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge
Monday Apr 01 2019
A BYU Marriott alum's company took home the $40,000 grand prize and the first-place title at the 2019 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah.
MBA Team Wins Second in National Competition
Wednesday Mar 27 2019
A team of MBA students representing the BYU Marriott School of Business won second place at an Adam Smith Society case Competition—beating out the likes of Yale, Georgetown, and Columbia Business School to win $4,000.
A Boot Camp for Business Ideas
Monday Mar 25 2019
In BYU Marriott's Startup Bootcamp course, about twenty students gather together in a classroom in the Tanner Building and discuss everyday problems and possible solutions.
Show me the gift cards! Reward types impact effectiveness of wellness programs
Friday Mar 22 2019
Employee wellness programs are popular among businesses seeking to increase productivity and cut health care costs. However, many firms have struggled to reap those benefits due to low employee motivation. New research from BYU accounting professors finds evidence that the problem may lie in how the employees are choosing to reward themselves.
Baby Steps to Success
Friday Mar 22 2019
Every day at 7:30 a.m., an alarm sounds on the phone of BYU Marriott School of Business alum Tyler Morgan which reads, “Go save babies.” Morgan is a product manager at Owlet, a company that creates products that monitor a baby’s vital signs and alerts parents when the product detects alarming readings.
MBA Team Wins First at National Supply Chain Competition
Thursday Mar 21 2019
An all-women’s all-star BYU Marriott MBA team won first place on 23 February in a Texas Christian University supply chain case competition against other top supply chain universities. The team drew from the raw talent that the BYU School of Business MBA program had to offer—bringing together individuals with the capability to beat out fourteen other competitors and win $10,000.
Utah Startup Marketplace Turns Ten
Wednesday Mar 20 2019
While many BYU Marriott School of Business students aspire to accept a secure corporate job after graduation, others crave the experience of getting their hands dirty and building a business from the ground up. For ten years now, the Utah Startup Marketplace career fair has been placing those students with the companies that seek their talent.
BYU SHRM Club: A Resource at Your Fingertips
Tuesday Mar 19 2019
Rachel McDougal entered BYU knowing she wanted to go into the business field, but she was indecisive about which program to pursue. Through the BYU Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) club, McDougal discovered what she wanted to study and now serves as vice president of development for the BYU SHRM club, where she aims to pay forward the help she has received.
Not As Easy As ABC
Monday Mar 18 2019
BYU Marriott students are taught to have winning business communication skills, but Kylan Rutherford, a 2018 economics grad from Thousand Oaks, California, is using his communication skills to literally win competitions. Rutherford took first place in The Association of Business Communication (ABC) annual competition, which tests the writing abilities of business students around the country.
Diligence Leading to Exploration
Monday Mar 18 2019
BYU Marriott School of Business information systems professor Jeff Jenkins is no stranger to the hard work and patience needed to delve into unexplored areas of his discipline. Growing up on a dairy farm in Rigby, Idaho, taught him about diligence, an attribute Jenkins has had to continually rely on during nearly ten years of researching areas of untapped research.
MPA Students' Younique Event
Friday Mar 15 2019
MPA students from the BYU Marriott School of Business volunteered with the Younique Foundation on Valentine’s Day 2019 to tie blankets for sexual abuse survivors. The Younique Foundation is a public charity that is supported by Younique, a makeup sales company. The foundation’s goal is to inspire hope in women who were sexually abused as children by providing healing services through retreats, survivor communities, and online resources.
Where Creativity Meets Research
Thursday Mar 14 2019
Who wouldn’t enjoy a new cereal made from their favorite donut brand? That’s just one of the questions BYU Marriott’s Marketing Lab has explored recently. Innovative ideas require research, data, and analysis, and at a fraction of the cost of competitors, the lab offers just that.