Marriott School News
Ballard Week Boosts Social Innovation
Thursday Apr 11 2013
The Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance recently hosted the third-annual TEDxBYU event and the Social Innovator of the Year Award banquet as part of its jam-packed Ballard Week.
Organizational Leadership Professor Receives Outstanding Faculty Award
Other faculty, staff and administrators also honored Monday Apr 08 2013
The Marriott School of Management presented Alan Wilkins, professor of organizational leadership and strategy, with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the school’s annual awards night. In addition to Wilkins, another 14 faculty, staff and administrators were recognized at the event.
BYU Student Company Named No. 1 at Utah Student 25
14 other BYU student-run companies also included Friday Apr 05 2013
Underwater Audio, created by Brigham Young University student Scott Walker, was named the No. 1 student-run business by Utah Student 25 — an organization that recognizes student entrepreneurs.
Marriott School Hosts ‘Major Shopping’ Event for Female Students
Thursday Apr 04 2013
Women across campus gathered at the Tanner Building hunting for the perfect major at the 2013 Major Shopping event.
On-Campus Internships Open Doors for Students
Wednesday Apr 03 2013
In today’s competitive job market having an outstanding résumé is not just a good idea—it’s required. To give students more opportunities for career development, the Marriott School of Management offers an on-campus internship program.
BYU Strategy Professor Jeff Dyer Named Most Influential Young Management Scholar
Monday Apr 01 2013
Brigham Young University strategy professor Jeff Dyer was recently recognized for his impact on academic and business professionals, being named the most influential management scholar by the Academy of Management Perspectives.
First Management Society Chapter in Africa Formed
Wednesday Mar 27 2013
The Management Society, the Marriott School of Management’s premier global business network, has yet to extend its reach to Africa — until now. A new chapter in Accra, Ghana, officially launched in March. The newest members of the society are looking forward to creating change for Ghanaians by focusing on the Management Society’s mission to foster integrity in business.
Original CIS Recipient Returns to Speak on Business Ethics
Thursday Mar 21 2013
After a 17-year absence, the first recipient of the Cardon International Sponsorship returned to Brigham Young University to advise business students on ethical dilemmas in the workplace.
BYU Undergrad Program is No. 12 in New Businessweek Rankings
Recruiters put the school at No. 3 Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Brigham Young University’s undergraduate business program soared nine places to No. 12 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013 rankings. The Marriott School of Management also ranked No. 3 in employer satisfaction and No. 12 in student satisfaction.
U.S. News Ranks MBA Program in Top 30
Tuesday Mar 12 2013
Brigham Young University's MBA program jumped four spots to No. 30 in the U.S.News & World Report 2014 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The accounting specialty advanced two spots to No. 7 and for the first time the international specialty was ranked at No. 22.
BusinessWeek Ranks BYU No. 2 in West for Placement
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
Employment may be hard to find in today’s job market, but Brigham Young University MBA graduates are doing well according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The BYU MBA program was ranked No. 2 in the West for job placement, behind University of California, Berkeley.
Three Finalists Honored in Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition
Wednesday Mar 06 2013
A restaurateur, a film producer and an inventor squared-off in the final round of the 22nd annual Student Entrepreneur of the Year Competition sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. Chosen from 50 applicants, these three entrepreneurs represent the best of this year's Brigham Young University student ventures.
Beta Alpha Psi to Host Third Annual Ethics Case Competition
Undergraduate and high school students can sign-up this week to participate Thursday Feb 28 2013
Financial corruption and scandal often seem like hallmarks of today’s society, but a group of Marriott School students is seeking to combat this problem by providing ethics education to future professionals.
Create Social Ventures through Ballard Center Programs
Tuesday Feb 26 2013
Growing an innovative business idea to help people around the world has never been easier. That’s due to the Social Venture Competition and the Social Venture Academy — two Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance programs specifically designed to guide students in making a positive impact.
Having a Tony Stark at the Office is Fine as Long as You Hire a Pepper Potts
New research explains how powerful are blind to risk Thursday Feb 21 2013
Not every company has an Iron Man, but many have a Tony Stark – a highly powerful, intensely-focused individual who often ignores risk in order to achieve his or her goals.
BYU Marriott School Announces 2013 Hawes Scholars
Thursday Feb 14 2013
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named nine MBA candidates as its 2013 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
Marriott Alumni Magazine Goes Mobile
Wednesday Feb 13 2013
Move over, USA Today. It’s time to add another app to the favorites list — the iPad version of Marriott Alumni Magazine. Looking to increase convenience and ease of access for readers, the Marriott School of Management released the digital edition including the current issue and all 2012 issues.
BYU Earns Top Spot at Business Language Case Competition
Friday Feb 08 2013
Brigham Young University teams captured top Chinese and Spanish honors at the 2012 Business Language Case Competition, the only business language competition of its kind in the nation.
BYU VITA Lab Provides Students and Community Members with Free Tax Assistance
Monday Feb 04 2013
The largest student-run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance lab in the country is gearing up to alleviate one of life’s two uncertainties — the burden of filing taxes.
BMC Winner Moves on to Harvard Final
Wednesday Jan 30 2013
With its foot-hugging baby breathing monitor already receiving notoriety from media across the country, this year’s Business Model Competition winner Owlet Protection Enterprises knocked the competition’s socks off.