UTC Students Invited to Down With The Dean, Sept. 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in front of Fletcher Hall

    Now that the academic year is off to a great start, it is time for the annual UTC College of Business “Down With The Dean” event. “Down With The Dean” offers UTC students a chance to kick off the fall semester by dunking the Dean of the College of Business. This year, other College of Business staff and faculty have volunteered to spend some time in the

Galtere Ltd. Interns in Preston, MN

Four UTC Finance students visited New York City and Minnesota this summer as part of an internship program through Galtere, Ltd, the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renee Haugerud. Ms. Haugerud’s support established the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at UTC’s College of Business.  The Institute’s mission is to promote the art and science of trading and investing. The blog posts are sent from our interns in New

Notes from New York: Galtere Ltd. Week One

Four UTC Finance students are in New York City this summer to intern at Galtere, Ltd, the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renee Haugerud. Ms. Haugerud’s support established the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at UTC’s College of Business.  The Institute’s mission is to promote the art and science of trading and investing. The blog posts are sent from our interns in New York as they are put

The City That Never Sleeps: Galtere Interns in New York

Four UTC Finance students are in New York City this summer to intern at Galtere, Ltd, the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renee Haugerud. Ms. Haugerud’s support established the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at UTC’s College of Business.  The Institute’s mission is to promote the art and science of trading and investing. The blog posts are sent from our interns in New York as they are put

Debunking the Myth that “Top CEOs don’t come out of HR”

COB Blog by Dr. Lisa Burke August 2013 Debunking the Myth that “Top CEOs don’t come out of HR” HR departments have come under fire in the practitioner literature for being compliance-obsessed, solely operationally focused, and unable to function effectively at the executive table. Perhaps some of these criticisms are deserved, especially for certain incumbents, although we should acknowledge that some possess no formal HR training/education, paltry staffs, meager

Galtere Interns Hit the Big Apple

2013 Galtere Interns: (LtoR) Mohammed Ali, Maria Pecora-Omana, Jazmine Logan, Harshil Patel

Four UTC Finance students traveled to New York City this summer to intern at Galtere, Ltd, the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renee Haugerud.  In 2009, Ms. Haugerud gave a $1.5 million gift to support the formation of the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at UTC’s College of Business.  The Institute houses a Bloomberg lab and sponsors an annual Behavioral Finance Symposium, with the mission of promoting the

Guest Blog: Big Data in the Gigabit City and Implications for UTC

Data Analytics in the classroom.

Growth of Data As I was starting to write this blog, a colleague from the Marketing Department sent me an interesting article about The Moore’s Law of Big Data with some really interesting examples of the enormous size and scope of big data.  It seems that this famous law, which influenced many aspects of information technology and electronics for the almost five decades, can also be used to govern

Guest Blog: What’s a CLO?

There is another C-suite executive role in the mix, the Chief Learning Officer, or CLO. Often people wonder what this role entails since it is relatively new-ish to the mix of C-suite positions. Organizations that value learning, building leadership talent, and fostering employee development – really value it, not just give it lip service – are more apt to house such a position. CLOs are a hallmark feature of

Finance Students Attend G.A.M.E. Forum

The group with the charging bull on Wall Street.

On April 4-6, 2013, four College of Business students majoring in finance were able to attend the G.A.M.E. III Forum held in New York City. The Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) III Forum is a conference where about 50 speakers and 2,000 students attend from all over the U.S. and the globe. This is the second time that UTC students have attended the forum, last year being the first.

Spotlight: FFI

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In 2012, Sue Culpepper became the director of Finance for the Future Initiative (FFI) and since then she has helped develop multiple event series for College of Business students (and might I add, they have been very successful)! January kicked off Global Women, a lunch series designed to help women who are students at UTC to understand their personal strengths, their personal brand, and how those aspects can work