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Lasting Benefits from an Internship – Lynna Nguyen’s Experience with Tudor Investment Corporation

  The knowledge gained from an internship can be highly beneficial and can help build lifelong professional relationships. Lynna Nguyen is a recent UTC College of Business graduate who took advantage of an internship with Tudor Investment Corporation in Greenwich, Connecticut and is grateful that she took the plunge. This is her story: In the spring of this year, Nguyen submitted an application with a letter of interest for

College of Business offers Online PMBA Scholarship for Veterans and Active Military

The UTC College of Business is a proud to support veterans and active military personnel. In honor of Veteran’s Day, the College of Business announces an Online PMBA Scholarship program for active military or veterans with an honorable discharge. The Military Scholarship provides $4,800 ($400 per course) which is awarded to students in the active military or to veterans with honorable discharge, who meet all other admission criteria.  This

UTC Students in top 10% of the nation with new product ideas

  Four UTC College of Business Students, members of the College Entrepreneurship Organization (CEO) competed over the weekend in the national CEO pitch competition held in Orlando, Florida. The 2-day competition brought together 60 emerging entrepreneurs from as far away as Nova Scotia in a “Shark-Tank” like battle to see who’s idea would win this year’s competition. All students had 90 seconds to make their case in front of

Finding the next great business idea: UTC CEO Club’s Elevator Pitch Competition

What do ladder levelers and sunscreen booths have in common? Each was a business idea pitched by a UTC student during the second round of the Elevator Pitch Competition, presented by the UTC College of Business Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Club. The event was part of StartUp Week Chattanooga. Now in its third year, the competition gives contestants the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of

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

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

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