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  • Graves Business Plan Competition Now Accepting Applications- February 27th, 2018

    UT undergraduate students with a business idea or early-stage start-up now can apply to the Graves Business Plan Competition. The annual competition, hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, was created in 2007 to help aspiring student entrepreneurs grow businesses. The competition is open to any…

  • Boston College’s Mark Bradshaw to Speak in Haslam Distinguished Scholar Speaker Series- February 21st, 2018

    Mark Bradshaw, a professor of accounting at Boston College, will deliver a talk on the role of sell-side financial analysts in capital markets at the Haslam College of Business on Friday, March 2. Bradshaw’s research examines what key accounting information from quarterly reports financial analysts use to value companies and…

  • Emeritus Professor Recognized with Two Accounting Awards- February 20th, 2018

    The American Accounting Association recognized Joe Carcello with its Outstanding Auditing Educator Award and Distinguished Service Award during its mid-year meeting in January. The award recognizes Carcello’s lifetime achievements teaching in the field. Six of Carcello’s colleagues from across the country co-authored the letter that nominated him for the awards,…

  • Haslam Students Reconcile Perceptions and Reality During Cuba Program- February 19th, 2018

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, began sending students to Cuba annually around the time the United States eased travel restrictions in 2015. International relations have undergone dramatic changes since, with the U.S. going so far as to draw down its embassy presence, but the students who…

  • Boyd Center Receives Upjohn Institute Funding for Tennessee Promise Research- February 16th, 2018

    The Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research has received supplemental funding from the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research that will help with research centered around Tennessee Promise, the state’s initiative to provide a tuition-free education at a community or technical college in Tennessee. The Upjohn Institute is…

  • Why wait for your MBA to pay off?- February 15th, 2018

    If you’re considering getting an Executive MBA, choose a program that starts working for you—and your organization—before you even graduate. The University of Tennessee’s 11-month Executive MBA (EMBA) for Strategic Leadership offers the opportunity to boost your career and produce tangible results for your company while you’re earning your degree.…

  • Trimming Freight Rates Through Transshipping- February 15th, 2018

    Brian Conry (ProMBA '17) developed a more cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way for his organization to ship bauxite from Atlantic-based mines to Pacific-based customers. Read about the thesis-like challenge he faced to complete the ProMBA program. CHALLENGE: Bauxite, the main commercial mineral from which aluminum oxide is extracted and aluminum is produced,…

  • Business School Insight: Energize Your Career in 2018- February 15th, 2018

    Nancy Scott, director of leadership development programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, has a set of tactics for success with New Year’s resolutions. An industrial and organizational psychologist who conducts assessments for Haslam students and corporate clients, Scott says the key is to formulate a plan. She…

  • Haslam Teams Sweep SEC Tax Case Competition Finals- February 15th, 2018

    Student groups from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business recently won both first and third place at the second annual SEC Tax Case Competition at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. They were joined by Chuck Sharrett, a student at UT’s College of Law. The teams, from…

  • Haslam’s Supply Chain Faculty Ranked No. 1 Globally for Research- February 12th, 2018

    Supply chain faculty at the Haslam College of Business earned the top ranking for research productivity in the world from the Transportation Journal. Dean Stephen L. Mangum says the ranking testifies to the college’s long-standing excellence in the field and to the passion, energy and dedication of supply chain professors.…