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  • Haslam’s Smith Global Leadership Scholars Program Celebrates Graduates- May 31st, 2020

    The 11th cohort of the Greg and Lisa Smith Global Leadership Scholars program in the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business graduated 24 members in an online ceremony in April. Amidst the need for social distancing imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the event took place via Zoom. In opening…

  • Haslam Ph.D. Students Shine in Online Dissertation Defenses- May 29th, 2020

    Defending a dissertation is an unforgettable milestone for any Ph.D. candidate. For those who defended theirs this spring, COVID-19 social distancing measures made the experience particularly memorable. Justin Yan was among the first Haslam College of Business students to do a completely virtual defense. Yan earned his Ph.D. in Strategy,…

  • New Webinar Series Deals with Leading in the ‘New Normal’- May 27th, 2020

    To address the challenges organizations are facing in the aftermath of COVID-19 disruptions, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership program is presenting a new weekly webinar series, "Leading in the New Normal." The first installment of the series, "Creating the Agile Organization,"…

  • Leap of Faith Leads to New Career Path- May 26th, 2020

    “Enjoy the journey.” That’s the advice Jessica LoVerde, who earned her Master of Accountancy from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business in May, offers to anyone considering a career change. Upon graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017, LoVerde, who hails from…

  • Researchers Frame Basic Principles for Managing Supply Chain Cyber Risks- May 15th, 2020

    In the 21st century, cybersecurity threats are a growing, technologically-advanced risk to global supply chains. Unfortunately, many supply chain managers continue to react to these threats in 20th-century ways. “Managing Cyber Risks in Global Supply Chains: The Four Fundamentals,” the latest white paper from the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI)…

  • Financial Times Ranks Haslam No. 1 in Custom Executive Education Facilities and Support- May 8th, 2020

    A Financial Times ranking released today places the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business at No. 1 in the world for custom executive education facilities and program support, up two spots from 2019. “A highly personalized, outstanding experience is the standard of quality provided by Haslam’s graduate and…

  • Third-Generation Alumna Pursues Career Goals While Serving Community- May 7th, 2020

    Earning a degree in statistics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a tradition in Kara White’s family. White, of Kingsport, is a newly minted alumna of the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in the Haslam College of Business, and part of a three-generation legacy. “Both my grandfather and…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to UT Student Start-Ups- May 5th, 2020

    Seven UT student start-up businesses were awarded cash prizes in the spring 2020 Graves Business Plan Competition. The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business hosted the entrepreneurial pitch contest, with final-round pitches taking place over Zoom due to COVID-19 social distancing measures.  Rolling Storage LLC…

  • Global Supply Chain Institute Hosts Supply Chain Forum – Virtually- May 1st, 2020

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Global Supply Chain Institute, housed in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business, engaged more than 200 participants in its first-ever online Supply Chain Forum, April 15-16, 2020. Event organizers said the strong attendance, despite currently intensified workloads in the industry,…