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  • Haslam MBA Team Places Second in 2018 SEC Case Competition- April 19th, 2018

    A team from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business placed second out of 14 teams in the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition held April 12-14 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. The team, including members Michelle Davis, Carson Hollingsworth, Morgan Sowers and Abbey Wegman, won $6,000.…

  • UT Study Identifies Seven Key Practices to Mastering Demand and Supply Integration- April 12th, 2018

    Experienced supply chain executives have likely been involved in multiple implementations of sales and operations planning (S&OP), but few have a process that functions as intended. S&OP success has eluded businesses for more than four decades, despite widespread support and employment of integrated processes. A new white paper from UT’s…

  • Redefining the Capacity Utilization Process- April 4th, 2018

    Matthew Bouvia, of Haslam's 2017 Professional MBA class, devoted his Organizational Action Project to aggregating capacity utilization measures at the Edgewell Personal Care Company, where he is a senior industrial engineer.  CHALLENGE: Continual improvement requires real-time results. For manufacturers, having instant access to real-time production line and machine performance data is particularly important…

  • Report: Tennessee, US Economies to Continue Growing in 2018- December 19th, 2017

    The Tennessee and national economies will continue to have sustained growth in 2018, according to a report released today by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research. “The economy is on a roll, and growth should continue into 2018 and beyond,” Matt Murray, associate director…

  • Knoxville Mayor Speaks to Haslam MBA Women’s Group- November 27th, 2017

    Madeline Rogero, the mayor of Knoxville, spoke to an all-female crowd of 30 students, staff and faculty members at the Haslam College of Business on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Haslam’s chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) organized the event as part of the “Ladies Leading in Business” speaker…

  • Economics Professor Named Michael Stahl PEMBA Faculty Fellow- November 9th, 2017

    Matt Harris, assistant professor of economics, was recently named the Michael Stahl Physician Executive MBA (PEMBA) Faculty Fellow. The appointment is for a two-year term. Alumni of the PEMBA program established the fellowship to recognize a faculty member who teaches effectively and engages cooperatively with college partners and constituents. Harris’s…

  • Scott Returns to Haslam as Director of Leadership Development Program- August 30th, 2017

    Nancy Scott has joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as director of the leadership development program for graduate and executive education. In her new role, Scott will work closely with other program directors to expand assessment activities for the college’s students and corporate clients. “My vision…

  • Skipper Joins Aerospace & Defense at Haslam- August 28th, 2017

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has hired a new executive director for aerospace and defense. Joseph ‘Ben’ Skipper brings more than twenty years of military and academic experience to his new role within Graduate and Executive Education. “I was drawn to Haslam for many reasons,” Skipper…

  • Gonzalez Joins Haslam as Director of Career Management for Graduate Education- May 26th, 2017

    Pedro Gonzalez joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as director of career management for graduate and executive education on May 15. Gonzalez came to UT from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, where he served as director of employer relations…

  • Drummond Coaches Area Physician Leaders on Step-by-Step Burnout Prevention- May 19th, 2017

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business and the University of Tennessee Medical Center recently hosted Dike Drummond, an internationally recognized expert on physician burnout. A group of physicians and healthcare leaders from throughout the region attended the workshop. Drummond’s presentation was based on his book, “Stop Physician Burnout:…