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New Graduates of Haslam Programs for Working Professionals Reflect on Their Experiences

Several new alumni explain what they gained from Haslam's programs for working professionals.

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  • With B- Grade, U.S. Corporate Governance Backslides in 2021- January 13th, 2022

    The effectiveness of corporate governance among publicly traded companies declined slightly over the last year, according to data from the third annual American Corporate Governance Index (ACGI) from the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Neel Corporate Governance Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Managing change and uncertainty is part of…

  • Cunningham, AIM Professor, Wins Research Grant From Center for Audit Quality- December 17th, 2021

    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has awarded a Research Advisory Board (RAB) grant to Lauren Cunningham, associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Management, and her co-authors Sarah Stein, Kimberly Walker and Karneisha Wolfe, all from Virginia Tech’s Department of Accounting and Information Systems. Cunningham is the…

  • Strong Consumer Spending Lifts Tennessee GDP to Prepandemic Levels- December 16th, 2021

    Tennesseans are going out and spending money again — a trend signaled by a surge in the state’s inflation-adjusted gross domestic product, which grew 5.6 percent in 2021. Real GDP is projected to continue growing in 2022 at 4.2 percent, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to Student Start-Ups- December 14th, 2021

    Seven University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student businesses received cash prizes in the fall 2021 Graves Business Plan Competition. The event, hosted each semester by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the university’s Haslam College of Business, awards three levels of prizes in two business categories, Growth and Lifestyle.…

  • Running a Supply Chain Ethically and Sustainably Is a Journey, Not a Destination- November 30th, 2021

    The complexity of modern supply chains poses stern challenges to corporate sustainability commitments. A company’s environmental and social values are only as strong as the values of its supply chain partners and breaches of integrity are not uncommon, especially in times of stress. The pandemic has exposed this problem in…

  • Hybrid Last Mile Delivery Fleets Offer Sweet Spot Between Cost Efficiency and Service Quality- November 24th, 2021

    Speedy home delivery isn’t just a nice-to-have proposition in today’s competitive marketplace – it’s what most consumers expect. Large retailers such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy now offer same-day delivery for many products, raising new questions about how to balance cost with quality of service in the persistently inefficient…

  • Haslam Alumni and Corporate Partner Honored at Gala- November 18th, 2021

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business recognized the achievements of three alumni and one corporate partner at its 12th annual Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, November 12. Approximately 300 alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college attended the event, which included cocktails, dinner and the awards…

  • TennCare Study: Fewer Children are Uninsured as COVID-19 Pandemic Eases- November 17th, 2021

    The number of uninsured children in Tennessee fell from 2.8 percent in 2020 to 2.5 percent in 2021, according to a new study by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Among adults, the uninsured rate held steady at the 2020 rate of 9.9 percent,…

  • Student Start-Ups Win Roe Prize Funding in Vol Court Pitch Competition- November 16th, 2021

    Three student-owned businesses were honored with Roe Prizes at the fall 2021 Vol Court Pitch Competition, hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="200"] Jennifer "Farmer Jen" Durant[/caption] FarmCare, which offers childcare in a farm…

  • From Option to Necessity: Firms Can Drive Value Through Sustainable Supply Chains- November 10th, 2021

    Once a nice-to-have proposition for companies, sustainability is quickly becoming a must-have for those seeking to stay ahead of the competition. Consumer demand, regulatory directives, investor pressure and workforce attitudes about sustainable products and practices are among the forces driving this seismic shift. Additionally, businesses increasingly realize that unsustainable practices…