Masters Investment Learning Center Stock Market Game Provides Higher Learning to East Tennessee Students
Could there be a future Warren Buffett attending school in East Tennessee? Young financial wizards will have the chance to kick off their money-making careers by participating in the 2010-2011 UT Masters Investment Learning Center Stock Market Game.
UT Alumni Board of Directors Honor Outstanding Alumni
The alumni board of directors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, honored 12 of its most outstanding members. Four people were honored as distinguished alumni for their years of service and great personal and professional successes. The Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award recognizes those alumni who have attained extraordinary distinction and success in their chosen fields of endeavor. The Alumni Service Award recognizes exceptional long-term continuing service and leadership to UT. The Alumni Promise Award recognizes alumni 40 years old or younger who have demonstrated distinctive achievement in their careers, civic involvement, or both.
UT Launches Program Where Students “Come for an MBA and Leave with a Business”
Imagine being paid to start a business while getting an MBA. That is the concept behind the full-time MBA Entrepreneur Fellow program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration. The MBA Entrepreneur Fellow program is in its inaugural year; it is the only program of its kind in the country. UT MBA Fellows gain entrepreneurial skills while enrolled in the program and get funding that allows them time to develop their businesses.
Technology Transfer MBA Intern Clears Pathway to Patent for Inventors
When a vendor delivered a security-related item for a facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge last year, it was exactly what was ordered. The problem was, it no longer would work as Security intended because of the facility’s unique design, said Project Manager Donna Vickery of Safeguards, Security, and Emergency Services (SS&ES). There were no other commercial options readily available that would match the needs, given the size and shape of space that had already been allotted.
Aspiring Entrepreneurs Get Help, Win Prizes at "Vol Court"
Do you have a seed of an idea but need help getting it to grow? The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is once again providing students, faculty and friends the opportunity to learn from entrepreneurs and business experts from across the state on how to start a business and win a prize to kick-start its growth."Vol Court" is a series of one-hour workshops focusing on how to start a business. The final session will be a pitch competition where the top two presenters or teams will win cash prizes and valuable business services.
College of Business Administration Premieres Master’s in Business Analytics Degree
In Major League Baseball, big money can land big name recruits. But for small-market teams such as the Oakland A's, other tactics may be needed to enlist talented players. Instead of relying on costly and perhaps untested measures used by scouts, the A's recruited players by analyzing statistics from the players’ college performances. The results were millions of dollars in savings and five trips to the playoffs. This is the power of "business analytics."