Economist Stacey Brook has developed an alternative college football ranking system that measures a team's performance based on its overall productivity.
Tippie Students Help Nonprofits
Undergraduates are working with Wild Bill's Coffee Shop…
…while MBA students advise the Iowa Lion's Eye Bank.
Professionals in Des Moines will be able to enroll in Tippie's Executive MBA Program starting in May. This accelerated program is designed for experienced business leaders who want to earn an MBA in two years while continuing to work full-time. Classes are held on a varied schedule of Fridays and Saturdays with one international trip and summers off. To learn more, go to tippie.uiowa.edu/execmba or call (877) 4IA-EMBA.
Iowa is part of a multi-university study on career decision-making. If you graduated in the past 5 years, please consider taking this brief (7-10 minute) survey. Its focus is on understanding the career choices you made upon graduation. Your feedback can help Iowa focus on enhancing its educational choices.
Management sciences professor Johannes Ledolter has been named a fellow in the American Society for Quality, a global professional development organization.
Jeralyn Westercamp, a marketing, management, and political science major from Cedar Rapids, has been selected to serve as an associate board member for the State Farm Youth Advisory Board.
Tippie in the News
The Graduate Financial Management Association in the Tippie School of Management organized a stock-picking contest to support Tippie Build 4.
New developments like Webcams and other technologies are making online courses more attractive for some professors in the College.
Frank L. Schmidt, professor of management and organizations, says that video games can be more effective in determining which candidate to hire than traditional personality tests.
Tippie alumnus Scott Heiferman founded Meetup.com eight years ago, and it continues to help people network in their local communities.
(Cedar Rapids Gazette, Dec. 4)
Marketing professor Lopo Rego says restaurants must distinguish themselves to be successful and that their uniqueness is what will bring customers back.
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