Author Archives: W. P. Carey School of Business

W. P. Carey School of Business

About W. P. Carey School of Business

The Center for Executive and Professional Development (CEPD) within the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University develops practical business education that enables employees at all levels of an organization to address current and future business challenges. Whether you’re looking to broaden your personal knowledge or develop your company’s workforce, in an online program or a face-to-face one, CEPD is your one-stop resource.

Small Business Leadership Academy: Aligning Strategy With Corporate Resources

Small Business Leadership Academy

The 2012 Small Business Leadership Academy (SBLA) kicks off with two nights devoted to strategy, and more specifically, competitive advantage and how to achieve it. Emphasis is put on the importance of aligning a company’s activities to create an advantage over competitors. The cornerstone of the strategy course is analysis. Any business owner can use… Read More →

Soaring Phoenix-area Home Prices Finally Slow Down

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Phoenix-area home prices, which had been sharply and steadily rising since last September, finally went down a little this summer. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of July: The median single-family home price dropped slightly between June… Read More →

The Ultimate Degree Program for Honors Students?

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As state leaders across the country wonder how to improve their economies by creating and filling more high-income, desirable jobs, Arizona State University is introducing a special degree program aimed at attracting and keeping some of the region’s best-and-brightest future job candidates. The new program allows top students to get two degrees — one from… Read More →

Ria Robles: Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant

Small Business Leadership Academy

Ria Robles discusses how her participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited her and her business, B2B Delivery, LLC. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Ria Robles B2B Delivery, LLC Tell us about your business: B2B Delivery specializes in same day, business-to-business deliveries throughout the state of Arizona and Las Vegas, NV. We provide… Read More →

Rebecca Koury: Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant

Small Business Leadership Academy

Rebecca Koury discusses how her participation in the Small Business Leadership Academy has benefited her and her business, Prudential Cleanroom Services. Small Business Leadership Academy Past Participant: Rebecca Koury Prudential Cleanroom Services Tell us about your business: We are a cleanroom laundry providing uniforms for controlled environments. Year of participation in SBLA: 2011 What was the… Read More →