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UA offers online master’s degree in cybersecurity

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The University of Arizona has launched a new online master’s degree program in cybersecurity just as a new report by Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that the cyber crime epidemic will triple the number of open cybersecurity positions over the next five years.  The Master of Science in Cybersecurity curriculum draws from the UA’s top-ranked Eller Management… Read More →

Tucson’s economy lags behind state, experts say

Tucson’s economy will continue to expand this year and accelerate modestly in 2018, with growth coming at a pace similar to the nation, but slower than the state of Arizona. That was a key message during the University of Arizona Eller College of Management 2017 Breakfast with the Economists event at the Westin La Paloma… Read More →

Why do CEOs of failing companies jump ship … or don’t?

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It’s a common scenario in the corporate world. A company begins to fail, and before long the CEO is out the door. Sometimes the person is asked to go, but other times it’s a voluntary move — a decision that may be driven largely by the executive’s so-called “social capital,” according to a new study… Read More →

UA Eller College expanding in downtown Phoenix

Ten years after the University of Arizona Eller College of Management entered the Phoenix market to offer an evening Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, the top-ranked business school is expanding its presence in downtown Phoenix with more opportunities for Valley organizations and professionals. The increased presence of the Eller College in Phoenix aligns with… Read More →

How much can crying during job reviews impact career?

Men who cry during a negative performance review at work are more likely to receive lower performance evaluations, decreased assessments of leadership ability and more negative written recommendations, according to a new study by researchers with the University of Arizona Eller College of Management. The study, entitled “Boys, Don’t Cry: Gender and Reactions to Negative… Read More →

Experts share ‘wins and losses’ on Arizona state budget

Alberta Charney said she hasn’t heard much outrage from the business community over Arizona’s latest budget. “Maybe we are used to it,” said the research economist at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. “We have seen so many cuts over the years.” The fiscal 2016 budget is no different. Gov. Doug Ducey… Read More →

UA branding expert says NFL image will recover

A bad-news NFL season that began with a shocking elevator video and is ending with “Deflategate” might make you wonder if the league is the damage-control center of the universe. To which Hope Schau says: Don’t worry about the NFL. It has survived scandals in the past, and it’s going to take much more than… Read More →

UA Eller Online MBA Program ranks at No. 29

The University of Arizona’s Eller MBA ranked No. 29 among 196 programs nationally, according to U.S. News and World Report’s survey of 2015 Best Online Graduate MBA Program. This marks the first year of eligibility in the ranking for the Eller College of Management, which launched its online MBA program in September 2013. The first graduating… Read More →

UA Eller College receives large gifts from Valley philanthropists

The University of Arizona Eller College of Management announced on Oct. 9 three new gift commitments totaling $6 million from Shamrock Foods and Karl and Stevie Eller of Phoenix and the Diamond family of Tucson. More than 240 people attended the celebration of Arizona NOW: The Campaign for the University of Arizona, hosted by Eller… Read More →

UA’s Eller College Moving to Phoenix

The University of Arizona Eller College of Management announced today that it will be moving from its satellite location in north Scottsdale to downtown Phoenix. The Eller College will occupy classroom and office space on the campus of the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, located at 550 E. Van Buren St. The location will… Read More →

Squire Sanders Partner judges ethics competition

by in Business News | Legal

Squire Sanders Partner Frank Placenti served as a judge in the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management’s 11th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition. The event allows local business leaders and professionals to help students from more than 30 business colleges to reason through a thought provoking business ethics case, with this competition raising students’… Read More →

Educators say executives can increase workplace value

by in Careers | Economy | Education | Featured

Despite signs of what most people view as a recovering economy, more than half of Arizona’s workforce stresses over job security. A recent University of Phoenix survey revealed that 61 percent of working adults worry about losing their jobs in the current economic climate and 20 percent anguish over it at least once a week.… Read More →

Phoenix Coffee Company going to ‘Shark Tank’

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by in Business News | Events | Small Biz

Local entrepreneurs Connor Riley and Samantha Meis, the cofounders of MistoBox, are taking the plunge into the “tank” to pitch their business idea on ABC’s hit reality television series Shark Tank on Friday May 3rd at 7 p.m. On the show Riley and Meis will be introduced to a panel of five wealthy millionaire and… Read More →

Phoenix Coffee Company going to 'Shark Tank'

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by in Business News | Events | Small Biz

Local entrepreneurs Connor Riley and Samantha Meis, the cofounders of MistoBox, are taking the plunge into the “tank” to pitch their business idea on ABC’s hit reality television series Shark Tank on Friday May 3rd at 7 p.m. On the show Riley and Meis will be introduced to a panel of five wealthy millionaire and… Read More →