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Cook School Master of International Business Students Participate in Global Immersion Course in China and Vietnam
The Cook School’s Master of International Business (EMIB) students traveled to Beijing, Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as part of a global immersion trip. Professor John Zhao, Ph.D., led the students on the 14 day immersion course which included company visits and cultural opportunities.
We organize to achieve what we can’t do alone. Most often we organize through the creation of groups, firms and other kinds of entities. But what must we do for an organization to emerge? What are our choices when we organize? What is obvious when organizing and what mysteries are we likely to unexpectedly encounter? In this TEDx talk, American academic and author Jerome Katz seeks to empower listeners to organize better to achieve their goals, and be more mindful of the process, power and possibilities of organizing.
Marketing student Megan Moran, a self-described ‘Nike fanatic,’ is running toward her dream job.Megan Moran journeyed more than 2,000 miles to discover that her ideal employer is located just up the road from her hometown of Portland, Oregon.She chose to attend SLU because of its size, commitment to students and Jesuit affiliation.“I visited and fell in love with the campus and the people,” she said. “It was exactly what I was looking for in a school.”
College students from across the country and Canada entered this year’s business pitch deck competition. The Saint Louis University Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2017 Pitch & Catch pitch deck competition winners were selected this past weekend during the final round of the competition. College students from across the country submitted their ideas for the competition by video, and the top 10 finalists presented their ideas live to a panel of all-star judges at Gateway Grizzlies ballpark.
After the tragic death of her dad, Jamie O’Brien Graf (BSBA ‘2008) stepped in to take over the family pool business.In high school, When Jamie O’Brien Graf told her dad that she planned to pursue a career in the fashion industry, he suggested she earn a business degree because it would be more practical.So she did.
The John Cook School of Business Celebrates 2017 Excellence Awards Honoring Alumni for their Commitment to Mission
The John Cook School of Business celebrated the 2017 Excellence Awards, recognizing the outstanding achievements of business school students, alumni, faculty and staff.During the annual event, outstanding alumni are recognized for their dedication to Saint Louis University and the Cook School. This year’s awardees included:
The John Cook School of Business celebrated the 2017 Excellence Awards, recognizing the outstanding achievements of business school students, alumni, faculty and staff.During the event, business school seniors from each department were highlighted. This year’s awardees included...
This March, Institute for Private Business members were invited to attend March's "Teach and Tour" at TechShop, a creative community with open access to DIY tools including 3D printing tech, fabrication tools, and design software. Our members took a tour of the facility before hearing from Daniel Fort, the founder of Defiance Whiskey, and his father, Garth Fort. Daniel told his story of how he got the idea for Defiance, how the name came to be, and what the future of Defiance holds.
On April 30th, students from across the United States will be in St. Louis to participate in Pitch and Catch, a deck competition put on by the Center For Entrepreneurship. Students will present their ideas to investors, entrepreneurs, and startup founders while standing on the mound of GCS ballpark, home of the Gateway Grizzlies. First place will win $5,000 and the chance to pitch to the Billiken Angels Network, Saint Louis University’s angel investment group.
Mark Arnold, Ph.D., is the chair of marketing department and the Clarence and Helen Steber Professor of Marketing. Dr. Arnold has served in a variety of roles at the Cook School including his most recent role as Senior Associate Dean. He has was most recently awarded the 2016 Academy of Marketing Science Faculty Consortium Fellow, the 2015 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, and the 2014 John Cook School of Business Nokyoon Kwak Research Award.