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2015 Managerial Studies Business Conference

Written by Alyssa Peelen The Managerial Studies Program held our first ever business conference on April 2, 2015. The conference was all day and featured 4 themed panels (Corporate Strategy/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/PR, Finance/Money Management, and Leadership), a keynote lunch and 14 …

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Student Spotlight: AlphaSights Case Competition

Pictured below are Jeremy Thames (’16), Robinson Littrell (’16), and Michael McMillan (’17), who were chosen as finalists in AlphaSights’ inaugural case competition in late February. The three escaped the Nashville cold to brave the snow and streets of New …

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The World of Search Engine Marketing

Matt Job, Chief Marketing Officer at Local Search Masters (LSM), spoke with Professor Cherrie Clark’s Principles of Marketing classes on April 7th about search engine marketing. Matt graduated from Vanderbilt in 2007 and has helped LSM, a company founded in …

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Corporate Strategy Courses Get Real World Experience

Following our passion for the liberal arts tradition paired with an immersive experience in the classroom, many of our courses offer the opportunity for students to propose real business solutions to real companies. For Professor Lawson’s Corporate Strategy courses, this …

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Students Talk Strategy with Daniel McGugin

Daniel McGugin, Managing Partner for Iroquois Capital Group and Vandy graduate, visited Professor Michael Lawson’s Corporate Strategy class on January 27th. The students were able to hear about the strategic decision making process for Iroquois Capital Group and apply it …

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Nashville Predators Ownership Group Speaks to Vandy

David Freeman (Chairman of the Nashville Predators, founder and owner of 36 venture capital) and Reese L. Smith, III (President of Haury & Smith Contractors) spoke to Managerial Studies students on 10/1/14. Students interested in business and sports were able …

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Full House for John Ingram Lecture

Mr. John Ingram, Chairman of the Board for Ingram Industries Inc. and Chairman and CEO for the Ingram Content Group, came to Vandy on August 26th to speak with our Managerial Studies students! The event sold out over night and …

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Managerial Studies 2014 Summer Reading Series

Looking for some good reads this summer? Check out our professor recommendations! Tawn Albright – “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” by Michael Lewis Cherrie Clark – “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants” by …