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Congratulations Commodore Consultants

Feb. 22, 2017—Last weekend, four Vanderbilt seniors competed in the National Strategy Consulting Competition (NSCC) with support from the Managerial Studies Department: Katy Leinweber (Peabody College), James Macey (School of Engineering), Michael McMillan (College of Arts and Science), and Victoria Potter (School of Engineering). NSCC is a business case competition and conference organized by students at the...

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Dores to Your Future: Managerial Studies Recent Alumni Panel

Nov. 20, 2016—The Managerial Studies Program debuted a new event series on November 4, 2016. This series will feature Vanderbilt and Managerial Studies alums that are 1-3 years in the professional world from a variety of industries. The idea is that students often get the chance to hear from people who are 10, 20, even 30 years...

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Women in Business: Ellen Kullman Event

Oct. 25, 2016—Guest Article by Abigail Fournier On October 7th, the former Director and CEO of DuPont, Ellen Kullman, joined Co-Founder and VP Community Engagement of Vanderbilt’s Women in Business, Clee Malfitano to share insight on what it took to be ranked as the 26th Most Powerful Woman in the World*Forbes 2015. Prior to Forbes’ 26th most...

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Visiting Executive Program: Brad White, Marketing/Branding Consulting

Sep. 19, 2016—  “Conversations with Brad” Guest Article by Grayson Wiles This past Thursday night, I had the opportunity to participate in the Managerial Studies Visiting Executive program and go to dinner with Brad White, Managing Director at BrightHouse, alongside 16 other students and Professor Art Johnsen. I now realize how lucky I was to be there...

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2016 Steine Award Winners

Apr. 27, 2016—The winner of the 2016 David Steine Economics and Business Award is Kern Vohra! The second place winners are Mary Becker Menendez and Paige Weiser! The David Steine Economics and Business Award in the Managerial Studies Program honors the memory and distinguished career of David Steine, a professor held in the highest esteem by Vanderbilt...

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Women in Business – Student Organization

Apr. 26, 2016—Guest Article Written By Clee Malfitano In business, ultimately, it’s all about who you know. Through a partnership with Owen Business school’s Women’s Business Association (WBA), and by utilizing the strong Nashville community, Vanderbilt Women in Business (WIB) will provide opportunities for undergraduates to develop their networks. Our mission is to empower the next generation...

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Gary Kimball wins Faculty Member of the Year!

Apr. 19, 2016—Congratulations to Professor Gary Kimball who just won the 2016 Chancellor Heard Greek Awards Faculty Member of the Year!

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2015 Managerial Studies Business Conference

Apr. 20, 2015—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 influential guest speakers from a variety of business backgrounds.   Corporate Strategy/Entrepreneurship Panel The Corporate...

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Student Spotlight: AlphaSights Case Competition

Apr. 17, 2015—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 York City after a month of research and preparation. The team got together over winter...

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Corporate Strategy and Vanderbilt School of Law Team-up To Discuss Mergers and Acquisitions

Apr. 17, 2015—Why do companies grow through acquisitions? How can an acquisition fundamentally enhance a company’s competitive position to the point where it can be considered anti-competitive and harmful to consumers?  These questions and more were answered in Professor Tawn Albright’s Corporate Strategy class where he teamed up with Vanderbilt Law Professor Rebecca Haw Allensworth and discussed...

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