McCombs Management Professor James Fredrickson has been using Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” in his MBA Art of Leadership class for many years. “It is very powerful and illustrates a lot of important leadership issues,” Fredrickson said. “It’s a wonderful piece of writing, the language is vivid, and it is a [...]
Archives for December, 2011
As Senior VP of Distribution Channel Strategy for Disney, Jason Brenek, BBA ’94, is leading the cause of changing cinema forever. From immersive 3D to flexible content access, it’s a brave new world of opportunities for producers, distributors, and theaters.
Dean Thomas Gilligan spoke to Michael Dell, CEO, founder and chairman of the board of Dell, Inc. as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series.
Nicholas Jayanty of Reversal Films shares insights on threading the needle of art and commerce in the production of the rock documentary “Echotone,” and the establishment of the Sustainable Cinema Initiative.
Doug Ulman, president and CEO of the Lance Armstrong Foundation spoke with Dean Gilligan as part of the VIP Distinguished Speaker Series. On a business note, Ulman said that business students should seriously consider working in the nonprofit sector as a valid career choice.
Roy Spence, chairman of GSD&M Idea City and author of the book “It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business Is Driven by Purpose,” was interviewed by Dean Thomas Gilligan on as part of McCombs’ VIP Distinguished Speaker Series. Spence emphasized a simple but challenging idea: that students should [...]
Complete footage of the 2010 MSTC Commencement ceremony from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
Complete footage of the 2010 MBA Commencement ceremony from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
Moot Corp is the oldest and most prestigious student business-plan competition in the United States. In the first-ever reunion of past Texas Moot Corp winners, the founders of seven companies will share their stories and insights into the start-up process. In this clip, Ranjit Nayak, MBA ’07, from eVapt speaks on his panel.
Moot Corp is the oldest and most prestigious student business-plan competition in the United States. In the first-ever reunion of past Texas Moot Corp winners, the founders of seven companies will share their stories and insights into the start-up process. In this clip, Phil Speros, MBA ’01, from Halsa Pharmaceuticals speaks.
Accounting guru Lillian Mills dispels the myth that graduating to a higher tax bracket decreases your income.
John Doggett and Jim Nolen square off on this important economic issue. This debate was co-hosted by Net Impact’s UT Undergraduate Chapter and Professional Chapter. A big thank you to Net Impact, Senior Lecturer of Management John Doggett and Distinguished Senior Lecturer of Finance Jim Nolen for letting us film and share their insights.