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Adding a business edge: Introducing the Belk College M.S. in Management

   July 10, 2017
The UNC Charlotte Belk College of Business announces the first Master of Science in Management (M.S. in Management) in the 17-school UNC System. With the support of corporate leaders in Charlotte, the M.S. in Management will provide business acumen to non-business students to meet the rising demand for well-rounded business professionals entering the workforce. The first class of 50 students...

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Alumnus: The one activity anyone can do to get ahead in business

   June 30, 2017
I once read an article about what CEOs credited to their success. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, said he took time to read everything he could to get additional information. More recently, business leaders from Berkshire Hathaway asked what it is like to work for Warren Buffett and said their jobs require them to read 12 hours a day. While attending UNC Charlotte to earn my MBA, Professor...

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Alumna: 40 years of wisdom

   June 16, 2017
I just celebrated my 40th birthday, and with age comes wisdom – at least I hope. I always thought of myself as just a late bloomer. I was happy with my mediocre job, mediocre relationships and a mediocre bank account. I felt there would always be time to make a change; because after all, I would be young forever and spending time improving my situation would impinge on my fun and freedom. It is...

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More slow economic growth forecast for North Carolina

   June 5, 2017
The North Carolina economy is expected to continue the slow growth pattern of the past eight years, UNC Charlotte professor says. In 2017, the North Carolina economy is expected to increase by an inflation-adjusted rate of 2.4 percent over the 2016 level, said UNC Charlotte economist John Connaughton during the Mid-Year Economic Update at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. Connaughton said there are...

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UNC Charlotte’s MBA once again named a “Tier 1” program in Global MBA Rankings

   April 6, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s MBA has once again been recognized as a top program in the nation by CEO Magazine. The Belk College of Business’ MBA was named a “Tier 1” program for North American universities in the newly released 2017 CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings. UNC Charlotte consistently has placed among top part-time MBA programs nationally and internationally. In 2016, the Belk College’s MBA was...

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Dr. Kohut: Providing Feedback and the Multigenerational Workplace

   March 21, 2017
Blog post by Dr. Gary Kohut One of the most important – yet challenging – skills an effective leader can hone is the ability to give effective feedback. Whether in formal evaluations or casual check-ins, feedback is essential to your team’s development and improvement. It reflects effective listening, motivates employees, serves as a tool for continued learning, and helps build engagement.

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U.S. News ranks UNC Charlotte’s part-time MBA #42 nationally

   March 14, 2017
UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business achieved its highest ranking to date in the part-time MBA rankings by U.S. News and World Report, placing No. 42 among all business schools nationwide. The Belk College’s part-time MBA jumped 17 spots over last year in the 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released Tuesday. UNC Charlotte tied at No. 42 with Purdue University, Boston University and The...

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Developing your personal brand as a millennial

   March 6, 2017
While navigating the murky waters of career development, being able to express one’s personal brand is important. Millennial job seekers need to ask themselves, “What sets me apart?” This differentiation piece is vital. Thinking that you’re too early in your career to have a personal brand is a mistake. In fact, most millennials are already marketing themselves, whether they know it or not.

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Roger Ferguson with Business Honors Program students at the CEO Speaker Series

TIAA leader presents spring 2017 CEO Speaker Series

   February 9, 2017
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., the president and CEO of TIAA, answered students’ questions about leadership, professional development and financial services during the spring 2017 Belk College of Business CEO Speaker Series on Feb. 1 at UNC Charlotte. (View photos from the spring 2017 CEO Speaker Series). More than 500 students and guests attended the event at the Popp Martin Student Union to hear from...

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Career growth depends on your network

   January 6, 2017
At a certain point in your career, you develop your own philosophy and strategies for professional growth. Those who are lucky enough know the path they want to take right away, while others (the majority of us) are more likely to take longer to figure it out. My own strategy for career growth began to solidify about five years into my career. I was 25 years old at the time and I had just co-...

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