Institutional Investment Management: Real Life Situations
Mack Clapp will speak to students about his experiences managing investments for the movie industry. Clapp was CEO and CIO for Directors Guild of America from 2004-2013.
Learn the Flagship Story and about Marketing in the Social Media Era
Three executives from Flagship Food Group (a global, diversified company serving some of the world's leading food-related organizations) will be speaking. Click above to read about them.
Get Free Tax Preparation Help
If your income in 2013 was $58,000 or less, you can come to one of the many help sessions at the Boise Main Public Library. Click above for details.
CFOs Exposed – A look into the Successful Careers of Local CFOs
March 19 - come network with 30+ accounting and finance professionals from the Treasure Valley. Click on above for more information and to register.
Welcome to the College of Business and Economics
Diane Schooley-Pettis, associate dean and professor of finance in the College of Business and Economics, along with Debra Worden (George Fox University) published, “Accumulating and Spending Retirement Assets: A Behavioral Finance Explanation” in the Financial Services Review, Volume 22, No. 2, 2013, pp.173-186.
International Business faculty member Bastian Thomsen will be one of the Boise State Golden Apple recipients this year. The Golden Apple Awards, presented by the Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU), recognizes outstanding faculty members within each college. Out of 250 nominations, seven were selected and Bastian will represent COBE. Bastian is a COBE adjunct professor and co-advisor of the Boise State International Business Organization. Congratulations Bastian!
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Angeli Weller, executive in residence in the College of Business and Economics, and Elizabeth Sendelbach, manager for International Business (IB) programs, recently attended the 2014 Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) national conference at San Diego State University.
As an expert in the field, Weller presented on COBE’s ongoing efforts to integrate corporate responsibility, business ethics and sustainability into the general COBE curriculum and the International Business programs, specifically. These areas have been incorporated into the learning objectives of the International Business Programs and, beginning fall 2014, IB majors and minors will be introduced to more content in the newly-offered courses “Go Global: You and the World Economy” at the 200-level and “Global Strategy” at the 400-level.
“Principles of responsible business are central to the business strategy and culture of every leading company today,” Weller said. “Those working globally negotiate through an even more complex environment in this area, which is why the IB program’s forward thinking integration of this content is so valuable to our students and to the businesses that hire them.” (more…)
Brian McNatt has been promoted to associate profess and awarded tenure in the College of Business and Economics (COBE). McNatt has demonstrate outstanding performance and commitment to teaching and scholarly activities in the Department of Management. Congratulations, Brian.
Regis Terpend, assistant professor of supply chain management, has been named an associate editor for the Journal of Operations Management, which is the leading empirical journal in the operations management and supply chain management fields and is used by the Financial Times in its rankings of Business Schools.
Dwayne Barney and Brian McGrath will speak at the Arid Club at the annual Forecast Dinner of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Idaho. In 20120 Barney and McGrath cowrote a book, “Capital as Money” that contends stimulus attempts by government have succeeded only in expanding the deficit and placing a growing mortgage on the nation’s future.
Barney is professor of finance at Boise State and former chair of the Department of Marketing and Finance. McGrath previously taught undergraduate and graduate courses in economics at Boise State and is a former partner at D.B. Fitzpatrick & Co., a Boise investment management firm.
Susan Park, Professor of Business Law, wrote How to Keep Family Members Together in a Family Business. Park talks about the steps family businesses can take to ensure continued success. This is the first article for a new monthly column called Business Law, which will be published in the Idaho Statesman Business Insider. Read the article here.