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Marketing Career Focus: Brand Management
Marketing Career Focus: Brand Management

Overview of skills needed by brand managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas. The advertising and branding track has 4 core courses covering interactive and digital marketing, branding,

Written by Alex EdselSeptember 14
Business of Healthcare Podcast ep 20: Strategies for Recruiting
Business of Healthcare Podcast ep 20: Strategies for Recruiting

In this episode, Bob Collins of The Medicus Firm joins host Jimmie Markham and co-host Dr. Britt Berrett to discuss the challenges associated with the increasing physician shortage and the strategies recruiting companies use to hire and retain top he

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastAugust 8
Business of Healthcare Podcast, Ep 19: Leading the Way
Business of Healthcare Podcast, Ep 19: Leading the Way

In this special episode, Dr. Britt Berrett makes a guest appearance on “Leading the Way,” a live interview show on KLIF 570-AM during which business leaders discuss their secrets for creating cultures of high performance and success.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJuly 27
Business of Healthcare Podcast ep 18: Educational requirements for management
Business of Healthcare Podcast ep 18: Educational requirements for management

Dr. Britt Berrett interviews healthcare management major Meagan McDonald about educational requirements needed to succeed as an administrator in the healthcare industry today.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJune 29
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 17: Soft Skills Healthcare Leaders Need
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 17: Soft Skills Healthcare Leaders Need

Host Jimmie Markham, communications manager for the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas, welcomes Mark Madden to the show. Madden is executive vice president and managing principle of Cejka Executive Search.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJune 18
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 16: Telemedicine Could Be Future of Acute Care
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 16: Telemedicine Could Be Future of Acute Care

WellVia Chief Technology Officer Peyton Reaves joins Britt Berrett to discuss telemedicine.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastJune 8
Job Analysis for Digital Marketing – Mobile Marketing
Job Analysis for Digital Marketing – Mobile Marketing

Overview of skills needed for mobile marketing managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas. The mobile marketing professional must understand the web and app ecosystems.

Written by Alex EdselMay 31
Marketing Career Focus: Digital Marketing
Marketing Career Focus: Digital Marketing

Overview of skills required by digital marketing managers and how these map to the courses offered at the MS or Master of Science in Marketing at UT Dallas.

Written by Alex EdselMay 31
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 13: Apps, Pricing Transparency & Six Sigma
Business of Healthcare Podcast Ep 13: Apps, Pricing Transparency & Six Sigma

Dr. Britt Berrett interviews David Toomey, senior vice president of Sharecare’s enterprise division, about how Sharecare’s digital solutions and other technology can put more information into healthcare consumer hands.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastFebruary 26
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 12: VUCA and the Bitter Pill
The Business of Healthcare Podcast Episode 12: VUCA and the Bitter Pill

Dr. Britt Berrett and guest Dr. Keith Thurgood, discuss leadership concepts that Thurgood utilized while serving as a major general in the U.S. Army.

Written by Business of Healthcare PodcastFebruary 13
The Bitter Pill
The Bitter Pill

We live in a VUCA world. What is VUCA, you ask?

Written by Keith ThurgoodFebruary 5
Effective Crisis Communication Planning: What Do You Do Before Everything Goes Wrong?
Effective Crisis Communication Planning: What Do You Do Before Everything Goes Wrong?

If a disaster were to occur, what steps would your employees, customers and managers take to communicate with each other? Every organization should have a working, well-communicated crisis communication plan. Read how to create such a plan.

Written by Keypath EducationJune 19
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Lunch With the American Chamber of Commerce
EMBA and GLEMBA Class of 2017 Lunch With the American Chamber of Commerce

Lilly with the American Chamber of Commerce had arranged for us to have lunch at the New World Hotel. We had three guest speakers — all governors for the chamber, known here as AmCham.

Written by Pamela Foster BradyJune 6
Why the globalization backlash?
Why the globalization backlash?

Does it matter that voters are becoming more skeptical of globalization? It does, and not just because they are also consumers. Read on to find out why.

Written by Clint PeinhardtMarch 3
Most Read Blog Posts of 2016
Most Read Blog Posts of 2016

These are the most read blog posts of 2016. Did your favorites make this list?

Written by Jimmie MarkhamDecember 19
Digital Marketing Tips That Even Novices Can Try
Digital Marketing Tips That Even Novices Can Try

Leave it to the pros to give you the best digital marketing tips and industry news. In this blog post, Jeanne Spreier was on the scene at the Digital Executive Summit and shares the latest tips even novices can try.

Written by Jeanne SpreierOctober 24
Become a Better Writer: Death Stars and Death Cabs
Become a Better Writer: Death Stars and Death Cabs

Need help writing your midterm paper? Make your paper more engaging in a fresh and defamiliarizing way by reading this post to find out how.

Written by Jimmie MarkhamOctober 5
The Pros and Cons of Traveling for Work
The Pros and Cons of Traveling for Work

There are so many pros and cons to having a job that requires traveling. But this lifestyle is not for everyone. Read to see if it would be worth it for you!

Written by Michelle AbudaSeptember 28
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Safran India Private Limited
GLEMBA Class of 2016 Tour of Safran India Private Limited

The GLEMBA Class of 2016 international study tour met with the CEO of Safran India Private Limited in Delhi, India. Read the next post in this series written by Katie Boyle.

Written by Katie BoyleJuly 29
Top Books for Business Majors
Top Books for Business Majors

Many of life’s lessons are learned outside the classroom. However, learning new concepts by reading articles and books will help you grow as you go, too. Read the top books for business majors, recommended by our faculty!

Written by Gaby MokryApril 6
How To Break Through In Your Industry
How To Break Through In Your Industry

No matter what career field you’re in, there are several ways to break through in your industry. Gaby Mokry will give you five ways to help you break through, show your skills and pay dividends in this blog post.

Written by Gaby MokryMarch 15
Travel Advice for Conferences and Competitions
Travel Advice for Conferences and Competitions

As you attend out-of-town events for the University, you will get used to networking and meeting so many people at once. Make great connections, represent the school well and good luck with your travels!

Written by Michelle AbudaJanuary 13
Is Followership the New Leadership?
Is Followership the New Leadership?

How do you define a leader and a follower and their roles in the business world? Do you see yourself as one more than the other? Caryn Berardi explains in this week's post!

Written by Caryn BerardiNovember 17
How Business Analytics Influences Marketing Strategies in Retail Banking
How Business Analytics Influences Marketing Strategies in Retail Banking

Business Analytics student Kan Zhang is an expert in how big data influences marketing strategy. Check out her four tips for making it big in the retail banking industry.

Written by Kan ZhangOctober 30
Test Your Healthcare Management IQ: Part 2
Test Your Healthcare Management IQ: Part 2

Last week we tested your Healthcare Management IQ, now get the answers to see how you did! How much do you really know about healthcare management?

Written by Kelcey PiperOctober 7
Test Your Healthcare Management IQ: Part 1
Test Your Healthcare Management IQ: Part 1

Think you know a lot about the healthcare management industry? Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn a little bit more about medical management.

Written by Kelcey PiperSeptember 30
Tax vs. Audit: A Q&A with BS in Accounting Program Director John Barden
Tax vs. Audit: A Q&A with BS in Accounting Program Director John Barden

Struggling to choose between tax and audit? Want to learn more about each field of accounting? If you answered 'Yes' to either of these questions you should check out our interview with Professor John Barden, director of the BS in Accounting at JSOM.

Written by Kelcey PiperSeptember 1

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