Category Archives: Economic / Business Topics

Not Your Parents’ Workplace: Nathan Tanner’s New Book

On this episode of Marriott MBA Today, we turn the tables on Nathan Tanner and put him in the interviewee’s chair. He describes the process for writing his new book, Not Your Parents’ Workplace: Critical Lessons for Interns and Young … Continue reading

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Justin Jory: From JD/MBA to Search Fund Partner

BYU JD/MBA alumni Justin Jory joins Marriott MBA Today to tell us about his exciting journey from Investment Banking on Wall Street, to Private Equity in Utah, and now running his own Search Fund. Justin also teaches a very popular … Continue reading

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Want International HR Experience? Take the Class

Ethan Lindstrom shares stories from his international HR trip to Mexico with Honeywell, what happened when they got pulled over by the police, and why you should take the the International HR class.

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Dr. Hal Heaton Drills Deep Into Oil Prices and the Economy

In light of the recent drop in oil prices, Hal Heaton addresses the state of the economy, market forces and what these new developments mean for MBA students.

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Nikolay Macarov: Engineer, MBA Student, Native of Russia and Intern with PwC Consulting

Nikolay Macarov, from Moscow Russia, discusses growing up in a collapsing country, his educational path to the BYU MBA program, his participation in the PwC case competition and joining the LDS church with his family.

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MBA Study Abroad Opportunities: 2015 Trip to South America

Casey Gleave, Nathan Rich, and Ryan Hanson describe their adventures on the 2015 South America Study Abroad trip, and why every student should consider making a study abroad part of their MBA experience.

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MBA Study Abroad Opportunities: 2015 Trip to Europe Focusing on International Real Estate

Professor Barrett Slade and Matt Robinson talk about their recent trip to Europe where nine students visited with companies to learn about international real estate opportunities, and to see who could eat the most crepes in one day.

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Spencer Behrend and KiBand

In the cutest episode of Marriott MBA Today yet, Spencer Behrend, Founder and CEO of LiLife Tech, joins us to discuss his KiBand, a piece of wearable technology that helps keep kids safe. For more information about the KiBand and … Continue reading

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BYU MBA Tech Society visits CES in Las Vegas

Ryan Oaks and Austin Johansen join Marriott MBA Today to discuss the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). BYU students spent four days in Las Vegas learning about exciting new technology and strengthening relationships with classmates.

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Mike Nascimento: Unleash the Fighter Within

Mike Nascimento joins Marriott MBA Today to discuss his book, “Unleash the Fighter Within.” Learn how Mike overcame a tragic experience to accomplish his childhood goal: playing collegiate football.

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