The winning team of the fall 2019 live strategy case competition poses with executives from presenting company Howard Bank

Digital strategies for local bank proposed during capstone competition

More than 300 senior-level students competed in the capstone Live Strategy Case Competition presented by Howard Bank this fall.

Students in each section of the Strategic Management course were divided into teams and tasked with tackling a business challenge provided by Howard Bank. The case asked the teams to explore creating a new digital branch experience for the local bank’s customers. Teams had to conduct internal and external analyses and prepare a report and presentation. Continue reading “Digital strategies for local bank proposed during capstone competition”

Students enter the Student Launch Pad in Cook Library

New Student Launch Pad Manager: ‘Entrepreneurial skills are important for everyone’

Growing up, Ifunanya Enezuagu never thought her path would lead to entrepreneurship. Before moving to the US, Enezuagu’s father owned a business in Nigeria, so, as a child, she was familiar with the dedication it takes to work for yourself. However, it wasn’t until after earning her undergraduate degree in sociology from Pace University that she began to question, “What do I really want to do – where do my passions lie?” Continue reading “New Student Launch Pad Manager: ‘Entrepreneurial skills are important for everyone’”

What your PDP wants you to know

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question many remember from childhood.

Lauren Tigue, instead, asks students “WHO they want to be, not WHAT they want to be.” In other words, preparing for a career in today’s business world involves analyzing a collection of interests that apply to a whole field, rather than a specific job. “Careers are no longer linear,” Tigue says, “and the business world moves quickly. Students need to recognize their own values to match how they want to work.” Continue reading “What your PDP wants you to know”