Purdue hosts entrepreneurs from 17 African countries for Mandela Washington FellowshipPurdue University’s first cohort of Mandela Washington Fellows was on campus for six weeks in June and July for intensive, executive-style leadership training, networking, community service and skills building prior to a Presidential Summit in Washington, D.C. the first week of August.
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- Krannert, Boiler Business Exchange Announce Inaugural Business Hall of Fame InducteesThe Boiler Business Exchange of Indianapolis, Inc. (BBE) has teamed with Purdue’s Krannert School of Management to unveil its inaugural Business Hall of Fame class. The Business Hall of Fame has been created to acknowledge and showcase esteemed business leaders who have achieved exceptional success in the business arena and have predominant ties to both Purdue and the State of Indiana.
- Krannert econ profs link higher work demand to serious health risk potentialEmployees under prolonged workplace pressures face serious consequences to their health, according to a working paper issued by the National Bureau for Economic Research coauthored by Krannert professors David Hummels and Chong Xiang.
- Purdue alum Dave Ricks to become president and CEO at Eli LillyEli Lilly and Company today announced that David A. Ricks, an alumnus of Purdue's Krannert School of Management and currently senior vice president and president, Lilly Bio-Medicines, will succeed John C. Lechleiter as president and CEO and join the board on January 1, 2017, and become chairman of the board on June 1, 2017.
- Purdue economics programs earn top rankingsThe Krannert School's Department of Economics was recently recognized in a trio of rankings naming it the best in Indiana and the top value online MS program nationwide.
- Krannert alumni among Purdue representatives to carry Indiana Bicentennial Torch through Tippecanoe CountyKrannert alumni and former Purdue football teammates Bart Burrell and Mark Herrmann to participate in Indiana Bicentennial Torch relay
- New director takes the lead at Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management CenterA Purdue alumna and former Eli Lilly and Company executive has brought her leadership development and consulting expertise to the Krannert School as the new director of the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center.
- Four graduates from Purdue’s 2015 EBV class receive grants for their business projectsFour veterans who graduated in 2015 from Purdue's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, or EBV, have received grants from the EBV Foundation to support their business projects. Purdue is one of 10 schools nationally to offer the EBV program. It offers experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 soldiers, sailors, aviators and Marines with disabilities resulting from their military service.
- Jennifer Harms named Best & Brightest Executive MBAs by Poets & QuantsKrannert IMM Global EMBA Class of 2015 Jennifer Harms named a Best & Brightest Executive MBA by Poets & Quants
- Elementary students launch business in school classroomA Purdue University classroom business workshop for teachers in grades K-8 inspired a Mintonye Elementary teacher to start multiple classroom businesses.
- Krannert, Purdue School of Nursing students partner to raise money for rural Indiana health clinicFollowing a successful charity event in April, Krannert Dean David Hummels handed a check for over $2000 to representatives from the Family Health Clinic of Monon.
- Professors Lumineau, Lu recognized for researchTwo Krannert faculty members have been recognized for their significant scholarly accomplishments in research and their future research potential
- Class offers mix of economics and sportsEconomics of Sports is designed to blend the theories of microeconomics with examples from the professional sports industry.
- IRS partners with Purdue, Krannert on simulated criminal investigationPurdue University’s Krannert School of Management partnered with the Internal Revenue Service to stage a forensic accounting simulation.
- Krannert students launch hedge fund, offer portfolio managementFive Purdue University students have launched an investment startup
- Leadership Excellence and Gender SymposiumThree-day event at Krannert School of Management focused on gender, diversity, inclusion and agile careers
- Data Dive experience beneficial to studentsLast year, five Krannert undergraduate students, including Rachel Crouch, won a data dive challenge in Chicago
- Krannert Big Data Program ranked Top 10 nationallyValue Colleges ranks Krannert's MS BSIM Top 10 Big Data Program in the country
- Mind of a Maker: Adam BealHaving originally studied Microbiology at Colorado State University, Adam Beal decided to pursue an MBA with Krannert School of Management in 2014.
- MSHRM recent grad promoted to the Rank of Major in the United States ArmyRecently, a 2015 Krannert MSHRM alum, Matt Pratt, was promoted to the rank of Major in the United States Army. A ceremony was held in his honor on March 4, 2016 at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.
- Krannert Freshmen win big at the Burton D. Morgan CompetitionKrannert alumnus, Mike Cassidy, also a continuing term lecturer at Purdue coaches an undergraduate team, Fro Yo Express in the 2016 Burton D. Morgan business plan competition.
- Krannert researcher to lead Work/Life SummitEllen Kossek, a faculty member in Purdue University's Krannert School of Management, has been appointed to chair the Work/Life Committee for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management for a research summit.
- Purdue EBV graduate wins award at national conference
Ottosen & Co. earned the Top Venture Impacting Veterans Award in the D’Aniello Family Foundation Business Plan Competition at the EBV National Training & Alumni Conference
- Nationwide Purdue Index provides guidance for vet practices
Digging into new data from the Nationwide Purdue Veterinary Price Index, a Purdue associate dean says "it's dangerous to build a practice on wellness services," not medical services.
- Vibronix finalist in nationwide competition
Vibronix, a company which features second-year MBA student Adam Beal, is one of 10 finalists in a nationwide competition
- Calling the Shots: The Tim Newton Management Leadership Scholarship
In summer 2015, the temporarily tongue-tied veteran communicator and broadcaster learned that Krannert’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winner, John Hoffner (BSIM ’70), had established the Tim Newton Management Leadership Scholarship in his honor.
- Krannert professor encourages caution, not panic
The U.S. stock market is off to its worst start to open a year in more than a century. In four days this week, the Dow has plunged five percent and the NASDAQ more than six percent. Even the S&P 500 has shed 4.9 percent.
- Air Force Vet's Biz Plan: Use Returning Soldiers To Improve Tech
Air Force veteran Chris Jackson talks about the transition to civilian life and the challenges of finding the same sense of purpose after leaving the military.
- Study: Resume fraud linked to job search envy
Unemployed job-seekers can be motivated to embellish their resumes when they are envious of peers, according to a study published in the Academy of Management Journal.
- Business leader gives $1 million to advance women in management
A Purdue University alumna and longtime university supporter is giving a $1 million gift to advance women in management by providing undergraduate scholarships for women enrolled in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.
- Accounting faculty selected for Best Paper Award
The American Accounting Association’s Management Accounting Section Publications Committee has selected Mark Bagnoli’s and Susan Watts's paper “Knowing versus Telling Private Information about a Rival”, published in the Journal of Management Accounting Research in 2013, to be awarded the 2015 Journal of Management Accounting Research Best Paper Award. The Publications committee considered all research papers published in JMAR between 2013 and 2015, and judged their paper to have the highest potential impact on management accounting research.
Congratulations Mark and Susan!
- Export Indiana Fellowship Program
Partnership promotes small business growth by supplying the tools and expertise necessary to export their goods and services successfully at the international level.
- Krannert to Host Entrepreneurship Program for Disabled Veterans
Krannert School of Management will host 23 veterans from around the United States October 30 through November 8 for its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program.
Participants are post-9/11 veterans with service-connected disabilities and a desire to start their own businesses.
Created at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management in 2007, EBV teaches participants principles of entrepreneurship and small-business management.
- 2015 Parrish Case Competition Results
Eleven teams from Purdue University and Indiana University competed in this year's competition. All groups showed exemplary case analysis, problem solving and information literacy. The top three teams advanced to the final round, which was held October 9 in the Burton Morgan Entrepreneurship Center, Room 121, to compete for first, second and third place.
First Place: Team Attractive — Joe Vandermus, Matt Xia, Matt Butler, Leeane Chen, Shubhika Barjatya
Second Place: UG Consulting — Joshua Groh, John Brock, Gemma Flanagan, Tim Weiss, Brandon Ko
Third Place: NRAM Solutions — Wenjia Xu, Ruihong Lyu, Michael Szipszky, Albert Sinram
- Entrepreneurship Week activities planned for Oct. 5-9
The Krannert School, with the Purdue Foundry and The Anvil, will host a series of Entrepreneurship Week activities beginning October 5.
- New entrepreneurial track for grad students
Krannert, Burton Morgan Center and the Purdue Foundry offer new graduate program for entrepreneurs.