The College of Business and Public Policy is pleased to announce the speakers for the MBA Executive Leadership class. The Executive Leadership Class Speaker series was established to provide students with the opportunity to interact and network with successful executives from the business community.
The Leadership Fellows featured interview this week is with protégé Xavier Mason and his mentor Jon Bittner. Jon is Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. Read the interview with Jon and learn more about how this life-long Alaskan has become a leader in our community.
The College of Business and Public Policy is starting its own Instagram page. We hope to provide insight into what happens day-to-day in front of and behind the scenes at CBPP. Check it out, and let us know what you'd like to see. @uaacbpp
Travel to China to visit firms, markets, agricultural fields, agencies and universities. Interact with Chinese entrepreneurs, business executives, farmers and university students in China. Learn China's economy and business models and development under a globalization framework. Explore the Chinese culture and history, for example, by touring the Forbidden City and the Great Wall in Beijing, and cruising along the Yangtze River.
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The Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program at CBPP has $28,800 in academic and travel awards available. Applications are available now and must be submitted by March 1, 2015 to be considered. Click here to learn more about these awards and their eligibility criteria.
A team of three graduate students -- Marvin Anunciacion, Jason Smith and Danny Reeves -- competing against 607 other college teams placed first in The Capstone Business Competition. Their virtual sensor manufacturing company registered the highest profits, cumulative profits and stock price after completing their eight round competition.
Dr. Angie Zheng and Dr. Yonggang Lu Awarded 2015 Innovate Award
Congratulations go out to the College of Business and Public Policy's Dr. Angie Zheng (Economics and Public Policy Dept.) and Dr. Yonggang Lu (Information and Decision Sciences Dept.) who were awarded a 2015 Innovate Award for their proposal "Consumer Preference and Market Potentials for Alaska Salmon in China".
Dr. Frank Jeffries has been part of the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) family since 1994. The primary reason that he loves going to work every day is that he enjoys his colleagues and his students. They are like a family. And families, he says, help each other out…