In January, The Austin Chamber of Commerce published the first “Austin A List,” a collection of 35 local companies area investors say have strong growth potential. Eighteen of those companies have direct ties to the McCombs School.
Using Enron as a cautionary tale for a packed audience of future accountants, former New York Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald recounted the rise and fall of the company in his talk for the Lyceum Distinguished Speakers series.
Panelists at the recent Alternative Investment Conference at McCombs discussed risks and opportunities in the current financial climate. The takeaway: global uncertainty isn't going anywhere.
McCombs' new entrepreneur-in-residence, Melinda Garvey, is keen to offer students a look inside running a small business, which she sees as "the wave of the future."
The McCombs School will graduate 91 students this week from the Halliburton Business Foundations Summer Institute, an eight-week program that exposes non-business majors to the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as business leaders.
Dean Tom Gilligan shared a U.S. economic outlook and provided updates on McCombs strategic initiatives and budget matters during a McCombs Alumni Network Knowledge To Go webinar May 12.