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When I really started thinking about who I was and what I cared about and what I was passionate about, it kept coming back to sports.
From her time studying at KU to getting an MBA at Harvard Business School and co-founding a nonprofit, sports have played a pivotal role in Rebecca Feickert’s life.
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By Brigitte Siel, senior supply chain management majorSenior Brigitte Siel works with a Business Jayhawk during an in-class workshop.
This fall, the Business Communication Center (BCC) at the School of Business started in-class workshops to support the course BUS 305: Business Writing. BUS 305 is required for all business students and focuses on written communication in business. The ability to draft, edit and revise professional documents is a key learning outcome of the course. The new workshops bring writing coaches to class four times during the semester to help students prepare each assignment.
Helping students develop writing skills
Through the writing workshops, students get... Read more
Students in lecturer Ken Ward’s Honors Management and Leadership — Business Policy and Strategy (MGMT 499) course got a ticket to working with a major company thanks to a semester-long project with AMC Theatres this fall.
The project included a presentation from CFO Craig Ramsey, a visit to AMC’s Leawood, Kansas-based headquarters and an opportunity to “mystery shop” at the theater, culminating in a series of presentations on Nov. 28. Seven groups shared potential recommendations on recent AMC initiatives to a panel of the company’s leadership.
The panel included Ramsey; Frank Ybarra, AMC’s VP of communications and events; David Leonard, director of the company’s financial department; and Pamela Sandler, VP of social media... Read more
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