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Experience, Uncategorized

It was an action packed day Number 2 and we heard from some great speakers.  Alain Dumont, our p

It was an action packed day Number 2 and we heard from some great speakers.  Alain Dumont, our p

It was an action packed day Number 2 and we heard from some great speakers.  Alain Dumont, our professor, gave a lecture on the evolution of the European Business Context. We also heard from Tulane alums from Schlumberger and Olmeto Capital Partners.  Schlumberger is the largest global supplier of technology […]

by × March 24, 2009 × 0 comments

Featured, New Orleans

Michael Hecht and Gary Lagrange speak at Tulane about New Orleans 10 years after Katrina, Wed., August 19, 2015.  (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)

The next economic hurdle? Achieving critical mass

The A. B. Freeman School of Business recently hosted a speaker discussion on where the city of New Orleans is now and where we are headed as we approach the 10 year anniversary of hurricane Katrina.   Featured speakers were Gary LaGrange, president and CEO of the Port of New Orleans, […]

by × August 25, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Experience, Featured, New Orleans

Press Street Gardens: Cultivating a sense of Community

Press Street Gardens: Cultivating a sense of Community

Life at the Freeman School can be like living in a bubble. We easily get caught up in deadlines, club meetings, guest speakers, and job hunting, and sometimes we forget to take part in the community around us (beyond the watering holes of Freret Street). Every once in a while […]

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Entrepreneurship, Experience

Real-World Consulting Opportunities for Freeman Students

The Tulane University Freeman Consulting Group has kicked off the 2012-2013 year with a great slate of projects and events designed to give graduate-level business students access to real-world, hands-on consulting and industry experience, as well as networking and job/internship opportunities.  Our membership is at an all-time high of nearly […]

by × October 12, 2012 × 0 comments

Experience, Global

Forbidden City

Forbidden City

After a morning with two American speakers (one Commerce Officer in the US Embassy, one Bar/Restaurant Owner), a few MBA2’s take time out for a picture in Beijing’s Forbidden City. See if you can find MBA Blogger, Louis David!

by × March 15, 2011 × 0 comments

Energy, Entrepreneurship

Some Food for Thought

Some Food for Thought

Earlier this month at the 2011 Burkenroad Symposium, speakers with various backgrounds in the business world (energy, consulting, and speech communications) lectured a packed audience of undergraduates and graduates on transforming adversity into competitive advantage. As a member of Tulane Net Impact, a group concerned with promoting responsible and ethical […]

by × February 28, 2011 × 0 comments

Energy, Entrepreneurship

Honor in the Face of Fire

Honor in the Face of Fire

Freeman School’s Burkenroad Institute hosted its annual symposium yesterday; this year the theme was “Honor in the Face of Fire.”  The Symposium publicity material (see above) looked pretty severe, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.  As it turns out, all speakers gave very interesting presentations about business ethics, […]

by × February 19, 2011 × 0 comments

People

Caskey Miller

All, If you have never written a blog before, how do you structure it?  What do you write?  What tone do you take?  When writing a University Blog, where is the line between appropriate and its time to go talk to the dean about your future presence at Tulane University.  […]

by × October 1, 2010 × 0 comments

Experience

The Last Hoorah

Today marks the conclusion of our third and final global leadership trip. The second year MBAs spent the last week in Beijing, China learning about doing business in the country. Of course we saw all the sights, The Great Wall, Summer Palace, and the Forbidden City. We also had a […]

by × April 2, 2010 × 0 comments

Experience

A campus visit to Boston

So last weekend I took a trip to Beantown to visit a little business school know as Harvard. Before you label me a traitor I was there to attend the Retail & Luxury Goods Conference hosted by the school’s retail and luxury goods clubs. Having only been to Boston once […]

by × March 9, 2010 × 0 comments