The Management Department
Leadership in research and teaching are the top priorities of the Management Department, with an additional focus on outreach and service. Teaching and curriculum development that increases the potential contribution of our students to their employers in an increasingly complex environment requiring management of change and innovation in a globally competitive arena is emphasized, along with basic research designed to develop, test, or advance management theory or practice. Applied research, designed to provide practicing managers with relevant business tools and information based on recent advances in theory and research is an additional focus.
- 1941-2016: School of Business Celebrates 75th AnniversaryIf Laurence J. Ackerman, the first dean of the UConn School of Business, could see how the small program he created has grown into an educational powerhouse, no doubt he would be pleased. The School, then known as the School of Business Administration, started in 1940-1941 with fewer than three dozen students. Its formation was... […]
- UConn Launches New Entrepreneurship ProgramHartford Business Journal – Q&A talks about Accelerate UConn, a new entrepreneurship program at the University of Connecticut, with Michelle Cote, managing director of UConn’s Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and UConn business professor Timothy B. Folta. Read article