Business

TCU MBAs Take Honors at Finance Case Competition

Their mission: present valuation, capital markets and M&A strategic advice to a panel of seasoned M&A professionals. TCU MBAs Kyle Tilley, Tu Pham, Jon Gulbransen, Aditya Padman and David Funkhouser didn’t even break a sweat. The team made it look easy as they walked away with second place behind Texas A&M and ahead of Rice,… Read more »

The Future is Underway at the TCU Neeley School of Business

Construction activity began over the summer as Dan D. Rogers Hall came down to make room for a more contemporary, collaborative, motivating building complex. A note from Dean Homer Erekson Neeley School students and visitors, we are making progress on a new future. You will notice right away that Dan D. Rogers Hall is gone… Read more »

Three Reasons Salespeople Leave, and How to Prevent It.

Losing an up-and-coming salesperson? It might be due to their coworkers as much as their performance. Research by Sarang Sunder, assistant professor of marketing, shows how you can predict when and why salespeople quit. It’s better to retain a good or even average salesperson than hire a new one. Keeping a salesperson is better for… Read more »

Values and Ventures Honored with Innovative Achievement Award

Already internationally known for innovation and inspiration, the Values and Ventures® Competition at TCU of by the Southwestern Business Dean’s Association. In 2010 the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center founded the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition to reward college students for profit-making business ideas that impact society in meaningful ways. Values and Ventures has awarded more… Read more »

How Do Financial Professionals Evaluate Hybrid Financial Instruments?

Experienced finance professionals, tasked with making credit-related judgments, vary significantly in deciding which features of hybrid securities are important in determining debt versus equity. Hybrid financial instruments, also known as hybrid securities, contain features of both equity and debt (stocks and bonds). The most common examples are convertible bonds and preferred stock. Hybrid financial instruments… Read more »

FASB and GASB Hire a Record Three TCU MAc Students

Out of accounting students from across the country, three TCU Neeley Master of Accounting students were selected to the prestigious positions of postgraduate technical assistants. As accounting students from across the country vied for fewer than two dozen spots with the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, three TCU MAc students made… Read more »

TCU Neeley is a Top Business School for Research in Premier Journals

In the Top 100 Business School Research Rankings, TCU Neeley stands out against schools of all sizes across the US and Texas for the amount of research published in top journals. TCU Neeley may be a small business school, but our professors make a big impression with their research. In a recent ranking of faculty… Read more »