Business

TCU represented in case competition

MBA students from 14 universities competed this month at TCU in mixed teams, to present their strategy for a challenging business case to Frito-Lay CEO Tom Greco and other key executives from PepsiCo and KPMG. The first place team represented the University of Illinois College of Business, University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, Southern… Read more »

Accounting professor named 2015 Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year

Sandy Callaghan, associate professor of accounting, has been named the 2015 Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year. Neeley School of Business at TCU alumni began the Neeley Alumni Professor of the Year award in 2006 to pay tribute to the faculty members who enriched their overall experience at Neeley. “Last semester a student said to… Read more »

TCU accounting ranks top 15 and top 40 in the nation

The TCU undergraduate and graduate accounting programs rank in the top 15 in the nation for programs of similar size and the top 40 among all U.S. colleges and universities in the 2015 Public Accounting Report. Of the schools of similar size (16 to 21 accounting faculty members), the TCU Master of Accounting ranks 12… Read more »

TCU EMBA now ranked 5th in nation by “The Economist”

In The Economist’s second ranking of executive MBA programs around the world, the TCU EMBA ranks No. 12 in the world and No. 5 in the U.S. behind only Northwestern (3), Thunderbird (7), Chicago (9) and Yale (10). The only other Texas schools in the ranking are SMU (13), UT-Austin (18) and Rice (28). “We… Read more »

Bolin Innovation Forum delivers a thrill ride for your brain

You wouldn’t set up for a party and then sit around hoping people show up. Yet most people approach new ideas just that way. They stare at their computer screen or out the window and hope “aha!” moments come to them. Or they come up with a new idea and don’t understand why no one… Read more »

TCU MBA team wins Texas Real Estate Challenge

TCU MBA students came away with a first-place finish and $5,000 at the 2015 Texas Shoot-Out real estate MBA challenge, a case study competition sponsored by the North Texas chapter of NAIOP, the association for commercial real estate development. For the first time in the competition’s 10-year history, two schools tied for first place, TCU… Read more »

Neeley & Associates MBA consulting is featured in Times

In a Times Higher Education article, “Student-Consultants: Cut-Price Advice from Campuses,” writer Jon Marcus turned to TCU’s Neeley & Associates MBA consulting as an example of how clients are benefiting from students’ business insights, and how students utilize the opportunity to impress potential employers. Dave Boissevain, senior director of sales strategy and planning for PepsiCo’s… Read more »

San Diego State wins TCU’s Values & Ventures Competition

College students from 49 universities across the U.S. and around the world came to TCU April 10-11 to present plans that demonstrate a societal or environmental need to be filled, as well as the profitability of the business. More than 80 business leaders served as judges and mentors, to provide a solid base of knowledge… Read more »

Entrepreneurial students from 49 universities coming to campus April 10-11 for annual values-based business competition

Combine making a profit with doing something meaningful, and you get brilliant ideas from students around the world for TCU’s 5th annual Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition. (www.neeley.tcu.edu/vandv) This year, students from a record 49 universities are coming to TCU April 10-11 to compete for more than $70,000 in total cash prizes…. Read more »