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“Free lunch AND parking? It’s true!” Join us May 23 for the next Learn @ Lunch” in Des Moines

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Learn @ Lunch is a new opportunity sponsored by the Iowa State University College of Business to engage with Des Moines professionals.   “You’re out of inventory – how do you avoid it next time?” Inventory is one of the most

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Voorhees – 25th Anniversary with Record Attendance

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More than 200 people attended the 25th Annual Voorhees Supply Chain Conference April 28, 2017, breaking attendance records! This year’s conference, The Future of Supply Chain, was held in the Sukup End Zone Club at Jack Trice Stadium. It was

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$1.5 million Kingland gift will have far-reaching impact at Iowa State

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AMES, Iowa – Kingland, based in Clear Lake, Iowa, and David and Deb Kingland, recently gifted $1.5 million to benefit students and faculty in three colleges at Iowa State University. Kingland is a leading provider of enterprise-class data and compliance

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Graduates see career opportunities in growing demand for big data analytics

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AMES, Iowa – The answers to some of the challenges businesses face can be found in the volumes of data many corporations collect. The problem is much of that data is messy and requires employees with the analytical skills to

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FOCAL on LOCAL – America’s SBDC Iowa promotes May 6 to celebrate Iowa’s Small Businesses

FOCAL on LOCAL America’s SBDC Iowa promotes May 6 to celebrate Iowa’s Small Businesses   AMES, Iowa – Small businesses are an important part of our communities.  They play a central role to health and well-being of the state Iowa. 

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The College of Business proudly sponsors Iowa Entrepreneur Season 2 on IPTV

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Competition limits self-interests that pose potential problems for corporations

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AMES, Iowa – The combination of lucrative incentives and pressure to meet sales goals led to a perfect storm that resulted in Wells Fargo employees creating millions of fraudulent bank accounts, said David King, an associate professor of management in

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Union Pacific CEO coming to the Iowa State University College of Business

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Students will gain valuable real-life knowledge about the path to being a CEO when they attend the next College of Business CEO Speaker Series Tuesday, April 18, featuring Lance Fritz, Union Pacific chairman, president, and chief executive officer.   The event

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Community banking to be discussed at the Stafford Lecture Series on Banking

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“High Performance Community Banking” is the title of the talk to be given by Timothy W. Koch, guest speaker for the College of Business Stafford Lecture Series on Banking. The lecture will be held from 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Thursday, April

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College of Business looks at the future of supply chain

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Drones, automated driving, 3D printing and other topics will be part of the 25th Annual Voorhees Supply Chain Conference. The Future of Supply Chain is this year’s theme.   “We selected this theme because we want to showcase the high-tech

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The College of Business CEO Speaker Series brings President of TIAA to Iowa State University

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AMES, Iowa — Thousands of central Iowans participate in TIAA, one of the world’s largest asset management companies. TIAA’s president and CEO will speak at Iowa State University as part of the College of Business CEO Series and the university’s

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Jim Kockocki, immediate past president of Toastmasters International visits the College of Business

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Despite the very digital world we are growing into, Jim Kokocki maintains that face-to-face communication is still very relevant and very critical.   He traveled from Canada to speak to Iowa State students on Thursday afternoon about Toastmasters, leadership and

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