IBM Celebrates Its Centennial at Webster
"This occasion isn't just about one company," IBM chairman, president and CEO Sam Palmisano says in regards to IBM's centennial this year."IBM's story and meaning have valuable lessons for all organizations and individuals." That's why the world's leading technology and consulting firm is celebrating its milestone with Webster University on April 26 in St. Louis with a special address by Mr. Palmisano himself. RSVP now for "A Business and Its Ideas: Shaping a Company and a Century" a presentation by Sam Palmisano, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM.
Setting Your Sky
Webster's 2011 Woman of Influence and Webster alumnae Romaine Seguin MBA '96 set her goals early in her career. She wanted to align herself with a company that matched her personality and shared her passion for growth. Seguin found what she was looking for at UPS where she has spent the last 28 years expanding the corporations markets around the world. The company recently named Seguin president of UPS Americas Region. "Set your sky then be comfortable with those goals. Stay focused on achieving them because that is what will bring you the most reward" Seguin told her audience at the 2011 Woman Of Influence luncheon held in her honor. Relive our day celebrating this remarkable woman.
Ultimate Office Hour
Sometimes you need to take your question, comments or concerns straight to the top. During Dean Akande's Ultimate Office Hour Monday April 18 you can. Whether you want to Skype our chief academic officer from Austria or text in from California, Dean Akande's door will be "virtually" open for discussion on any topic. The time is yours. Just let us know how to reach you! RSVP now for the Ultimate Office Hour.
Death By Acquisition
Organizations, like living organisms, are born to die. In Dethroning the King, financial reporter-turned-author Julie MacIntosh chronicles the death by acquisition of one of the greatest brand names in America's history; Anheuser-Busch. Read our review.