In the male-centric sports world, women have largely been an afterthought. But thanks to the growing purchasing power of women — who control 70 to 80 percent of consumer purchases External link — they are no longer sitting on the sidelines of sports marketers’ minds.
This interview series, conducted by MBA@UNC, features seven women leading nonprofits across a variety of fields. Despite spearheading organizations that are doing tremendous good, these female entrepreneurs are not traditionally recognized for the incredibly hard work they do every day.
The guide—presented by MBA@UNC and based on a white paper from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Executive Development—provides actionable steps employers can take to cultivate a workplace environment where all generations can thrive in a synergetic office culture.
The exact rules for forming an Limited Liability Comany (or an LLC) differ by state, and the paperwork filing fee ranges from $40 to $500. To help make it easier to find the LLC startup cost in your state, MBA@UNC created a map to display the initial fee for filing articles of organization across the United States.
The growing impact of women entrepreneurs is evident today. Women-owned firms account for almost 30 percent of all businesses and one in five women-owned firms tout revenue of $1 million or more, according to research conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its Center for Women in Business in 2014.
The U.S. workforce is headed for a dramatic shift. As baby boomers retire, organizations will face a growing shortage of experienced workers and a significant talent gap. In the following infographic, MBA@UNC takes a closer look at the effect that baby boomers have in the workforce today, how their retirement will affect the businesses of tomorrow and what companies can do to leverage senior talent and prepare for the future.
How much is your privacy worth? In the data broker industry, everything from personal identifying data to social media data to health data is packaged and sold to the highest bidder for annual revenues of almost half a billion dollars per year. Some individuals have also claimed a piece of this pie, with entrepreneurs selling their personal data for sums of anywhere from $2 to close to $3,000.
Writing an MBA admissions essay can be daunting for many prospective students—but it doesn’t have to be.
A detailed and up-to-date resume is a critical component of your MBA application. By showcasing key accomplishments on your resume, you can help convince the admissions committee that you are a strong candidate for the program. This post provides tips to take into consideration, and you'll be one step closer to strengthening your MBA application.
At the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, we want to create passionate leaders who can inspire their employees and partner with other ambitious individuals to effect real change in the world of business. Our MBA@UNC program is designed with our unique leadership values in mind to prepare the next generation of leaders for the rigors of working in today's competitive business environment. Here are a few ways MBA@UNC can help you realize your professional goals.