insideOwen | August 2016
Reunion registration is open!
In honor of our new fall date, all Owen Reunion events are free! Watch the video below to learn more about why you need to come back for your Reunion. To register today, click here


August 11 | Welcome Back Closing Bell | Nashville
August 26 | Finance Alumni Reception | New York City
October 21 | Opening Bell featuring Derek Young | Nashville
October 21-22 | Reunion 2016 | Nashville

International Recruiting Events
Email Kim Killingsworth to help recruit at these fairs
Aug. 1: New Delhi
Aug. 4: Hyderabad
Aug. 6: Bangalore 
Aug. 16: Panama City, Panama
Aug. 17: San Jose, Costa Rica

Aug. 20: Bogotá, Colombia
Aug. 27: Monterrey, Mexico

Aug. 30: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

View more upcoming alumni events

Nominations now open for Distinguished Alumni Award
Each year the school recognizes one graduate who has exhibited outstanding leadership and service in both the professional and philanthropic realms. Click here to nominate an alum by August 15. Last year's award winner was Heiki Miki, MBA'96 and Executive Officer at Shinagawa Refractories. Watch Dean Johnson's recent interview with Heiki Miki.  
New Vanderbilt Business magazine now online
Read about Owen’s growing presence in the tech industry, the school's employment trends from the Great Recession until now, and how one alum at AT&T is focused on building tomorrow's diverse workforce. Read the latest issue.
Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute wraps up
This year, undergraduate students came to Owen to work on consulting projects for companies such as Goodwill, Climb Nashville and Warner Music Nashville (video below). See more video recaps of this year's projects.
#OwenLife on Social Media
Research: Professor Jesse Blocher's new study debunks “phantom liquidity” problem caused by high-frequency traders. Read more.

Owen in the News

July 6, 2016
How tough-guy mediators can turn "them" into "us"
Scientific American
Ray Friedman, Brownlee O. Currey Professor of Management, is quoted

June 16, 2016
How to foot the bill for a boot camp
Accelerator-Vanderbilt Summer Business Institute is mentioned

June 16, 2016
Smart ways social media can help MBA applicants
U.S. News & World Report
Rob Schickler, associate director of admissions, and Brett Israel, director of business news and communications, were quoted.

June 6, 2016
Women held to higher ethical standard than men, study shows
Jessica Kennedy, assistant professor of management, is quoted

Vanderbilt staff and alumni receive a 25 percent discount.

Marketing for Strategic Growth
Taught by Professor of Marketing Steve Hoeffler
Whether you are the one who develops strategic marketing campaigns or you simply need a clearer grasp of how to assist in your organization’s marketing strategy, this program is right for you.
August 22-23. Register here

Managing Teams in Organizations
Taught by Professor Bart Victor and Professor Rangaraj Ramanujam
Through a combination of case studies, simulations, discussion and role-playing, you’ll improve your ability to motivate employees, work within diverse groups, apply human resource management tools to build effective teams, and lead change.
September 26-27Register here

Managing with Strategic Intent
Taught by Professor Rangaraj Ramanujam
Through this highly interactive three-day course you'll gain a deeper understanding of some of the skills that are important for effective managers including managing people, managing information, managing upwards, managing within your unit and managing outside of the organization.
October 3-5. Register here
Parting Shot: Owen surf team at the MBA pre-orientation trip to Costa Rica 
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