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Fifth annual Gator100 honors UF entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2019 Gator100 honorees on Friday, February 22 at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Presented by the UF Alumni Association and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the Warrington College of Business, the Gator100 honors the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses

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Why medical professionals should consider an MBA

As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law and health care. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an

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Why you need a ‘private chef’ when it comes to transforming your career

While a buffet offers lots of options, Director of Graduate Business Career Services Jason Rife explains why you’re better off with a private chef when it comes to finding the career that’s right for you. The career services experience within UF MBA is unlike that of any other full-time program.

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UF MBA South Florida students use business knowledge to provide solutions to real Chilean companies’ challenges

For students in the UF MBA Professional South Florida program, traveling to and from UF’s campus in Gainesville is a step they can skip every month on their journey to earning a degree from Florida’s best MBA program. However, there is one exciting travel component to their degree: an international

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‘Striving for innovation’ at your company? Be careful – it might be harmful to your employees

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If you look at the mission statements of some of the world’s top companies, you’ll find a familiar word throughout many – innovation. While it is understood that innovation is beneficial by helping businesses reach goals and drive success, new research suggests there is a caveat to

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How to build your entrepreneurial experience to successfully launch or innovate a company

By Jamie Kraft, Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center When building a house, there are a number of steps one needs to follow in order to make sure a solid structure is in place: choose a location, pour the foundation, erect the walls, add the plumbing, etc. It is no different

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Why you don’t need a business background to be successful in real estate

By Brandon Krumins, BS Journalism ’16, MSRE ’19, JD ’19 My path to the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program was slightly unconventional compared to the majority of students who matriculate into the program. As an undergraduate journalism major at the University of Florida, I

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Want to maximize your mutual fund investment returns? Find a portfolio manager with ‘skin in the game’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – If you’re one of the 56 million Americans that invests in mutual funds, making sure that your portfolio is yielding the best returns is paramount. While your portfolio manager should technically always be looking out for your best interests, how can you be sure that they are

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Meet Our Deans: Robert Thomas

You already know that the Warrington College of Business is the top business school in the state and one of the best in the nation and world, but do you know the leaders that have guided us to such success and recognition? In our Meet the Deans series, we introduce

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Retail Smarter Conference showcases how to thrive in retail’s changing landscape

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – You’ve likely seen reports of the demise of retail. While stores closing locations or reporting slow sales may have you convinced these statements are true, retail experts from across the nation are gathering at the University of Florida Retail Smarter Conference to address that, in fact, retail