Executive Education at the Sam M. Walton College of Business recently launched a customized business foundations program for the leadership at Thaden School, a new independent school in Bentonville that will serve grades six through 12. The program provides leadership, strategy and design-thinking knowledge to the Thaden leadership team as they prepare for a new academic year. Continue reading Walton College Partners With Thaden School on Executive Education
Join the Sam M. Walton College of Business for the Summer Lunch and Learn Technology Series. Courses will take place in Little Rock at Walton College at 2nd and Main. From digital currency strategy to artificial program development, there are a variety of executive-education courses available to learn the latest business-related technological advancements. Continue reading Walton College Executive Education Offers Summer Technology Series
A conference on Trends in Supply Chain Management: Disruptive Innovation will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development at the University of Arkansas. Professionals in logistics, manufacturing and retail industries are invited to attend.
The conference will be hosted by the Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Executive Education program at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Executives from Walmart, Tyson Foods, J.B. Hunt Transport Inc., GRIT Studios and Roland Berger will discuss supply chain disruptors, artificial intelligence, changes in commerce implementation and innovative culture.
“Commerce is changing rapidly and, consequently, supply chain professionals must be constantly learning and adapting,” said Brent Williams, associate dean for executive education and outreach for Walton College. “This conference is an opportunity to hear from industry leaders and to network with other supply chain professionals.”
Speakers or panelists include:
- Stephan Keese, senior partner, Roland Berger
- Jeremy Verba, general manager, Vudu
- Tim Madigan, vice president, eCommerce, Tyson Foods
- Avery Vise, vice president, Transportation Intelligence, FTR
- Rick Webb, cofounder, GRIT Studios
- Greg Smith, executive vice president, Supply Chain, Walmart
- Shelley Simpson, chief commercial officer, J.B. Hunt
To register for the conference, visit scmr.uark.edu. Pre-registration is required. Conference fees are $500 per person and include breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages and parking. For additional information or to register more than five attendees, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Blythe Eggleston at 479-575-5871.
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The Sam M. Walton College of Business and the Global Interdependence Center will host a daylong conference “Central Banking Series: Location Matters in a Global Economy” at the Fayetteville Town Center on Monday, Nov. 6., beginning at 8 a.m. Continue reading Walton to Co-Host Central Banking Conference
Nine faculty members of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas have been awarded endowed chairs or endowed professorships. Continue reading Nine Walton College Faculty Awarded Endowed Chairs, Professorships
Dean Matt Waller has completed his leadership team with the naming of an associate dean to lead academic programs and research and one for executive education and outreach in the Walton College. Continue reading Ellstrand, Williams Named Associate Deans
Matthew A. Waller has been named interim dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. Continue reading Matt Waller Named Interim Dean