Freeman News

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New course explores the process behind new products

What does it take to create a successful product? According to John Clarke, it’s probably not what you think.

February 22, 2017 ×
Rob Lalka has been named executive director of the Freeman School's Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Rob Lalka appointed to lead Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Rob Lalka, an entrepreneur and educator whose accomplishments span the public, private and non-profit sectors, has been appointed professor of practice and executive director of the Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

February 20, 2017 ×
Tulane University's Energy Week 2017 will take place April 24-28.

Tulane Energy Week to offer managers overview of world oil and gas markets

Tulane Energy Week is for managers from around the world who work in, or have an interest in, the development of world energy markets.

February 16, 2017 ×
Tulane alums lead Silicon Bayou 100

Tulane alums lead Silicon Bayou 100

The 2016 Silicon Bayou 100, Silicon Bayou News’ annual list of Louisiana’s most influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship, includes at least 29 honorees with connections to the A. B. Freeman School of Business or Tulane University.

February 15, 2017 ×
The Freeman School plans to offer executive and professional programs and launch hospitality entrepreneurship initiatives in space at the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute, located at 725 Howard Ave.

Downtown expansion on the menu as Freeman joins planned hospitality hub

Freeman is planning a new hospitality entrepreneurship initiative at NOCHI unlike traditional hospitality management programs. Instead it will use the hospitality industry to gain new insights and solve problem across business disciplines and industries.

February 14, 2017 ×
Lipper ranks Hancock Burkenroad Fund No. 1

Lipper ranks Hancock Burkenroad Fund No. 1

Based on its performance since 2001, Thomson Reuters Lipper ranked the Hancock Horizon Burkenroad Small Cap Fund No. 1 in the small cap blended category.

February 7, 2017 ×
Princeton Review highlights Freeman for ROI

Princeton Review highlights Freeman for ROI

On yesterday morning’s “Today” show, Princeton Review Editor-in-Chief Robert Franek highlighted Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business as one of five colleges that offer an outstanding return on investment for marketing majors.

February 1, 2017 ×
During Friday's Tulane University Family Business Forum, Frank Germack III, alumnus and co-owner of Germack Pistachio Co., shared how his family business found a place among large corporations. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

Alumnus shares nuts and bolts of family business

You might think you’d have to be nuts to try to compete with Frito-Lay, but in a presentation hosted by the Tulane Family Business Center on Friday, Jan. 27, the co-owner of Germack Pistachio Co. said the snack food business is actually a very good business to be in.

January 31, 2017 ×
Indrė Petrukaitienė, center, an executive MBA student from the Baltic Management Institute in Vilnius, Lithuania, works on a group project with teammates during a breakout session on Wednesday, Jan. 25. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)

All the world’s a classroom for executive MBA students

What’s the best way to learn how to do business internationally? For about 100 executive MBA students from around the world, the answer is to spend a week together.

January 30, 2017 ×
Sid Pulitzer, left, receives the 2011 Tulane Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year Award from John Elstrott.

An entrepreneur’s guide to life

Sid Pulitzer has a tradition. On the first day of his Entrepreneurial Management class, he asks his students how many would object to becoming wealthy in an honest way. If no hands go up, he tells them they’ve qualified to stay in the class.

December 19, 2016 ×