Monday, November 17, 2014

Former Enron Executive To Speak At UNM

The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at the University of New Mexico is pleased to announce the third NASBA Center for the Public Trust speaker this semester. Former Enron Executive Andrew Fastow will join a group of students and business leaders to talk about “Rules versus Principles” on Monday, November 24 at 4:30 p.m. in the UNM Anthropology Lecture Hall.  RSVPs are required.  

Anderson Professor Top Tweeter

UNM Anderson professor Dr. Nick Flor was listed as a "Top Tweeter" on FOX News' business analysis program "Cashin' In." Dr. Flor's Twitter handle is ProfessorF.

"Cashin' In" is a multi-segmented program featuring debate on possible fluctuations in the stock market, based on headlines and history, and how it will affect one's bottom line, panelist discussions on probable rising stock, and questions from viewers about the viability of owned or potential stocks.

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Please contact Professional Faculty Member Linda Shul at if you are interested in joining the group.

Big Bets In Poker And Business

UNM Anderson hosts the Boerigter Business Breakfast Program to present relevant topics of interest to Anderson's community of friends. The next program features former World Poker Tour CEO Steve Lipscomb discussing "Big Bets in Poker and Business" on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

EMBA Information Sessions

When you graduate from Anderson's EMBA program, you join a lifelong network of 11,000 Anderson alumni in countries around the globe who are ready to help you along your career path. Explore this unique educational opportunity by attending an upcoming Information Session. Anderson EMBA faculty, staff, current students, and alumni will be available to answer any questions you may have.

At an EMBA Information Session you will:

• Understand the impact an EMBA will have on your professional life
• Learn about scholarships for UNM employees
• Connect with and learn from current students, alumni, faculty, and program staff

EMBA Information Sessions:  Fri., Dec. 5 from 11:00-1:00 PM 

UNM Staff and Faculty Session:  Thurs., Dec. 4 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Sessions will be held in Anderson's Graduate School of Management. Appetizers/lunch will be served.

For more information call 505.277.2525 or visit

Joseph DiSorbo To Speak At Anderson Commencement

The Anderson School of Management will hold its Fall 2014 convocation on Saturday, December 13 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson Gym. Our guest speaker is Joseph DiSorbo, Anderson alumnus and CEO of Rakuten Super Logistics.

Joseph Aldo DiSorbo graduated from the Anderson School of Management in 1995 with MBA degrees in Finance and International Management. Upon graduation, Joe immediately put his education to work with a U.S. multinational.  He was sent to Seoul, Korea where he oversaw sales offices, facilities, warehouse operations and IT across 23 branch offices throughout South Korea. In addition, he launched corporate operations in the Philippines. Joe quickly rose to become Vice President of Finance and Operations while still in his 20s.

Monday, November 10, 2014

ABQid/UNM Entrepreneur Bootcamp

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Do you want to start your own business, but aren't sure what to do? Have you heard of the Lean Startup? If not, this is a great opportunity to learn more about this low resource method to map out assumptions about your business idea and learn how to test them, to validate the existence of a market.

Join the team from ABQid and your fellow colleagues from UNM to learn the customer validation process, using the Business Model Canvas as a starting point, with experienced advice from technology entrepreneurs in the community. The format is a very interactive, discussion-style that allows for extensive interaction with the mentors.

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