Cameron School of Business at UNCW

Commercial Real Estate And The Novel Coronavirus

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Aug 10, 2020 12:15:09 PM

Guest Blogger: Contributed by Dr. Edward Graham, Professor of Finance and Real Estate at the Cameron School of Business, UNCW (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on June 15, 2020).

Economic or financial risk is generally of two types: systematic and non-systematic. Non-systematic risk is risk that impacts a specific asset or group of assets – like a UAW strike impacting Ford and GM, or Mad Cow Disease impacting Wendy’s or McDonalds. Systematic risk concerns itself with factors that impact the entire economy, like the housing and financial crisis of eleven or twelve years ago motivating the Great Recession. The Covid “pandemic,” in turn, now manifests itself as a clear example of systematic risk, impacting the whole economy. But the pandemic has impacted some sectors of the economy far more than others.

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Topics: analytics, community, Swain Center, real estate, home values, communication, investments, economy, leadership, Insights, covid

Re-Shaping Our Business, Re-Defining Our Leadership

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Aug 6, 2020 9:03:21 AM

Guest Blogger: Contributed by Richard J. Walsh, Director  UNCW’s Swain Center for Executive Education & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on June 1, 2020).

These last several months have been a time of change and innovation both for UNCW’s Cameron School of Business, as well as for local businesses, health providers and community leaders. Like us, many leaders are responding to these new realities, re-focusing their efforts, and adapting to our new work environments.

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Topics: analytics, community, Swain Center, communication, leadership, Insights

The Best Never Stop Learning

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 28, 2020 8:27:01 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director UNCW’s Swain Center for Executive Education & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on January 27, 2020)

We know from experience, that the best leaders never stop learning. Often, they seek out new opportunities to grow and help steer their organization toward growth and success.

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Topics: community, Swain Center, communication, leadership, Insights

Preparing for the Future

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 15, 2020 8:35:54 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director, UNCW Swain Center for Executive & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on October 9, 2019)

The Swain Center is looking into the future, and helping leaders prepare themselves and their organizations for big changes that are coming.  We are now seeing a whole “new world of work” and “future fluency’ that is required for continued success. One thing is for sure, preparing for the future requires big changes. Are you prepared?

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Topics: Cameron faculty, community, Swain Center, technology, artificial intelligence, leadership, Insights

Leadership: Today and into the Future

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Jul 18, 2019 10:01:27 AM

Guest Blogger: Richard J. Walsh, Director, UNCW Swain Center for Executive & Economic Development (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on July 15, 2019)

Over the past ten years, I have had a number of unique opportunities to travel and work with many highly successful organizations and global leaders. More recently, I interviewed more than one-hundred of these leaders, asking how they anticipate trends, grow their businesses and deliver results. People often ask me, what advice can you share? In this particular article, I would like to highlight just a few nuggets of advice shared with me throughout these interviews.

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Topics: community, management, Swain Center, leadership, Insights

Swain Center Welcomes New Director Richard Walsh

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM

 

Guest Blogger: Jenny Callison, writer for the Greater Wilmington Business Journal (this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on April 11, 2019)

The Swain Center for Executive Education and Economic Development at University of North Carolina Wilmington has a new director. Following a national search, Richard Walsh has been named to that position. His appointment began April 15th.

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Topics: community, Swain Center

Business Analytics: Adding Value and Insight

Posted by Cameron School of Business on May 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM

By Dr. Stephen Hill, Associate Professor of Business Analytics and Director of the M.S. Business Analytics Program, Cameron School of Business (This post was originally shared on WilmingtonBiz.com on May 1, 2019)

Kevin Kelley, Head Coach of the Pulaski Academy (Little Rock, Arkansas) football team has turned conventional thinking in high school football on its head. How? His team never punts on fourth down. Why? Analytics. Universities across the country have seen increases in student retention. Fewer students are leaving school. Why? Analytics. A high-end retailer developed an email campaign that yielded dramatic increases in revenue per email over past campaigns. Why? Analytics.

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Topics: Swain Center, business analytics, MS Business Analytics, business tips

Imports, Exports and Global Trade: NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional

Posted by Swain Center on Jan 9, 2019 1:10:00 PM

By Mel Beasley, CSB Marketing Assistant

Considering that most of the United States’ business is conducted outside of the country, it makes sense that there are professionals in the world dedicated to effectively conducting international business to keep our economy running smoothly.  

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Topics: global, international business, Swain Center, exports

Project Management: The Next Step in Your Career

Posted by Swain Center on Dec 26, 2018 1:08:00 PM

By Mel Beasley, CSB Marketing Assistant

We all know projects are usually temporary; they have set beginnings and ends. Many company projects are unique from each other and team members from different departments or organizations come together to complete the project. It takes a special sort of leader to head up company special projects because she has to lead a team of people who have never worked together before. Project managers have to be planners, initiators and excellent communicators.  

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Topics: professional development, project management, Swain Center

Taking the Next Step in Nursing: Management

Posted by Swain Center on Dec 18, 2018 12:04:00 PM

by Mel Beasley, CSB Marketing Assistant

Are you currently in the nursing program or working as a nurse, but are thinking of ways to move to the next level of your career down the road? There’s a growing need in nursing management positions, and the promotion would likely bump up your nursing salary to anywhere from $83,000 to over $100,000. If you are a natural leader looking to advance your career in the nursing field, we highly recommend this position. 

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Topics: professional development, Swain Center, nursing

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UNCW was established as Wilmington College in 1947. The Department of Business and Economics became the Cameron School of Business in 1979. Focused on the transformation of today’s business world from the industrial age into the information age, business education at the Cameron School of Business is focused on the technical, analytical and interpersonal skills students will need to lead this fundamental change in the business world through the 21st century.

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