Category Archives: Business

Craft Breweries Make their Mark by Tapping into the Community

Photo/Flickr By Kate Collier A quick Google search for “craft beer news” will pull up dozens of articles on the black cloud of growth decline supposedly hanging over the industry. In a recent article, Gregory Dunkling, program director for UVM’s Business …

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Getting Social with Ben Bonnacio of Long Trail Brewing

By Tera Dacek We caught up with Ben Bonnacio, social media marketing manager at Long Trail Brewing, to get his take on what’s trending in social media for craft beer brands. Here’s what he had to say. What do you think …

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5 Habits You Need for Launching a Successful Start-Up

Young professionals are starting businesses at younger ages than their counterparts in previous generations, according to the 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report. While Baby Boomers tended to launch their first business around 35 years of age, Millennials are doing …

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How to Improve Project Management and Create a Better Process

Paul Dandurand is a big believer in process. The Burlington-based, start-up entrepreneur is CEO and founder of PieMatrix and creator of Pie, a visual project management software platform. He says a lack of process at many organizations leads to reduced …

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10 Business Lessons I Learned from Watching Hockey

By John Burton ’76 I have a great appreciation for how difficult hockey can be. I broke my nose one of the first times I ever played the sport. It was just a simple pickup game with neighborhood friends so nobody …

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UVM Secures Top Spot as Best Online Digital Marketing Program

UVM’s Digital Marketing Fundamentals program ranks as one of the 20 best online digital marketing certificates by BestDegreesMarketing.org, a website established to provide research and insight into current marketing education. UVM secured the number one spot, followed by Duke University …

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UVM Management Program Gives Alumna the Tools to Lead

A job promotion gave Heather D’Arcy more responsibilities and a leadership role. To help her succeed in her new position, she knew she needed the right training to effectively run a department and manage a team. The UVM alumna, who …

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3 Ways to Improve Your Career and Professional Life

Early January is time for New Year’s resolutions that typically focus on health and happiness. These promises we make to ourselves usually revolve around eating better, working out at the gym, and making an effort to be kind to others. …

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4 Important Leadership Qualities You Need in Business

What makes a great leader? In a recent survey, Harvard Business Publishing asked that very question. Hundreds of managers from companies around the globe weighed in on what leadership qualities matter the most. Ultimately, they narrowed it down to four: …

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Alumni Advice: How Scott Switzer Found His Niche in the Tech Start-Up Scene

Scott Switzer ’92, co-founder and chief technology officer of Authenticated Digital, has made a name for himself in the competitive world of start-ups. We talked to the UVM College of Engineering and Mathematical Science alumnus about working in business and …

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