Experience

Cotton Candy and Conversation about Family Business

Cotton Candy and Conversation about Family Business

by Pranay Sakhrani What is “Cotton Candy and Conversation?” On October 27th the Tulane Family Business Center- with help from the Lepage Student Fellows- held a Outreach Event entitled “Cotton Candy and Conversation.” And yes, both the cotton candy and the conversations were quality. The purpose of this outreach was […]

November 21, 2017 ×
Sharing My Knowledge: Teaching Marketing Basics to Engineering Students

Sharing My Knowledge: Teaching Marketing Basics to Engineering Students

Jamie Katz, BSM 2018 Throughout my experience as a student preparing for exams, I have always been told, “you don’t truly understand the information unless you can teach it to a complete beginner.” Earlier this month, my marketing knowledge was put to this ultimate test. Professor Raymond and Dr. Brown […]

November 16, 2017 ×
2018 Tulane Business Model Competition kick off with the Business Model Canvas Workshop

2018 Tulane Business Model Competition kick off with the Business Model Canvas Workshop

Emily Champagne, BSM 2020 On Wednesday, October 25, students from every school at Tulane of all Majors came together for The Business Model Canvas Workshop. Tulane has hosted its annual Business Model Competition for eighteen years, and every year, gearing up for the competition becomes more exciting. This year, to […]

November 16, 2017 ×
Meet the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Student Fellows

Meet the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Student Fellows

Lina Alfieri Stern, Director of Operations Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation The best part for me of working at the Freeman School is the pleasure of interacting with Tulane students and working one on one with them on entrepreneurial projects, business consulting, and career mentoring. I am thrilled to […]

November 13, 2017 ×
MME Students Tour Entergy’s Ninemile Power Plant

MME Students Tour Entergy’s Ninemile Power Plant

On August 25, 2017 the Tulane Master of Management in Energy (MME) took a trip to Entergy’s Ninemile natural gas power plant located in Westwego, Louisiana. The plant, a combined cycle 600 megawatt nominal capacity facility is among the most efficient in the state. The plant utilizes what is known […]

September 5, 2017 ×
MME Students Take a Trip to Houston for the Get66 Program

MME Students Take a Trip to Houston for the Get66 Program

The MME program recently took a trip to Houston, TX to participate in the Get66 Program, which is a career-readiness and networking event sponsored by Phillips 66. During this three-day trip, the students visited the new Phillips 66 Headquarters in the Energy Corridor of Houston. There they toured the facility, […]

September 5, 2017 ×
Field Trip to P66 HQ

Field Trip to P66 HQ

A few weeks ago, during the summer session of the MME program, my fellow MME class and I had the chance to visit the Phillips 66 headquarters in Houston. We had the opportunity to see the P66 trading desk where we participated in a crude oil trading competition called Crude […]

September 5, 2017 ×
First Impressions of the Freeman School from the Tulane MBA class of 2019

First Impressions of the Freeman School from the Tulane MBA class of 2019

The newest class of Tulane MBAs shared their first impressions of the Freeman School at the end of Orientation. Today is the first day of classes. We wish them great success in the Tulane MBA program. Follow their journey @freemanschool on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

August 21, 2017 ×
President and CEO of Newpark Resources, Paul Howes, Speaks to Energy Students on the Importance of Maintaining a Focused Strategy Through the Down Cycle

President and CEO of Newpark Resources, Paul Howes, Speaks to Energy Students on the Importance of Maintaining a Focused Strategy Through the Down Cycle

On April 11, 2017, Paul Howes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newpark Resources, spoke to students in the Master of Management in Energy (MME) program. Mr. Howes lectured the students on Newpark Resources’ strategic drivers such as differentiation through technology, customer service and support, and international expansion. He also […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Jim Carter, Calumet Board Member, Lectures Energy Students on MLPs

Jim Carter, Calumet Board Member, Lectures Energy Students on MLPs

Jim Carter is on the Board of Directors of Calumet Specialty Products Partners and came to speak to the MME students about Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and the Calumet case studied in James McFarland´s Energy Strategy Capstone class. Calumet began in 1990 as a specialty petroleum products business. they expanded […]

May 2, 2017 ×