When the time came for Houston PBS producers to look for experts in the energy industry to discuss oil and the environment for an upcoming documentary, they had to look no further than their own backyard – the University of Houston’s C. T. Bauer College of Business.
A daylong workshop, “Influencing Energy Policy in the Next Administration: A Workshop in Public Affairs and Lobbying,” brought senior executives from many Bauer partner energy firms together.
The tradition of putting lessons learned in the classroom to practical use has continued for students in the marketing & entrepreneurship department at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.
In business, not much attention has been paid to how best utilize an inevitable and historically unprofitable piece of the supply chain puzzle: returns, especially of high-dollar items like office equipment or specialized machinery that come back slightly damaged.
University of Houston President Renu Khator spent the morning touring Melcher Hall and meeting with C.T. Bauer College of Business Dean Arthur Warga, department chairs and staff leaders on her 77th day on the job.
With risk, uncertainty and trade-offs always in play, tough executive decisions are a daunting challenge for even the most seasoned managers.