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Sport Business

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May 05, 2017 • Center of Sport Business

Over spring break, while many students were lounging on the beach, 19 of Dr. Deborah Stroman’s students were touring universities, sports clubs and arenas in Dublin and Cologne. This semester, Dr. Stroman teaches a global sport business course about the 500-billion-dollar sports business industry. More

UNC Symposium Informs Athletes on How to Build Wealth and Share It

April 25, 2017 • Center of Sport Business

For athletes, building wealth, securing a future after a playing career, and developing the ability to give back start with early and strategic planning. Those were just three of the big takeaways from a panel of authors, academics, former athletes and financial professionals at the Center for Sport Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More

Growth from the Ground Up

April 18, 2017 • NCGrowth

A Robeson County tortilla manufacturer is ready to increase his production from 25,000 pounds of tortillas a week to 120,000 pounds. UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA student Ben Holmes is helping him do just that — through NCGrowth, an affiliate of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise. More

Patrick Hartley Joins the Kenan Institute Team

Blog Post
April 13, 2017

Last month, Patrick Hartley, a distinguished member of the Kenan-Flagler community, joined the Kenan Institute as a Fellow. He has been a Professor of the Practice of Finance at Kenan-Flagler for nearly twelve years. Currently, he also serves as President of the board of directors of the Kenan-Flagler Business School Foundation. More

Kenan Research Fellow’s Study Finds Youth Apprenticeship Programs Are Mutually Beneficial

Blog Post
March 23, 2017

Apprenticeship programs provide hands-on training to young adults entering the workforce while functioning as a recruitment tool for companies looking for young talent. More

Kenan Investment Management Fellows Named

March 15, 2017 • Institute for Private Capital

The recipients of the Kenan Investment Management Fellowships for 2017 were announced by the Institute for Private Capital and Center for Excellence in Investment Management in partnership with the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. More

Basketball Analytics Summit Date Set

February 16, 2017 • Center of Sport Business

The Basketball Analytics Summit mission is to engage with and explore the best practices of the leading basketball experts (professionals, students, and scholars) who love, research, and work in the discipline of performance (individual or team) and business analytics. More

Kenan Institute Executive Director Mark Little Named to Advisory Board

February 10, 2017 • NCGrowth

Mark Little, executive director of the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise, was named to the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory Advisory Board on Feb. 7. Little brings to the board an international background in environmental and earth science, policy analysis and renewable energy. More

Kenan Institute answers “What Next, America?”

January 23, 2017

Providing solutions to critical economic issues facing the Trump Administration is the focus of a new report from the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School. More

NCGrowth Announces New Advisory Board

December 22, 2016 • NCGrowth

NCGrowth is excited to announce their new advisory board comprised of faculty, practitioners and experts that will provide expert research and recommendations for economic development and business assistance projects. More