Master of Real Estate Development

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New Graduate Certificate in Information Systems announced

The demand for business professionals who know about technology is growing by leaps and bounds—a trend that is especially pronounced on the “Silicon Slopes” of Utah—and the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has created a new certificate program to help professionals and students advance their careers and enhance their technical proficiency.

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Student Giving Week off and running

Student Giving Week has begun, as anyone walking through the lobby of the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building has probably noticed. Accounting major Eliza Rasmussen writes to explain why she thinks it’s important to contribute to the David Eccles School of Business, even though she’s still an undergraduate.

Rasmussen writes:

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Lawmakers learn at the David Eccles School of Business

As state lawmakers prepare for the 2014 Legislature starting in late January, they spent a day at the David Eccles School of Business in training and information sessions designed to help them address the state’s business with the most accurate economic and demographic information available.

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Chicago ULI Conference

12 current MRED students and Jim Hill attended the ULI annual fall meeting in Chicago.  Meeting featured networking opportunities with the real estate industries top talent.  Speakers such as Sam Zell were featured at the conference and numerous sessions were offered throughout the 3 day conference that focused on relevant and important current real estate topics.  A tremendous experience for all that attended and a "must go" - new fall meeting, NY 2014.

 

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Our Faculty

Danny Wall

Danny Wall is the Director of the MRED Program at the David Eccles School of Business and Associate Professor of Finance.  Danny comes to the University of Utah after about a decade in the real estate field, where he did appraisals, consulting, commercial lending, and commercial brokerage. He has spent the past seven years working full-time as an appraiser and consultant after jobs working in brokerage in Boise, lending in Denver, and as a product developer for Deckers Outdoor Corporation in California.

Kirby Cochran

Kirby Cochran is an educator, speaker and thought leader in the field of management and finance. He has been teaching new venture financing and entrepreneurship to graduate students for over a decade. Kirby currently serves as an adjunct professor in the Finance department of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.

He is a prolific writer and has published many articles demystifying the principles behind raising capital successfully for both new ventures and growth firms with established operations.