Navigating the Goizueta Business Library, Spring 2021

While the Spring 2021 semester may look a little different than in past years, one thing that hasn’t changed is that the Goizueta Business Librarians are available and excited to support all new and returning students in the Goizueta Business School community.  Our services have evolved and adapted to better suit your needs for the…

Business Research Database Blog Series: First Research

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep. First Research      What You Will Find Industry overviews on 200+ sectors, including small and niche industries. Content includes industry overview, forecast, key and challenges,…

Using FactSet: Honing Your Skills

If you are planning to work on Wall Street or some other area in Finance, you will want to be familiar with using FactSet, a competitor of Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Eikon, and Capital IQ. While you are taking your classes remotely, this is a great time to take advantage of FactSet’s online learning, including its…

Earn Your Bloomberg BMC Certification Remotely | Registration Required by April 30

Register by April 30, 2021 and you have 1 year to complete BMC remotely, for free! Bloomberg BMC is a 10-hour, self-paced course that provides an interactive introduction to financial markets. Upon successful completion of all the modules, you will receive a Certificate of Completion, which you can add to your resume and to your LinkedIn Profile….

Catch Up on Reading: Overdrive eBooks and Audio Business Books

An expanded collection of business books is available to you in eBook and/or audiobook format through the Overdrive database and app. All the titles are easily checked out and downloaded to your mobile device for quick reading and listening. When you log into Overdrive, you will be brought right to a curated list of all of the…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, André Michelin!

January 16, 1853: André Michelin, founder of Michelin Tire Company, is born in Paris. Michelin took over his family’s failing farm equipment company, which manufactured rubber parts such as belts and valves, in 1886. A few years later, he was approached by a cyclist who was having trouble with his tires. At that time, bicycle…

Too Much Free Time? Earn a LinkedIn Learning Certificate!

Has COVID-19 stopped you from attending various workshops, trainings, or classes that would have given you valuable skills to add to your resume? Don’t despair! Instead, take advantage of the wide variety of courses and tutorials available to you from LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). Once you complete a course, you will be awarded a certificate…

This Day in Business History: Burj Khalifa opens

Jan. 4, 2010:  Burj Khalifa in Dubai, U.A.E., opens as the worlds tallest building at 2,717 feet (828m).  At over 160 stories tall, it also has the highest occupied floor in the world.  The building includes 900 residential apartments, office space and a 304 room hotel, as well as an observation deck. Sources: Burj Khalifa…

This Day in Business History: The European Economic Community Is Formed

January 1, 1958: The European Economic Community, known as the Common Market, becomes official. Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands signed the Treaty of Rome in March 1957, which laid the plan for this trade community, and was later joined by the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Greece, Portugal,and Spain. East Germany also…

This Day in Business History: Monopoly Patented – Pass Go Collect $2021

December 31, 1935: Charles B. Darrow patented the real-estate board game, Monopoly (Patent Number 2,026,082). Although Darrow has been given credit for creating the now “ubiquitous winner-take-all board game,” it was actually invented in 1903 by Elizabeth “Lizzie” Magie. Magie created the pre-cursor to Monopoly, The Landlord’s Game, as an educational tool to help explain…