by Oscar Munoz, Executive Chairman, United Airlines
“By teaching, we learn,” said the ancient Roman poet, Seneca. I was reminded of the truth of that wisdom this week when I participated in a session with business students hosted by the newly minted Dean of USC’s Marshall Business School, Dr. Geoffrey Garrett.
It’s a lesson I first learned the hard way when I began graduate business school myself – way back in the mid-1980’s.
I’d already spent a few years in the private sector, finding some early success in business and finance. The experience had taught me much – except, it seems, humility.
After years of building relationships with top universities and their sports teams, FOX Sports saw an opportunity to become more involved in the classroom. In 2008, the company launched FOX Sports University, an academic program that gives college students hands-on experience in the sports business. The current academic year is the largest yet for the program, which now offers courses at 27 schools across the U.S.