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Dr. Mukesh Sud

Associate Professor of Management
o: Dolan School of Business Rm 2102
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Business Plan Competition winners interviewed by WPKN

Jim Motavalli interviewed student winners and Dolan School of Business faculty member Dr. Chris Huntley, co-chair of the competition with Dr. Mukesh Sud. Eighteen teams competed. The 'SenseFit' and 'inCognito' teams - made up of students from the Dolan School and the School of Engineering - took home $10,000 and $5,000 in start-up funds respectively, in the 'Venture' and 'Social Enterprise' categories. Interviewed were electrical engineering major Darren Mondezie, co-designer of 'inCognito climate controlled hats' for cancer patients, and Bernardo Navarro, an accounting and economics major who was part of the 'SenseFit' team that designed a health and fitness monitor.

Appeared on WPKN Radio on 4/30/13

Dolan debuts business plan contest

Teams of up to three students will submit a one-page business plan after developing it in conjunction with a faculty member and external adviser. "We are doing this very gradually with undergraduates only this year," Sud said. "We hope to have 10 to 15 teams."

Published in Fairfield County Business Journal on 11/04/11

How to survive business stumbles

"Failure can be part of an entrepreneur's daily life," explains Mukesh Sud, assistant professor of management at the Charles F. Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University, adding that six out of 10 businesses fail. However, he says, "The great ones are the ones that learn from it and carry on."

Published in 'Business on Main' career column on 11/16/09

Entrepreneurs: Green shoots in a recession

Mukesh Sud, a professor of Entrepreneurship at Fairfield University, considers entrepreneurs the catalysts who will help promote economic recovery. In fact, he points out that small business owners are the backbone of the economy, not the corporate giants that grab most of the attention… Consider Emily Worden, a Fairfield University MBA graduate, who bypassed the corporate world to launch her own business that was more in line with her passion - creating handbags and accessories.

Published in the Westport Minuteman on 10/29/09

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