UNO hosts Buffett course and events ahead of shareholder meeting


Sara Meadows

After two years of virtual meetings, Berkshire hathaway shareholders returned to Omaha for their annual meeting. Photo courtesy of the UN College of Business Administration.

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the UN College of Business Administration hosted in-person events the week before Berkshire Hathaway’s shareholders’ meeting.

Buffett has announced that it will hold its annual in-person shareholder meeting on April 30, according to Robert P. Miles, course, conference and summit founder. The events gave attendees from around the world a better understanding of Warren Buffett’s investment principles.

The genius of Warren Buffett The Executive MBA course teaches UNO graduate students and lifelong learners about business valuation methods and Buffett’s management philosophy. The three-day course took place on April 25, April 26 and April 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Mammel Hall.

The top of the Berkshire system highlights the culture, principles and methods of Berkshire Hathaway. The event took place on April 28 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mammel Hall. Speakers included Jim Weber, author of “Running with Purpose: How Brooks Outpaced Goliath Competitors to Lead the Pack.” The book features a preface written by Buffett. Other speakers included:

Ron Olson: Managing Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson, Director of Berkshire

Adrienne Fay: vice-president, director, Borsheims Fine Jewelry & Gifts

Larry Cunningham: author, professor, George Washington University

Robert Miles: Author, Executive in Residence, University of Nebraska at Omaha, College of Business Administration

The 19e Annual Value Investor Conference took place on April 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. and April 29 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mammel Hall.

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