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Law

Throughout history, societies have established systems of law to govern the behavior of citizens, regulate their interactions with each other, and mediate disputes. One of the earliest known codes of more...

Accounting

Accounting is nearly as old as civilization itself. Even before coins were introduced in about 600 B.C., farmers kept track of their livestock and other valuable possessions in order to have an more...

Consulting

Governments, companies, and other organizations have sought the advice of experts for thousands of years. The roots of modern consulting began in the mid- to late-1800s and early 1900s when the more...

Energy

People have needed energy in some form for their everyday lives for hundreds of years. Even though the era of electricity and automotive transportation has been around for little more than a century, more...

Information Technology

Developed in Asia and widely used during the Middle Ages, the abacus can be considered the origin of modern computing devices. An abacus, composed of strings and beads representing numerical values, more...

Health Care Management

People have cared for the sick and injured and sought cures for illness since the earliest days of humanity. At that time most care was provided by family, members of an individual’s tribe, or more...

Commercial Banking

Banking in the United States tracks the growth of capitalism and free enterprise. Economist Adam Smith famously called capitalism the “invisible hand” guiding the allocation of goods and services in more...

Hedge Funds

In 1949 Alfred W. Jones established the first hedge fund-type structure when he borrowed funds (used leverage) to increase his long positions while adding a portfolio of short stocks in an investment more...

Public Relations

The ideas that shaped the public relations industry date back centuries. It’s said that Socrates once remarked, “The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.” In more...

Wealth Management

During the first 100 years or so after gaining its independence, the U.S. had a very small private banking system that provided most of the legal tender (money) in circulation at the time. Then a more...

Mutual Funds

Mutual funds date back to 1774 when Dutch merchant and broker Adriaan van Ketwich launched the first one in Holland to open the door to investing for investors with limited financial resources. A more...

Investment Banking

Investment banks as we know them today have their roots in the merchant bankers of the 19th century. The merchant bankers dabbled in foreign exchange trading for clients, but also handled project more...

Insurance

The insurance industry developed over centuries as people realized that there was a need to reduce risk. They realized that if a group of people each chipped in money that was held by someone they more...

Private Equity

The Beginning The history of private equity can be traced to 1901, when J.P. Morgan—the man, not the institution—purchased Carnegie Steel Co. from Andrew Carnegie and Henry Phipps for $480 million. more...

Social Media

The Internet began as a project of the U.S. Department of Defense in the 1960s to create a comprehensive, indestructible computer network that could communicate even when under enemy attack. An more...

Market Research

Many market research professionals and academics point to the 1920s as a starting place for the market research industry, which was about the same time that marketing was gaining recognition as a more...

Venture Capital

Individuals and companies have provided funding to fledgling businesses for centuries. The original 13 U.S. colonies were founded and developed through venture capital–funded expeditions. In more more...

Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Some of the principles and ideas of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology can be traced to the ancient world. The oldest known written records relating to pharmaceutical preparations, which are 5,000 more...

Hospitality

The hospitality industry provides accommodations, meals, and personal services for both the traveling public and permanent residents. Hotels have been in existence for as long as people have needed more...

A Day in the Life: Fashion Product Manager

It can be difficult to visualize what the day in the life of fashion professionals is actually like. Here, Vault brings you a day in the life of Noverto Gonzalez, an assistant product manager at more...

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