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Chief executive of leading Swiss cable company will share management philosophy at CEO Lecture Series

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Rebuilding one of Switzerland’s leading cable companies wasn’t enough for Eric Tveter, the company’s chief executive officer. The 55-year-old CEO, who earned his MBA from Rutgers in 1997, is now focused on differentiating UPC Cablecom in an effort to surpass tough rivals in the competitive Swiss market. "We can’t just be better," he said, "we have to be different.” Tveter will discuss his plan for differentiating UPC Cablecom during the CEO Lecture Series at Rutgers Business School on Monday, April 21. More ›

TAGS: CEO Lecture Series Leadership MBA Speaker Events Thought Leadership

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Rutgers ranked in the top 15% in the U.S. in return-on-investment by The Economist

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Research conducted by The Economist looking at the cost and return of a college education in America showed that Rutgers University–New Brunswick had an annual return-on-investment of 11.2% over a 20-year period. This places Rutgers in the top 15% in the U.S. in return-on-investment out of 896 schools. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Business Analytics and Information Technology Finance Management and Global Business Marketing Return on Investment Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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New academic integrity award will honor research of retiring professor Donald L. McCabe

Monday, April 14, 2014

Rutgers Business School and the Institute for Ethical Leadership will present Professor McCabe with the inaugural award during a reception on April 30. In the future, the Donald L. McCabe Award will be given annually to a student, faculty or staff member who promotes the values of academic integrity at Rutgers Business School. More ›

TAGS: Academic Integrity Ann Buchholtz Awards Cheating Donald McCabe Rutgers Business School The Institute for Ethical Leadership

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Founding director of Rutgers Executive MBA honored as one of the giants behind "powerhouse" program

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana, the current EMBA director, said he and Assistant Dean Kathleen Connelly Harmon were honored to be part of (Shaak’s) legacy. “Kathleen and I have often told Professor Shaak that the Rutgers Executive MBA Program has been able to garner all of its global rankings because it was built on the shoulders of giants," Langdana said. More ›

TAGS: Awards Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana MBA Newark

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Internal Revenue Service turns accounting students into "agents" for a day to show them a career option

Friday, April 4, 2014

"Most accounting students don’t know that law enforcement is a good fit for them,” said IRS agent Robert Glantz, who organized the event. "We want to open their eyes to it.” More ›

TAGS: Accounting Marty Markowitz Partnerships Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Inspiring the next generation of women business leaders

Friday, April 4, 2014

Key business figures, such as Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and Arianna Huffington, CEO of the Huffington Post, are taking the lead to support a movement of global discussions integrating women as leaders within today’s corporate strategy.  More ›

TAGS: LaToya Battle-Brown Leadership Mentoring Thought Leadership Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark Women in Business

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Faculty Insight: The Path to a Green Economy

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Roger Smeets, an assistant professor at RBS, teaches international business. He has expertise in the areas of international trade, innovation and intellectual property rights. In a piece he wrote for The Arbitrader, Professor Smeets explains some of the effects of environmental government policies.  More ›

TAGS: Faculty Insights Innovation Management and Global Business Roger Smeets Thought Leadership

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Building business skills: Rutgers Business School undergraduate students participate in an alternative spring break

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Rutgers Business School students know an experiential learning opportunity will provide them with a deeper understanding of an industry and a job. More ›

TAGS: Career Development Finance LaToya Battle-Brown Rutgers Business School Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers business plan competition sees a return to more traditional ventures; interior landscaper wins top prize

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The two top winners, both Rutgers Flex MBA students, started companies that provide services. Brian Bergen, owner of an interior landscaping company called Bergen Botanicals, won the $20,000 first-place prize. Paula Zwiren, president of Zwiren Title Agency, received $15,000 for second place. Sarah Blessing, who graduated from the Rutgers Flex MBA Program in January, came up with the idea for TRAINgle, a fitness band with some flair. Her team, which includes Flex MBA students Aamir Khan and Leann Cosley-Richardson and recent MBA grad Joanna Trzaska, won the $10,000 third-place prize. More ›

TAGS: Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship Flex MBA MBA New Brunswick Newark Social Entrepreneurship

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Rutgers Business School's nascent Center for Real Estate Studies attracts more than 100 people to inaugural lecture

Friday, March 21, 2014

Ronald Shapiro, director of the Center for Real Estate Studies, opened the event by listing two dozen companies, including banks, real estate businesses and law offices, that helped to sponsor the center's first lecture. He said the center also has plans to create a commercial real estate certificate program and launch an executive real estate conference. More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies Glenn Shafer Newark Museum Real Estate Ron Shapiro

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Rutgers University-Newark scholarships help business school students succeed

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Rutgers Business School students Michelle Gromashchuk and Paulo Seabra shared their experiences at the business school in a video thanking scholarship donors at Rutgers University–Newark.  More ›

TAGS: Newark Scholarships Students Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Flex MBA rises in U.S. News and World Report ranking; MBA job placement and supply chain management program highlighted

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Rutgers Business School’s Flex MBA ranked among the Top 50 part-time business master’s programs in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report’s latest ranking of best business schools. The ranking by U.S. News and World Report also showed that Rutgers continued to improve its post-graduation job placement – Rutgers Business School ranked No. 8 this year, climbing 10 spots over last year – and it lifted the Rutgers MBA Supply Chain Management Program to No 13, ahead of both Columbia University and Harvard University. More ›

TAGS: Corporate Partners Dean Vera Finance Flex MBA Governmental Accounting Graduate Admissions Lei Lei MBA Rankings Rutgers Business School Sharon Lydon Supply Chain Management

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New Jersey Business Education Summit connects leaders of higher education and industry to benefit students and economy

Friday, March 14, 2014

The 2nd Annual New Jersey Business Education Summit brought together leaders of higher education in business to discuss how to collaborate and further strengthen business education in the State of New Jersey.  More ›

TAGS: Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Contest gives students a chance to meet a distinguished Rutgers alum and win tickets to spring awards gala

Friday, March 14, 2014

Five students from across the Rutgers University campus will be selected to win a pair of tickets to the black tie awards gala (a $300 value) and a chance to meet one of the honorees, which include Avon Products CEO Sheri McCoy, a 1988 graduate of Rutgers Business School’s MBA program, and Harvey Schwartz, chief financial officer at Goldman Sachs. More ›

TAGS: Alumni MBA Rutgers Business School Sheri S. McCoy

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Rutgers Business School Flex (Part-Time) MBA program fits student needs

Thursday, March 13, 2014

For over 60 years working professionals have utilized the flexibility and evening classes of RBS’ Flex (Part-Time) MBA program, ranked 39th in the nation, to advance their careers. More ›

TAGS: Flex MBA Graduate Admissions Livingston Campus New Brunswick Students

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Pharmaceutical Industry Scholarship winner reflects on her experience and unique opportunities

Monday, March 10, 2014

MBA student Rema Bitar spent nearly five years working as a drug discovery scientist at Merck before she decided to enter the Pharmaceutical Management Program at Rutgers Business School. That work experience was also one of the things that helped her land a Pharmaceutical Industry Scholarship, a coveted award that provides selected students in the Pharmaceutical Management Program with full tuition to pay for their studies. Bitar, who will take a job with Bayer HealthCare after graduation, recently talked about the experience and the benefits of being an industry scholar.  More ›

TAGS: Leadership MBA Newark Pharmaceutical Management Scholarships

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Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership expands customized ethics training to New Jersey corporations

Monday, March 10, 2014

The training programs, presented on site and customized in advance, give participants an opportunity to learn and apply ethical leadership principles through case studies related to their industry and business unit. More ›

TAGS: Ethics Expertise James Abruzzo Leadership The Institute for Ethical Leadership Training

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White House intern and RBS student Jenae Keith attains new heights

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Twenty-one year old, Class of ’14 Rutgers Business School undergraduate Jenae Keith is majoring in accounting with a minor in Spanish. She grew up appreciating and valuing public service, and is continuing her commitment through the White House Internship Program. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Future Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda wins 37 awards at state leadership conference

Monday, March 3, 2014

Rutgers Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda won 37 awards – a majority of them first and second prizes – during the organization’s annual New Jersey State Leadership Conference on Feb. 22. Eighteen Rutgers Business School students were among the winners. More ›

TAGS: Awards Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Marty Markowitz New Brunswick Rutgers Business School Scholarships Student Organizations Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Business School students meet and connect with professionals on the NYSE trading floor

Monday, March 3, 2014

February 21, in follow-up to hosting a lunch and conversation with Rutgers Business School students on the Livingston campus, RBS alumni, Vice President and CFO Greg Ochojski and Barclays Market Maker Jason Hardzewicz hosted 30 RBS students to visit the New York Stock Exchange.  More ›

TAGS: Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Finance and economics HEIR Glenn Myers discusses how to prepare for and identify job opportunities

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Glenn Myers, president and chief operating officer of Acertus Capital Management, is the inaugural Finance & Economics HEIR. In his latest blog, he answers a common question: How do I prepare for and identify job opportunities? More ›

TAGS: Blogs Glenn Myers Helpful Executives-in-Reach Mentoring Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Finance and Economics Department continues to build network connecting students with alumni, financial professionals

Thursday, February 27, 2014

A networking event hosted by Rutgers Business School’s Department of Finance and Economics on Feb. 25 drew a crowd of nearly 90 people to The Lotos Club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Students, faculty and alumni heard a talk by Irv Rothman, president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Financial Services and afterward, had a chance to mingle and exchange business cards in the club’s elegant library. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Finance Ivan Brick MBA Networking Rutgers Finance Alumni Network Thought Leadership Undergraduate Newark

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CEO Lecture Series offers Rutgers students a top executive's perspective on Panasonic's business turnaround

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Joseph Taylor, chairman and chief executive officer of Panasonic’s North American business, is a big believer in the powerful lessons people can learn when things go wrong. The company’s turnaround success is a case in point. As the featured speaker at the Feb. 20 CEO Lecture Series, Taylor provided Rutgers Business School students with a candid look at the tough decisions, the strategy and leadership that returned the company to profitability after a series of missteps and huge losses. More ›

TAGS: CEO Lecture Series Glenn Shafer MBA Newark Panasonic Thought Leadership

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Meet up aims to introduce graduate students to Newark's professional circles and culture

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The event has been designed to bring together grad students and young professionals in Newark so they can learn more about each other and learn more about the city of Newark as a major center of culture and professional life. More ›

TAGS: Master of Financial Analysis Master of Quantitative Finance MBA Networking Newark Newark Museum

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NYSE Euronext SVP Greg Ochojski encourages students to define their college experience, connect with senior professionals

Thursday, February 20, 2014

NYSE Euronext Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of US Cash Markets Greg Ochojski takes time to talk with students about career paths, connecting with senior professionals, and giving back to Rutgers Business School More ›

TAGS: Alumni LIBOR Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School Thought Leadership Undergraduate New Brunswick