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Faculty Insights: Professor Brett Gilbert looks at how tech clusters emerge in cities

Friday, November 21, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week seemed like an ideal time to check in with Professor Brett Gilbert, who teaches a course about technology ventures, and to showcase some of the expertise Rutgers offers to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial students. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Entrepreneurship Faculty Faculty Insights Research Technology

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Rutgers CUEED introduces inaugural awards ceremony during Global Entrepreneurship Week

Friday, November 21, 2014

The discussion and awards ceremony, which was sponsored by PNC Bank, was part of a series of events Rutgers Business School's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development hosted during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The week featured guest speakers, panel discussions and a special session offering students a chance to be critiqued on their business pitches. More ›

TAGS: Awards City of Newark Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative Lyneir Richardson The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Alumnus created annual award for second-year MBA students as a way of giving back to Rutgers

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

For the past two years, Rohit Sood has been offering help to MBA students who share his passion for the pharmaceutical business. The Sood Singh Award, named for him and his wife Priya Singh, provides $7,000 to a student beginning a second year of the full-time MBA program who is planning to work in the pharmaceutical business. More ›

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Experiences: A series of summer internships leaves accounting student with real world insights and exciting career possibilities

Friday, November 14, 2014

In an essay about her summer internship, Urvi Tiwari, an accounting and finance student at Rutgers Business School, reflects on what she learned about the business world and the insights she gained about her field and possible career options. Her essay is part of an occasional feature that offers students a chance to share and reflect on experiences during their time at Rutgers.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting Finance Internships KPMG Student Experiences

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management working with area companies to train high school students for careers in logistics

Friday, November 14, 2014

Rutgers Business School will offer a company-sponsored supply chain management certificate program to high school students over 12 consecutive Saturday morning sessions beginning in the spring. The program will focus on specific supply chain skill sets needed by the company in its operations. Graduates will be considered for an apprenticeship position with the sponsoring company. More ›

TAGS: Center for Supply Chain Management Collaborations Corporate Partners Jobs Kevin Lyons Supply Chain Management

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RBS Dean Glenn Shafer delivers keynote address at international workshop on probability and finance

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Rutgers Business School Dean Glenn Shafer delivered the keynote address at the 5th International Workshop on Game-Theoretic Probability and Finance, held November 13-15 at the Center for Research in Mathematics (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico. More ›

TAGS: Dean of the Business School Faculty Insights Finance Glenn Shafer Research Thought Leadership

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Rutgers Business School students part of largest local chapter delegation at Future Business Leaders of America Conference

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

During the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Fall Leadership Conference in early November, Rutgers-New Brunswick was recognized for having the largest local chapter delegation while the New Jersey Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda was acknowledged for sending the largest state-level delegation for the second year in a row. More ›

TAGS: Awards Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School Students

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Rutgers Business School celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week with special speakers, awards ceremony

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

"Entrepreneurship plays a crucial role in the growth of the local and the U.S. economy,” said Lyneir Richardson, executive director of CUEED. "CUEED is committed to strengthening entrepreneurship and providing entrepreneurs the essential skills to be globally competitive and helping America maintain its innovative edge." More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Global Entrepreneurship Week The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Professor Lei Lei appointed dean of Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick

Monday, November 10, 2014

The combination of Dr. Lei’s accomplishments as an academic leader, her acuity as a scholar and teacher, deeply engaged with business challenges facing communities locally and globally, were among the key qualities that led to her selection, according to a statement from Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University–Newark chancellor; Richard Edwards, executive vice president for academic affairs and Rutgers University–New Brunswick chancellor; and Todd Clear, Rutgers University–Newark provost. More ›

TAGS: Dean of the Business School Faculty Lei Lei Rutgers Business School

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Veteran industry leaders will lend their influence and expertise to help build Center for Real Estate Studies

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Professor Morris A. Davis, the Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and the academic director of the Center for Real Estate Studies, described the willingness of James Hanson and Carl Goldberg to serve as co-chairmen as a "coup"’ for Rutgers. "For the center to be considered a world leader, it needs strong academic credentials and leadership and a visible, active and recognized industry presence,” Davis said.  More ›

TAGS: Business Outreach Center for Real Estate Studies Community Expertise Morris Davis New Jersey

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New York Society of Security Analysts presented a Careers in Finance Forum in New York City and streamed the event live online

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) presented a Careers in Finance Forum at the NYSSA Conference Center in New York City November 4, and streamed the event live online. The current Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) student cohort attended via live streaming from Rutgers Business School, Livingston Campus in Piscataway, NJ.  More ›

TAGS: CFA Institute Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis

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Rutgers Executive MBA ranked #20 in the U.S. by the Financial Times

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Rutgers EMBA graduates three years after graduation saw a 49% increase in their salary, ranking #8 in the U.S., with EMBA alumnus averaging $169,010, good for #16 in the U.S. according to the survey. Rutgers EMBA also earned high marks for "corporate strategy," ranking #9 in the world according to the Financial Times.  More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Financial Times International Executive MBA Rankings

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Faculty Insight: Access critical knowledge in overseas markets for free

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Research by Rutgers Business School professor Daniel Levin and Helena Barnard, an associate professor from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, shows that managers in emerging markets can benefit from interpersonal ties to more-developed countries. Personal contacts abroad can provide useful information and transfer critical knowledge for free. The enabler, of course, is new technology. More ›

TAGS: Daniel Levin Faculty Insights Management and Global Business Research Thought Leadership

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New Business of Fashion program offers business fundamentals to students pursuing careers in the arts, fashion-related industries

Monday, November 3, 2014

Tavy Ronen, a finance professor who galvanized campus-wide support for the Business of Fashion concentration, said Rutgers Business School is developing a program that will prepare students for jobs in the world’s largest fashion houses just as it produces talented workers and executives for the finance and pharmaceutical industries.  More ›

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Finance Rutgers Business School Supply Chain Management Tavy Ronen Undergraduate Newark

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Letter from Dean Shafer: At the heart of Rutgers Business School, a diverse population of ambitious, hard-working students

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The scholarships that we provide through the generosity of our alumni allow many of our students to limit part-time work and debt, so they can take full advantage of the opportunities RBS provides. To you, our graduates, I ask that as you receive the Rutgers annual giving appeal in the mail, and as you reflect on the opportunities that your education provided to you, please donate to Rutgers Business School and contribute to the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. More ›

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Management students get a lesson from the Rutgers women's basketball coach and her players about teamwork

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

In lieu of their regular class, nearly 700 Rutgers Business School students from 16 sections of "management skills" were required to show up to see Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach Vivian Stringer and her players put a real-world spin on classroom lessons about the importance of communication, team dynamics and motivation.  More ›

TAGS: Collaborations Innovation Management Management and Global Business Phyllis Siegel Rutgers Business School Teams Teamwork

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Panasonic North America CFO Michael Riccio (Rutgers MBA '88) adopts Japanese management style

Monday, October 27, 2014

Twenty-eight years after taking a job at Panasonic Corporation of North America, Michael Riccio, who has adopted a Japanese-influenced management style that emphasizes communication, deep understanding and mentoring, is the first American to serve as the company's chief financial officer. In a recent interview, he reflected on a career path that began with undergraduate accounting classes at Rutgers University-Newark and included a Rutgers MBA. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Alumni City of Newark Finance Flex MBA Full-Time MBA Management Panasonic

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LinkedIn ranks Rutgers among the 25 best U.S. schools for students who want to work in marketing or finance

Friday, October 24, 2014

Among the best schools in the U.S. for marketing, Rutgers ranked No. 16 ahead of Penn State, Columbia University and Duke University. Rutgers ranked No. 22 among the best schools for students with ambitions of going into careers in finance, putting it ahead of the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Emory University. More ›

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Showcasing Rutgers Business School to deans, staff from business schools across Mid-Atlantic region

Friday, October 24, 2014

The annual conference of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration attracts deans, administrators, faculty and advisers from business schools across the region for sessions on best practices, networking and discussions on such topics as curriculum, finance and strategic planning. Sharon Lydon, executive director of the Rutgers MBA Program, led the planning efforts for a conference that showcased Rutgers Business School as well as the broader university campus and its rich history in New Brunswick. More ›

TAGS: Center for Supply Chain Management City of New Brunswick Glenn Shafer MBA Rutgers Business School Sharon Lydon

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Inaugural Master of Financial Analysis cohort continuing successful path to CFA

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program is designed to not only prepare students academically, but also to provide a way for students to improve their English proficiency. By taking a summer intensive English-language program provided by the Program in American Language Studies (PALS), students should have a broader understanding of the English language making it more likely to perform better in finance classes as well as on the CFA exams. More ›

TAGS: Academic Integrity Daniel Weaver Ethics Master of Financial Analysis

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Rutgers University-Newark ranked one of the best return-on-investments in USA

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Washington Monthly ranked Rutgers University–Newark as one of "America’s Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges." The magazine’s rankings are based on "the economic value students receive per dollar." Rutgers placed #14 among all national universities in the country. More ›

TAGS: Rankings Return on Investment social mobility Undergraduate Newark

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Faculty Insight: Is there an economic recovery, or not?

Monday, October 20, 2014

Professor Farrokh Langdana breaks down the question everyone has been asking.  More ›

TAGS: Executive MBA Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana MBA Thought Leadership

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Jerome Griffith, CEO and president of Tumi, speaks at New Brunswick student council's Executive Excellence Night

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Rutgers Business School - New Brunswick Student Council (NBSC) hosted Jerome Griffith, CEO and president of Tumi, at its Executive Excellence Night on October 16. Griffith spoke with current Flex MBA students and then answered questions. More ›

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Experiences: Study abroad program offers student a chance to learn Portugese and discover different sides of Brazil

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

An essay by Rutgers Business School senior Juan Flores about studying Portuguese in Brazil during the summer kicks off a new feature that will allow students to share and reflect on experiences they are having during their time at Rutgers.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting City of Newark Rutgers Business School Scholarships Students

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Professors Vasarhelyi and Alles win Bright Idea Award for research that applies process mining to auditing

Monday, October 13, 2014

In an article titled, "The case for process mining in auditing: Sources of value added and areas of application," professors Miklos Vasarhelyi and Michael Alles explained how event logs can be put to use to track and verify transactions. Both professors are part of the Accounting and Information Systems Department at Rutgers Business School. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Awards Faculty Information Systems Michael Alles Miklos Vasarhelyi Research Thought Leadership