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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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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 ›

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Rutgers University Department of Transportation Services (RUDOTS) promoting the BikeRU Initiative

Friday, October 10, 2014

Rutgers University Department of Transportation Services (RUDOTS) is providing all members of the Rutgers University community with the best possible solutions for getting around campus safely and easily. The BikeRU Initiative furthers this mission by promoting, encouraging, and facilitating bicycling as a safe and convenient transportation alternative to using the Rutgers University Transit System or driving.  More ›

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Women make their mark: Females account for 51 percent of the new class of full-time MBA students

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

At Rutgers Business School, women represent 51 percent of the new class of 79 full-time MBA students – the highest since 2007 when female students made up 48 percent of the class. In 2013, the incoming class of full-time MBA students was 39 percent female. More ›

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Rutgers ranks #1 in Big Ten in MBA employment

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Rutgers Traditional Full-Time MBA program ranked #1 in MBA employment in the Big Ten according to U.S. News & World Report. Overall, Rutgers ranked #7 in the nation with 95.2% of full-time graduates employed three months after graduation. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Executive Education inks deal with IEEE to offer new Mini-MBA: Engineering and Technology Management

Monday, October 6, 2014

Rutgers Business School Executive Education (RBSEE) is partnering with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to create a new Mini-MBA in Engineering and Technology Management. The intensive one-week program, being held the week of December 8, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, was developed through a unique collaboration between the internationally ranked Rutgers Business School and IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional society.  More ›

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Internal Revenue Service turns Rutgers accounting students into "agents" for one eye-opening day

Saturday, October 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 ›

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Rutgers Supply Chain Management is ranked among top university programs in the U.S., according to Gartner

Friday, October 3, 2014

The undergraduate Supply Chain Management program was ranked No. 9 in the nation among schools such as Arizona State, Penn State, Michigan State and Brigham Young University, according to a new report from Gartner Inc. Rutgers landed in the No. 11 spot for its MBA Supply Chain Management Program. More ›

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Rutgers Business School Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) students preparing well for a serious challenge

Friday, October 3, 2014

Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) Program Director Daniel Weaver brought Mario Carias, CFA, Director of Education & Test Preparation, New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) to 100 Rock recently to speak with the first cohort of Rutgers Business School’s MFinA students about preparing for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) tests. New this year, the MFinA program has been designed to help students pass the tests to become CFA credentialed, the “gold standard” of investment decision-making professionals. More ›

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Industry's support fuels professor's ambitions of building Center for Real Estate Studies at Rutgers

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

"I’m facilitating something that people have wanted for decades,” Morris A. Davis said of his work to build a Center for Real Estate Studies at Rutgers Business School. "There’s a thirst for real estate education and a desire by the industry to be involved. It’s not a question of whether we can get something established,'' he said, "but how well we do it.” Professor Davis was honored at an Investiture Ceremony September 23 at Rutgers Business School in Newark, as the first holder of the Paul V. Profeta Chair in Real Estate.  More ›

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Retired professor Donald McCabe "Dr. Ethics" is first recipient of award created in his honor

Friday, September 19, 2014

During a ceremony on Sept. 17, the Institute for Ethical Leadership honored newly retired professor Donald McCabe by announcing the creation of an award for academic integrity in his name. McCabe is the first recipient of the award. In the future, it will be given annually to a member of the student body, faculty or staff who promotes academic integrity at Rutgers Business School. More ›

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Rutgers Financial Institutions Center hosts summit with SEC on outsmarting consumer & investment fraud

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Senior executives from the SEC, FBI, U.S. Attorney’s Office and other federal government agencies came to Rutgers Business School on September 17 to discuss careers in financial regulatory agencies and how to protect investments against identity fraud. More ›

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Rutgers Business School alumna returns to campus for Supply Chain Management Meet & Greet

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Last May, Valerie Linteau graduated from Rutgers Business School having majored in Supply Chain Management. September 17, she returned to Rutgers a career employee of Kuehne + Nagel to represent the company at the Supply Chain Management Meet & Greet looking for more Rutgers talent. The event is cosponsored by the Department of Supply Chain Management & Marketing Sciences, and Career Services, Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick. More ›

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Marketing gets a new department chair as it becomes a separate entity and a "force of its own"

Monday, September 15, 2014

Nearly five years after it was combined with supply chain management, marketing was separated earlier this year to stand on its own again. Professor Ashwani Monga, who came from the University of South Carolina, is leading the task of re-establishing the department.  More ›

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