Farrokh Langdana

Times of India quoted Farrokh Langdana regarding the recent collaboration with HR College to deliver its Executive MBA program in Mumbai

Date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014
Location: 
Mumbai, India

Following in the footsteps of several management schools that have partnered with Indian institutes in the recent past to cater to MBA aspirants in the country, the Rutgers Business School (RBS), US, recently collaborated with HR College to deliver its Executive MBA program in Mumbai.

Farrokh Langdana, global director of the EMBA program, says, "With 50% of India's population under the age of 30, there are tremendous opportunities for niche education and skills training for young graduates. There is currently a huge demand for high-potential executives, trained to operate in different cultures, ready innovate and operate in various sectors from finance and marketing to economics and business analytics. Thus, we decided to bring the program to India."

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TAGS: Economics Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Finance

Financial Alumni Network and faculty pay heart-warming, humorous tribute to finance professor Ivan Brick

Monday, June 23, 2014

Faculty members and former students honored finance professor Ivan Brick during an event on June 19 that also showcased the strength of Rutgers Business School’s alumni network, the Executive MBA program and its ties to financial giants such as Prudential and BNY Mellon.

TAGS: Farrokh Langdana Finance Financial Alumni Network Ivan Brick Networking Thought Leadership

Marisa Blackwell flourishes with a little help from her friends

Date: 
Monday, May 12, 2014
Location: 
Newark, NJ

Marisa Blackwell founded Cravings from her home in 2008, now operating from a modest space on Halsey Street.

At first she used her home and “borrowed” commercial kitchens as she gained her earliest clients, including Rutgers. For nearly six years, she has catered for Rutgers Business School’s Executive MBA program under a weekly, 150-person assignment that spans about nine months annually.

Cravings has operated at Halsey and Linden streets since 2010, thanks largely to some help from real estate investor and philanthropist Paul Profeta. With a zero-interest loan from the Profeta Urban Investment Foundation and guidance from Rutgers Business School, Blackwell was able to renovate the space and set up shop in one of the city’s main corridors alongside Broad Street.

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TAGS: Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Paul Profeta Profeta Urban Investment Foundation The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Philip Shaak, a retired professor and the founding director of the Executive MBA program, was honored on April 4 during an EMBA luncheon at Rutgers Business School.

Shaak, who once served as an associate dean, said he looks back at EMBA as the most exciting period of his career.

"I really liked teaching and that was the most exciting teaching time for me,” he said. "I was extremely fortunate in my career.”

TAGS: Awards City of Newark Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana MBA

Provocative symposium celebrates artist Jan Lourie and a rare exhibit of art at Rutgers Business School

Monday, November 25, 2013

A series of provocative lectures about art, business and the economic ramifications of the subprime mortgage crisis marked the closing of an art exhibit in the lobby of the Rutgers Business School on Nov. 19

TAGS: Farrokh Langdana Lee Papayanopoulos Management Science and Information Systems Nancy DiTomaso Subprime Crisis Wall Street

Professor Langdana and Executive MBA alumnus team up on new book to explain complex forces driving global economy

Monday, September 30, 2013

The dynamics at play in the world economy can be head-spinning.

Tariffs, exchange rates, intra-industry trade are all factors that company executives have to weigh in a business world that is increasingly global and complex.

Rutgers Professor Farrokh Langdana and Peter Murphy, an alumnus of the Rutgers EMBA program and chief executive officer of DC Safety in New York, have produced a textbook intended to help fill what they describe in the book’s introduction as a void of MBA-level teaching material on international trade and global macroeconomic policy.

TAGS: Alumni Economics Executive MBA Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana

Farrokh Langdana featured: Researchers and professors at top business schools in the Northeast share their predictions

Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Location: 
New York, NY

Professor Farrokh Langdana was featured in Arrive, Amtrak's magazine for the Acela northeast train corridor. "Once the economy gets traction, because never in history have we printed so much money without inflation, we will need to suck the money back in, or we will see inflation. It's like toothpaste - once out of the tube, it's hard to get back in," says Langdana in interview. See article.

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TAGS: Alumni Farrokh Langdana Research

Rutgers CMD Brings Its Mini-MBA: Business Essentials Program to India

Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Mini-MBA: Business Essentials is an excellent way for professionals to enhance their business skills, making them more valuable to current and future employers. Taught by Rutgers Business School and School of Management and Labor Relations faculty as well as industry experts, the course covered financial strategies, leadership, and other tools needed for succeeding in a global business world. In addition, some of Indias leading industry professionals, including the managing directors of Novartis India and Deutsche Bank India, gave lectures on how the topics fit into The Indian Experience.

Due to the tremendous level of interest in the program, the class size was even increased by 35% before it began. Fortunately, the experience lived up to the students high expectations with much praise being given to the professors who taught the course. According to one participant, In our final class, Rutgers Professor Farrokh Langdana received a standing ovation from the students. Ive never seen that before. That should give you an idea of how all the students felt about him. Another student described the broad scope of the one-week program by stating that in such a short period of time we have been given the knowledge that most people get in months or a year.

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TAGS: Farrokh Langdana Mini-MBA

Mini-MBA in Business Essentials conducted in Mumbai

Date: 
Monday, August 29, 2011
Location: 
Mumbai, India

At a time when innovative programmes are gaining in popularity, the Rutgers Business School brings to India a 'Mini-MBA in Business Essentials.' The programme, which will be conducted in Mumbai in association with Think Education, is expected to cover topics like economics, international business and trade, business strategy, managing human capital, leadership, marketing, supply chain management, analysing a financial statement, financial strategies, global financial markets and investing. The Mini-MBA will be held in Mumbai between August 29 and September 2, 2011.

"Over a span of five days, professors from Rutgers University will conduct two-hour modules on each subject. The Mini-MBA will also offer participants an opportunity to apply the concepts taught in class to the real world," says Farrokh Langdana, director, Rutgers Executive MBA, sharing details about the programme. Students who attend the programme will receive a Mini-MBA degree certificate from Rutgers Business School. "Mumbai is India's financial capital. During our interactions, we realised that students were keen to acquire an international certification along with quality education. Depending on the success of the inaugural programme here, we may conduct it in other cities," adds Langdana.

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TAGS: Executive Education Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana International

Implications of Debt Downgrade & Advice Moving Forward

Date: 
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Location: 
Newark, NJ

Rutgers Business School's Dr. Farrokh Langdana, professor of finance and economics, gives us his assessment of what's going on and a forecast.

Best to stay with the facts:

·   We now use the not-so-subtle debt downgrade to hit our policymakers over the head with the fact that we have to get the deficits back into the sustainable zone and put our political house in order. So maybe something good will come out of the downgrade.

·   The key issue is whether the downgrade will result in a loss of our Safe Haven status. The answer, for now, is no. Capital still stormed into the relatively safe haven offered by U.S. sovereign debt (Treasury) the day after the downgrade. But this does not mean that we can rest assured that we will remain the safest haven. We now compete for that status with Switzerland and several Asian economies (Singapore, for example) that have experienced sharp spikes in their currencies as capital has flooded in seeking an alternate safe haven to the U.S.

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TAGS: Debt Ceiling Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana Forecasts

Fearful of economy, N.J.-based companies sit on large piles of money

Date: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Location: 
Newark, NJ

Businesses aren’t spending for the same reasons families are canceling vacations and delaying the purchase of a new minivan: the future is scary.

"For companies, the outlook has been bleak," said Farrokh Langdana, Rutgers Business School professor of finance and economics. "They’ve been sitting on sacks of money for a while now because there’s uncertainty."

Langdana said companies are unnerved by possible costs of tax changes as well as new regulations that add to expenses. The lack of spending by businesses is in itself a drag on the economy, which poses a chicken and egg paradox, according to experts.

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TAGS: Economics Farrokh Langdana

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