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Business Insight: How FinTech companies are transforming global supply chains

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Multinational corporations such as Apple, Colgate, Dell, P&G, Kellogg’s and Siemens are using "FinTech" companies to tap previously inaccessible capital in their supply chains to help finance growth in new and emerging markets, develop and support new products, strengthen their financial positions, and increase the capital available to the whole supplier ecosystem. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Rudi Leuschner Supply Chain Management

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Rutgers supply chain management program is ranked among Top 5 in North America

Monday, June 27, 2016

The ranking reflects an improvement of four spots, up from No. 9 in 2014. More ›

TAGS: Alok Baveja Lei Lei Rankings Supply Chain Management Undergraduate

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Classroom will be named to honor Professor Farrokh Langdana

Thursday, June 23, 2016

For the first time in Rutgers Business School history, a classroom was named to honor a professor of uncommon distinction: the Professor Farrokh Langdana Classroom in the RBS – Newark building at 1 Washington Park. The classroom naming provided a way for alumni and faculty to demonstrate their admiration and respect for Professor Langdana, and to ensure that his name will be forever associated with Rutgers Business School. "Farrokh's dedication to RBS and to his students is legendary," said Dean Lei Lei.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School poised to expand executive education programs in Singapore and Southeast Asia

Monday, June 20, 2016

"We are confident that Stephanie will catapult Rutgers Business School’s position in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia given her stellar background as an educator, her wealth of cutting-edge business experience and her intimate knowledge of the local executive education marketplace," said Joseph Schaffer, associate dean of Rutgers Business School Executive Education. More ›

TAGS: Executive Education Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana

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Business Insight: Does China manipulate its currency as Donald Trump claims?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Why do politicians like Trump keep bashing China? What does "undervaluation" or "overvaluation" of a currency mean? And what advantage can a nation derive from trying to control or manipulate its exchange rate? More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Farok Contractor Global Business

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Business community symposium showcases Newark’s expanding economic potential

Friday, June 10, 2016

The symposium "Driving the Rising Tide of the Greater Newark Business Community: Higher Education’s Role as a Strategic Partner," featured cross-sector community partnerships and explored opportunities for expanding those networks to integrate Rutgers Business School and Rutgers University – Newark even more deeply with the city of Newark.  More ›

TAGS: Business Development City of Newark Social Impact The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Undergraduate

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Mathematician Endre Boros is elected into esteemed Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the most prestigious and important scholarly organization in Hungary, is responsible for cultivating science, disseminating scientific findings, supporting research and representing Hungarian science around the world. More ›

TAGS: Endre Boros Information Systems Management Science and Information Systems Rutgers Center for Operations Research Thought Leadership

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Professor's research takes in-depth look at Chinese investment in U.S.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Rutgers Business School Professor Chao Chen and his team are exploring the often-delicate adjustments that both sides need to make for Chinese investments here to succeed. "We want to see how Chinese companies are different from or similar to other multinational companies," Chen said. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Chao Chen China Faculty Grants Management and Global Business Research

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Real Estate Center assembles Emerging Leaders Council to connect with students, ensure viability

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

"Hopefully it continues to create a better real estate environment in New Jersey, where the end result will be continually better products as a whole," said Brett Tanzman, 34, a senior vice president with Garden Homes in Short Hills who will oversee the council alongside Debra Tantleff. "because that’s the goal — to have the students enter the workforce and contribute in a meaningful way." More ›

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies Leadership Real Estate

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Business Insight: The unintended consequences of relying on text messages, emails and "quick electronic bursts"

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

In research that was done over 15 years, Professor Terri Kurtzberg and her team explored the unintended and often unnoticed changes that can occur in decision-making, negotiations, ethics and trust when individuals rely on electronic devices to communicate. More ›

TAGS: Communications Ethics Global Business Organizational Behavior Technology Terri Kurtzberg

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Association of Government Accountants selects instructor Karl Dahlberg for prestigious educator award

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Each year, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) recognizes financial management professionals whose visionary leadership, outstanding accomplishments, and exceptional service have significantly advanced the profession, strengthened the AGA, and improved their communities.  More ›

TAGS: Accounting and Information Systems Karl Dahlberg

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Rutgers Law School hosting June 10 conference on Industry Associations and Transnational Governance

Monday, June 6, 2016

"Participating academics and business professionals will have the opportunity to engage in a rich, high level conversation about industry associations and governance. We expect participants to leave with a deeper understanding of the range of work that associations do in (global) society. We are particularly interested in associations' contributions to formal and informal processes for creating norms, standards, and hard law," said Professor Sarah Dadush of Rutgers Law School, organizer of the event. "Anyone interested in self-regulation, the involvement of private actors in global law making, and in parsing out the challenges of governance in today's globalized world will benefit from attending." More ›

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Undergraduate accounting program ranks No. 7 in the nation, according to College Choice

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

College Choice said its 2016 list of the best bachelor’s degrees in accounting are based on factors actual college freshmen said were most important to their decision about what school to attend, including academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost and the success of graduates in the post-college job market. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Faculty Miklos Vasarhelyi Rankings Student Experiences

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Newark-based venture capital firm ready to start helping companies grow

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The new accelerator, Newark Venture Partners Labs, is now accepting applications to its inaugural accelerator class, which will begin business in September 2016. Newark Venture Partners Labs will fund accelerator participants with $80,000 per company as well as invest in all graduating companies that complete a qualified financing, up to $1 million in follow-on investment. More ›

TAGS: Business Development City of Newark Entrepreneurship Newark Venture Partners Tech-Startups Technology

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Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt selected a Chancellor's Scholar 2016-2017

Monday, May 23, 2016

Chancellor Edwards' May 20, 2016 email to the university community announced that Associate Professor Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt, of the marketing department, Rutgers Business School, was selected among the 16 individuals named a Chancellor's Scholar for 2016-2017. "I am deeply honored to have been selected from among my esteemed colleagues," said Dr. Yeniyurt. More ›

TAGS: Center for Market Advantage Marketing Research Sengun Yeniyurt

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Prudential CFO Robert Falzon tells nearly 600 graduate students, degree will make a difference in how people look at you

Monday, May 23, 2016

In her address, Dean Lei Lei cited some of the rankings Rutgers Business School has received in the past two years, including one for 2016 that puts RBS in the No. 3 spot for post-graduate employment for full-time MBA students. "You deserve credit for this national ranking," she said. "Your strong performance at interviews is what attracts more and more recruiters to come to us." More ›

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New certificate program for arts leadership gets funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Beginning on June 17, 18 arts and culture executives from underrepresented communitiies will experience a leadership curriculum designed to remove many barriers to the executive office. More ›

TAGS: James Abruzzo Partnerships Social Impact The Institute for Ethical Leadership

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Applications now being accepted for first-of-its-kind Master of Science in Business of Fashion

Thursday, May 19, 2016

By bridging the gap between creativity and business acumen, the program is designed to prepare students for a business career in the fashion industry. More ›

TAGS: Graduate Students Master of Business of Fashion Tavy Ronen

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Rutgers Business School team advanced to final four in 2016 New York Regional CFA Institute Research Challenge

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The team from Rutgers Business School presented an industry-level equity research report on First Republic Bank, offering the type of analysis of the company that would be offered to prospective investors. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition CFA Institute Executive MBA John Longo Master of Financial Analysis Master of Quantitative Finance Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers University-Newark bestows degrees on 2,275 graduate and undergraduate students

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka congratulated the Class of 2016 and introduced RU-N’s commencement speaker, award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien. O’Brien urged graduates to find their passion and make positive changes in the world. More ›

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Rutgers aims to broaden its role as a partner in Newark's economic change

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

At a June 3 symposium, four panels of speakers will address the following topics: "Enhancing Urban Manufacturing Productivity," "Urban Entrepreneurship Initiatives," "Cross Campus and Community Collaborations," and "Facilitating Minority Access to Higher Education." More ›

TAGS: Anchor institution City of Newark Collaborations Lei Lei Nancy Cantor Strategic Vision

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Sebastian Rojas, MBA '16: "The Rutgers MBA program gave me the analytical and soft skills to contribute to any business situation"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Professor Farrokh Langdana's aggregate economics course was phenomenal. It painted a clear picture of what happened during the financial crisis, the problems with hot capital and toothpaste money, as well as the "cycle of one."  More ›

TAGS: Eric Larson Farrokh Langdana Finance MBA Supply Chain Management Thomas York

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Obama tells RU Class of 2016: "It is your turn now to shape our nation's destiny as well as your own"

Monday, May 16, 2016

"You’ve got to be a citizen full time, all the time," President Barack Obama told the more than 50,000 who gathered at High Point Solutions Stadium for the university's historic 250th commencement. The 2016 graduating class of nearly 17,000 students is Rutgers' largest ever.  More ›

TAGS: Class of 2016 Graduation President Obama Robert Barchi Rutgers University

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Part-Time MBA Program offers classes near Jersey City's bustling financial district

Monday, May 16, 2016

Linda Fleming completed her first semester in May and plans to pursue a concentration in strategy and leadership as she continues her studies. "The courses are very applicable, especially as I move ahead in my career,” she said. "I hope to eventually move into a leadership position and an MBA will equip me with the tools to be successful in that work." More ›

TAGS: Jersey City MBA Part-Time MBA Satellite locations

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"Do something you love," commencement speaker Arthur Certosimo told students graduating from Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick

Friday, May 13, 2016

"Don’t go into a career that you think you should or someone else thinks you should," Arthur Certosimo told the students. "You will probably work over 40 years, and I can't imagine doing something I don't like for 40 years." More ›

TAGS: Class of 2016 Commencement Graduation Marty Markowitz Undergraduate New Brunswick