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Taking supply chain knowledge to the next level with analytics

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Master of Supply Chain Analytics program goes beyond the strategy taught in current graduate and undergraduate programs and emphasizes the analytical skills necessary to mine and apply data to effectively solve problems and create more efficient supply chains. More ›

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Bound for Wall Street with hopes of doing more than making money

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

At Rutgers Business School, Lauren Kelly studied finance and combined it with a second major in math. She joined clubs, made connections, accepted advice and got a sense of the financial industry through a series of internships. After graduation, she will begin working full time at Morgan Stanley in Lower Manhattan, where she will be part of a team that specializes in engineering investment options for clients. The work, Kelly says, is "mathie and technical." In other words, perfect. More ›

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On a roll: Bergen Community College students are case competition champions (again)

Monday, April 10, 2017

This year, M&T Bank was the presenting sponsor of the New Jersey County College Case Competition, which attracted teams from County College of Morris, Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, Ocean County College, Passaic County Community College, Sussex County Community College and Union County College as well as Bergen. More ›

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World's top student traders are from Rutgers Business School

Friday, April 7, 2017

Trading only natural gas futures over the month-long contest, the Rutgers Business School team nicknamed Oriental Lions amassed a simulated account balance of $530,615, more than $124,000 ahead of the next closest competitor.  More ›

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Rutgers Business School and iFlytek create joint Big Data Lab

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rutgers Business School and iFlytek, a China-based information technology company, have jointly established a Big Data Laboratory with an initial endowment of $1 million from iFlytek for a five-year period. The laboratory aims to support iFlytek’s technological development, application and popularization of the big data field, and further deepen industry-university cooperation. More ›

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Rutgers Business School's online masters are No. 12 in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 ranking

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rutgers Business School's master of accountancy in governmental accounting and master of science in supply chain management programs together ranked Rutgers Business School No. 12 among the nation's online graduate business programs, moving up 2 places according to the latest ranking by U.S. News & World Report. More ›

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Speaker Series: CEO shares career insights with students

Friday, March 31, 2017

Through a series of stories from his own career, Mediaocean CEO Bill Wise used a combination of humor and wisdom to give his audience some nuggets of advice and inspiration.  More ›

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Professor is first woman at Rutgers Business School to receive an endowed chair

Friday, March 31, 2017

Professor Simi Kedia said she was "deeply honored" to receive the appointment. "All the work I’ve done has been done right here at Rutgers," she said. "I have a lot of fondness for Rutgers Business School, a lot of commitment and a deep sense of gratitude." More ›

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Rutgers' Master of Financial Analysis Career Management Office optimizes career opportunities

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Master of Financial Analysis Career Management Office provides career-related counseling, resources, and programs to help current MFinA students and alumni to clarify career goals, establish career plans, and develop job-search skills. The office builds relationships with alumni, employers, and other career offices to optimize career opportunities while also creating strategic partnerships with stakeholders. More ›

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Business Insight: A tax reform proposal for the people

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Congress should demand that a carryover tax basis rule apply, but limited to marketable securities, the authors write in their opinion piece. When taxpayers pass away, the tax bases they had in their marketable securities would thus carry over to their heirs. Heirs who subsequently sold their inherited securities would then pay tax on all of the capital gains that accrued during the deceased taxpayer’s lifetime.  More ›

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Speaker Series: CEO provides "behind-the-scenes" look at the changing New Brunswick

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Chris Paladino, New Brunswick Development Corporation president (DEVCO) showed a number of "before" and "after" photographs of downtown New Brunswick projects to students in 100 Rock on the large screens. "Every DEVCO project is developed to accomplish many goals, with each project having a component to serve the community and a greater public policy initiative," said Paladino. More ›

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A woman's view of the work world

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sunny Nastase, vice president of UPS global customer solution group, and Helen Davis, vice president of supply chain at Coca Cola, gave students insight and advice about careers in supply chain. Both women spoke about what they have learned during their careers, including balancing work and life and overcoming the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.  More ›

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Unique graduate program allows teacher to pursue new career in accounting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

"I wanted to change careers, but I didn’t want to be in school for years," Scott Lissner said. "I liked the idea that the MBA in Professional Accounting Program was 14-months long and it was designed for people who didn’t have a business background." More ›

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Beta Gamma Sigma at Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick wins Gold Chapter Award

Friday, March 24, 2017

"This is a huge accomplishment for the New Brunswick chapter,” said Helen Pensavalle, who is an adviser to the student chapter. "It is a reflection of the hard work, devotion and determination put forth by the BGS student board members and all involved." More ›

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U.S. News ranks Rutgers among Top 50 MBA programs in U.S.A.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Rutgers Business School rose into the top 50 MBA programs in the nation for both the Full-Time MBA and Part-Time MBA programs in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings. More ›

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Master of Financial Analysis graduates forging impressive careers

Friday, March 24, 2017

"The MFinA program prepared me for my role with the State of New Jersey by equipping me with the necessary skill set that I need to start my career in finance on a strong note," said Neel Patel. More ›

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Rutgers Executive Education offers Mini-MBA for healthcare providers

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Contemporary healthcare professionals and managers need to understand rapidly evolving regulatory requirements, standards of quality and accountability and the mindset of contemporary patients. Understanding the fundamentals of accounting, business and law as they apply to the field is also critical in today’s complex healthcare environment.  More ›

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An accountant discovers the field of supply chain management

Friday, March 17, 2017

Student Sheri Hinish credits the Master of Science in Supply Chain Management with giving her enough of an edge to land a new job that focuses on strategic improvements in the W.R. Grace supply chain, including cross-functional global projects and introducing new ways of working. More ›

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

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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 ›

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Women in Media-Newark honors Rutgers University-Newark chancellor

Monday, March 13, 2017

Chancellor Nancy Cantor will be honored for her visionary leadership of Rutgers University—Newark (RU-N). Cantor has long been recognized as a distinguished higher education leader who is helping to forge a new understanding of the role of universities in society. More ›

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Rutgers team wins regional phase of prestigious Hult Prize Challenge

Monday, March 6, 2017

The Rutgers Business School team, made up of seniors Najeeha "Gia" Farooqi, Moneeb Mian, Hasan Usmani and alumna Hanaa Lakhani, won first place at the Hult Prize regionals in Boston after giving an impressive six-minute pitch about Roshni Rides, an eco-friendly rickshaw transportation business they are proposing to operate in refugee settlements. More ›

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Chinese Finance Association networks with master of financial analysis students

Friday, March 3, 2017

The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA) leadership came to Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick to meet with current Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) students. They highlighted the mentoring and professional networking opportunities provided to TCFA members and invited the students to join. Each speaker spoke about their career path and the range of careers in finance. More ›

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CEO of Bed, Bath & Beyond encourages students to follow their passions

Friday, March 3, 2017

"The entrepreneurial spirit of our people differentiates Bed, Bath & Beyond from other retailers," said CEO Steve Temares. A Rutgers alumnus (economics and philosophy), Temares connected with students by recounting his career path and fielding questions from the large turnout. More ›

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Business Insight: Disrupting U.S.-China relations will incur high costs

Thursday, March 2, 2017

President Donald Trump may be right in asserting that China has benefited more from the relationship than has the U.S., according to Professor Farok Contractor. But international trade theory and practice never suggest consistent and perfect trade balances. Theory holds that nations are better off by participating in international trade. More ›

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On a winning streak: Full-time MBA student proves his marketing, strategy skills one prize at a time

Monday, February 27, 2017

"We try to do as many (case competitions) as we can to help build the Rutgers brand," said Wayne Chen, a former pharmacist who is a pharmaceutical industry scholar in the Full-Time MBA program. "They’re really good at building your ability to think strategically." More ›

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