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Award recognizes Professor Jonathan Eckstein's "mark" on Rutgers community

Friday, March 11, 2016

Professor Eckstein was selected because of his efforts to develop an undergraduate major in business analytics and information technology within the Department of Management Science and Information Systems at Rutgers Business School. The major was launched in 2013 as interest in business analytics began to grow. More ›

TAGS: Awards Business Analytics and Information Technology Jonathan Eckstein Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Business School MBA teams place 1st and 2nd in APICS Northeast District Student Case Competition

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Rutgers Business School teams competed in the APICS Northeast District Student Case Competition in Albany, NY. Two first-year MBA teams placed 1st & 2nd. Rutgers Business School was among 14 graduate teams that participated.  More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Eric Larson MBA Paul Goldsworthy Supply Chain Management Thomas York

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Rutgers MBA alumnae are stand-outs in their new supply chain careers

Monday, March 7, 2016

Two graduates of the Rutgers Full-Time MBA program are listed among the 30 under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars published by the Institute for Supply Management and ThomasNet.com. Sarah Kruse Harse and Aisha Khan graduated in 2014. Both are now working at Johnson & Johnson. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Awards Full-Time MBA Marketing Pharmaceutical Management Supply Chain Management

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Executive MBA alumnus Swamy Vasudevan talks virtualization architecture with open interfaces and protocols in VanillaPlus, UK

Friday, March 4, 2016

VanillaPlus, UK, one of the key magazines in telecommunications globally, recently published an interview with Swamy Vasudevan (Rutgers EMBA, 2015) about framework architecture necessary to deploying virtualization technologies. Here he tells VanillaPlus that, as virtualisation technologies are deployed, a framework architecture that encompasses analytics and policy management in addition to orchestration and management is required. More ›

TAGS: Big Data Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana

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Poets & Quants Editor John Byrne goes "one-on-one" with Rutgers MBA program

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

John Byrne, Editor-in-Chief of the popular digital publication about business schools Poets & Quants, sat down with Sharon Lydon, Executive Director of Rutgers MBA program, Dean Vera, Director of Rutgers MBA Career Services, and recent MBA graduates Katrina Garrier and Paul Rosiak, to talk about the Rutgers MBA experience.  More ›

TAGS: Graduate Admissions MBA Rutgers Business School

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Business Insight: Applying supply chain management concepts to make healthcare delivery more efficient

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In papers published recently in the Journal of Operations Management and Decision Sciences, Professor Dobrzykowski and his co-authors examine how operations and supply chain management concepts such as use of information technology, partnering and vertical integration can produce better outcomes for patients while improving efficiency for healthcare providers. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights David Dobrzykowski Faculty Healthcare Research Supply Chain Management

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Rutgers professor's research may hold key to less congested U.S. border crossings

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The project, which is being led by Distinguished Professor Benjamin Melamed, involves devising a simulation modeling methodology and a suite of detailed simulation models of both pedestrian and vehicular traffic moving through busy ports-of-entry on the borders of El Paso, Detroit and San Ysidro, near San Diego. More ›

TAGS: Benjamin Melamed Commerce Expertise Faculty Research Supply Chain Management Weiwei Chen

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Institute of Management Accountants endorses Rutgers Business School's accounting curriculum

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession, endorsed the Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting program accounting curriculum. More ›

TAGS: Daniel Stubbs Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

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The RBS Apprentice takes on the business of basketball in marketing plan competition

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

RBS Apprentice teams pitch why you should support their efforts by coming to the Rutgers women's basketball team's final home game, February 28 vs. Michigan. Help decide which team wins $5,000 by choosing your favorite team. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Marketing Rutgers Business School Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

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New graduate program equips healthcare administrators for dramatic business changes in healthcare delivery

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Master of Healthcare Services Management program was developed with a uniquely customized MBA curriculum for executives, physicians and managers in the healthcare services industry. More ›

TAGS: David Dobrzykowski Healthcare Master in Healthcare Services Management Supply Chain Management Yao Zhao

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Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick undergraduates earn runner-up at Kelley School of Business National Diversity Case Competition

Monday, February 15, 2016

Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick students Carlos Vaca, Aishwarya Sharma, Jasmine Baptiste, and Carmen Navas traveled to Indiana with Donna Brancato as their advisor to participate in Kelley School of Business’ National Diversity Case Competition, January 15-17, 2016. The team earned runner-up in their bracket. The Kelley School of Business National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) is a premier event that brings together top-level, diverse talent from colleges and universities across the country. The NDCC is held annually over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Undergraduate students compete with a case that requires them to think critically about a business challenge related to diversity. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Douglas Miller Jaideep Vaidya Leon Fraser Management and Global Business Management Science and Information Systems Paul Goldsworthy Supply Chain Management Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Business of Fashion graduate program aims to create a new breed of industry professional

Monday, February 15, 2016

"In the fashion industry, there seems to be a big disconnect between the business sector and the creative field – there’s a real chasm between the two," said Tavy Ronen, a Rutgers Business School finance professor and founding director of the Business of Fashion program. "We decided it would be great to provide a program for creatives who want to learn how to run a business and for business professionals who want to work in the fashion industry." More ›

TAGS: Master of Science in Business of Fashion Phyllis Siegel Tavy Ronen

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Master of Financial Analysis program adds career manager to program benefits

Friday, February 12, 2016

Career Management Director Kim Molee joined the Rutgers Business School Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program this year, increasing the value of the program. “The objective of the Master of Financial Analysis program is to prepare people to take all 3 levels of the CFA exam” said Professor of Finance and Program Director Daniel Weaver. “Having a career manager who is familiar with our students and knowledgeable with the industry is a welcome addition to our program.”  More ›

TAGS: Career Development Daniel Weaver Master of Financial Analysis

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A Rutgers MBA in Professional Accounting was key when he decided to switch from medicine to business

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

In his senior year of college, Verrone decided he wanted to change course, switching from biology to business. It might not have been such an easy change to make without Rutgers Business School’s MBA in public accounting. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Ernst & Young MBA in Professional Accounting

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EXPERIENCES: An accounting student reflects on how she made her summer internship count

Monday, February 8, 2016

During the recruiting process, one of my interviewers confirmed that interns are treated as if they are first-year associates which allows them to see what it’s really like to work at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Thus, after meeting with multiple campus recruiters, attending career panel discussions and going to informal and formal office visits, I was convinced that PwC would provide me with the experience I was seeking. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Internships Student Experiences Supply Chain Management Undergraduate Newark

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Equity, a new film detailing the struggles of women on Wall Street, has deep Rutgers ties

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Among the nearly 30 women backing the film, are two Rutgers alumna, Beverly Aisenbrey and Suzanna Curry. Aisenbrey, who graduated from Douglass College in 1975 and from Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick in 1982, recently retired as managing director of the executive compensation firm Frederic W. Cook & Co. in New York City. More ›

TAGS: Alumni MBA Wall Street

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Rutgers challenges county college students to get real world business experience in new competition

Monday, February 1, 2016

At Rutgers Business School-Newark, more than 50 percent of students transfer from one of the county colleges. The case competition is designed to strengthen the school’s connections with the county colleges by providing their students with a memorable learning experience. More ›

TAGS: Case Competition Social Impact Transfers Undergraduate Newark

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Rutgers Business School's online masters are No. 14 in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 ranking

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Rutgers Business School’s master of accountancy in governmental accounting and master of science in supply chain management programs ranked No. 14 among the nation’s online graduate programs, according to the latest list of best online graduate programs compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The two specialty masters programs moved Rutgers Business School into the online learning space, and there are plans to expand its presence there: An online MBA program is scheduled to launch in the fall of 2017. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting Master of Supply Chain Management Online Rankings Supply Chain Management

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Business Insight: What's driving the Chinese and world stock markets?

Friday, January 15, 2016

The drop in Chinese stock markets has had more than a ripple effect on world markets and threatens to produce a bearish environment everywhere. Are the fears of a spillover and world recession justified? A longer term view suggests otherwise. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Expertise Farok Contractor Global Business

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Letter from Dean Lei: New initiatives to strengthen and grow Rutgers Business School in 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

We are determined to build one of the most eminent public business schools on the East Coast, and we must have a strong infrastructure and foundation that support this goal. To do so, we shall launch two new initiatives in 2016: (1) to strengthen connections with our alumni, and (2) to enhance the experience at RBS for all. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Executive Education Executive MBA International Lei Lei Letter from Dean Lei

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Wondering where a Rutgers MBA can take you? Our alumni prove the places can be extraordinary.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Career paths rarely follow straight lines these days. They twist and turn and, yes, they climb. If you’re thinking about getting an MBA, maybe there’s already an upward move or a turn you’re contemplating. Or maybe you’re just wondering where an MBA could take you. Well, we can tell you where a Rutgers MBA has taken others. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Full-Time MBA Graduate Admissions MBA

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Rutgers University-Newark announces major financial aid initiative for undergraduate students

Monday, January 11, 2016

The financial aid initiative will make college more affordable for wide swaths of New Jersey students, especially residents of Newark, those transferring from county colleges, and those with great potential to make an impact on the world. More ›

TAGS: City of Newark Newark Honors Living-Learning Community Prospective Students Undergraduate Newark

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Business Insight: Lavish employee perks cost U.S. billions in lost tax revenues

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

In an article that will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Washington University Law Review, Professor Jay Soled and his co-author Kathleen Delaney Thomas explain how these lavish perks enjoyed by some U.S. business owners, executives and professionals cost the nation billions in lost tax revenues. In some cases, employers are also using them to minimize their payroll tax obligations. More ›

TAGS: Accounting Business Insights Jay Soled Master of Accountancy in Taxation

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Reputation for employer branding leads Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt, Rutgers MBA '88, to new role in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt transferred to Rutgers graduate business school from the University of Michigan, turning down acceptances at UCLA, USC, Northwestern and Arizona. At Rutgers, he received full graduate school funding through a Ralph Bunche fellowship. While at Rutgers Business School, Torrance-Nesbitt interned at a New York City executing recruiting firm in between day classes and over the summer months. At RBS – Newark, Torrance-Nesbitt concentrated in finance and management at RBS under Professors Nancy DiTomaso, Jim Bicksler, and Paul Nadler. He finished in spring 1988. More ›

TAGS: Economics Finance James Bicksler Management Management and Global Business MBA Nancy DiTomaso

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Rutgers and AICPA unveil data analytics research initiative

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Rutgers Business School and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced the formation of the Rutgers AICPA Data Analytics Research Initiative ("the Initiative"). The Initiative, cosponsored by the AICPA and CPA Canada, will facilitate the further integration of data analytics into the audit process, and demonstrate through research how this can lead to advancements in the public accounting profession. More ›

TAGS: Accounting and Information Systems CAR Lab CPA Miklos Vasarhelyi Rutgers Accounting Research Center