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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 ›

TAGS: Alumni Daniel Weaver Finance and Economics Master of Financial Analysis

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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 ›

TAGS: Executive Education Health Care Mini-MBA

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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 ›

TAGS: Graduate Admissions Graduate Students Master of Supply Chain Management Online

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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 ›

TAGS: Jersey City MBA Part-Time MBA Satellite locations

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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 ›

TAGS: Daniel Weaver Lei Lei Master of Financial Analysis Networking

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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 ›

TAGS: Bio-Pharmaceutical Industry Case Competition Full-Time MBA MBA Pharmaceutical Management

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Alumni profile: The big job of helping small business

Friday, February 24, 2017

After graduating with her Rutgers MBA, Brenda Hopper worked for several years in sales at IBM. Then in 1991, she got the call to head the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, headquartered at Rutgers Business School in Newark. "I saw an opportunity to make a real difference,” she said. More ›

TAGS: Alumni Profile City of Newark Finance Marketing MBA New Jersey Small Business Development Center

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A passion for numbers: MBA student exhibits a talent for trading ETFs

Thursday, February 23, 2017

MBA student Kashif Anwer finished fourth in the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge after holding the lead for nearly 10 weeks. He fell behind only after an OPEC decision lifted oil commodities, an investment he had shied away from in favor of gold and biopharmaceutical stocks. More ›

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Senior Michael Dirla awarded Ben Sopranzetti prize

Monday, February 20, 2017

Professors Ben Sopranzetti and John Longo selected senior finance major Michael Dirla as the recipient of the Ben Sopranzetti Prize. The prize is awarded periodically to the student who has done the most to help other Rutgers Business School students obtain "front office" jobs in the financial industry.  More ›

TAGS: Alumni Ben Sopranzetti Finance and Economics John Longo LIBOR Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Urban wind turbine project wins technology ventures class competition

Monday, February 20, 2017

Gary Minkoff, Rutgers Business School (RBS) instructor of professional practice, recently awarded the prizes to the winning team in the joint program/competition in his technology ventures class. The class is offered in partnership with the design and manufacturing class in the School of Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) program, which is led by Professor Mina Pilegri, and her graduate assistants, Brandon Ashworth and Merrill Edmonds. More ›

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M&T Bank sponsors 2017 New Jersey County College Case Competition

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

In addition to financial support for the competition, M&T will offer their bankers as advisers to participating community college students throughout New Jersey.  More ›

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Financial Times ranks Rutgers MBA No. 37 in U.S.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

The Financial Times ranked Rutgers MBA program No. 37 in the U.S. in its annual Global MBA Ranking 2017. Rutgers Business School debuted at No. 70 globally, the highest showing for a new school on the Financial Times report of the top 100 full-time MBA programs in the world.  More ›

TAGS: Career Management Financial Times Full-Time MBA Lei Lei MBA Rankings Supply Chain Management

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B-STAR program is recognized by educators for making an impact

Friday, February 10, 2017

"Through meaningful ideas and increasing opportunities for engagement, Rutgers Business School has created a remarkable impact, to ensure a better and more connected world for many years to come," said Tom R. Robinson, president and chief executive officer of AACSB International. More ›

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Three reasons a Rutgers Masters of Quantitative Finance makes sense if you’re a wiz at math, finance or economics

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Master of Quantitative Finance isn’t only for people who have studied math or finance. Have an undergraduate degree in engineering or economics? This specialty master’s program will add to your knowledge and enhance your marketability. More ›

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Enduring ties to industry pay off for Rutgers, supply chain students

Friday, February 10, 2017

Alumna Aisha Khan said when she went to interview for an internship at Johnson & Johnson, she realized other Supply Chain Management programs didn’t have the same focus on procurement – something that helped her to land the internship. That led to a full-time job at Johnson & Johnson. "Rutgers is staying on top of the industry’s needs," she said. "It helped me to get where I am today." More ›

TAGS: Corporate Partners Rankings Supply Chain Management

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Reputation for employer branding leads Rutgers MBA alumnus to new role in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

At Rutgers Business School, Johnny Torrance-Nesbitt concentrated in finance and management, studying under Professors Nancy DiTomaso, Jim Bicksler, and Paul Nadler. He completed his MBA in 1988. More ›

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Business Insight: Labor remains a wrinkle in fashion industry's supply chain

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

There are two paths in which continued improvement can be carried out: either by companies taking on the initiative of creating standards and organizations which promote fair labor practices in manufacturing facilities; or having regulations imposed on them by governmental agencies in host countries in which they are manufacturing goods. More ›

TAGS: Business Insights Master of Supply Chain Management Supply Chain

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New masters program provides the tools for delivering better healthcare

Friday, February 3, 2017

The ability to learn from industry experts who are dealing with the day-to-day challenge of introducing more efficient operations into their hospitals and physician practices is a strong selling point. In its program, Rutgers goes a step further, combining the rich insights of leading practitioners with the thought leadership of doctorate-qualified research professors. More ›

TAGS: Graduate Admissions Master of Healthcare Services Management Supply Chain

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Rutgers entrepreneurs create SafeHalo to keep students safer

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Understanding that there are many reasons students may not feel safe on campus, senior Dan Reji says they want all students to know they can reach out. "It’s not just about sexual assault. If you don’t feel comfortable on campus, we want you know there are good people who are here to look after you."  More ›

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