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Penn State Smeal MBA Program ranked No. 25 in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings
The Penn State Smeal MBA Program is No. 25 in the 2017 Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools rankings released Thursday. Smeal improved 12 places over its previous Businessweek ranking, one of the biggest gains by any business school on the list.
Speakers in Hambrick’s management course embody, reinforce the lessons learned
Donald Hambrick, an Evan Pugh University Professor and Smeal Chaired Professor of Management, looks for just the right fit when considering executives to invite to address his Management 531 course.
Record number of teams register for 4th Annual Smeal MBA Sustainability Case Competition
The 4th Annual Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition has drawn the most interest since its inception in 2014. A record number of 46 teams from 27 schools, also a record number, have committed to compete for five coveted semifinalist positions and a chance to win a top prize of $10,000.
Residency positions Penn State Online MBA students for future success
A weeklong residency program helped prepare 82 students in the newly redesigned Penn State Online MBA Program, which is now led by the Smeal College of Business, for the academic journey that lies ahead of them.
Penn State Smeal hosts, Cameron co-leads new Online MBA Consortium
Brian Cameron, associate dean for Professional Graduate Programs at Smeal, and colleagues from the college recently hosted a two-day meeting of the Online MBA Consortium (OMC), which comprises the top 10 online MBA programs in the country.
New Penn State Smeal online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting begins with focus on language of business
For Barbara Yener, director of the new Penn State Smeal College of Business online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting, the first class in the program is akin to a course on language. Financial Accounting (MBADM 811), which begins in August, teaches students the language of business, Yener said.
Penn State Smeal introduces new online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting
Applications are now being accepted for fall 2017 enrollment in the online Graduate Certificate in Corporate Accounting (CORAC) offered by Penn State’s Smeal College of Business. This twelve credit-hour certificate program is part of a growing portfolio of professional graduate offerings from Smeal. CORAC is designed for working professionals who seek a strong foundation in accounting.
New Penn State Smeal masters program in management and organizational leadership attracting diverse interest
In the few short months since the Penn State Smeal College of Business began accepting applications for its new Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership (MMOL), a wide range of individuals—some from far-flung locations—has expressed interest.
Penn State Smeal MBA team wins ethical leadership case competition
A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA students took first place in the National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership held at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Penn State Smeal names finalists for MBA sustainability case competition
Five teams of MBA students from programs across the United States will compete today and Friday for $17,500 in prize money in the third annual Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition.
Penn State Smeal Honor Code 10th anniversary celebration underscores culture of honor and integrity
Faculty, staff, students and administrators gathered in the Business Building Atrium in early November to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Honor Code, the highlight of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week activities at the college.
Two Penn State Smeal alumni among eight selected for 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards
Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni were among the eight people selected by the Penn State Board of Trustees to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the university’s highest honor presented to its alumni.
Current undergraduates can now apply for new one-year Penn State Smeal masters program in management and leadership
The Penn State Smeal College of Business is now accepting applications for fall 2017 enrollment in its new Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership (MMOL), an accelerated master’s program designed primarily for recently graduated baccalaureate students from technical, non-business backgrounds.
Penn State Smeal one of three new Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship programs at University
Penn State and the Peace Corps have finalized a new partnership that will help returning Peace Corps volunteers pursue their graduate education in the School of International Affairs, Smeal College of Business, or the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Penn State launches redesigned online MBA led by Smeal College of Business
Penn State has redesigned its highly ranked online MBA into a new program that is more flexible for adult learners, the University announced today (Sept. 12). The new Penn State online MBA is being led by the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business and will be offered online through Penn State World Campus.
Lou Gattis named faculty director of Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program
Lou Gattis, clinical professor of finance and faculty director of the Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Program, has been named faculty director of Smeal’s Philadelphia-based Executive MBA Program.
Penn State Smeal expands professional masters and graduate certificate offerings to meet demand
To better serve the needs of professionals at various stages of their careers and to create more opportunities for resource sharing and collaboration, the Penn State Smeal College of Business has consolidated administrative support for multiple current and forthcoming professional graduate academic offerings within a new Office of Professional Graduate Programs.
Gartner ranks Penn State Smeal No. 1 in supply chain graduate, undergraduate education
Gartner, Inc., has again ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business No. 1 in supply chain graduate and undergraduate education.
Still time to register for Penn State Smeal EMBA for a Day event
The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program in Philadelphia has planned a unique opportunity on May 21 for individuals thinking about pursuing a degree in 2016 — EMBA for a Day.
New one-year Penn State Smeal masters program designed to enhance business acumen of STEM students
The Penn State Smeal College of Business will begin accepting applications this summer for fall 2017 enrollment in its new Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership, an accelerated master’s program designed primarily for recently graduated baccalaureate students from technical, non-business backgrounds.
Smeal MBA team takes second at Big 10+ Case Competition
A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business first-year MBA students took second place in the Big 10+ Case Competition in early April at Ohio State.
Smeal names new members to Board of Visitors
Dean Charles Whiteman and the Penn State Smeal College of Business have named three members to its Board of Visitors. New board members include Tom Buday, ’80, senior vice president and head of marketing and consumer communication at Nestlé; Kim Dixon, ’89, executive vice president and chief operating officer for FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc.; and Dave Marcinek, ’93, a partner with Goldman Sachs.
Penn State Smeal Alumni Society Board honors 2016 award winners
The Penn State Smeal College of Business Alumni Society Board has announced its 2016 Alumni Society Board award winners. Two students and six alumni were recognized on March 18 at the 2016 Awards Program and Hammond Society Recognition Dinner at the Penn Stater.
Energy executives to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership lecture series
Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni who are CEOs of Pennsylvania-based energy companies will share their perspectives about the evolving energy sector and their roles as leaders on Friday, March 18. Their visits are part of the college’s Executive Insights series.
Penn State Smeal MBAs set to explore international business destinations
Expanding global perspective and enhancing the ability to communicate cross-culturally are integral parts of the Penn State Smeal MBA educational experience. The program’s annual global immersion, planned for Feb. 28 to March 4, provides a weeklong opportunity for first-year students to witness firsthand the dynamics of the interconnected global economy.
Penn State Smeal MBA team wins supply chain competition
A team of first-year MBA students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business recently won the 2016 Global Supply Chain Management Initiative Inter-College Case Competition, hosted by Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.
Penn State Smeal team wins Bowersox Graduate Supply Chain Challenge
A team of MBA students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business recently won the Sixth Annual Bowersox Graduate Supply Chain Challenge, hosted by Michigan State’s Eli Broad College of Business.
Five finalists named for Smeal MBA Case Competition
Five teams of MBA students from programs across the United States will compete Dec. 3-4 for $17,500 in prize money in the second Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition.
Workshop provides tools for Penn State Smeal MBAs to convey their stories
A workshop on storytelling during the recent weeklong Career Immersion for first-year Penn State MBAs aimed to prepare students to more effectively stand out in a crowded job marketplace.
Smeal’s Garber Venture Capital Fund poised to enter new stage
The Garber Venture Capital Fund at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, which provides MBA students with the opportunity to evaluate business opportunities and issue funding, is on the precipice of several dynamic changes.
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