Tag: Simon Business School

Who wants to go to business school in the sticks?

Who wants to go to business school in the sticks?

July 30, 2014

Business schools that aren’t highly ranked and are in smaller cities feel a squeeze because fewer American students are taking the Graduate Management Admission Test, and they have a wider range of B-school choices, says Andrew Ainslie, dean of University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.

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When virtual job interviews go horribly wrong

When virtual job interviews go horribly wrong

July 21, 2014

Enough companies now interview for jobs and internships over Skype (MSFT) that career offices have started to train business students in the art of conversing on video chat.

Karen Dowd, assistant dean of career management and corporate engagement at University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business, says one student during a virtual interview last year wore all the right things—but only above the belt.

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Consider a career in manufacturing as an MBA

Consider a career in manufacturing as an MBA

July 3, 2014

There’s been a shift in the country’s manufacturing industry, and MBAs may benefit from this change.

Business school students who graduated in 2014 were more successful at receiving early job offers in manufacturing, as well as health care, than those going into more traditional industries such as finance or consulting, according a June report from the Graduate Management Admission Council.

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Financial Times ranks Simon among best for masters in finance

Financial Times ranks Simon among best for masters in finance

June 23, 2014

Out of the schools ranked by Financial Times, the Simon Business School MSF program ranked 7th among all business schools in the U.S. and 37th in the world.

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Executive MBA program evolving to meet professional, industry needs

Executive MBA program evolving to meet professional, industry needs

June 17, 2014

Simon will offer an innovative hands-on leadership module and an online component to allow busy executives to attend classes on campus just once a month.

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GM CEO to say automaker failed to handle ignition defect responsibly

GM CEO to say automaker failed to handle ignition defect responsibly

June 17, 2014

Barra may find a friendlier reception on Capitol Hill this week than she did when testifying in April, said George Cook, a former Ford marketing executive and business professor at the University of Rochester.

He said it would be hard for lawmakers to find fault with Barra’s handling of the recall issue.

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Simon School Commencement 2014

Simon School Commencement 2014

June 2, 2014

The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester is holding Commencement ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester, NY.

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Constellation Brands CEO to be named Executive of the Year at Simon NYC conference

Constellation Brands CEO to be named Executive of the Year at Simon NYC conference

May 7, 2014

The Simon Business School has named Rob Sands, president and CEO of Constellation Brands, Executive of the Year. The award will be conferred at the School’s fifth annual conference in New York City.

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Simon faculty to be installed in endowed professorships

Simon faculty to be installed in endowed professorships

May 6, 2014

The Benet and Lam Professorships are two of the ten new professorships that have been established at the Simon School through the generosity of alums and friends as part of The Meliora Challenge. Nine professorships existed at Simon prior to the Meliora campaign.

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Andrew Ainslie named Dean of Simon Business School

Andrew Ainslie named Dean of Simon Business School

May 2, 2014

Ainslie has been senior associate dean, full-time MBA program, at UCLA Anderson School of Management since 2010. The appointment, subject to Board approval, is effective after Dean Mark Zupan’s term ends on June 30.

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