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Business Plan Competition Awards $10,000 to Mason Innovators

April 14, 2015

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OnYou, a mobile phone accessory that combines a compression sleeve with a magnetic case, won the grand prize of $5,000 in the 8th Dean’s Business Plan Competition sponsored by George Mason University’s School of Business. OnYou also won the $1,000 Audience Choice Award. The competition runner up was Iron Goat, formerly E-Mow, an autonomous agricultural […]

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Ten Tips for a Successful Business Career

March 24, 2015

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As chief financial officer at the Travel Channel, Kellie Goldstein says she’s found the perfect job, one that marries her dual loves of travel and television. “I was the original latch-key kid,” she says. “Lots of Gilligan’s Island after school.” In her journeys around the globe and up the corporate ladder, including twelve years as […]

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How My MBA Helped Further My Career

March 3, 2015

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Meet Mason MBA Alum Dan Sims Principal, Worldwide Speakers Group As founder of one of the world’s largest speakers’ bureaus, Dan Sims (Class of 2007) has traveled from the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro through Beijing, Bucharest, Addis Ababa and dozens of countries in between. But his adventures started on Mason’s Fairfax campus where he honed […]

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MBA Degrees Equal MBA Jobs

February 25, 2015

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Globally, the demand for MBA program graduates is increasing. Most companies prefer MBA graduates compared to any other business master’s degree holder resulting in a wealth of MBA job opportunities. Based on the GMAC 2014 Survey report, 80% of companies worldwide plan to hire candidates with MBA degrees, compared to 73% in 2013. Moreover, the […]

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Which MBA Degree Concentration Has Biggest Payoff?

October 20, 2014

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The infographic below highlights four common MBA degree concentrations (finance, marketing, technology management, and human resources), and compares their job satisfaction, starting pay, mid-career pay, and lifetime earnings, as well as job stress. Each of these career results is important to consider when looking at MBA degree programs. Earnings Many individuals pursue an MBA degree […]

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