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MBA Degree Bolsters Women in Startup Companies

Women continue to make great strides in business. Increasing numbers of women are pursuing an MBA degree, starting their own businesses, and taking on managerial roles in all industries. According to the infographic below, there has been a 68% increase in women launching businesses in the United States from 1997 to 2014, which is twice […]

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Growing Numbers of Women in Business

Women around the world are working to move up the corporate ladder and put more cracks in the “glass ceiling.” And although women in business occupy more than half of management, professional and related occupations, they are severely underrepresented in leadership positions. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), 118,027 women sat for the […]

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Are you a Manager or a Leader?

The words “manager” and “leader” are often thrown around interchangeably. But have you ever considered the difference between a manager and a leader? Have you ever thought about which you are? Or whether you want to be a manager or a leader? The infographic below compares many differences between those who are managers and those […]

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Mason MBA Students Get Top Tips on Powerful Presentations

“You can do it.” That was the message from communications strategist Ted May to the 100 newly minted Mason MBA students at a recent seminar on effective business presentations. Here are some of May’s tactical and immediately applicable tips—all certain to improve your personal presentation style and impact. Know your audience “Audiences are like light,” […]

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Successful Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Ernst Volgenau

Ernst Volgenau, a master entrepreneur and founder of SRA International, sat down with School of Business and College of Engineering students recently for a heart-to-heart on the lessons he’s learned throughout his distinguished career. Volgenau, an engineer, author, U.S. Air Force veteran and the chairman of the board of SRA, a Fairfax-based information technology consulting […]

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