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MBA Students Help Budding Entrepreneurs in Philippines by Jennifer Kleiner -- Mar 3rd 2014
Students worked with a variety of small business owners taking part in a local microfinance program to train them in areas of process improvement and operations management. The goal of the microfinance program and subsequent training is to educate micro-entrepreneurs to help them expand their businesses [...]
Technology has brought the business world closer. We are all within reach of each other, regardless of location, with a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Time zones have become irrelevant. Work days have pushed all boundaries. There are no longer standard business hours between 9 and 5, but rather the [...]
On February 25, 2014, School of Business and economic students Aimal Arsalla, Inderbir Bal, Cody Becker, Katherine Hart, and Bekka Kitila presented their "buy" recommendation for Virginia owned Lumber Liquidators, Inc. in front of a panel of judges and others as finalists in this year's CFA Virginia [...]
As a GSA MOBIS vendor, Mason will benefit from the speed, ease, and efficiency of securing government contracts to provide executive education services. Additionally, it gives Mason the opportunity to connect more easily with a range of government agencies and spend less time on purchasing paperwork [...]
Sarah Nutter Named Dean of School of Business by Preston Williams -- Feb 21st 2014
Nutter, an accounting professor and former Internal Revenue Service economist, was one of three finalists for dean. She has served in a variety of leadership roles at George Mason, including as the presidential fellow, interim university chief of staff and chair of the steering committee of Mason's [...]
Mason Team to Partner with IBM on Research by Preston Williams -- Feb 19th 2014
"Historically, the elements of the electric power industry have been isolated and not connected to communication networks or the Internet. More and more connections are happening," says J.P. Auffret, director of the Master of Science in Technology Management and MS in Management of Secure Information [...]
The School of Business' Executive Education team has been able to capitalize on this demand over the past year by focusing on business development efforts in the Chinese market and expanding programs for Chinese organizations from two programs to thirty. The school has served more than 700 executive [...]
The George Mason University School of Business has launched a new Master of Science in Management (MSM) for nonbusiness majors. The program is designed to broaden the students' career prospects, enable them to brand and market themselves in diverse ways and expand their skills to meet the growing needs [...]
Enactus Student Organization Established at Mason by Jennifer Kleiner -- Jan 13th 2014
"There are so many opportunities clamoring for students' attention during their university experience," said Kaleb Valdez, Enactus Mid-Atlantic Regional Program Manager. "There are many opportunities to do good and build experience; that said, I've never seen a network like Enactus, where the top of [...]
Malcolm Johnson, director of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Standardization Bureau and head of ITU's Academic Memberships, recently visited George Mason University to meet with faculty and administrators. Johnson shared updates on how ITU's global initiatives are aiding in bringing [...]