BUSINESS MASTER'S PROGRAMS BLOG

Santiago, Chile

I just returned from the Global Residency, a core course required in the Mason MBA. Our group went to Santiago, Chile, which at this time of the year is generally 85° and sunny every day. Our class requirements were that we visit several different businesses in Chile, and learn from the past, current, and future […]

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Mason Basketball Game

Over winter break, I went to my first Mason basketball game. They played Georgia State for first place in the CAA. It was pretty easy to get into the game, all I had to do was show my Mason ID and they gave me a ticket. I didn’t know what to expect. I did my […]

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When did Business Casual become Casual?

By Alex C. Hess, Graduate Ambassador Did I miss the boat? When did jeans, a sweater and tennis shoes become business casual? The clichés of “dress to impress” and “you never get a second chance for a first impression” resonate as I look at colleagues’ lackadaisical dress standards for business. The excuse is often heard that successful companies […]

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Bloomberg on Campus

Utilizing the Bloomberg Terminals on campus has enhanced the Mason MBA experience. The Venture Capital and Private Equity Financing course really peaked my interest in the stock market, and when the students were given access to the Bloomberg Terminals, I was ready to learn. It is a very advanced program, and every time I use […]

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Annual Tax & Accounting Conference Update

By Alex Hess, Graduate Ambassador The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) and George Mason’s Accounting Advisory Council joint hosted the Sixth Annual Tax & Accounting Conference. Over 180 accounting professionals and faculty attended the conference. The diversity of topics included: Perspectives from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB); the Growing GAAP between Private and […]

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