Blog Archives

ISU Comes Out on Top

Who doesn’t love some healthy competition? ISU MBAs proved they can take the pressure and come out on top when they competed at the 2016 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition February 4-6, 2016 in an exhilarating competition.   ISU’s four

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

The 2016 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition

We are excited to be sending four of our MBA Students to the College of Business at Illinois February 4-6, 2016 for the Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition. Max Bramer, Seth Wilharm, Erin Rettenmaier, and Katelyn Bell will be representing

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

Highlights of Fall 2015 Semester

‘Tis the season to be merry and bright! It has been a busy and exciting fall semester for the Charles B. Graduate Programs Office and the MBA program. Here is a recap of some of the highlights of the semester

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events, Uncategorized

The Spirit Of The Entrepreneur

  Where did you begin your career? In 1996, I took a position with a consulting company doing SAP implementations. This was at a time when everyone was preparing for the Y2K; which translated into lots of IT changes. In

Tagged with:
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

Doing Well While Doing Good

  José Antonio Rosa is a professor in the College of Business, where he is currently teaching Marketing 606X – Qualitative Consumer Research in the doctoral program.   One of Professor Rosa’s main research areas is in the decisions and

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

A True Family Affair

A highlight of our MBA program is the diversity of our students. All of our students lead busy lives, and share many of the same challenges to earn their degrees. All of our Professional MBA students work full time while

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

All in the Family

    Van Diest Supply Company was started by Jake Van Diest’s grandfather, Bob, 58 years ago. Today, the company employs nearly 700 team members, has 52 buildings in Webster City, Iowa with approximately 30 acres under one roof and

Tagged with:
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

Baylor University MBA Ethics Case Competition

The 8th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership began yesterday, Wednesday, November 12 and runs through Friday, November 14. The purpose of this case competition is to advance the development of ethical leaders through experiential learning and to

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

Internship Highlight: Working for a business start-up company

blog-icon

My name is Arun Sakthinarayanan, and I am a second year Iowa State MBA student from Chennai, India. I have an undergraduate degree in electronics engineering and two years of IT & web development experience. I made the decision to

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

MBA Orientation is Almost Here

blog-icon

The end of August is fast approaching and that means orientation is almost here! With the biggest incoming class in 10 years, I’m excited to see the start of these MBA adventures at Iowa State. Each individual student was carefully

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration

Working at Lands’ End

blog-icon

Internship at Lands’ End is not just about work, it’s about learning, building relationships and having fun along the way! ~ Anisha Pant MBA Student    It all started on April 9, 2014 when I received a phone call from

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration

What makes the MBA such an adventure for Rachel Brooks

  Howdy! My name is Rachel Brooks, and I am from Oakford, IL, and I will graduate with my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine/Master of Business Administration in May 2018. The concurrent program at Iowa State is allowing me to blend

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration

Current Student Shares Her MBA Adventure

MBA Students

My full-time MBA adventure started in September 2013, and I am enjoying it every day.   The classes are very helpful to perform my daily tasks at work; the professors are always resourceful and approachable; Deborah, Debbie, Ron and Mark,

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration

International Graduate Logistics Case Competition

blog-icon

Our Experience Serving on the Iowa State University team for Sam M. Walton College of Business International Graduate Logistics Case Competition was one of the best experiences we have had as Iowa State MBA students. The case competition was a

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA

Meet our new Director of Graduate Marketing & Alumni Relations

blog-icon

Diana Sloan is from Monterrey, the business capital of Mexico and one of the biggest cities in the country with a population of approximately 5 million. Diana attended ITESM (also known as Monterrey Tec), and obtained her B.A. in International

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration, News & Events

MBA Service-learning Projects

blog-icon

Teamwork and Collaboration at Iowa State   One of the key themes of the Iowa State University MBA program is team work and collaboration. One of the projects our students work on is the MBA Service-learning project. Service-learning is a

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA, Master of Business Administration

2014 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition

blog-icon

The 2014 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition took place February 6-8. Nine teams competed including Iowa State, Baylor, Connecticut, Illinois, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Minnesota, Purdue, SUNY-Buffalo, and Washington University (St. Louis).   The Iowa State case

Tagged with:
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA

Impact of the MBA Program

blog-icon

Post written by Fouad, a graduate of the Iowa State University MBA program.   I started the full-time MBA program in the fall of 2012 at Iowa State University, and graduated in December.  I don’t think I could have predicted

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Inside the ISU MBA

Welcoming Students Year After Year

blog-icon

With orientation starting on Monday, it is appropriate that today’s post is courtesy of Ron Ackerman, our Director of Graduate Admissions and Student Services in the College of Business Graduate Programs office, who has been with the Iowa State for

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA

Preparing for Orientation – Advice from Someone Who’s Been There

Today’s post is courtesy of Ashley, a second year student in the Iowa State MBA program. Enjoy!   Hi! My name is Ashley and I will be a second year MBA student this fall. I cannot believe it’s only been

Posted in Inside the ISU MBA