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Faculty Spotlight – Bobby Martens

  Where did you earn your degrees and what are your current responsibilities at Iowa State? BS – North Dakota State University MS – North Dakota State University PhD – Purdue University   When did you come to Iowa State

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Faculty Spotlight – Sekar Raju

      Where did you earn your degrees from and what are your current responsibilities at ISU? I earned my PhD from The Ohio State University. I am the interim associate chair of the departments of Management and Marketing.

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Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Kevin Scheibe

      Where did you earn your degrees and what are your current responsibilities at ISU? I have a BS in Computer Science from Biola University, an MBA from California State University, San Marcos, and a PhD in Business

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Best Presenter Award

    The 10th Annual Business National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership took place November 9-11, 2016 at Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. The MBA team representing Iowa State was Amelia Medici, Erin Rettenmaier, Nick Davis, and Anne

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ISU MBA Team takes 3rd Place at the Tepper International Case Competition

  Iowa State MBAs did it again! This time, the team took third place at the Tepper International Case Competition hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA on November 11-12, 2016. Katelyn Bell, Pallavi Rao, Mayaz Kabir, and Aseem Dande

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Inclusion Workshop

The College of Business MBA program at Iowa State University values differences that are inherent in our program. We are committed to growing our diversity and have recently participated in the Graduate College inclusion workshop training.   Stacy Ko, a

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ISU MBA Students Take Second

    Today’s dynamic business environment requires analytical thinking, fast-based decision making, and team work to help build the next competitive advantage. Iowa State Business Cyclones have been busy competing in the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Case Competition, demonstrating their ability to

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California Dreamin’

    On August 21 – 26, twelve students, two faculty members, and one alumnus from the College of Business MBA program were treated to the inner workings of how businesses are changing the world with marketing, innovation, technology and

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Two Wandering Soles

  Benjamin Zweber graduated from the full-time MBA program in May 2012. Prior to traveling the world and starting a travel blog with his wife, Ben was a manufacturing engineer in Minneapolis, MN. His wife, Katie worked in advertising and

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Where in the World is Professor Brown?

The impact of faculty research is reflected in the thousands of citations of their work. Faculty members are invited to present their research at leading national and international conferences. Dr. James Brown, Dean’s Professorship in Finance has had an amazing

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Welcome New Assistant Director of Graduate Programs Career Services

  Lauren Drew recently started as the Assistant Director for Career Services in the Dr. Charles B. Handy Graduate Programs Office. She will be the primary person to work with graduate students on career services related topics (i.e. cover letters,

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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

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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

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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

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What is being an Architect: An Afternoon with Leila Ammar

      Recently, full-time MBA student, Leila Ammar became a registered architect in the state of Iowa. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the licensing process, this marks a significant achievement in an architect’s career.    Explain

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Flying High

College of Business alumnus now designs aircraft Lei Huang earned his concurrent Mechanical Engineering and MBA Degree in the Fall of 2012 from Iowa State University. Today’s successful engineers often need strong business management skills to complement their degree in

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