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Syracuse University Entrepreneurship Thought Leaders Appointed to CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council for Fifth Year In A Row

For the fifth year in a row Michael Haynie, Syracuse University’s vice chancellor for strategic initiatives and innovation, and Alexander McKelvie, associate dean for undergraduate and master’s education, and professor of entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, were…

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Course Engages Students to Challenge Assumptions about Entrepreneurship

A hidden gem in the Whitman School’s entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises department, the undergraduate and master’s level elective course, Minority and Woman’s Entrepreneurship: Race, Gender and Entrepreneurial Opportunity, provides a bird’s eye view of entrepreneurship not usually studied. Offered at…

Entrepreneurship Professor Receives 10-Year Research Impact Award

SAGE Publishing recognized a 2009 paper co-authored by Johan Wiklund, Al Berg Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship, with a 10-year Impact Award for receiving the most citations over the span of a decade. Wiklund’s paper, “Entrepreneurial Orientation and Business Performance:…

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Syracuse University Launches Online Master of Supply Chain Management in Partnership with 2U, Inc.

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management today announced it will offer an online Master of Supply Chain Management in partnership with 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology.

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WISE Women’s Business Center and Southside Innovation Center Awarded Grants to Help Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Two entrepreneurship programs run by the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently received funding to help small businesses affected by COVID-19. The WISE–Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship–Women’s Business Center and Southside Innovation Center both will use acquired funding to offer more resources and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Supply Chain Professors Offer Thought Leadership and Expertise During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Whitman School’s supply chain management faculty are thought leaders in their space, frequently interviewed by top tier national media outlets. Below are recent placements secured for Julie Niederhoff, associate professor of supply chain management, Patrick Penfield, professor of supply…

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Funded Research on Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Management

HomeOur Second CenturyClass of 2020Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty Funded Research on Diversity and Inclusion in Business and Management Several research projects focused on diversity and inclusion in business and management are supported by an internal grant program sponsored…

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New Strategic Relationship Management Solidifies Corporate Partnerships

HomeOur Second CenturyClass of 2020Student SpotlightsAlumni & FriendsFocus on Faculty New Strategic Relationship Management Solidifies Corporate Partnerships For decades, the Whitman School has worked with alumni and corporate recruiters to help students find meaningful internships and jobs. Those relationships have…

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MBA Students Pass Six Sigma Black Belt Certifications

A certification that typically requires multiple years of work experience and practical projects has become a reality for two Syracuse University MBA students as they have successfully passed their American Society of Quality Six Sigma Black Belt exams. Eshank Sehgal ’20 and Xuan…

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Syracuse University’s MBA and Master’s Programs Adjust Admissions Timelines Due to COVID-19

UPDATE (as of May 29, 2020): Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management continues to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives and has added some flexible options to the Fall 2020 application process for…

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Syracuse University’s MBA Ranked In Top 100 By U.S. News & World Report

The full-time MBA program at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University’s jumped 12 spots to #77 in the U.S. News & World Report’s publication of the 2021 Best Graduate Business Programs, released March 17. The rankings include 199 programs from the nearly…

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Among Boards of Directors Abusive Accounting Policies Can Be Contagious

A study published in Review of Accounting Studies finds that it’s possible for manipulative accounting policies to be transmitted between firms. The common denominator is found within the Audit Committee of a company’s board of directors.  “We find that members…

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Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management Launch Nation’s First Online Joint JD/MBA Degree

Syracuse University College of Law announces the launch of the nation’s first online joint JD/MBA degree program, in partnership with Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The new joint degree combines the College of Law’s ground-breaking, ABA-accredited JDinteractive…

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Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Appoints Meghan Florkowski Director of the WISE Women’s Business Center

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University recently announced the appointment of Meghan Florkowski to the position of director of the WISE (Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship) Women’s Business Center, effective Nov. 11.

George E. Bennett Center for Tax Research and Olivia and Walter Kiebach Center for International Business Studies established.

George E. Bennett Center for Tax Research and Olivia and Walter Kiebach Center for International Business Studies established. The Olivia and Walter Kiebach Center for International Business Studies was created by Walter Kiebach ’36 and Olivia Kiebach. Its diverse efforts…

Eugene Anderson appointed dean of the Whitman School of Management.

Eugene Anderson appointed dean of the Whitman School of Management. Eugene “Gene” Anderson was appointed dean of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management in 2017. “Gene’s appointment represents the beginning of the next chapter in the life of the…

Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society established

Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society established The Martin J. Whitman School of Management established the Institute for an Entrepreneurial Society (IES), supported by a $1.75 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation. The institute produces high-quality research on the political economy of entrepreneurship, educate future…

Dual-degree offerings expand to include Arts & Science and 3+3 with College of Law

Dual-degree offerings expand to include Arts & Science and 3+3 with College of Law The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University began offering a unique dual major program with the College of Arts and Sciences that will…

Business Analytics Master’s Degree and MBA Specialization Launched

Business Analytics Master’s Degree and MBA Specialization Launched By 2016, the online programs were booming. BusinessAnalytics@Syracuse, a master of science in business analytics degree, was launched. Designed to prepare students with the skills needed to become data-driven business leaders, it…

Walter Kiebach Center for International Business Studies secures Federal grant for Africa Business Program.

Walter Kiebach Center for International Business Studies secures Federal grant for Africa Business Program. The Kiebach Center for International Business Studies began administration of the Africa Business Program, a venture made possible by seed money from a two-year $177,000 grant…

Inaugural Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

Inaugural Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities The Barnes Family Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) is a novel, one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship…

Inaugural Whitman Day and dedication of the new building at 721 University Avenue

Inaugural Whitman Day and dedication of the new building at 721 University Avenue The April dedication of the Whitman School’s new 160,000 square-foot home was the impetus for a weeklong series of special events celebrating the Whitman spirit – that…

Groundbreaking for Higher Ground campaign to build a new Whitman School

Groundbreaking for Higher Ground campaign to build a new Whitman School The groundbreaking ceremony for the current Martin J. Whitman School of Management building took place April 30, 2003. Chancellor Kenneth Shaw, Dean George R. Burman, Bernard Kossar, Chairman of…

National Black MBA Association partnership established

National Black MBA Association partnership established The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University announced a new partnership with the National Black MBA Association® as part of the first installment of the NBMBAA® Collegiate Partnership Program. The program aims to increase awareness…