Why Crowdfunding May Not Be the Right Choice for Your Startup

Crowdfunding has given small businesses the opportunity to raise capital and turn their entrepreneurial dreams into a reality. For young millennial entrepreneurs, this form of capital is accessible as opposed to solely seeking investment from angel investors or venture capitalists.…

Whitman Accounting Students Compete in Annual Deloitte Tax Competition

On Nov. 7 two teams of five Whitman students competed in the annual Deloitte FanTAXtic competition. The students were Yujing Sun, Zhengliang Peng, April Yunwen Gu, Shuwen Tan, Jiayi Fan, Brett Aston, Lauren Dishman, Rolf Witt, Kirby Corcoran and Catherine…

Siteworx Consurtio Pilot Project

Students Help Bring Innovative Research to the Forefront of the B2B Manufacturing Industry

Siteworx, a leading digital experience agency based in Washington, D.C., teamed up with Whitman students Margot Dileno ’15, Peggy Kanterman ’16, Alexandria Lee ’15 and Joseph Simek ’15 to study customer engagement among businessto-business (B2B) manufacturers as part of a Consurtio pilot project. Siteworx…

Minnowbrook Consurtio Pilot Project

Whitman Student Team Impresses SU Chancellor with Strategies to Bring Minnowbrook Back in the Black

Whitman faculty and staff brought together four high-achieving students—Brian Becker, a second-year J.D./MBA, Sandra Carruitero ’16, Kelley Long ’15 and Isaac Signorelli ’15—for a Consurtio pilot project. The challenge would be to make strategic operational recommendations to improve the struggling University-owned Minnowbrook Conference Center and…

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Goldman Sachs Challenges Students to Make Change Recommendations for Madison Square Garden

Whitman finance students David Kern ’15, Scott Rebhun ’15, Dylan Weinberger ’16 and Austin Wentworth ’15 were selected for a Consurtio pilot project sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The charge was to make a recommendation on a real-world business scenario involving Madison Square Garden (MSG),…

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Toyota Representative Visits Whitman To Dispel Stigma Of Women In the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is making a comeback and with that comes more job opportunities for young professionals. There is a plethora of young professionals that are bright, qualified, and would make a truly valuable addition to a team within the…

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American Marketing Association Executive Board Leads Major Remodeling

The American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter at Whitman School of Management has recently gone through a remodeling phase this semester spearheaded by co-presidents Joey Howard and Josh Fyffe. As active AMA members, they understand the impact this organization has on its current…

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IVMF Program Offers Civilian Career Training Services for Military Members and Spouses

Syracuse University is consistently ranked highly among schools best for veterans. The Whitman School of Management specifically creates programs and initiatives to help veterans and their families transition out of the lifestyle an active member of the military holds. One…

Lezlie Labbe on Choosing MBA@Syracuse as a Veteran

A former member of the military, MBA@Syracuse student Lezlie Labbe is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Usherwood Office Technology in Syracuse, NY. At a recent residency held on campus at Syracuse University, we spoke to Lezlie about her experience with the MBA@Syracuse…

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IMPRESS SUccess Week Prepares Students for Business World

Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management hosted an IMPRESS SUccess week to prepare students for different business situations including networking tips, a professional dress workshop and an etiquette dinner. The week began with a networking session that gave students a few tips…

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Whitman Supply Chain Management Students Helping Syracuse University “Fast Forward”

More than a dozen Whitman supply chain management graduate students are working on projects designed to help Syracuse University improve its sourcing processes, which could generate cost savings and create more effective purchasing processes for campus users. The projects engage…

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Whitman School Named #2 in Military Times’ “Best for Vets” Business School Ranking

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been ranked #2 by Military Times in its 2015 list of Best for Vets: Business Schools, the publication announced Mar. 9. The organization, comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air…

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Whitman Hosts First Graduate Student Stock Pitch Competition

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University hosted its first graduate student stock pitch competition Feb. 26, in Lender Auditorium. Organized by the Whitman finance department, the event featured three graduate student teams pitching three different stocks. Nearly 50 people attended.…

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Whitman School Collaborates with Staples to Analyze Supply Chain Management Opportunities

The H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is collaborating with Staples, Inc., in the first of its kind relationship to bring innovation and new research to the supply chain field. The collaboration will allow Whitman School…

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Experiential Learning Yields Mutual Benefits for Students and Businesses

The objective of EEE420/621 “Corporate Entrepreneurship” is for students to understand the entrepreneurial behavior of corporations. Student teams are assigned to local companies and examine growth, organizational structure, culture, employee compensation, knowledge management and human resource issues. The teams are…