MBA Association at Zicklin
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    This blog serves two purposes. First is to share news, build a community and forge life-long connection among the graduate students at Baruch.
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Meet the Marketers

Zicklin students connect with marketing experts from American Express, AT&T, Interbrand and GroupM by Jennifer Bender Director of Marketing and Communications, AIGA, the professional association for design MBA Candidate, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College On what turned out to be a blustery morning, Zicklin international business and marketing grad students gathered on Tuesday, October 12, … Continue reading

Meet a Mentor, Build Your Network

On November 6, 2013 Zicklin Women in Business hosted the third annual mentorship event. This year, we were pleased to have professionals from Barclays, EY, KPMG, Moody’s and PwC join us for this early morning mentoring program at Baruch College. Many students had the opportunity to meet with three or even four mentors of their … Continue reading

Panelists Dan Collins, Marinela Tudoran and Antoinette O'Neill, and discussion leader Prof. Linda Weiser Friedman (from left to right)

Credit Suisse: A Look at Careers in Financial Information Systems

By Beidi Sabrina Ma (MS Statistics ’14) As a graduate student who has a background in information technology, having Credit Suisse visit Baruch’s Subotnick Financial Services Center (SFSC) on October 17, 2013 was a terrific experience. The event they joined was a collaboration between Credit Suisse and Baruch’s Zicklin Graduate Career Management Center and Starr … Continue reading

SASB Unifies Accounting and Sustainability

Max Platoff, Sustainable Business Club, ’15 Early morning on a recent Friday, while most of my graduate classmates are contentedly dozing, our group streams into the expansive meeting room on Bloomberg’s 6th floor. Organized by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the event marks the 4th release in an ambitious series of reports that will eventually provide … Continue reading

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity: A Q & A with Associate Director Matt LePere

by Dan Boardman ’14, Zicklin School of Business After eight years at the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity, Associate Director Matt LePere answers questions and shares his thoughts on American debate and special programs at Baruch.   Matthew, thank you so much for taking the time to talk about your work and that of the Center. For those … Continue reading

Connect or Disappear

Whether you attend full-time or part-time, we tend to find themselves in a rush just taking care of the basics. Registration, tuition, career development, readings, reports, presentations… The bureaucracy helps us accommodate our large, diverse student body, but it might leave you feeling more like a product than a person. You might be forgiven for … Continue reading

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Back to School

Wednesday, August 28th will be the first day of fall classes at Baruch College. Passing by the 25th street plaza, you might think we had started already. Such is our urban 24/7/365 campus, where the transition between summer and fall takes only a weekend. The special centers are busy opening their very special programs. New students … Continue reading

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Details in the data

Many of the things prospective students and recruiters want to know about a university are hard facts & numbers. Here’s the official college fact sheet. You can find similar summaries in a number of online and print publications. The new wave of big data tools is bringing us a new kind of fact sheet; see one … Continue reading

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Does MBA at Baruch Give You Good Contact . . .

Originally posted on Feb 15th, 2011 by Lemuel Morrison One of the evil sides of administering a blog is the addictive availability of statistics on the site.  There is a steady diet of  junk: how many hits, where viewers came from and where they went to.  A steady drip for a data junkie to get … Continue reading

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MBA for a good cause

By Sasha Vilchynskaya What does it mean to be a social entrepreneur? Social entrepreneurship describes an entrepreneurial venture that aims to achieve a particular social goal through positive externalities, in addition to profit. Business entrepreneurs typically measure performance in profit and return, but social entrepreneurs also take into account a positive return to society. Social entrepreneurship typically … Continue reading

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