Nov 21, 2014 2:00 PM Our Students Are Workforce-Ready
The BGSU College of Business goes beyond business as usual to prepare our students to be successful in their business careers. Nearly 100 students participated in one of the dean’s fall workshops. The Dean’s Guide to Practical Business consists of six two-hour workshops that cover dining etiquette, interviewing, networking, dressing for success, business travel, and dining with wine. The Dean’s Golf Workshop includes five two-hour sessions, such as putting, driving, and swinging, and concludes with participation in a golf scramble hosted by the Supply Chain Management Association. Through this workshop, students can successfully participate in company golf outings where business networking is common.
Nov 19, 2014 9:00 AM BGSU MBA Program Adds Supply Chain Management Specialization
The supply chain management specialization has long been a strong undergraduate program at Bowling Green State University. Now, students pursuing their Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can pursue a specialization in supply chain management. The new specialization was introduced in fall 2014. According the Dr. Janet Hartley, professor and director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, “We wanted our MBA students to have the opportunity to pursue the many career opportunities that are available in the field of supply chain management.”
Nov 17, 2014 1:30 PM BGSU Alum’s Technology StartUp Set to Revolutionize the Legal System
Bob Battaglia has been a serial entrepreneur since graduating from BGSU in 1960 and has launched six successful businesses. His international ventures have included several clothes-related businesses, a unisex hairstyling salon, a trading company, and a pizza based restaurant chain. Domestically, he started a sleeping bag company and a pasta company, Fettuccine Bros., which he sold to Kraft, Inc. who changed the name to DiGiorno.
Nov 17, 2014 1:30 PM John Deere Provided Great Internship Experience for Supply Chain/Management Student
The BGSU College of Business undergraduate curriculum goes beyond business as usual. Internships are encouraged so students are able to obtain real-world experience and apply knowledge from their academic courses to the workplace. Having an internship also improves a student’s chances of getting hired even before they graduate.
Nov 17, 2014 1:15 PM Student Shares Memorable Experiences through Studying Abroad in Hong Kong
Today’s business economy is global so BGSU’s College of Business goes beyond the usual in preparing our students to be global-ready through not only our curriculum but exciting opportunities to study abroad in a highly successful education abroad program. The College of Business has agreements with several universities in Europe and Asia where students can study abroad one or two semesters. BGSU has one of the larger undergraduate education abroad programs compared to other universities and works with students as early as their freshman year to develop an academic schedule over four years to allow time for an education abroad experience.
Nov 17, 2014 10:30 AM Ludwig and Wolf are Winners of the BGSU Sales Competition
The top three winners of the BGSU Sales Competition were announced at the Sales Awards Banquet held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Traditionally, the BGSU Sales Competition has been highly competitive, but this year the competition was especially fierce with first and second place winners’ scores separated by two-tenths of a point. Winning the competition was Andrew Ludwig, a marketing student, with Amy Wolf, who is specializing in sales and services marketing, earning second place. These two students win an automatic berth to the National Collegiate Sales Competition in April. John Rich, majoring in liberal studies, captured third place and will serve as an alternate in case one of the top two can’t compete.
Nov 12, 2014 10:00 AM Business Faculty Go Beyond the Classroom and Get Involved Helping Community Too
Dr. Kenneth Snead has been recognized for his excellence with one of the University’s highest teaching designations – BGSU Master Teacher – and the College of Business Faculty Excellence Award presented by BGSU’s Undergraduate Student Government. He is also the director of the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program and has been instrumental in developing partnerships with other regional private colleges making it easier to enroll in the BGSU MAcc program after students earn their undergraduate accounting degrees.
Nov 12, 2014 9:45 AM Supply Chain Program Chalks Up Another Major Honor with Student Volunteer Award
Recent graduate Chelsea Folk was honored with one of the most prestigious awards from APICS which is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world. Folk was presented the Student Voluntary Service Award given annually to one student who demonstrates outstanding leadership and a commitment to volunteering to the local chapter and community.
Nov 10, 2014 3:30 PM New Associate Director Selected to Drive Career Accelerator Office Forward
With a decade of experience in the BGSU College of Technology’s co-op program, Tom Siebenaler will bring that expertise to the College of Business as the new associate director of the Business Career Accelerator Office. Siebenaler was most recently associate director of the Architecture and Applied Engineering Co-op Programs and before that was assistant director of the College of Technology’s Cooperative Education Program.
Nov 4, 2014 2:45 PM College Actively Fundraising for Construction of New Business Building
BGSU has seen extensive changes to its campus over the past few years through the building of a variety of facilities, including several residence halls, a forensic crime lab, and the Stroh Center. The current Board of Trustees Master Plan includes constructing a new College of Business Building on the south side of the Education Building with an entrance from East Wooster Street.