Dec 26, 2015 12:00 AM The GM/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition
The General Motors / Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition was held on Oct 8 - 11, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Detroit's Renaissance Center. BGSU had a team of four attend the GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition. Nineteen universities from all over the US as well as three international universities (China, Mexico, and Poland) participated in the competition.
Dec 16, 2015 11:42 AM International Graduate Student Describes Diwali Festival Celebrated in India
In America, the holidays are highlighted with a lot of celebrating, shopping, and decorating in December. India celebrates a huge festival during November. Suresh Gajapathy, a Master of Applied Statistics student, describes the Diwali festival celebrated in his home country.
Dec 16, 2015 11:29 AM Graduate Accounting Students Reflect on Holiday Season in Puerto Rico
Two international Master of Accountancy students - Limary Lopez-Ortiz and Antonio Soto Rodriguez - have fond memories of the holiday season from their home country of Puerto Rico. It is much different from American winter holidays.
Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM Accounting Professor “Flips” His Classroom with Technology
Today’s lecturing environment is no longer a blackboard, lectern, and a teacher standing at the front of a classroom with PowerPoints. It is a video camera on a tripod, a green screen, and bright photography lights because faculty are capturing their lectures through video and posting the recordings online for students to watch as homework.
Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM Class Assignment Promotes Team Building and Benefits Charities in Service Learning Project
A management class project this semester not only provided a real-world application that taught team work and business planning, but it also taught social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities. Dr. Sherry Sullivan, who teaches the MGMT 4700 - Leading for Success class, says this is not a typical team project. “It has real-life impact on people who need assistance. It is an opportunity to use business training and experience to benefit others and to showcase student talents and abilities.”
Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM Employers Seek ISAC Students from one of Few Programs in the World
As the world of business becomes more and more reliant on technology, the fields within information technology (IT) are growing and prospering. BGSU’s College of Business is keeping up with this trend by providing students with a number of specializations related to business information systems and also encouraging students to get involved in the IT-related professional organization.
Dec 11, 2015 4:40 PM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development
A unique component of the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program at BGSU is the semester-long client project, which is part of the capstone Mastering Change course. The program seeks field experience projects typically from the nonprofit or public sector. These projects support the community and augment the client’s often limited resources by providing specialized expertise that might otherwise be unavailable.
Dec 11, 2015 4:33 PM Organization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France
One of the great experiences students have in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program is an international field study tour. An intensive one-week study abroad program was added in 2014 to provide a global perspective to the program.
Dec 11, 2015 4:16 PM College of Business Hosted “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom”
The College of Business hosted an innovative teaching summit, “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom,” on Nov. 5 to introduce and share flipped learning with the University community and partners at other institutions.
Dec 7, 2015 7:00 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Power Play
Reid Mankowski’s day begins early and ends late. In fact, you might wonder when he finds time to sleep. Mankowski manages to fit classes, several jobs, student activities and coaching youth hockey into his day. Despite a schedule that often exceeds 80 hours per week, Mankowski will graduate summa cum laude Dec. 18 with his business administration degree and a specialization in accounting. And if that isn’t impressive enough, he is graduating a semester early and funding his college education.