Starting in spring 2020, the MBA program will be one of the most flexible programs around with the new 100% online MBA option in addition to the existing traditional evening and Net+ hybrid course offerings.
To assist you in making an informed decision about where to pursue your undergraduate or graduate degree in business, the School of Management hosts online presentations, on-campus open houses, and off-campus info session events in various locations throughout Michigan.
Ambitious Alum finds a Passion in the Medical Field that Leads Her to Start Her Own Company: June’s aMaizeing Alumni
Alumna, Marcia Yhap-Davson, DNP, MBA, CRNA, graduated from UM-Flint in April 2020 with a dual degree in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Business Administration (MBA), with a concentration in Health Care Management. During her time as a UM-Flint student, Marcia participated in the 2019 China Study Abroad trip and excelled in her studies which earned her the award, Most Outstanding MBA Student. Marcia participated in a Q&A and gave advice about pursuing a career in the healthcare/management field, her backstory on how she got to where she is today, and why she chose UM-Flint along with her favorite experiences at the
"The experience of socializing with other students and faculty was the most valuable experience to me. Learning how to communicate with people and how to establish genuine relationships was the most impactful skill to my career, and I believe it to be for all careers," Ursula Mullen, BBA '16. In a recent interview with Alumni Relations, she answered questions about how UM-Flint shaped her career, advice for someone interested in enrolling at UM-Flint, and more.
Congratulations Class of 2020! We look forward to celebrating with you at the August commencement. The School of Management has prepared a well-wishes video from faculty and staff. On top of that, SOM alumni have sent us advice for your future endeavors. Congrats again and view the video and advice by clicking more!
In an exclusive interview, Dr. Michael Witt, Faculty advisor for Entrepreneurs Society and Lecturer of Business Law and Management, met with Todd Fridline (BBA in Finance '20), ES President. In this video, they discuss the accomplishments the Entrepreneurs Society achieved during the 2019-2020 academic year and how they built up to these successes. These accomplishments include being the 2019 CEO Global Chapter of the year, 2020 UM-Flint Student Org of the year, 2020 UM-Flint Most Outstanding Community Contribution award and more! Click more to view the interview.
UM-Flint Financial Management Association Receives Top Three Honors at National Finance Conference Case Competition
The UM-Flint Financial Management Association (FMA) attended the 2020 Finance Leaders’ Conference. Students completed in a case competition comprised 60 top schools in the country and FMA received Top 3 Honors in this competition! “Rebuilding this club and achieving the success as we did at the Finance Leaders’ conference truly shows that the University is excelling in teaching their students in becoming the Leaders and the Best,” said Austin McIntosh, FMA President. Read the full article about FMA by clicking more.
“Learning how to effectively interact in virtual environments (e.g., interacting with professors and classmates; doing a presentation) are skills that can be honed during this time and are likely to be valued in the future, even after the COVID-19 crisis has passed,” said Dr. Brian Blume, Professor of Organizational Behavior and HR Management. Dr. Blume and Antonio Riggs, SOM Career Planning Counselor shared techniques and resources for job searching in the current job market.
During this difficult time, checking in with peers and coworkers is crucial. “Physical social distancing is important right now, but we want to avoid complete social isolation. We have the tools to allow robust communication, and using them is a good idea,” said Dr. Greg Laurence, SOM Associate Professor of Management. Read tips for working remotely here.
Congratulations Entrepreneurs Society for receiving the 2019 Global Chapter of the Year Award presented at the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Conference last week. This prestigious award is given to a club that has demonstrated excellence in developing its organization, its leaders and offering a comprehensive and meaningful entrepreneurship experience for CEO members. CEO is a global network consisting of over 250 chapters and 8,000 students. Congrats again to the ES members for all of your hard work and dedication! Pictured are the members that attended the conference in Tampa, FL.
The School of Management has always encouraged and supported students to engage in professional development activities to enhance their employability. Starting in Fall 2019, all first time enrolled undergraduate students will have a new graduation requirement. Students will have to earn 30 points prior to graduation by attending or participating in presentations, workshops, and seminars or online tutorials.