December 2017 Commencement

Date: Sunday, December 17, 2017
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center (map)

Faculty Highlight: Sy Banerjee, Ph.D.

Dr. Sy Banerjee's M-Powering Marketing in a Mobile World illustrates the processes by which mobile devices have transformed economies worldwide, the evolving face of Internet usage, strategies adopted by corporations, their applications in retail, emerging data and metric generation processes, as well as policy issues. It explains how mobile devices have become the market’s steppingstone toward an IoT-infused environment, a gateway for artificial intelligence–driven marketing processes and the entry portal for a potentially hyperautomated future of consumption.

School of Management Entrepreneurs Win National Award

Members of the University of Michigan-Flint's Entrepreneurs Society recently brought back a national award—second place for cross campus involvement from the College Entrepreneurship Organization conference.

Ferris Wheel Building ribbon cutting marks new opportunities for UM-Flint, region

The Ferris Wheel is a project of SkyPoint Ventures, the venture capital firm spearheaded by Phil and Jocelyn Hagerman. In 2015, the Hagermans established the Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation within UM-Flint’s School of Management.

UM-Flint Summer Entrepreneurship Institute Enriches Student Aspirations

The UM-Flint School of Management Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation recently welcomed high school juniors and seniors to campus for the second Summer Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI). Students spent three days attending lectures, visiting local businesses, listening to guest speakers, and working in groups to develop their project ideas and strengthen their presentation skills.

UM-Flint alumnus helps establish a “Scholarship for Innovators”

UM-Flint alumnus Steve Whitener recently expressed his gratitude to the university with a $750,000 donation to the School of Management.

Teresa Lindhurst speaking to guests.

UM-Flint School of Management Launches Alumni and Mentor Group

On April 4, UM-Flint School of Management alumna Teresa Lindhurst launched the alumni group – Entrepreneurs Society Affinity. Held in the Northbank Center Grand Ballroom, guests of 150 included current School of Management students, alumni, and members of the Flint business community joined to celebrate the unveiling of the Entrepreneurs Society Affinity (ESA).

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UM-Flint Launches New Graduate Level Leadership Degree

Students will learn not only state-of-the-art theoretical underpinnings of leadership and organizational dynamics, but also how to strategically implement these theories through simulated “real world” applications and exercises in the classroom and the online environment.

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U.S. News & World Report Lists UM-Flint as top Business School for 2018

The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management’s part-time MBA program has been listed as one of the top Business Schools to obtain an MBA as a part-time student by U.S. News & World Report for 2018.

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CEO Magazine ranks UM-Flint’s School of Management a top MBA Program for 2017

The School of Management ranks the highest in quality of faculty. Yener Kandogan, Ph.D., Associate Dean at the School of Management, was not shocked by their number one ranking category. “I am not surprised at all with the highest ranking we have achieved in the quality of faculty category. This is a direct result of our efforts...

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UM-Flint Business Pitch Competition Supports Ventures

The UM-Flint School of Management Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held its annual Business Pitch Competition recently, which awarded four teams a total of $15,000 to pursue their ventures and business ideas.  While the funding is highly valuable to the winning teams, the impact of the competition extends far beyond the financial support, said the Hagerman Center’s director Mark Simon, PhD.

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AACSB International Accreditation Affirmed for UM-Flint’s School of Management

During February 2017, AACSB International, the premier accrediting body for business schools worldwide, affirmed continuing accreditation for the School of Management at the University of Michigan-Flint. The School of Management gained AACSB International accreditation...

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UM-Flint Makes Princeton Review’s Top Business School List

The University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Management ranked as one of the Best Business Schools in the Midwest for 2017.

The School of Management was selected along with 294 other business schools by the Princeton Review.