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.
- Bachelor of Business Administration Transfer & Online Programs Webinar - Oct 13
- MS in Accounting Webinar - Oct 14
- MS in Leadership & Organizational Dynamics Webinar - Oct 20
- Master of Business Administration Webinar - Oct 21
Dr. Thomas Hemphill, David M. French Distinguished Professor of Strategy, Innovation and Public Policy is interviewed by Dr. Michael Witt, Lecturer of Business Law and Management in our new series, Faculty Spotlight. In this interview, Dr. Hemphill discusses his academic background, his area of research, and the courses he teaches at UM-Flint. Click more to check it out!
"As a therapist, I want to do more than send the patient off to the next person. I would love to help in the operations of this sort of process, as there is always room for improvement to serve better, provide, and take care of the patient adequately,” said Quinn Hanses a dual OTD/MBA student. “I am interested in an MBA, so I can go from being a single link in the pathway to becoming a navigator of the entire healthcare chain.”
Click the more button to read the full story about a UM-Flint Occupational Therapy scholar highlighting the advantages of dual degrees.
Alumnus, McCoy Wilson graduated from UM-Flint with his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance in 2014. During his time at UM-Flint, he was apart of diverse student organizations, such as Black Student Union and InterVasity. McCoy is a Sales Operations Financial Manager and played a key role in his company by creating and implementing a new data reporting program. As our featured Alumni of the month, McCoy gives insight into his experience with student organizations, career advice, and his future travel plans to Spain!
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.