EBV applications will be accepted from veterans with a “service-connected disability” (as designated by the Veterans Administration) who served on active duty after September 2001.
This program is entirely free of cost to the veteran. As a result of the generous support of the universities in the EBV consortium and the private giving of individuals and corporations, we are able to cover all costs (including travel, lodging and meals) for delegates accepted to the EBV.
The EBV program represents a unique opportunity for men and women who have served in the interest of America’s freedom, enabling them to take an important step toward realizing their economic independence through entrepreneurship. EBV is a selective, rigorous and intense educational initiative; accordingly, the application process is rigorous and selective.
Successful candidates for admission will demonstrate a strong interest in entrepreneurship, high motivation for owning and managing a business, and a high likelihood of
In the School of Accounting, we strive to create intelligent, thoughtful leaders with
the technical knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary for long-term professional
success wherever their career paths may lead. The Rawls College of Business houses
the first separately accredited School of Accounting in Texas and one of only about
40 such schools nationwide. The Accounting Program is also one of only 168 programs
in the U.S. that is separately accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate
Schools of Business (AACSB).
These rigorous standards require a focus on continuous improvement through an emphasis
on regular 360 degree assessment of inputs to and outcomes of the accounting program.
As a result, students can be assured that they are receiving instruction that is current,
relevant and supported by cutting-edge research conducted by faculty who are experts
in their field. Graduates of our flagship Accelerated BBA to MS in Accounting Program
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Intelligence is information that has been analyzed for decision making. It
is important to understand the difference between information and
intelligence. Information is the starting point; it is readily available
numbers, statistics, bits of data about people, companies, products, and
strategies. As a matter of fact, information overload is one of the
leading problems of today’s executive and the top reason for
needing a competitive intelligence expert. Information becomes
intelligence when is it distilled and analyzed. Combining this idea with
those of competition or competitors leads to the concept of gathering and
analyzing information about competitors for use in making management
decisions. Competitive intelligence provides a link between information
and business strategies and decisions. It is the process of turning vast
quantities of information into action.
The field of competitive intelligence, as a profession, is relatively new
in the U.S. An indication of the importance of competitive
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has announced an $8 million gift from alumnus Bruce I. Jacobs (G ’79, GRW ’86) in support of a new major, a professorship, and a student scholarship program.
The gift will create a new cross-disciplinary quantitative finance major in Wharton’s Finance Department, with a focus on preparing students for careers in financial engineering, quantitative asset management and trading, applied research, and risk management. The gift also will establish a professorship in quantitative finance named after Jacobs as well as the Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Scholars in Quantitative Finance program, through which exceptional students entering their second year of the Wharton MBA program will receive scholarships of $25,000 to help offset the cost of tuition.
A longtime supporter of and former faculty member of the Wharton School, Jacobs, together with Kenneth N. Levy (WG ’76, G ’82), earlier provided support for the Jacobs
New Quantitative Finance Major and Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Professorship and Scholars Mark New Chapter in Quantitative Finance Research and Education at the Wharton School
PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2020 — Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett is delighted to announce a new chapter in finance research and education at the Wharton School. The MBA program is launching a new quantitative finance major within the Finance Department. New courses will be offered, bolstered by the establishment of the Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Professorship in Quantitative Finance and the new Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Scholars in Quantitative Finance. The Jacobs Scholars funding will provide top caliber students with the opportunity to compete for a second year financial academic award. The new professorship and scholars funds have been made possible by an $8 million gift from Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs, G’79, GRW’86. Together, they will usher in a new era of opportunities for students and faculty at Wharton.
The Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Professorship in Quantitative Finance will support the appointment to Wharton’s Finance
The Management Development for Entrepreneurs program is an intensive learning experience incorporating lectures, case discussions and workshops, with 30 hours of instruction. Before arriving to lectures, entrepreneurs complete select readings and homework assignments that improve the depth and quality of in-class discussion. The MDE program manager gives participants the support needed to balance MDE activities with the demands of their businesses by providing them with lecture readings and materials, coordinating meals and parking, and communicating program reminders and updates.
Chosen from UCLA Anderson’s award-winning faculty, MDE instructors are distinguished for their contributions to entrepreneurial education and small business consulting. They have proven success in teaching entrepreneurs the techniques to build and manage effective and profitable organizations.
Corporate sponsors underwrite the program costs to offer a discounted rate of $4,500. Tuition for the 10-day program includes orientation, the opening banquet, more than 60 hours of classroom instruction, MBA consultation, leadership evaluation,
As you advance in your career, you’ll need to be an entrepreneurial thinker. New ideas and innovation are what help companies grow. Whether you want to launch your own business, work in a smaller firm, or even work in a large competitive company, it’s important that you understand what it takes to develop an idea, product, or process into a new business or to help an existing company expand.
Entrepreneurship Certificate students gain the knowledge and skills needed to assess new business opportunities, obtain financial resources, market and start new ventures, and manage entrepreneurial ventures for growth and profitability. As part of the certificate program, you will develop a business plan and present it to faculty and entrepreneurs for feedback, giving you a real flavor of what it takes to get a business off the ground.
The certificate is open to all undergraduate business and non-business majors, and to
As an internationally-recognized business school, USC Marshall is proud to introduce the Online Master of Business Administration: a bold program that capitalizes on the potential of the online format and welcomes students into the greater Trojan Family that is more than 390k members strong.
The coursework of the Marshall Online MBA provides students with the rigor and camaraderie they would expect of a top MBA program, pairing powerful virtual tools with a comprehensive curriculum. Every course is designed top-to-bottom specifically for an online format and led by several members of the Marshall faculty. Each class uses contemporary, real-world scenarios to help students develop abilities that today’s employers expect of executive-level leaders, including decision-making through metrics, efficient communication, and effective virtual and remote collaboration.
The program teaches students to become forward-thinking business leaders that can analyze a situation from diverse perspectives and create effective, practical solutions. Through a one-week on-campus residency,
Whether you plan to launch or consult with startups, invest in new ventures, or apply entrepreneurship and innovation frameworks to your future career in any industry, Chicago Booth’s MBA concentration in entrepreneurship provides the tools and experience to lead with confidence.
Booth’s innovative entrepreneurship curriculum is taught by world-class faculty who are leading researchers and seasoned practitioners. Our interdisciplinary approach combines classroom courses in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and business with exciting experiential programs and competition courses. Students consult with real-world companies, develop business ideas in experiential lab classes, and apply classroom learning to competitions and internships within the entrepreneurial community.
By competing in the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC), one of the nation’s top-ranked accelerator programs, you can gain first-hand experience as an entrepreneur. Be part of a team that identifies a marketplace problem, offers a potential solution to that problem, and turns that idea into