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International Business Week expands to both campuses

International Business Week, sponsored by the Gabelli School of Business, has always been global, but now it’s being expanded right here at home. Previously exclusive to Rose Hill, IBW 2015 will include both Rose Hill and Lincoln Center, undergraduates and graduate students alike. IBW runs from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12, 2015. Speakers include: Fran Horowitz (MBA […]

Poster and Booklet

Consulting Cup postponed until Feb. 4

The Consulting Cup, a student competition originally scheduled to be held Wednesday, is being postponed until Feb. 4 because of the massive snowstorm that will hit New York today and tomorrow. The competition features six teams of Fordham University Gabelli School of Business students who make presentations concerning a major challenge facing a Fortune 500 […]

Rick Rieder

BlackRock MD to discuss fixed income markets on Feb. 3

Fordham University’s graduate and undergraduate business students will have an opportunity to hear one of the top investment officers in the country discuss fixed income markets during a presentation on Feb. 3. Rick Rieder, the managing director and chief investment officer of fundamental fixed income for BlackRock, will talk from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. […]

The Empress Dowager Cixi. Rock on...

Can business students pull off a China musical? With you, yes!

Are you low on talent but high on determination when it comes to dance? The Fordham Business Analytics Society and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association are looking for between 60 and 80 business school students to perform in a musical, The Fast & Furious Times of Cixi. This is your chance to dance. Cixi was […]

Tier 1 MBA Rankings

Fordham’s MBA and EMBA programs rank high in new survey

Fordham University’s graduate business programs have once again been recognized as some of the best in both North America and the world. CEO Magazine has ranked the graduate business school’s MBA program in its “Tier 1” for North American universities. Fordham’s EMBA program was placed in “Tier 1” for the magazine’s global rankings. The rankings […]

Poster and Booklet

Consulting Cup final to be held on Jan. 28

A year-long study of Fortune 500 companies for Gabelli School of Business students is coming down to one final presentation for six teams of finalists, one of which will pocket $1,000 and become part of Fordham University history. The Consulting Cup finals, formerly known as the Core Bowl, will be held on Jan. 28 in […]

Mark Conrad

Conrad: Ohio State not the only winner in college football playoff

How did the first college football championship games, which ended with Ohio State standing alone after defeating Oregon 42-20 on Jan. 12, do when it came to its format, ratings and merchandise? We turned to Mark Conrad, an associate professor of law and ethics and director of the sports business concentration at the Gabelli School […]

Assistant Professor Meng Yan

Study: Gender difference in CFO approach to tax avoidance

A study co-authored by two Fordham University faculty members along with two other academics indicates a sharp gender difference in how chief financial officers at large companies handle risky tax-avoidance measures. “Are Female CFOs Less Tax-Aggressive? Evidence from Tax Aggressiveness,” published in the current issue of The Journal of the American Taxation Association, found that […]

The new Fordham University Executive MBA class at the Westchester campus.

Executive MBA class at Westchester campus, by the numbers

The new Executive MBA Class of 2016 at Fordham University’s Westchester campus came on board last week. Here are some facts about the class: Average age – 35 Percent male – 50% Percent female – 50% Percent fully financially sponsored – 20% Percent partially financially sponsored – 50% Sample undergraduate institutions in cohort Dartmouth, United States Military Academy, University of Southern California, Penn […]