Michigan Women's Leadership Index

Posted by Toni Somers

Jun 29

Are women gaining ground at the top tier of Michigan businesses?  Results of a longitudinal study of women directors and officers in the state’s 100 largest market capitalization firms conducted by Wayne State University School of Business Administration faculty members Toni Somers and Sheri Perelli will be announced by GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson September 25, 2013.

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Topic Categories: Career Planning, Compensation, Educational Resources

It's Summer! Time to relax and think about style!

Posted by John H. Heinrichs

Jun 27

Style Chic

Take a moment and view the creative styling of Editor and Chief of Style Chic 360, L. Inez Parker.  "Style Chic 360 is a personal style blog created by Inez in March 2011."  The website and blog began as a place to provide the reader with great ideas on fashion.  But it rapidly became more than that.  Read through the posts and you can find tips on networking, discover recent events such as the Voo Vodka Private Tasting, and be marveled at the images and videos from the Minoru Yamasaki's Reflecting Pool and Sculpture Gardens Re-Dedication ceremony. 

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Topic Categories: blogging, Inbound Information Technology, social media

Inbound Information Technology: Personas of Prospective Students

Posted by John H. Heinrichs

Jun 22

As the Information Systems Management (ISM) department focuses on educating “students for careers within the information profession,” an important learning outcome is to “utilize the most relevant information technologies”.  One of the information technologies available for visualizing and understanding data is data mining.  Coupling this information technology with the Inbound Information Technology techniques enables ISM to better understand their prospective students.  Using data mining technology enables ISM inbound marketers to answer questions such as:

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Topic Categories: Data Mining, Excel, Inbound Information Technology

Inbound Information Technology: Is My Content Being Shared?

Posted by John H. Heinrichs

Jun 17

Is My Content Being Shared?

Given all your hard work developing and publishing your web content and blog posts, you might be asking yourself, "How many times has my blog post (or web content) been shared?". 

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Topic Categories: Inbound Information Technology

5 Common Graduate Student Faux Pas

Posted by Jesse Stanghini

Jun 14

Graduate Programs Office Growth

The Graduate Programs Office (GPO) within the School of Business Administration offers many services, from admission to advising, to assist graduate students throughout their academic careers. The main office is located in the Prentis Building in Midtown Detroit, the office also holds advising hours at the WSU Oakland Center. The office celebrated its one year anniversary on June 1st! Since opening, the GPO has expanded its services with a helpful and knowledgeable staff to ensure success of its growing student population. Help us spread the word and embrace change at WSU!

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Topic Categories: Graduate School

Did You Graduate But You’re Still on the Job Hunt? We’re Here to Help!

Posted by Landall Proctor

Jun 11

One could probably write a dissertation to cover the many answers to the question, “Why did you go to college?” While there may be many, many reasons, one of the main and most undeniable reasons, is to get a job. Or, at least a better job. While you were slogging away at your studies, stressing over which classes to take, finding time study and in some cases, finding time to complain about your lack of time to study, there’s one piece that some of you covered better than others: the additional work necessary to find a job. How do we know? Easy, we’ve got the data to prove it. But don’t worry, we’re here to help those of you still looking for a job.

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Topic Categories: Career Planning

Head Coach Dan Hawkins, the Montreal Alouettes, and Twitter

Posted by Eric Glover

Jun 9

On February 19, 2013, the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League introduced Dan Hawkins as the team’s 20th head football coach. Hawkins replaces Marc Trestman, who was hired by the National Football League’s Chicago Bears in January.

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Topic Categories: Analytics for Twitter

5 Advantages of Building a Relationship with your Business School Academic Advisor

Posted by Kiana Daniels

Jun 4

Building a Relationship with your Business School Academic Advisor

Building a relationship with your Business School Academic Advisor is an integral part of your college career. Here are 5 advantages of working with your Business School Advisor in reaching your academic goals.

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Study Abroad Experience: Enhance your Global Supply Chain Knowledge

Posted by Louise Moceri

Jun 3

Vehicle Industry Study Abroad Program

Wayne State University's School of Business Administration is hosting a Vehicle Industry Study Abroad program for students in the Global Supply Chain Management program to visit and study in the Czech Republic and Poland this June 7-16, 2013.   Currently, 13 students are participating in this course/trip.  The students represent various majors and include both MBA and Undergraduates students. 

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Topic Categories: Study Abroad

Consider Detroit! The Place To Enhance Your Business Skills

Posted by Toni Somers

Jun 2

Further Your Education

Are you looking for a place to further your education?  Consider Detroit!  While you are exploring the various educational opportunitites to enhance your business skills, take a look at what Detroit has to offer you.  GalaxE Solutions (winner of the "2012 Technology Company of the Year" by Automation Alley) created this wonderful video to share the highlights of Detroit. 

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Topic Categories: Career Planning

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