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MIS Student Team Places Third in BMC Case Competition

Congrats is an order for three UIC Liautaud MIS students! Rajeev Ravikumar, Mrunmayi Gadre and Sabarie Mohhan (above L-R) won third place at the BMC case competition conducted by the Information Technology Service Management Foundation (itSMF). The competition was held as a part of FUSION-2013, the annual flagship conference of itSMF. The competition, held at Nashville, TN in late October, had entries from leading business schools all over the nation. The team received a trophy (right) and... read more

Explore a Career in Business Academia at DocNet Forum

  If you are considering enrolling in a doctorate program, the UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business would like to invite you to the 2013 DocNet Forum - Exploring a Career in Business Academia at the UIC Student Center East, November 20. At this event, you will:   ·  Hear first-hand from faculty and current students about doctoral programs in business and careers in business academia ·  Learn about the doctoral degree process, including course of study and academic training ·  Receive... read more

Only at UIC Liautaud | New Product Development MBA Mock Class

If you're thinking about applying to University of Illinois at Chicago for graduate school, we invite you to a special product development mock class designed for prospective students to see what our grads have called "the best class offered within the MBA program..." Interdisciplinary Product Development (IPD) is a two-semester curriculum that integrates the latest technologies and best practices for innovative product development. The course combines Industrial Design, Engineering, and... read more

The Next Move is Yours | Career-Focused Events Only at UIC Liautaud

As a current student, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day grind of classes, homework, networking with classmates, student organizations, events and more. While these activities do enrich your experience in graduate school, we at UIC Liautaud want you to stay focused on what’s next after you finish your degree: your career. This September, we are offering business career events designed to help guide you in building the career path you are looking for. Connect with us at one of these... read more

Only at UIC Liautaud | Fall Events You Just Can't Miss

Info Sessions, Mock Classes, Grad Fairs, GMAT Practice Exams, Career Counseling Webinars and more this Fall! If you’re interested in a school that’s changing with the business world, register now for one of our unique admissions events this fall. Our deadline for spring applications is NOVEMBER 1, so now is the time to connect with us and get your application in order. Click the dates below to register now for these events - space is limited at some of these sessions.  QS WORLD MBA TOUR -  This... read more

Week One! The Full Line-up at UIC Liautaud

Welcome new UIC Liautaud students! With Fall Orientation behind us, today marks the first day of class for the Fall 2013 semester. I speak for all of us at UIC Liautaud in saying we could not be more excited to kick this week off with some great events to welcome new students and to reconnect with current students and alumni. We hope you can join us at one (or all!) of these exciting events this week! ... read more

Join Us Online for an MBA Class This Thursday!

Attend a live MBA class session online this Thursday to learn more about UIC's Entrepreneurship program, hosted by Professor Maija Renko. UIC Liautaud’s nationally recognized entrepreneurship program prepares students for pioneering careers. Students develop an understanding of the skills and processes involved in venture development and how to foster their own business plans. Many participate in national competitions and start their own businesses as a result. In this webinar, you will learn... read more

Coming This Fall | MBA 590 Course Offerings

Professional education prepares students to assume professional roles. Effective professionals in all fields demonstrate expertise beyond their academic training, expertise that they develop through experience, exposure to new situations and challenges and awareness of the demands and opportunities in the environment. In business, developing professional skills is critical to successfully launching and developing a career. Knowing that the ROI for investing in graduate business education is... read more

Inspired & Transformed: Alumni Success Stories Panel Event on July 25

Learn what a UIC Liautaud degree has meant for a panel of alumni - and what it could mean for you! Join us on July 25 at this exclusive event and hear from alumni from all three master's programs (MBA, MSA, MIS) as they share their stories of how UIC Liautaud changed their career direction and/or its trajectory. Whether you are looking to change your career by switching industries or you are hoping to accelerate your current career path, hear from those who have had similar experiences.... read more

MBAA Nominated for the GMAC TeamMBA Award | Votes Needed by Friday

The annual Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) TeamMBA Award program recognizes schools that exemplify a commitment to social responsibility through the actions of their students and the school's demonstrated support of these efforts. The award will be presented during a ceremony at the GMAC Annual Conference next week in Vancouver, BC. Our very own MBAA student organization was nominated for this award for their support of the Night Ministry, including their second annual Moving... read more

Two Admissions Events This Week You Can't Miss

With our fall deadline less than a month away, now is the perfect time to connect with us and get your application in order. Whether you are interested in our MBA, Master of Science in Accounting, or Master of Science in Management Information Systems program, we have two admissions events this week you just can't miss: ************************************************************************************************************* LIAUTAUD ADMISSIONS INFORMATION SESSION - Wednesday, May... read more

This Just In: Extended Deadline for Fall Applications!

It's not too late to start your master's program this fall with us - we have extended our deadline to accommodate you! Our new extended deadline for fall applications is June 15 (domestic applicants only). If UIC Liautaud is on your graduate school list for this year, take action now in one of the following ways to connect with us:  **************************************************************************************************************************************** MEET US ON CAMPUS THIS... read more

Guaranteed Admission to UIC Liautaud Programs

University of Illinois at Chicago students may be eligible for guaranteed admission into one of the following graduate programs based on grades and coursework as an UIC undergraduate student: UIC Liautaud Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) UIC Liautaud Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MS in MIS) As an added bonus, applicants who qualify for our guaranteed admissions programs are not required to submit GMAT/GRE scores or letters of recommendation with their applications,... read more

Only at UIC Liautaud | A Unique Fellowship Opportunity for Science & Technology Professionals

If you are interested in technology commercialization or early stage venture funding, a background in science/technology makes you a primary candidate for a unique opportunity. The UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business is partnering with UIC’s Office of Technology Management and Illinois Ventures to offer graduate fellowships to fund the MBA studies of qualified students while they work with technology commercialization, funding early-stage technology, and venture capital. The two-year... read more

12th Annual Challenge of the Deans with UIC Flames

Show your college spirit and cheer on Dean Michael Mikhail as he competes against other UIC College Deans in the 12th Annual Challenge of the Deans free throw shoot out at next Tuesday's UIC Flames game. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 26, at the UIC Pavilion during half-time festivities of the UIC Flames vs. Wright State game. All College of Business Administration faculty, students, and staff are encouraged to wear their UICBUSINESS t-shirts to the game. Staff and faculty will... read more

Study Abroad in Europe or Brazil with UIC Liautaud

The UIC Liautaud MBA program offers students exciting opportunities to gain firsthand experience about foreign business systems and cultures with two unique study abroad options in Brazil and Europe. Participants study alongside international business leaders, develop an understanding of another business and cultural environment, and sharpen their global business skills in an international market - all while earning credits toward their MBA degree! ... read more

UIC Business Resume Expo This Thursday

The College of Business Administration's Business Career Center invites current students to a Resume Expo this Thursday at UIC Student Center East. The Expo is an ideal opportunity for UIC undergraduate and graduate business students to learn first-hand what employers look for in a dynamic resume. Students will get immediate, personalized critiques from Chicagoland HR and recruiting professionals on resume content, formatting, and best practices.  The event is free for CBA undergraduate and... read more

Research, Ideation, & Prototyping | MBA Mock Class This Saturday

Interdisciplinary Product Development (IPD) course is a year-long curriculum offers a unique learning environment in which UIC students in business, design and engineering partner with corporate sponsors to generate new product innovation for the partner and a real-world educational experience for students. Through cross-functional teaming, conducting and applying customer research, and developing a product from concept to first-stage prototyping, students replicate the early stages of... read more

New Year, New Resolutions | January Admissions Events

A new year is here--is advancing your career at the top of your New Year's resolutions list? Learn more about UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business programs by attending one of our exciting admissions events in January to fast track your goals.    UIC LIAUTAUD INFO SESSION – 1/16 Meet Caroline La Torre, Director of Recruiting and Enrollment, and learn about our four master’s degree offerings including our Weekend MBA program offering - new this fall! Current student ambassadors will also be... read more

Improv and Leadership: Teaching Students the Art of Confidence in Business

  UIC BUSINESS Accounting Professor Michael Popowits challenges the fears of executive presence in the UIC business student community  Michael Popowits has spent the better part of his professional career merging together two worlds he loves: improvisational theater and teaching. Popowits is excited to be teaching students the business acumen he says he desperately needed as a shy, unconfident undergrad at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign years ago. He does this in two popular courses... read more