Liautaud Offering New Programs!
The UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business announced its plans to offer two new programs. An accelerated MBA degree program and a specialized masters in finance.
The one-year accelerated master’s is a cohort program designed to focus on the global marketplace. Over 12 months, full-time students will concentrate on one of two tracks: financial markets and risk management or international management. The degree will prepare business-minded students to have a global influence as they learn about the issues facing multinational corporations. Students may apply for the May 2014 financial markets and risk management degree program until March 15. The international management program begins in August 2014. Learn more.
The UIC Liautaud Master of Science in Finance is a thirty-two credit hour Master of Science in Finance degree that can be completed in one year of full-time study (or more than one year of part-time study). The program prepares students with a wide variety of skills including, financial analysis, trading, risk management, corporate management, venture capital, investment banking, commercial banking, governmental and non-profit finance.
Spring Activities at the Business Career Center
The Business Career Center is geared up for the spring semester. They are working to get students ready for summer internship and full-time positions with the Resume Expo, Spring Career Fair, and plenty of networking opportunities and skills-based workshops. See the calendar below for all the great opportunities.
Checking in with the First Cohort of UIC Business Scholars
The fall marked the first semester for the inaugural class of UIC Business Scholars. These hardworking students dove right into the program with a class on professional development led by Professor Michael Popowits, who teaches improv in addition to accounting. He used improv techniques to develop students' leadership skills. The scholars also received pertinent advice from CEOs in the classroom. Meet this class of scholars and see how they are transforming potential into success.