Some College of Business Graduate Students,
Meet some of the outstanding students pursuing a graduate degree in the
College of Business at the University of Illinois. They're savvy, strategic,
focused, and preparing for a bright professional future.
Audits Don't Use a Checklist,
Bruce Pillar, KPMG partner-in-charge at the firm's CHicago office, says
that no audit is truly routine.
A database of entrepreneurial scholarship offers scholars access to information
that is scattered over many different disciplines.
Analyst Offers Career Advice to MSF Students,
The hours a financial analyst works are long and the work is challenging.
The financial rewards are great but turnover is high. Tim Opler of Credit
Suisse First Boston gave an insider's view on the industry in a presentation
to MSF students.
& Associates Co-founder Recalls Early Years, November 2005
Bruce Leasure recalled the early years of software firm Kuck & Associates
and his management philosophy in a presentation to the Chinese Entrepreneur
and Professional Club.
Approach to Auditing, November 2005
Iindustry knowledge plays a critical role in performing an effective audit.
Alumnus Jim Cook offered lyceum students insights on the Ernst & Young
Program Targets Graduate Students in the Science, November 2005
A ten-week program offered by the College of Business gives graduate students
in non-business programs a background in basic business structure.
Realistic, More Targeted: Spanish Class Revamped with CIBER Funding,
CIBER funding made possible one recent advancement to a Spanish course
that has changed to better meet the needs of students entering the business
world after graduation.
Senate Majority Leader Delivers Vacketta Lecture, October 2005
Former US Senator and Senate majority leader George Mitchell spoke about
Americas role in the world in the 21st century at the College of
Law lecture established by Carl Vacketta 63 (commerce law) and DLA
Bankers Offer Glimpse of Chosen Career, October 2005
The challenges and rewards of a career in investment banking were the
subject of a conversation among College of Business alumni in the field.
Insurance Executive Looks at the Impact of Accountants on Business Earnings,
To be successful in business, Craig Mense says that you must have the
ability to act and set strategic directions. "And then business is
a pretty simple process."
International Study is Valuable, October 2005
Whether a student travels outside the US for a short course or for a semester,
the benefits are both immediate and long term, personal and professional.
Alumnus Offers Enforcement Perspective, October 2005
Gregory Wilson discussed the importance of the Public Company Accounting
Oversight Board in the first Accountancy Lyceum for the fall 2005 semester.
Than a Gas Station: BP Simulation Heightens Interest, October 2005
Student in the College of Business were learning the ins and outs of commodity
trading during a recent trading simulation exercise hosted by BP.
Software Industry Focus of Beckman Lecture, September 2005
India's information technology professionals need to find new ways to
compete in the global economy. Read N.R. Narayana Murthy's perspective
on the topic.
is Global. Business Educators Need to be Global, August 2005
Incorporating a global perspective into business education was the focus
of a three-day conference for PhD students and PhD candidates this July.
Welcomes the Class of 2009, August 2005
The Class of 2009 started their collegiate careers with a welcome from
the College of Business faculty and staff. Words of wisdom from a fellow
student and a 1977 graduate rounded out the ceremony at Foellinger Auditorium.
Highlights Business -- for College, for Career, July 2005
More than 25 high school students took part in a three-week program in
July that is designed to introduce them to educational options and career
paths in business.
Workshop: One Page Business Plan, July 2005
Organizing your thoughts and learning to articulate your passion are critical
skills for entrepreneurs. The Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership's
recent multi-day workshop focused on University of Illinois faculty and
Fellowships Announced, June 2005
Seven PhD students were named Irwin Fellows in April. Most aspire to a
career of teaching and research.
2005, May 2005
Graduation weekend is filled with celebrations of a job well done. The
College of Business welcomes back to campus several alumni who offered
their perspectives on the milestone.
Bell Offers View on Auditing in the New Century, May 2005
Heightened business complexity, greater auditor risk, and additional demands
for increased transparence and integrity describe today's auditing environement.
Timothy Bell shares his views on auditing today.
Winter Discusses Economics of Strategy , May 2005
A distinctive viewpoint can give an entrepreneur the ability to visualize
the unimagined and move the unimagined from concept to reality.
the College Undergraduate Advising Team, May 2005
A dedicated staff help undergraduates in the College meet their academic
and personal challenge. Learn about the philosophy of the team.
Evening MBA Program Receiving Positive Response, May 2005
The first information session about the new, part-time evening MBA program
for working professionals was received positively by the more than 120
people in attendance. Interested in learning more?
Gives Congressional Testimony, April 2005
Dan O'Connell, administrative director of the Golder Center, offered Congressional
testimony in April about the Small Business Administrations participating
Talks Derivatives, April 2005
Sean Brady of Credit Suisse First Boston gave MSF students the inside
story on derivatives. And pointed out the benefits to the parties to the
Partner Reflects on SOX Section 404, April 2005
Randy O'Hare, US partner-in-charge of SOX 404 for PwC, shared his thoughts
on the first year of implementation for 404..
of I President White Delivers 2005 Leighton Lecture, April 2005
President of the University of Ilinois B. Joseph White delivered the 2005
Leighton Lecture on high integrity leadership and making the right decisions.
Chronicles Career Switch, April 2005
Alumnus Daniel Doheny moved from being a partner at a large accounting
firm to being CFO of a family-owned company. Read how his challenges are
different in his new environment.
Luncheon 2005: CBAA Honors Excellence, Loyalty, April 2005
Alumni gathered in Chicago to celebrate spring and to honor faculty excellence
and alumni loyalty.
& Young's Jim Cook Comments on Sarbanes-Oxley, April 2005
The global director of retail and consumer products and director of industries
for Ernst & Youngwas on campus in March to discuss E&Y's response
to the new auditing environment, post Sarbanes-Oxley.
Case Competition Features Challenge Faced by IBM, March 2005
Students in the Industrial Distribution Management concentration in BA
and some MBA students participated in the annual IDM case competition.
This year's collaborator was IBM.
Delves Outlines Executive Compensation Challenges, March 2005
Assessing the current challenges facing companies in the realm of CEO
compensation was the subject of Don Delves' guest lecture to MSF students
as part of the MSF speaker series.
Spring Brings Case Competitions, March 2005
Case competitions might seem like spring robins. About this time each
year, College of Business students flock to various venues for a day or
two of intense competition and business challanges.
in Common: Award-winning Instructors, March 2005
Three outstanding teachers share an approach to their classrooms that
turns a class into something special..
Dees on Social Entrepreneurship, March 2005
The spirit of finding new and better ways to do things was the subject
of Gregory Dees' presentation on social entrepreneurship, part of the
spring program schedule for the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
to Achieve: Women's Leadership Conference, February 2005
Women in Business coordinated a day-long conference this month that featured
women executives and faculty who told who and what inspired them to achieve.
Trip to China Focuses on Entrepreneurism, February 2005
A January 2005 study trip to China was an eye-opening experience. And
one that the participants want to repeat. Read why.
and Exchange Representative Offers View from the Enforcement Team,
What's it like being an auditor for the government? Students attending
the Accountancy Lyceum series learned first hand from Donald Ryba, an
SEC senior staff accountant.
Trip to Poland by MBA Students, February 2005
Learn while traveling. That's what 36 Illinois MBA students had an opportunity
to do when they took a study trip to Poland in January 2005.
Executive Shares Her Challenges with MSF Graduate Students, February
That business today is global, complex, and fraught with risk was made
clear during a presentation by Archer Daniels Midland's Margaret Loebl,
vice president of finance at the Decatur-based multinational company.
Entrepreneurs Share Insights, January 2005
Marked signs of a strong entrepreneurial zeal at the U of I and surrounding
Champaign-Urbana area emanated from the first panel discussion hosted
by the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership.