We’re Illinois…a Research One university and a business school that dominates in the fields of research and education – from accountancy to marketing, finance to strategy and all worthy business disciplines in between. Illinois faculty, students and alumni comprise an incomparable network of high-integrity people engaging together to innovate business in the global economy. Explore our programs, our people and our ideas.
Career-building is a skill developed in every student who joins the College of Business. Our placement rate for undergraduate students is 95% (FY ’14).
First public business school facility in the world to earn LEED platinum certification. Our market information lab is one of the most highly utilized university finance labs in the U.S., and the Illinois MakerLab is the world’s first 3D printing lab in a business school.
As we mark the beginning of the College’s centennial year we are grateful for the vision of those who established the College in 1915 and those who built the College’s strong tradition of excellence throughout the past 100 years. Help us celebrate.
In a recent nationwide survey ILLINOIS was ranked #5 in terms of return on investment; ahead of all Ivy League, private, and other Big Ten universities
At ILLINOIS, we believe in augmenting class work with numerous opportunities for additional enrichment. From study abroad trips to case competitions to working at the world’s largest student-run consultancy, students have the opportunity to excel both inside and outside the classroom.
ILLINOIS has the largest alumni network in the country, and there are 58,000+ living business alumni worldwide. Wherever you are in the world, you’re never far from a fellow Illini.
When fast-rising employees quit their jobs for better pay or more responsibility at another organization, the knee-jerk reaction may be to blame their leaving on a bad boss. Although the common perception is that workers join companies but leave managers, new research by a University of Illinois business professor shows that workers leave good bosses, too – and for companies, there may be a silver lining to their departure.
According to Ravi S. Gajendran, a professor of business administration at Illinois, an organization’s former employees – or “alumni” – can potentially be important strategic assets in the future, provided they leave on good terms.
Together these three faculty members have devoted 100 years of service to the Department of Finance (from left, Jim Gentry, professor emeritus; Louis Chan, professor and department chair; and Roger Cannaday, associate professor emeritus). As the College celebrates its 100th year, Perspectives will include a series of Centennial snapshots that focus on the history of our departments. In this issue, we share a snapshot of the story of our Department of Finance through the reflections of our faculty and a timeline of department milestones.
|20 Feb||EMBA Experience for Professionals|
|26 Feb||MBA Alumni Banquet|
|10 Mar||Roundtable - Image Management and the Media: How Companies Respond to Good and Bad Press|
|19 Mar||EMBA Experience for Professionals|
|19 Mar||Spring Vacation Begins|
|28 Mar||Instruction resumes|
|27 Apr||College of Business Spring Luncheon|
|04 May||Instruction Ends|
|05 May||IT No Change Period in effect|
|06 May||Final Exams Begin|