When Gov. Newsom signed AB979 into law on September 30, he opened the door to meaningfully increasing the contribution of leaders from underrepresented professionals of color to the boards of California’s 662 publicly traded companies.
Dr. Andy Tsay ( Professor, Information Systems & Analytics) was recently named the 2020 Honoree of one of Santa Clara University's most esteemed awards. Dr. Tsay employs tools of analytics and quantitative modeling to study the management of heavily outsourced global supply chains, recently focusing on making these more resilient to disruptions.
In an extraordinary debut, Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business has been named the No. 10 Best Online MBA Program of 2021 in the annual ranking from Poets&Quants. The remarkable jump to a top ten position comes just three years after the program’s launch, in the program's first year of eligibility, and reflects high marks in all three equally-weighted categories.
Two Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business Retail Undergraduate Students Garner Top Retail Scholarship
Two undergraduate students from the Retail Management Institute at Santa Clara University were selected by the National Retail Federation Foundation to advance to the final round of the 2021 Next Generation Scholarship,
Day-long Workshop with Food Service Incubator Features Real Life Crisis Intervention
With COVID-19 health regulations virtually shutting down the global food service industry, the Executive MBA program recently partnered with prominent food start-up incubator KitchenTown, located in San Mateo, Calif., for an intense Saturday workshop that matched the business skills of Silicon Valley’s future leaders to the challenges of some of the Bay Area’s leading culinary creators.
As students prepare to begin classes on Sept. 21, the Leavey School of Business will welcome one of their largest and most impressive graduate business cohorts yet. Across all eight MS and MBA programs, the business school saw a 50% increase in applications, 64% increase in admitted students and 50% increase in enrollment.
Poets & Quants for Undergraduates recently shared a new study published by Best Accounting Software, a platform that rates and reviews financial software, Researchers combed the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard tool to analyze all colleges that offered a bachelor’s degree in accounting and Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business (LSB) earned the #2 Top Ranking.
Senior assistant dean for graduate business programs, Dr. McChesney to begin three-year term on the council, which provides insight, perspective and information related to domestic and international graduate business school programs.
Runs Counter to COVID-19 driven National and State Trends
In a move that runs counter to COVID-19 driven national and state trends, the Santa Clara University Executive MBA program (EMBA) enrollment increased 85% over last year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that caused plummeting college enrollment, estimated by the Fitch Rating Group to be as high as 20%.
The Leavey School of Business' Evening MBA Data Science and Business Analytics program receives designation as a STEM program.