Reports suggest more dentists are interested in MBA degree

Reports suggest more dentists are interested in MBA degree It appears that more practicing dentists, as well as those still in dental school, are considering obtaining a business degree in order to run their practices more efficiently. An Oklahoma dentist Dr. David Wong says he has seen his business decline by about 10 percent since the ...

Industry meeting to offer educational, networking opportunities

Industry meeting to offer educational, networking opportunities Those considering an online business or accounting degree may be interested to know there are many networking events for professionals in these fields, such as the NASBA Expo scheduled to take place later this month. The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy will hold its 2009 National CPE ...

Business professionals may benefit from online certification in project management

Business professionals may benefit from online certification in project management Many major companies are hiring professionals to perform business process management (BPM) services, which entail planning, implementing change and evaluating performance in organizations. In fact, the number of large companies spending over $1 million on BPM projects has increased by 6 percent in the last year, according ...

School unveils new programs in psychology

School unveils new programs in psychology University of the Rockies has announced the introduction of a range of graduate certificate programs, including business psychology and organizational leadership, which may be of interest to adults who consider career switching. Busy professionals may find it appealing that the 15-credit programs are offered both on campus and online, and ...

SF college introduces online courses in web analytics and social media

SF college introduces online courses in web analytics and social media Those interested in pursuing an online degree in marketing may be interested to learn that the University of San Francisco (USF) has added two new advanced specialized certificates to its core internet marketing master certificate program. Advanced web analytics and advanced social media will be ...

Schools provide informational websites for prospective business students

Schools provide informational websites for prospective business students Students or professionals who wish to pursue a bachelor's or master's degree in business may not have the time to attend classes. However, some schools provide these programs in an online format and now, some of those institutions are increasing their efforts to help prospective enrollees.For example, Marylhurst University ...

Entrepreneur Week creates opportunities for business students

Entrepreneur Week creates opportunities for business students Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is an annual event that seeks to help aspiring entrepreneurs bring out their originality and ingenuity through local and global activities.For example, this is the third year Babson has honored GEW by hosting a variety of activities. One event is called Seed Trackers: Networking Reception, ...

Government recognizes success of minority business owners

Government recognizes success of minority business owners The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the Department of Commerce has announced the winners of its National Excellence in Minority Business Awards. The list includes CVE Technology Group from Plano, Texas, which was honored in the Manufacturer of the Year category for its work in the field of ...

University set to offer three new online courses

University set to offer three new online courses Authorities at Purdue University have recently announced that they have added three new online courses as part of their business program. Starting in March 2010, PU will begin offering certificate courses in lean six-sigma methodology, which is a business improvement framework based on cost reduction techniques. Many corporations use ...

Business publication unveils list of fastest-growing companies

Business publication unveils list of fastest-growing companies Inc. magazine has released its third annual Inc. 5000, a ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, with the top ten including several advertising and marketing as well as insurance companies. At number one in the ranking is Miami, Florida-based Northern Capital Insurance, whose growth is estimated at 19,812.2 ...