11/17/2017 | Center for Supply Chain Management
The second annual 2017 Supply Chain Management Symposium on "The Evolving Responsiveness Cost Frontier" was hosted by the Pitt Business Center for Supply Chain Management at the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center.
More than 115 people, two thirds of whom were from industry, attended the symposium. The day featured thought-provoking presentations from executive panelists from Becton, Dickinson & Co. (BD), Deloitte Consulting LLP, Google Express, and IBM, and there was also a student SCM poster contest and networking activities over lunch and an evening cocktail reception.
Katz MBA students Joseph Grasso, Sherry Behrouzi, Elisabeth Russo, and Mariah Fosnight won first place and a grand prize of $5,000 at the Baylor University 11th Annual Business National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership.
11/15/2017 | EMBA Alumni
The Executive MBA Worldwide program at the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business graduated its Class of 2017 in October at a ceremony held in Alumni Hall.
For the 47 students, it represented the successful completion of an academic journey that involved a rigorous curriculum and international travel for Global Executive Forums. Many students balanced their careers and family demands with the EMBA program, and some have already been rewarded with promotions and new assignments.
11/15/2017 | EMBA
When Brazilian Fabio Boucinhas was considering MBA programs, he wanted an American MBA and the opportunity to continue working and not be away from his family while studying. He found the perfect fit with the Executive MBA (EMBA) Worldwide program of the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M.
10/26/2017 | MBA
In The Economist's 2017 global Full-Time MBA rankings, the Katz program improved to No. 14 among U.S. public programs, No. 34 in the United States overall, and No. 50 in the world. This represents the school's highest ranking across these categories since at least 2008, which is when the school began keeping records of the ranking.
Relative to its peer institutions, Katz performed particularly well in the areas of faculty quality, the overall educational experience, and salary increase of graduates.