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Ross Alumni News

August 19, 2019

Michigan Ross Alum Shares How Some of the Most Notable Technology Deals of the Decade Have Prepared Him to Disrupt Tech Investing in Israel

I came to Michigan at an interesting point in time.  It was 2009, after the financial crisis, and I got to witness (from the outside looking in) how technology enabled the disruption of almost every industry.
July 30, 2019

WATCH: Shark Tank’s Rohan Oza Talks Branding and Entrepreneurship with Michigan Ross Dean Scott DeRue

Michigan Ross alum Rohan Oza, MBA ‘97, is the man behind some of the most lucrative celebrity brand endorsement and equity deals of the decade. 
July 29, 2019

Michigan Ross Alum’s Non-Profit Expanding Nationwide Outreach With Support From the Walmart Foundation

Originally developed to help people locate food assistance programs around his hometown of Atlanta, BBA alum Jack Griffin’s nonprofit FoodFinder is now looking to reach the masses thanks to a hefty grant from the Walmart Foundation. 
July 16, 2019

Two Michigan Ross Executive MBA Alumni Recognized For Being The ‘Best & Brightest’ of 2019

Michigan Ross EMBA alumni Oumar Diagne and Amanda Richie were named among the 100 “Best & Brightest” Executive MBAs in the Class of 2019 by Poets&Quants.   
June 27, 2019

Michigan Ross Alum Named a ‘Young Visionary,’ Celebrating His Diversity and Inclusion Work

If you’re looking for an inspiration for celebrating diversity, look no further than Courtney Schroeder, MBA ‘13.  Schroeder, who serves as Diversity and Inclusion Manager for General Mills, was recently awarded the Phyllis Scott Buford Young Visionary Award by the Consortium of Graduate Study in Management, celebrating his work towards developing equitable workplaces and amplifying the importance of diversity in business.

Ross News

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business announced today the 2018 Innovation Jam, taking place May 4-5. Organized by the Sanger Leadership Center, Innovation Jam is a 36-hour, action-based learning experience for Ross’ Part-Time MBA (PTMBA) students and is part of the orientation event for Weekend MBA students.

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The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced a new concentration for the Full-Time MBA (FTMBA) degree program. The Data and Business Analytics Concentration is designed for MBA students who are looking to hone their analytical skills to develop data-driven business strategies and recommendations.

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Ross Thought In Action

Illustration of two minds with one idea

Research by Professor Ted London identifies specific assets that can help co-create ventures with the “base of the pyramid.”

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Research finds incentives usually work better than regulations.

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