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Course Spotlight: Managing Diversity (BUSMHR)

Posted by Tony Reed on Oct 31, 2016 2:14:21 PM

"Diversity" was not a word you'd hear-- or see with your eyes-- often in business schools when they were first established. Schools were filled with people holding similar backgrounds and viewpoints -- and no understanding of how attainment of diversity can help an organization succeed (let alone create greater good).

Fast-forward to 2016 at the Fisher College of Business. In addition to various recruitment and retainment efforts aimed at making the school representative of the world outside its doors, diversity is infused into the curriculum. A popular class, taught by Professor David Greenberger and Associate to the Dean Francisco Gomez-Bellenge, is Managing Diversity. Both are proud of this unique class and what it offers students-- and share their insight below. 

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Topics: FTMBA, WPMBA, curriculum, MHRM, diversity, academics

Did you know you can submit your application before it's complete?

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Oct 3, 2016 5:09:53 PM

As you focus on an upcoming application deadline, you may be planning to submit all of your application materials at the same time. 

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The difference between a specialized master's degree and an MBA is ..?

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Sep 19, 2016 3:07:59 PM

If you’re looking to pursue a graduate degree in business, you may automatically think about an "MBA." This may be all you know about graduate business degree options.

You may not be aware of specialized graduate business degree options - these advanced graduate degrees in business provide you with deeper exposure, education, and training in a specific area of business. Specialized graduate degree programs in business are numerous - you'll find programs that provide specialization in subjects such as accounting, finance, human resources, logistics, management, data analytics, etc. The list is long. Because there are differences within each type of degree program, note that the differences listed below are generalizations for full-time programs and may not always be true in every single instance. 

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Topics: SMF, FTMBA, MHRM, MAcc

5 things to do before you apply to graduate business school in 2017

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Aug 30, 2016 11:53:53 AM


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2017 Fisher graduate business applications - now available!

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Aug 22, 2016 1:18:35 PM

Good news!  The application is now live for 2017 enrollment terms for all Fisher graduate business programs, including the Full-Time MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Human Resource Management, Master of Finance, Working Professional MBA and PhD programs

If you would like to receive information from us over the next several weeks while you are working on your application, please click here to sign up for our mailing list - be sure to include your name and valid email address when completing this form. We'll be in touch!



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Topics: MHRM News, SMF, FTMBA, application status, MAcc News, WPMBA, SMF News, WPMBA News, MHRM, PhD News, FTMBA News, PhD, MAcc

What skill do employers care about most?

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on May 23, 2016 1:19:42 PM
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2016 Fisher graduate programs application update

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on May 3, 2016 1:23:38 PM

Some people start their applications early whereas others apply later in the process. Many current Fisher graduate students applied in the later rounds. We want to update you on upcoming deadlines for each of the Fisher graduate programs.

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The best way to "see" a program is to visit

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Apr 12, 2016 1:57:47 PM

When you are applying to multiple graduate business programs, you may not have time to visit each school before or after your submit your application.  Once you have offers of admission, however, it may be difficult to decide where to accept if you have never stepped foot on campus.

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Topics: FTMBA

HOW TO: Giving Back at Fisher, Ohio State, and in Columbus

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Apr 7, 2016 4:35:48 PM

Many Fisher graduate students are interested in giving back to the community. There is almost an endless number of ways to get involved at Fisher, at Ohio State, and in Columbus.

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Fisher celebrates its 100th birthday!

Posted by Rob C and Alison M on Mar 22, 2016 1:47:31 PM

The Ohio State University was founded in 1870 as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862 - it was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College. About 45 years later, the Fisher College of Business (then known as the College of Commerce and Journalism) was founded in 1916. 

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