Programs

UF MBA fares well in Financial Times Executive MBA rankings

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Florida MBA Program placed very well in the prestigious Financial Times Executive MBA Program rankings that were released on October 24, including garnering a Top Ten position in the “Salary Increase” category. In this, just the second year our program has appeared in the FT survey, UF made a strong move up in significant categories, such as faculty research. And, as in 2004, the University of Florida MBA is the only program in the state to appear in the

Highlights of the “Which MBA?” (The Economist) 2005 MBA Rankings

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Economist (UK) is the premier source for the analysis of world business and current affairs, providing authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology, as well as overviews of cultural trends and industry, business and country surveys. The Economist Intelligence Unit provides continuously updated, comprehensive analysis for senior global executives, including ʺWhich MBA?ʺ, an extensive directory of the best MBA courses worldwide. The University of Florida MBA program was named #80 in the world

UF MBA makes The Wall Street Journal 2005 MBA Recruiters’ Top MBA Picks List

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Florida MBA was named in 2005 The Wall Street Journal Recruiters’ Top Business Schools survey. The rankings, which grouped schools into three categories (National, Regional and International) according to the recruiters they share, placed UF at #27 among Regional schools, a mix of private and public universities from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The ranking is based on recruiters’ rating of each school on 20 different attributes, such as the recruiter’s perception of student leadership skills, interpersonal and

UF MBA ranked in top 25 of business schools by Business 2.0

Reading Time: < 1 minute The University of Florida was named in the top 25 of the best graduate programs in business in the September 2005 issue of Business 2.0 magazine. The Florida MBA was ranked among the Top 25 based on schools whose students scored highest on the GMAT. Florida is one of only 10 public universities recognized by Business 2.0. Programs showcased by Business 2.0 proved they offer a substantial return on investment and the ability to attract recruiters and help graduates find

Highlights of 2005 Financial Times Executive MBA Program Rankings

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this, just the second year our program has appeared in the FT survey, UF made a strong move up in significant categories, such as faculty research. And, as in 2004, the University of Florida MBA is the only program in the state to appear in the Financial Times EMBA Rankings. The rank of a school is based on its performance in three areas: 1) Career progress of the alumni (both in terms of salary and rank); 2) Schoolʹs diversity

Marketing faculty wins AMA’s Stern Award

Reading Time: 2 minutes Five members of UF’s world-renowned marketing faculty have gained another accolade to add to their already stellar reputations, as the American Marketing Association (AMA) have named them recipients of the 2005 Louis Stern Award. Co-authors of the prize-winning paper are: Joe Alba, Bart Weitz, Chris Janiszewski, Rich Lutz, and Alan Sawyer. The article, “Interactive Home Shopping: Consumer, Retailer, and Manufacturer Incentives to Participate in Electronic Marketplaces,” was published in the Journal of Marketing. The Louis Stern Award was designed to

U.S. News & World Report: Best Business Schools 2006

Reading Time: < 1 minute The University of Florida was named #42 among the best graduate programs in business in the April 4 issue of U.S.News & World Report magazine. The Florida MBA appears in the top tier of the list – the Top 50 – of recognized MBA programs around the world. Among public schools, Florida is ranked #22. The Florida MBA is also one of only a few select programs that were ranked among the Top 30 in four or more of the

Florida Corporate Alliance Scholarship

Reading Time: < 1 minute The University of Florida MBA Program will provide 20 of the state’s top business people with full scholarships to attend its nationally ranked MBA program. Through the Florida Corporate Alliance Scholarship (FCAS) program, 20 highly qualified businessmen and women can attend UF’s One-year Traditional MBA Program at no cost to them or their employer. It’s an incredible ROI for businesses and rising corporate stars. Alex Sevilla, director of Executive and Professional MBA Programs, stated, “The Florida Corporate Alliance Scholarship is

University of Florida to offer MBA Program in South Florida

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gainesville, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration announces the launch of a new Master of Business Administration program for South Florida residents. For the first time, area business professionals will be able to earn their MBA from the University of Florida’s nationally ranked program by attending classes in Fort Lauderdale. While there are several established MBA programs in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, UF officials are confident that the Florida MBA differs substantially from

Florida among top 30 in research

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Warrington College of Business ranks in the top thirty overall‐and as high as #2 within disciplinary categories‐in a new study of U.S. business school research performance. The study, which examined more than 700 accredited MBA programs in the country, was published in the December issue of the Academy of Management Journal. The study rated Warrington faculty research productivity: 2nd in marketing 17th in accounting 24th in insurance, international business & real estate 27th in overall research 29th in finance