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Highlights of 2005 Financial Times Executive MBA Program Rankings

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

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

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

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

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

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