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Simon Business School, University of Rochester Introduces Innovative Online MS in Business Analytics & Applied AI

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Simon Business School, a trailblazer in STEM management education, announces the Online Master’s of Science in Business Analytics & Applied AI, which is now part of its renowned portfolio of graduate programs.

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  • Simon Business School, a trailblazer in STEM management education, announces the Online Master’s of Science in Business Analytics & Applied AI, which is now part of its renowned portfolio of graduate programs.
  • "AI technology is rapidly transforming the world of business," said Sevin Yeltekin, Dean of Simon Business School.
  • “Our Online MS in Business Analytics & Applied AI is uniquely positioned to provide professionals with the advanced skills needed to leverage AI in data analysis and decision-making processes to add value to their organization."
  • Online MS in Business Analytics & Applied AI candidates are eligible to participate in Simon Games, a virtual business simulation competition.

Eastern Michigan University study examines communication and cultural strategies impacting Ukrainian refugees and others involved

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

However, according to Eastern Michigan University research published in Global Advances of Business Communication , many refugees who migrated struggle with the process due to communication and cross-cultural challenges.

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  • However, according to Eastern Michigan University research published in Global Advances of Business Communication , many refugees who migrated struggle with the process due to communication and cross-cultural challenges.
  • The authors uncovered key themes such as language and cultural complexities, and managing chaotic change, loss, and grief.
  • "The Ukrainian refugee situation presents a dramatic need to accommodate millions of Ukrainians into host or transit countries," said Barker.
  • Day emphasized the importance of resolving the challenges facing the Ukrainian refugees and others involved.

Global Wealth Forum Unveils 100 Model Leaders to Promote Wealth Creation Principles Across The World

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Monday, February 12, 2024

The Global Wealth Forum recognizes that the key to bridging the wealth gap lies in providing equal opportunities and empowering the young generation.

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  • The Global Wealth Forum recognizes that the key to bridging the wealth gap lies in providing equal opportunities and empowering the young generation.
  • The Model Leaders selected by the Global Wealth Forum embody a diverse range of backgrounds, industries, and experiences.
  • By showcasing the diverse pathways to wealth creation, the Global Wealth Forum hopes to encourage creativity, resilience, and adaptability among the younger generation.
  • Through the stories, experiences, and values of the Model Leaders, the Global Wealth Forum seeks to foster a generation of responsible, innovative, and socially conscious wealth creators.

With New Business Stars on Board, Glo is Set to Skyrocket

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

STARKVILLE, Miss., Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly a decade ago, Eric Hill and Jeffrey Rupp helped two Mississippi State University students launch their startup, Glo, through the MSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach (E-Center). This year, Hill and Rupp are transitioning from advisory roles to key leadership positions at Glo, the parent company of Glo Pals—one of the fastest-growing toy brands in the U.S.

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  • Hill becomes Glo's chief operating officer on April 15 with Rupp joining the team on July 1 as director of business development.
  • "This is a monumental development for Glo," said Anna Barker, chief creative officer and co-founder of Glo Pals.
  • Glo sells products under two brands: Glo Cubes drink cubes and Glo Pals children's sensory toys.
  • In recent years, Glo has been licensed to produce Glo Pals based on characters from "Sesame Street" and "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood."

Major, Lindsey & Africa Introduces MLAccelerate, a Unique Professional Development Program Designed for Diverse Recruiters

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Monday, February 5, 2024

HANOVER, Md., Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world's leading legal search firm, announced today its new professional leadership development experience, MLAccelerate. The program, in cooperation with the University of Virginia Darden's School of Business, is designed to augment its successful diverse recruiters with additional knowledge and key skills needed to continue to ensure their success across multiple stages of their careers at the firm.

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  • HANOVER, Md., Feb. 5, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world's leading legal search firm, announced today its new professional leadership development experience, MLAccelerate.
  • Each module focuses on a different competency, but all sessions incorporate a continuous theme of identity-based leadership development.
  • Most notably, the program will incorporate a robust sponsorship component incorporating the firm's most successful recruiters as committed champions for the development and success of program participants.
  • Future iterations of the program will be expanded to include members of the firm's other ERGs.

Sena Kwawu Joins Cinch® Home Services as President, In-Home Services

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 30, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinch Home Services (Cinch), one of the nation's leading providers of home service solutions, announces Sena Kwawu as its new President, In-Home Services.

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  • "Sena has an exceptional ability to shape enterprise strategy by placing customer needs and objectives at the forefront of every initiative he pursues," said Steve Upshaw, Chief Executive Officer of Cinch Home Services.
  • "With Sena's robust background and expertise in the home services space, coupled with his strategic operational insights and inspirational leadership, he will undoubtedly propel Cinch to new heights."
  • Kwawu noted, "I am honored to have the opportunity to join the exceptional leadership team at Cinch.
  • Before becoming part of the Cinch Home Services team, Kwawu held the position of Senior Vice President of Operations at Frontdoor, Inc.

Fordham University Gabelli School of Business Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center to Host – AI and Healthcare: Beyond the Hype

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

The ultimate indicator of how successful AI will be in a healthcare setting hinges on synergizing technological innovation with institutional readiness that will ensure AI’s deployment in healthcare is both effective and transformative.

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  • The ultimate indicator of how successful AI will be in a healthcare setting hinges on synergizing technological innovation with institutional readiness that will ensure AI’s deployment in healthcare is both effective and transformative.
  • The Fordham University Gabelli School of Business Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center (GHIMC) has invited thought leaders and innovators from academia, as well as those working in AI and the healthcare/pharmaceutical industries to examine the depth and complexity of the issues facing researchers, entrepreneurs, and executives at this critical juncture in the development of AI.
  • This in-person event will take place on February 1, 2024, 9:00am – 3:20pm on the 12th Floor of the Lowenstein Building, 113 W. 60 Street at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus.
  • The panels will be moderated by Falguni Sen, Ph.D., director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center, and professor of Strategy and Statistics, Gabelli School of Business; and Navid Asgari, Ph.D., associate professor of Strategy and Statistics, Gabelli School of Business.

QuantaSing Announces Appointment of New Independent Director

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Monday, January 22, 2024

BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QuantaSing Group Limited (Nasdaq: QSG) (“QuantaSing” or the “Company”), today announced the appointment of a new independent director and a change to the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors (the “Audit Committee”).

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  • BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QuantaSing Group Limited (Nasdaq: QSG) (“QuantaSing” or the “Company”), today announced the appointment of a new independent director and a change to the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors (the “Audit Committee”).
  • Prior to joining Zenity, Mr. Wei served as a director and head of credit research at AIG from August 2012 to December 2016.
  • Mr. Wei is also an independent director of PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited (SEHK: 2328), HSBC Life Insurance Company Limited and Waterdrop Inc. (NYSE: WDH).
  • He also served as an independent director of China Index Holdings Limited from May 2022 to April 2023.

Unlocking the Game Plan: Super Bowl Marketing Expert and Villanova School of Business Professor Charles R. Taylor--What to Expect out of the NFL's Biggest Night

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Monday, January 29, 2024

Who: Professor Charles Taylor is a nationally known expert on advertising and marketing with a deep knowledge of Super Bowl ads.

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  • Who: Professor Charles Taylor is a nationally known expert on advertising and marketing with a deep knowledge of Super Bowl ads.
  • He is the editor of the International Journal of Advertising , and the past president of the American Academy of Advertising .
  • While there has been no announcement yet, don't be surprised if at least one major Presidential election sponsors a Super Bowl ad.
  • To learn more about opportunities at Villanova's School of Business, click here .

NARXOZ ENTERS HISTORIC DEGREE PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING UK UNIVERSITY

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Friday, January 26, 2024

Provides Narxoz students with access to Queen's University Belfast, a leading UK institution

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  • Provides Narxoz students with access to Queen's University Belfast, a leading UK institution
    ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Jan. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Narxoz University , a preeminent private university in Almaty in the Republic of Kazakhstan, has entered into a historic Institutional Partnership and Double Degree Agreement with Queen's University Belfast, a prestigious Russell Group UK university.
  • As part of the Double Degree program, Narxoz students can receive a degree (BSc Business Management, BSc Business Economics or BSc Finance) from Queen's, a degree (Bachelor of Business Administration) from Narxoz University and the opportunity to undertake internships and employment with British companies.
  • Narxoz has become the first university in Kazakhstan and Central Asia to form an institutional partnership with Queen's University Belfast.
  • Ravishankar, Dean, Queen's Business School, Queen's University Belfast commented: "Queen's Business School looks forward to partnering with Narxoz University and building valuable relationships in Kazakhstan.