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Scheller College Digest

October 2014 Newsletter

Scheller Ranked 8th in Corporate Knights’ Global 100 Sustainable MBA Programs

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is ranked 8th in Corporate Knights magazine’s Global 100 Sustainable MBA rankings for our success at integrating sustainability into the school experience.

For this year’s ranking, Corporate Knights examined the top 100 programs listed in the Financial Times’ 2013 Global MBA ranking, determining which best prioritized sustainability through curriculum choices, dedicated institutes and centers, and relevant faculty research.

“The Corporate Knights ranking reflects our commitment to a world-class approach to business school education in relation to sustainability,” says Operations Management Professor and Brady Family Chairholder Beril Toktay, who is faculty director of Scheller College’s Center for Business Strategies for Sustainability (CBSS).

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Georgia Techs’ Center for International Business Education and Research among Elite Group to Win Grant Funding




Tech’s Quantitative and Computational Finance Program Ranked 8th

Scheller's Inclusive Strategic Planning Process Underway

Under the direction of new Dean Maryam Alavi, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is developing a new Strategic Plan to shape our future and reach our full potential. Begun in early fall and including an inclusive Strategic Planning Retreat October 24 involving faculty, staff, students, and alumni, the data-driven process will be completed in February 2015.

“After we’ve honed our plan of action, we will need to remain innovative and agile to ensure that Scheller College continues to thrive and ascend,” Alavi says.

Alumni Profile: Degrees in Science and Business Are Winning Combination for Accenture's Sutcliff

As digital technology links things together in useful ways, it often imparts a high level of systemic complexity. This means that developing answers to difficult problems requires a new way of thinking, according to Georgia Tech alumnus Mike Sutcliff, the group chief executive of Accenture Digital.

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Faculty Profile: Jennifer Carson Marr Studies Career Setbacks and Comebacks

Jennifer Carson Marr admits that she had a naive view of what it takes to make it to the top in the corporate world when she first began her career. At the time she was working for executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, interviewing potential candidates for C-suite positions. “I became interested in what made them successful,” she says.

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PhD Profile: Watson-Manheim Explores Workplace Changes Enabled by Communications Technology

Everywhere you go, people are focused on their cell phones: talking, texting, answering email and checking social media — and much of this activity is job related. In an age when it's possible to be engaged electronically with the world all the time, it's worth considering, How are computing technologies changing the way we work? This is the basic question that interests Mary Beth Watson-Manheim, PhD 1995.

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Fall 2014 IMPACT Speaker Series


Upcoming MBA Information Sessions


Lean Six Sigma Certification

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