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Do you desire to accelerate your career path?  Aspire to hold a high-level management position?  Want to unleash your leadership potential?
JMU’s College of Business has the perfect program for you.  If you are a mid-level manager with a minimum five years of professional work experience and interested in acquiring skills and abilities necessary for successful transition into C-Suite level positions, the Executive Leadership MBA may be just what you need.
Our program is not a general part-time MBA; nor is it a traditional executive MBA.  Our curriculum has a strong and highly engaging leadership focus while providing technical skills and abilities necessary for successful transition into high-level positions.
What makes us unique?
Small cohort sizes ensure high level of interaction with professors and other students
Synchronous online instruction paired with Saturday residencies once per month in McLean, VA make us convenient and well suited for busy life-styles
Nationally ranked program – U.S. News & World Report  ranked JMU’s online MBA 12th in nation, overall and 3rd in “student engagement” (2015)
AACSB Accredited
Collaborative and hands-on program that utilizes to top-notch faculty and business leaders
No specific bachelor degree required
 If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, plan to join us for an information session in March 2015.
 When:            Saturday, March 7 - 10:45AM Registration, Session begins at 11:00 with lunch provided
 Where:           Marriott Courtyard, Tysons Corner, Chesapeake Room
                                    1906-A Chain Bridge Road
                                    McLean, VA  22102
Registration for Information Session: Complete the survey that you can find in the link below. 
More Information:  Contact Dr. Michael Busing, Director at 540-568-3058 or busingme@jmu.edu.
 
 
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Congratulations to Dr. Theresa Clarke for winning the O'Hara Leadership Award!
The Direct Marketing Association of Washington Educational Foundation presented Clarke with the award at the Best of Direct Gala
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College of Business Welcomes Alumnus Kevin R. Dunbar
 
The College of Business is pleased to welcome Alumnus Kevin R. Dunbar as the inaugural speaker in the CoB C-Suite Speaker Series.  His presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. in Showker G5. He will speak on “Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership” highlighting experiences from his career at Dunbar Armored. A reception will be held in the lobby of Showker Hall immediately after the presentation.
 
The JMU College of Business C-Suite Speaker Series brings corporate executives to campus each semester to share their experiences and wisdom with our students.
 
Dunbar is President and Chief Executive Officer of Dunbar Armored, Inc., America’s largest independent, family-owned, armored transport, cash management, cyber security and security products and services firm, Dunbar Armored employs more than 5,000 people who help to protect the lifeblood of commerce – America’s money supply.
 
Dunbar began his professional career in 1980 as an Account Executive with Federal Armored Express - now Dunbar Armored, which was founded by his father, James L. Dunbar, Sr. in Baltimore, Maryland in 1956.  During his 34-year career with the company, he has held a variety of managerial and executive positions within both the operating and sales divisions of the firm.  He entered into executive management in 1992 when he was appointed as Executive Vice President. 
 
In recognition of his diligent work, successful results and solid background in sales, operations and executive management, the Dunbar Board of Directors elected him Chief Operating Officer in October 1998 and President in 2001.  He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in 2009.
 
 
 
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Google featured FOUR! JMU students in hangout air "GOMC Winners: Where are They Now? "
#hangoutsonairDaehee Park, Shay Meadows, Molly Shea, Lindsay Keller, and Tara Goode - Google Online Marketing Challenge - Google+
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Congrats to the JMU Marketing students who placed first in the National Service Marketing Competition in Ohio
A team of marketing students, coached by Professor Bill Faranda, recently participated in the National Service Marketing Competition, held in February at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio.
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Congratulations to Theresa Clarke's Marketing Students for Winning Third Place in the Collegiate ECHO Marketing Challenge!
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Congratulations to Dr. Laura Leduc for being named the Interim COB 300 Coordinator! 
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Professor Pietra Rivoli recently visited the CoB, and discussed the findings and implications of her book "The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy." This book was widely acclaimed by both the popular press and the academic community as a path breaking study of globalization.
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James Madison University’s College of Business, which is nationally ranked, offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, computer information systems, economics, finance, international business, management, marketing, and quantitative finance, as well as two MBA programs and a masters in accounting program.  The college encourages creative thinking, emotional intelligence skills, interpersonal communications skills, problem solving skills, decision making skills, and teamwork skills.  College of  Business graduates are ready to work and contribute when they graduate.  The school has a rich tradition of giving back to the local community.