Foster College of Business Named 2014 Top School for Professional Sales Education
June 18, 2014
Bradley’s professional sales program continued to receive national recognition from the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) as it was listed among SEF’s “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” for the eighth consecutive year.
Foster College of Business Continues to Rank in Bloomberg Businessweek
June 10, 2014
Bradley’s Foster College of Business received high marks in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2014 undergraduate business program rankings. The College was among the top undergrad schools for academic quality and top-50 in MBA placements.
2014 Bradley University Graduate Student Leadership and Service Awards Select MBA Winners
May 30, 2014
Earlier this month, Safura Sultana ‘14 and Shabeer Hussain Amirali ’14 each received the MBA program’s 2014 Bradley University Graduate Student Leadership and Service Awards.
New Supply Chain Course Yields Benefits For All
May 28, 2014
A newer business class offered exciting benefits for everyone involved this past spring semester. The class, Supply Chain Tools and Techniques (BMA/MTG 394), brought together marketing students, management and leadership students, and professionals working with the Executive Development Center.
Reception for Outstanding Foster College of Business Graduates
May 16, 2014
The Foster College of Business had its Reception for Outstanding Students at the Markin Center on Friday, May 16. Congratulations to all of our award winners!
April 16, 2014
Dr. Jennifer Robin, assistant professor of business, explored ways to improve workplaces despite challenges faced by employers.
Lindsey Petersen Awarded the Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the Year Award
February 20, 2014
This week, senior business management and administration student, Lindsey Petersen, was awarded the Bradley University Smith Career Center Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the Year Award, representing the Foster College of Business.
Business Students Reflect On Week Long 6 Sigma Class
February 14, 2014
For one week during the January Interim semester, two Foster College of Business seniors took the week long BMA 459 Topics in Management class.
February 13, 2014
Dan Gullifor, a business management and administration graduate student, recently received The Best Graduate Paper Award after submitting his research paper on “The Inner Ring” in the workplace to The North American Management Society.
Let the Games Begin
January 31, 2014
A worldwide phenomenon called Startup Weekend reached the Peoria area for the first time in November of 2013.
Bradley, Caterpillar partner for Six Sigma course
January 15, 2014
Five Bradley students mingled with Caterpillar employees and community members during a week of Lean Six Sigma training. The experience was the first training offered through a partnership between Caterpillar and the Foster College of Business.
To Fail is to Learn, Weinzimmer Book Receives National Recognition
December 9, 2013
Dr. Larry Weinzimmer tackles the taboo subject of failure in his book “The Wisdom of Failure,” which won a 2013 Axiom Business Book Award for leadership. The awards are divided into 21 categories and are dedicated to identifying the best business books in North America.
Collaborative Journal article regarding Caterpillar business practices earns top award
November 26, 2013
An article written by two Bradley professors, and two alumni received the Institute of Management Accountants’ (IMA) top award.
6 Students for 6 Sigma
November 25, 2013
A new course is coming to the Foster College of Business this January Interim. Ross Fink and Aaron Buchko recognized a class about 6 Sigma would be useful to students who would learn it later in their professional careers.
Bradley Professor weighs in on Black Friday and the Economy
November 5, 2013
Bradley Management and Leadership Professor, Dr. Bernard Goitein was recently interviewed by both WEEK and WHOI regarding the local economy and early Black Friday shopping online.
Dr. Jennifer Robin receives University award
October 23, 2013
The accomplished researcher presented with the Caterpillar Inc Faculty Achievement Award for Scholarship
My Boss Ate My Homework and Other Excuses
September 13, 2013
Dr. Jennifer Robin Talks about No Excuses in New Book
MBA student receives Foster College Dean’s Award
April 25, 2013
Candace Esken ’13 research project examines how organizations can better anticipate situations employees may face after positive or negative news is released.
Teaching class while traveling in China
April 23, 2013
Dr. Aaron Buchko, professor of management, creates a mobile classroom using videoconferencing to teach his class while traveling in Asia.
BMA alumna finds her beat in music industry
April 17, 2013
Vannesia Darby ’12 turns her musical passion and skill for networking into a career at a gospel record label.
Encouraging entrepreneurship in Nicaragua
March 21, 2013
BMA alumnus Peter Stephan ’10 talks about his work teaching business to high school students as a Peace Corp volunteer.
‘Money Follows Excellence’
February 12, 2013
Bill Lamb, EMBA ’03 publishes a book on pushing the goal of excellence and creating a positive culture in the office.
Association for MBA students takes learning on the road
December 12, 2012
MBA students meet up with Bradley alumni during behind-the-scenes visits to two Illinois businesses.
MBA student recognized for leadership
December 11, 2012
MBA student and recent alumna Alex Kareotes is featured in the Peoria Journal Star's Most Interesting Young Person contest.
Book about failure becomes a best seller
December 5, 2012
‘The Wisdom of Failure’ by Dr. Larry Weinzimmer, Caterpillar Inc. Professor of Strategic Management, extols the benefits of learning from bad decisions.
MBA student, professor to publish article on life-work balance
November 15, 2012
An article by MBA student Veronika Koubova in Management Research Review looks at how high emotional intelligence can lead to a healthy balance between life and work.
The Wisdom of Failure
September 6, 2012
A new book by Dr. Larry Weinzimmer, the Caterpillar Inc. Professor of Strategic Management, looks at the lessons business leaders can learn from failure.
FCBA faculty win best paper for Journal of Accountancy
June 1, 2012
Three professors given Lawler Award for paper on "Advising Financially Stressed Clients.”
Entrepreneur teaches students recipe for business success
April 26, 2012
Tasty Catering CEO Tom Walter lectures EHS, FCBA students on management.
Building better businesses with better people
March 10, 2012
Student accepted into Organizational Science Summer Institute.
Student organization helps the business community
March 6, 2012
SIFE members help socially responsible businesses.
Students attend CEO conference in Texas
December 2, 2011
Dr. Gerald Hills presented Lifetime Achievement Award to founder of Chuck E. Cheese.
FCBA wins fourth 3 Palmes Award
November 18, 2011
FCBA earns international recognition from Eduniversal.
Project Springboard jumpstarts student entrepreneurs
November 7, 2011
Students with innovative entrepreneurial ideas are putting business proposals on paper for Project Springboard competition.
Bradley professor among Peoria’s “40 Leaders Under Forty”
November 4, 2011
Dr. Jennifer Robin recognized as local leader, mentor and steward for Peoria region.
Broaden your horizons, in Beijing and beyond
October 13, 2011
Learn about the 2012 China study abroad opportunity.
FCBA assistantship jumpstarts career
September 23, 2011
Networking secures full-time job for MBA student Will Yeager.
FCBA faculty joins Bradley Gallery of Excellence
September 22, 2011
Dr. Larry Weinzimmer, professor of strategic management, named a Caterpillar Professor.
Great Place to Work® Conference features Robin keynote
August 5, 2011
Robin joined presenters from zappos.com, SAS, Mercedes-Benz USA, and Build-A-Bear Workshop.
From Truffles to Trust
July 13, 2011
Dr. Jennifer Robin’s book defines the building blocks of “The Great Workplace.”
FCBA students featured in Pekin Times
May 10, 2011
"Students light way for economic growth"
FCBA students honored by Susan G. Komen for the Cure
April 27, 2011
The university received the annual Outstanding Volunteer Group Award for its involvement with the Memorial Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® in Peoria.
MBA students take 2nd in Florida case competition
April 12, 2011
Will Yeager, Petra Bolfikova, Sabina Hlinenska and Darin McCoy represented Bradley at the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) International Case Competition.
FCBA read “qualified” on graduate school applications
March 4, 2011
May graduates prepare for next step.