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  • Paseka School of Business cutting-edge programs deliver theoretical and practical, real-world insights taught in state-of-the-art multimedia classrooms. We work with industry leaders to create programs that meet industry needs. Whether it’s an undergraduate business degree, an MBA in Health Care Management, or new certificates in business analytics or entrepreneurship, you can find a program that meets your needs in the Paseka School of Business.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM Paseka School of Business Degree
    The Paseka School of Business maintains prestigious AACSB International accreditation for excellence in business education. As a leading business program in the region, you are assured of a high-quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement, and curricula responsive to the needs of business.
    The majority of faculty holds the highest academic degree available in their discipline, representing a diverse blend of distinguished scholars and business practitioners. Many routinely conduct academic research, consult with businesses, or volunteer professional services to area organizations. Most importantly, our faculty coach, guide, mentor and serve as a resource to build student success.
    The Paseka School of Business enjoys a 65-year history of producing outstanding alumni leaders who demonstrate perseverance, ingenuity and creativity to make their businesses, organizations and communities thrive. In short, they are visionaries working in all industry sectors—finance, education, nonprofit, government, hospitality, medical and much more. MSU Moorhead transforms the lives of our students, who then face the world with grit, heart and humility to transform their world.
    Paseka School of Business students gain relevant business experiences outside the classroom. Students are required to participate in experiential learning to teach and bolster skills that will stand the test of time – like creative thinking, problem solving, and collaborating.
    MSUM offers exciting exchange opportunities specific to the Paseka School of Business, include long-standing programs with Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) and University of Portsmouth, England, and a regularly scheduled China business trip.
  • Paseka School of Business News
    • MSUM Enrollment Increases for 2nd Straight Year
      The official Fall Semester enrollment figures for Minnesota State University Moorhead show an overall increase led by gains in new entering freshman and graduate students. Overall total headcount for undergraduate and graduate students is up 1.67 percent driven by a 21 percent increase in graduate students and a 2.5 percent increase in new entering freshman. […]
    • First Thursday Welcomes Joe Burgum
      Thursday, Oct. 5 | 4-5 p.m. | Langseth 118 We are excited to have Joe Burgum as our First Thursday guest for October. Joe has produced some rather unique approaches to social innovation for the Fargo Moorhead community including the start of the downtown Fargo Farmer’s Market, the introduction of Uber to the region, and […]
    • LinkedIn Workshop
      Wednesday, Oct. 4 | 4:30 p.m. | CB 111 All students are invited to a LinkedIn Workshop led by Kelsey Knutson from Northwestern Mutual on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in CB 111. Find out how to build and improve your professional network in order to increase your career potential. You are encouraged to […]
    • Dr. Wooyang Kim, Drew Sannes awarded best paper in sports marketing track at conference
      Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Paseka School of Business, and Drew Sannes, MBA Student and Research Assistant, received the award for the best paper in the sports marketing track at the Atlantic Marketing Association Conference 2017, Williamsburg, Va. The article title is “Sports Teams’ Well-Being: An Integrative Perspective of the Role […]
    • FMA Meeting: Becky Walen
      Thursday, Sept. 28 | 12-1 p.m. | CB 103 FMA (Financial Management Association) will host guest speaker Becky Walen, Senior Vice President of Wealth Management at Bell Bank, on Thursday, September 28 at noon in CB103. All students are invited to hear her speak about investing and careers in finance.   
    • Fall 2017 Dragon Business Cruise
      Friday, Sept. 22 | 12:30-5:30 p.m. Join us for our Fall 2017 Dragon Business Cruise on Friday, Sept. 22! This semester we will be visiting businesses in Southwest Fargo: Dakota Medical Foundation (with a presentation by the Greater FMWF Economic Development Corporation) Eide Bailly accounting firm Discovery Benefits Sundog Interactive Scheels Headquarters (ending with a […]
    • Speed Mock Interview Event
      Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 3-5 p.m. | Paseka School of Business Atrium The Speed Mock Interview event is targeted toward accounting and business students and will give students the opportunity to learn about area employers in the accounting and business field, practice their interviewing skills, and engage in networking with professionals.  For more information about […]
    • Join the Dragon Fire Booster Club: 2017-18 Season Tickets
      Join the Dragon Fire Booster Club Today & Support our Student-Athletes! Benefits of becoming a Dragon Fire member include season tickets to home athletic events, invitations to Dragon Athletic special events and discounts at the MSUM Bookstore. MSUM Faculty and Staff can join through payroll deduction by downloading the membership brochure here and mailing it to: Dragon […]
    • Accounting and Auditing Student Conference
      Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Minneapolis Convention Center The 20th Annual Accounting and Auditing Student Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  Who should attend? Students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) interested in careers related to the accounting field such […]
    • Study Abroad: China
      Friday, Sept. 15 | 12 p.m. | CB 105 Come with us in May 2018 to visit Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, and Hong Kong and watch how your perspective on life changes before your eyes. Get all of the details at our information session this Friday, September 15 at noon in room 105 at the Center […]
    • First Thursday is today
      Thursday, Sept. 14 | 4-5 p.m. | Langseth 118 Due to unexpected events, MSUM’s popular First Thursday is second Thursday for the month of September featuring Paul Jensen on the topic, “Doing Business in Saudi Arabia.” The one hour event will take place this Thursday, Sept. 14 in Langseth Hall room 118. There is no […]
    • Kalthoff passes financial mathematics actuarial exam
      The Paseka School of Business would like to congratulate finance major and FMA president Jenna Kalthoff for passing the Financial Mathematics actuarial exam (Exam 2) this summer.
    • First Thursday returns for third year
      Thursday, Sept. 7 | 4 p.m. | Langseth 118 MSUM’s popular First Thursday series returns September 7 at 4 p.m. with guest Paul Jensen to discuss “Doing Business in Saudi Arabia.” Jensen, a partner with Green Ways 2Go, spent ten years as a resident of Saudi Arabia managing a division for multi-national Fortune 500 giant […]
    • Geib, Swenson publish paper in Advances in Management
      Peter Geib and Jim Swenson, Paseka School of Business, have published a paper in the journal Advances in Management. The title of the article is “The Shanghai Edge.”
    • Financial Management Association kickoff meeting
      Thursday, Aug. 31 | 5 p.m. | CB 103 Financial Management Association (FMA) kickoff meeting Thursday at 5 p.m. in CB 103. Come find out our plans for the year; meet Dean Gorsline, the officers, and other members; and get some great interview tips from guest speaker Ken Krupich, who works at Essentia Health. All […]
    • Drs. Stone, Erickson have case published in Issues in Accounting Education
      Dr. Mary Stone and Dr. Sheri Erickson, Paseka School of Business, have a case published in Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 32(3), a publication of the American Accounting Association with a 12% acceptance rate. The case, “Hometown Community Church: Opportunities and Challenges of Continued Growth” includes teaching notes to help users highlight how managerial accounting […]
    • Lall, Lumb have paper accepted for publication in American Journal of Management
      Vinod Lall and Ruth Lumb, Professors at the Paseka School of Business with colleagues from Metropolitan State University of Denver had a paper “Healthcare Facility Location: A DEA Approach” accepted for publication in volume 17 (6), 2017 of the American Journal of Management (ISSN: 2165-7998). The journal is classified as a whitelist journal by Cabell’s […]
    • Dr. Kim has maintained the position as the member of advisory committee of PSM program, awarded the appreciation plaque from KMAC
      Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor of Marketing, has maintained the appointment as a member of advisory committee of PSM program in KMAC, collaboratively working with Korean government – Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (until Dec. 2018).  Also, he received the plaque of appreciation from KMAC for honoring the significant contribution of the successful transition […]
    • Drew Sannes, Dr. Wooyang Kim’s paper accepted in conference
      Drew Sannes (MBA student) and Dr. Wooyang Kim’s (assistant professor of marketing) co-authored paper has been accepted in the Atlantic Marketing Association 42nd Annual Conference 2017. The paper, entitled “Sports Team’s Well-being: An Integrative Perspective of the Role of Conflict and Emotional Intelligence on Trust and Happiness,” aims to develop a conceptual model to understand […]
    • Financial Management Association wins three prestigious awards
      Qualifies as nationwide superior chapter
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