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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 MSUM's Paseka School of Business
    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 students help prepare income tax returns
      MSUM students gave back to their communities in a big way this semester, by serving as volunteers in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Nineteen MSUM students volunteered a combined total of 415 hours during the tax filing season that ended April 18. They helped low-to-moderate income families who needed assistance preparing their 2016 […]
    • Dragon Business Cruise
      Friday, April 21 | 1-5 p.m. Join us on the Dragon Business Cruise this Friday, 1-5 p.m. We feature Moorhead businesses this semester. Spaces are still available, so print out the attached form and bring it, along with your registration fee, to BR 206 today! For more information, contact Jane Pettinger at pettinger@mnstate.edu.  Check out […]
    • Dr. Wooyang Kim’s coauthored paper published in the Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science
        Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor in the Paseka School of Business, has been published the paper in the Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science, one of the elite marketing journals. The title of the paper is “Consumer Innovativeness and International Consumer Behavior: Comments and Extensions.” This study reviews current research topics and provides the direction for the future […]
    • Vinod Lall awarded best presentation at conference in Bangkok
      Vinod Lall, Professor and Co-chair, Paseka School of Business presented a paper ‘Facilities, Inventory, Transportation and Information as Drivers of Humanitarian and Disaster Recovery Supply Chains’ at the 3rd International Conference on Multidisciplinary Innovation in Business, Engineering, Science and Technology held in Bangkok Thailand on April 5-6, 2017. His presentation was awarded a certificate for […]
    • Geib, Swenson co-author article appearing in Advances in Management
      Peter Geib and Jim Swenson, Paseka School of Business, have co-authored an article that will appear in the journal Advances in Management. The title is “China: Punctuated Equilibrium and Innovation Led Growth.”
    • FMA students visit New York City
      During spring break, seven members of FMA (Joe Tjosvold, Abigail Olson, Jessica Lemmerman, Peter Olson, Rochelle Cross, Justin Barnett, and Jenna Kalthoff) traveled to New York City. Some of the highlights of the trip were visiting Bloomberg’s world headquarters, touring the New York Federal Reserve Bank, and attending the FMA National Leaders’ Conference. The group […]
    • Dr. Osmani published in Transportation Research Record
      Dr. Atif Osmani (faculty in the Paseka School of Business) had an article (Title: Integrated Multimodal Transportation Model for a Switchgrass-Based Bioethanol Supply Chain: Case Study in North Dakota) recently published in Vol. 2628 (2017) of the Transportation Research Record – Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR) which has an acceptance rate of 20 […]
    • Happy Mongolian Lunar New Year from Mongolian alumni
      Year of the Fire Rooster In Mongolia, the first celebration of the year is the lunar new year, Tsagaan Sar, meaning ”white moon.” The date of the celebrations is determined according to lunar calendar. It comes on the first new moon after the winter solstice and is a symbol of the warmer days of spring […]
    • Dr. Hanson’s paper accepted for publication in International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy
      Dr. Thomas Hanson, assistant professor of finance, had a research paper accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. The paper was coauthored with colleagues at NDSU and Walsh University (Ohio).
    • MSUM Accounting students rock CPA exam second year in a row
      Achieve higher pass rates than other Minnesota, North Dakota schools MSUM students who took the 2016 Uniform CPA Examination within one year of graduating achieved a pass rate of 76.9 percent, higher than other colleges and universities in the region. Only the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities achieved a higher pass rate surpassing MSUM by just […]
    • Peter Geib’s co-authored paper to be published in Journal of Management Policy and Practice
      Peter Geib, Paseka School of Business, has co-authored a paper that will be published in the Journal of Management Policy and Practice, North American Business Press. The title of the article is “The China Debt Crisis.”
    • MSUM named to ‘Top 50 Best Value Online Undergraduate Business Schools’ list
      MSUM has been named a Top 50 Best Value Online Undergraduate Business School for 2017 by ValueColleges. The Paseka School of Business ranked No. 29 on the list, based on the following metrics:  Reputability (U.S. News & World Report Overall score) ROI (Payscale data) Cost (online per-credit-rate sourced from school) See the full list of Top 50 […]
    • MSUM named to ‘Top 50 Online MBA Programs in Healthcare Management’ list
      MSUM’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Healthcare Management has been named a Top 50 Online MBA Program in Healthcare Management 2017 by Online MBA Today. The program was ranked No. 42 on the list, based on the following metrics:  Estimated tuition cost Accreditation PayScale early career salary Prestige Overall graduation rates See the full list of Top […]
    • Geib to present co-authored paper at Midwestern Business Administration Association conference
      Peter Geib, Paseka School of Business, will present a co-authored paper at the annual conference of the Midwestern Business Administration Association. The title is “The China Debt Crisis.”
    • Lall Assisting with Project Development for Collaborative MBA Program
      The Center for Educational Measurement at Excelsior College and Cengage Learning, Inc. are collaborating to develop an exciting new product line in Business Administration at the MBA level. Vinod Lall, Co-chair and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Paseka School of Business, will help in the product development by serving as a Subject Matter […]
    • Dr. Swenson’s Paper Accepted for Publication in Business Education Innovation Journal
      Dr. Jim Swenson, professor in the Paseka School of Business, had his paper, “Teaching by Design Using a Question Template to Transform Student Writing” accepted for publication in Business Education Innovation Journal; Vol. 8, No. 2, December 2016.
    • Dr. Wooyang Kim Receives Award for High Citation-Impact of Article in Elite Marketing Journal
        Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Paseka School of Business, received “Google i-10 High Citation-Impact Award” from the Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science (JGSMS), one of elite marketing journals (685 reads: Taylor & Francis, and 20 citations: Google). This achievement is honored in a contribution to extending and developing […]
    • Finance Majors, Alumnus and Advisor Present at Academy of Business Research Conference
      Finance majors Jenna Kalthoff and Peter Olson, along with alumnus Eric Krupke and advisor Dr. Thomas Hanson presented four research projects at the Academy of Business Research Conference in San Antonio last week. The papers by Kalthoff and Krupke were named best papers in their session.
    • Collaborative Student-Faculty Research Accepted for Publication
      A research paper coauthored by three faculty members of the school of business, Drs. Sheri Erickson, Mary Stone, and Thomas Hanson, as well as three undergraduate students, Abby Tolifson, Jenna Kalthoff, and Netsai Ngongoni, was accepted for publication in the Academy of Strategic Management Journal. The paper is titled “Shareholder value and crisis communication patterns: […]
    • Community Outreach Looking for Faculty, Student Volunteers
      On Friday, Nov. 4 there will be 120 8th graders on campus from Detroit Lakes, Minn. These students will be on campus all day taking part in a range of activities (Planetarium Show, Lunch in Kise and engaging in Faculty/College Student panels). Volunteers are needed for Major Specific Faculty and College Student panels/activities. Panels are […]
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