Archive for November, 2009

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Beta Gamma SigmaThe Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing business excellence, welcomed its newest members in a ceremony at the Freeman School on Nov. 18, 2009. (more…)

Students face off in inaugural Tulane Energy Trading Competition

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Twenty-eight of the nation’s best student traders met up in New Orleans on Nov. 14 to test their skills trading simulated live oil and gas futures, but unlike most competitions, the winners of this event weren’t necessarily the ones with the biggest profits. (more…)

Freeman launches new Master of Risk Management program

Monday, November 16th, 2009

For more than a decade, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification has been the globally recognized benchmark for expertise in risk management. Now, thanks to a unique partnership between Freeman and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), students can earn a master’s degree in risk management while simultaneously preparing for the FRM examinations.


Executive MBA program ranked among top 25 in U.S.

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

The Freeman School jumped seven spots in the latest Financial Times ranking of executive MBA programs. Freeman’s EMBA program is now ranked 64th in the world and 22nd among U.S. programs.

Financial Times ranked Freeman's EMBA program 22nd in the U.S.

Financial Times ranked Freeman's Executive MBA program 22nd among U.S. programs.

Financial Times bases its ranking of executive MBA programs on measures of alumni success, program diversity and quality of faculty. Graduates of Freeman’s executive MBA program reported an average salary of $163,859 three years after completing the program, and graduates experienced a 50 percent increase in average salary compared with their levels prior to entering the program. In addition, Freeman’s faculty ranked 55th internationally in research according to the number of publications in 40 top-tier academic and practitioner journals.

“We bring great students into our program and pair them with great professors,” says Russ Robins, associate dean for executive education. “Students integrate new insights into their decision-making and as the curriculum progresses, application to work projects becomes more sophisticated and more meaningful. In one to three years, we can clearly see and quantify the value added.”

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