The Neeley Advantage

Overview

The Neeley Advantage

Personalized Environment. Small class sizes and a dedicated, accessible faculty enable students to fulfill their individual education needs.

Unique Applied Learning Opportunities. Neeley School students put business theory into practice throughout the curriculum and through several innovative programs. Students in the Educational Investment Fund, one of the largest student-run investment portfolios in the nation, manage over $1.5 million. Through the MBA Enterprise Program, teams of students are hired as consultants by companies to solve real business problems. The highly successful Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for professional level experience in a broad range of industries.

Professional Development Program. The PDP focuses on development programs of "soft skills," leading change, teamwork, professional communication to include presentation skills, career managment, managing diversity and managing with a global perspective. The program makes extensive use of assessment tools and individual coaching. Such skills make MBAs more employable and more promotable in today's organizations.

Ties to Industry. Our close ties to the business community enrich the student experience in the Neeley School. Industry leaders provide input on the knowledge and skills that will give our graduates a competitive edge. Students interact frequently with executives through guest lecture series, industry led perspective seminars, field studies and other executive programs.

Ryffel Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. The Ryffel Center offers programs in entrepreneurship for the external community, provides resources that enhance education in entrepreneurship, and supports research in entrepreneurship. The center supports Neeley School students by providing mentoring and internships, sponsoring the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO!) Club and the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization. The Neeley School has been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as being in the 2nd tier of U.S. Schools (#13 to #26) and has been the recipient of the 2003 NASDAQ Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence Award.

Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies. The Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies promotes excellence in financial education by enhancing the quality, prestige, and national visibility of finance programs in the Neeley School of Business at TCU. The Finance Center pursues these goals by: (1) providing resources to support a faculty research environment and scholarly activities in finance that are competitive with the very best universities. (2) reaching out to industry for advice and resources for finance programs and employment opportunities for Neeley School students. (3) sponsoring seminars, awards and other activities that enhance the national reputation of finance programs at TCU. (4) attracting top students into the finance programs at TCU. (5) engaging in revenue generating activities that are consistent with excellence in financial education and add to the prestige and reputation of the Neeley School.

Supply and Value Chain Center. Today's high performance organizations fully integrate procurement, production, logistics and marketing functions both within the firm and across firms. The faculty and professional research associates of the Neeley Supply and Value Chain Center assist organizations in increasing value for shareholders, customers and other stakeholders. To help students, faculty and business leaders exchange ideas and best practices, the SVCC hosts the annual Global Supply Chain Conference. Attendees share insights on technology and integrate e-business strategies, innovation through collaboration, metrics with supply chain partners and supply chain partnering strategies. The SVCC offers certification in Supply and Value Chain Management.

Neeley School Professional graduate degrees: The Master of Business Administration (MBA), The Master of Accounting (MAc), The Master of International Management (MIM/MMNI)
Neeley School Dual-degree MBA programs: MBA/Ed.D in Educational Leadership and MBA/Ph.D in Physics.

The Neeley School is fully accredited by the AACSB-International Association for Management Education and is a member of the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC).

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