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Presented by the KSU College of Business Administration to provide students with a mobile-first, micro-learning experience.

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Presented by the KSU College of Business Administration to provide students with a mobile-first, micro-learning experience.

    #7 Breaking Down Business: Agility Management and the COVID-19 Response

    #7 Breaking Down Business: Agility Management and the COVID-19 Response

    COVID-19 impacted how universities delivered courses for the second part of the spring 2020 semester. Kent State University successfully moved over 9,000 course sections online, with more than 200 of those courses being in the College of Business Administration. While this mode of delivery is new for the College’s undergraduate population, the College has been delivering graduate courses online for many years and is providing the same quality educational experience to students. In this episode, Dean Deborah Spake, of the Kent State University, College of Business Administration, discusses the College’s response to COVID-19 and how business students will continue being taken care of regardless of how courses are delivered in the future.

    • 25 min
    #6 Breaking Down Business: Responsible Leadership Initiative

    #6 Breaking Down Business: Responsible Leadership Initiative

    In this episode of Breaking Down Business, we learn about the College of Business Administrations, Responsible Leadership Initiative from Cathy Dubois, and Brandon Shields.

    • 27 min
    #5 Breaking Down Business: Assessing Personality Traits for Leadership Development

    #5 Breaking Down Business: Assessing Personality Traits for Leadership Development

    In this episode, Mark Whitmore overviews The Kent State University College of Business Administration’s assessment tool that helps students learn about their leadership style and hone their skills in a simulated business environment. Listen through the end of this episode to learn about the Workplace Big 5 Profile Assessment and how studying personality traits can help guide leadership development.

    • 24 min
    #4 Breaking Down Business: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Fintech

    #4 Breaking Down Business: Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Fintech

    If you’re intrigued by emerging finance technologies, cryptocurrency, and blockchain or maybe even a little puzzled by them - you won’t want to miss this episode. Joining us today is Kent State University Professor of Finance, David Pelleg. In this episode, David breaks down the economic side of cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, and their place in the emerging Tech 4.0 business landscape.

    • 25 min
    #3 Breaking Down Business: Innovative Classroom Practices

    #3 Breaking Down Business: Innovative Classroom Practices

    Kent State University Professor of Accounting, Wendy Tietz has earned national recognition for her innovative practices in the classroom. Whether it’s conducting online polls, teaching students to build a software bot, or interacting with students from locations around the globe via chatroom, Tietz focuses on making the learning experience interactive.

    In this episode, you will hear how Tietz teaches future professionals to develop technology agility and how she shares her innovative teaching practices with educators and practitioners across the country.

    • 22 min
    #2 Breaking Down Business: Business Analytics Graduate Program

    #2 Breaking Down Business: Business Analytics Graduate Program

    The demand for data analytics is increasing across all sectors of business, and with that comes a need for more trained data analysts. But what exactly does data analytics entail, and what kind of skills does one need to pursue a career in the field?

    In this episode, we talk to our resident expert, Dr. Rouzbeh Razavi, director of the Master of Science in Business Analytics program at Kent State’s College of Business Administration. Dr. Razavi shares how he used data in his former career as a machine learning scientist, and how Kent State has developed an innovative business analytics program based on industry needs. If you want to know more about data analytics, or are considering a career in the field, don’t miss this episode.

    To learn more about pursuing a degree in business analytics either in-person or online at Kent State, visit kent.edu/business/msba.

    • 23 min

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