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  • WalletHub’s 8 Financial Predictions for 2018

    What does 2018 hold for the world of finance in 2018? Faculty from multiple universities including Krannert's Professor Jerry Lynch weigh in with their predictions.

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  • Experiential Learning Project: An Opportunity at a Top Midwest Grad School
    Like many top Midwest grad schools, we offer multiple opportunities for growth. Find out about our Experiential Learning Project.
  • Economics gets out more often: Using extramural citations to assess economic scholarship
    Economics, and economists, are often accused of insularity and hubris, and of talking primarily to themselves in their research. This column, coauthored by Krannert's Susan Lu, uses a recent analysis of citations to and from other disciplines to show that this is no longer the case.
  • Adobe invests in Krannert faculty research on data science in marketing
    A pair of faculty members from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management recently won a research grant of $50,000 from Adobe Systems. Wreetabrata Kar, an assistant professor, and Mohammad Rahman, an associate professor, are studying different drivers of knowledge consumption on the Internet and endeavor to find how a site can leverage such drivers to influence consumer behavior.
  • Case by Case: Krannert students compete to win
    A growing number of Krannert undergrads and master’s students are recording top marks for their analytical and communication skills with a string of victories in recent business plan competitions. A staple at b-schools worldwide, case competitions require students to analyze a business case in brief time frames and present their solutions to a group of judges representing industry-leading corporations, offering numerous opportunities for those involved. The competitions showcase students’ abilities to work with teams, present information and generate insights while also preparing themselves for successful careers.
  • Professor Mara Faccio elected to the board of the American Finance Association
    Krannert finance professor Mara Faccio, Purdue’s Hanna Chair in Entrepreneurship, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Finance Association (AFA), the premier academic organization devoted to the study and promotion of knowledge about financial economics.
  • Happy Holidays from the Krannert School of Management
    Dean David Hummels reads a Purdue-themed holiday poem, “Twas the Night Before Finals.”
  • 7 Tips for Weekend MBA Students to Seamlessly Return From Holiday Break
    Whether you're a Weekend MBA student or workforce warrior, find tips to help you ease back into your schedule after the holidays.
  • Krannert rises four spots in BloombergBusinessweek MBA rankings
    Purdue University's Krannert School of Management jumped four spots in this year’s Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings, rising to #18 among public universities, #16 among employers and to #38 overall.
  • Wondering How to Advance Your Career?
    We have the answer on how to advance your career. Find out how you can gain applicable skills, increase your income and professional networks.
  • Krannert alum Roland Parrish honored by U.S. Department of Commerce
    The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) recently honored Krannert alumnus Roland Parrish (BSIM ’75, MSM ’76) and his company with its 2017 Minority Business Enterprise of the Year award for overall performance, exceeding industry standards, demonstrating significant growth through job creation, showing a commitment to social responsibility, and exemplifying strong community involvement.
  • Team of Krannert master’s students wins Humana’s inaugural Healthcare Analytics Case Competition
    A team of master’s students from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management has won the $6,000 First Place prize in the inaugural Healthcare Analytics Case Competition sponsored by health and well-being company Humana Inc. and Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. More than 300 masters-level students representing 109 teams from 19 major universities in the U.S. registered for the competition which showcased students’ analytical abilities to solve a real-world business problem.
  • Purdue alumna and Krannert EMBA student Sara Howe appears on Dr. Oz Show
    Purdue alumna and Krannert EMBA student Sara Howe, public policy chair of the National Council for Behavioral Health, explains the importance of finding a good addiction treatment center and how to start the process in a digital exclusive from her appearance on the Dr. Oz Show as part of its Nov. 8 episode, “Caught Undercover! The Biggest Lies and Scams Exposed: Shady Rehab Centers Stealing Money and Keeping Addicts Hooked.”
  • Krannert’s Ananth Iyer comments on MBA student mistakes and professors’ advice for avoiding them
    Wouldn’t it be great if someone would share with you typical MBA student mistakes and give you practical advice for how to avoid them? This article is a collection of responses from experienced business school deans, professors, and program directors who answered the following question: What is the #1 mistake you see new MBA students making? What advice would you give them to address this problem?
  • Purdue Foundry, Krannert present ninth year of helping veterans with disabilities launch startups
    Participants in the ninth Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities recently completed nine days of workshops on the Purdue campus. The collaborative program is offered by Purdue Foundry and Purdue's Krannert School of Management to help veterans launch startups and advance economic development.
  • IndustryWeek ranks Purdue #4 among its Top 10 Manufacturing Schools of 2017
    According to IndustryWeek's listing of the 2017 Top 10 Manufacturing Schools, fourth-ranked Purdue and the Krannert School of Management are attracting students to their programs the old-fashioned way — by offering compelling coursework and research opportunities that lead to real-world jobs.
  • Purdue’s Krannert School helps Indy company expand internationally
    Recognizing the need to tap into customers and capital around the world, Indianapolis-based Word Systems Inc. is taking advantage of an Indy Chamber grant to engage expert help from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and the Indiana Small Business Development Center.
  • Join Fellow Krannert Alumni in a Toast to Herman Krannert
    Herman C. Krannert made his first contact with Purdue University when he called upon the school's Department of Animal Sciences to help in treating his cattle. He was so pleased with his experience that he began to develop several relationships with Purdue, seeking advice for his Indianapolis-based firm, Inland Container Corporation, which included a management development program for his executives taught by Purdue faculty. In 1962, he and his wife donated $2.73 million establishing the Krannert Graduate School of Industrial Administration.
  • Congratulations to Krannert alum Shawn Taylor, special assistant to the chairman of the Houston Astros, on the team’s first world championship!
    Congratulations to Krannert alum Shawn Taylor, special assistant to the chairman of the Houston Astros, on the team’s first world championship!
  • Accounting alumna and Forbes’ 30 under 30 honoree encourages entrepreneurs to take risks
    Anjana Reddy (BS ’09) had two choices when she graduated from Krannert with a degree in accounting — step into her family’s business, or try to make it on her own. She went with the latter. She began Collectabillia, a celebrity commerce company in India offering a platform for fans to own memorabilia autographed by sports stars, while working on her master’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Now, it looks like she made the right choice — she was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia in April
  • PhD student brings a global background into his teaching, research
    At age 36, Jongsoo “Jays” Kim considers himself old compared to other doctoral candidates in Krannert’s PhD program. Those years of diverse experience have brought wisdom, however, a strength he brings to both the classroom and his studies. Kim has earned Krannert Certificates for Distinguished Teaching for his courses in International Management and Strategic Management, and his research interests include strategic human capital, international business and corporate strategy.
  • Experiential marketing class aims to revitalize economy in Fulton, Indiana
    As a lifelong resident of Fulton, Indiana, Pat Brown has been concerned about the economic future of his hometown, a small city with about 330 residents about an hour’s drive northeast of Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. As a graduate of Krannert Executive Education’s Applied Management Principles program, he also knew where to go for help. Brown reached out to faculty member Chad Allred, whose Experiential Marketing course had already found success helping preserve the economy of a village of woodcarving artisans in Baan Tawai, Thailand, more than 8,000 miles from Boilermaker country.
  • Purdue bike sharing startup co-founded by Krannert grad Candice Xi rides forward with expansion plans
    A Purdue-affiliated startup is getting into the dockless bicycle sharing business, launching its service on the West Lafayette campus with an aim toward expanding to other Big Ten schools and other major college campuses nationwide. Krannert finance alumna Candice Xie and mechanical engineering grad Edwin Tan created VeoRide Inc. with the goal of providing affordable, environmentally friendly transportation, especially in and around universities with dense student populations and strong bike access.
  • Five Startup Tips for the Modern Entrepreneur
    Are you considering starting your own business? We put together five startup tips to aid you in your journey. Check out our guide for the modern entrepreneur!
  • Emerging IT Professionals program exposes recent grad to different facets of IT
    After graduating from Purdue with bachelor’s degrees in both economics (honors) and applied statistics, Jieyu Gao could have entered the job market. Instead, she joined the 2016 cohort of Purdue’s Emerging IT Professionals (EITP), a rotational program for recent graduates interested in going into information technology.
  • Purdue's Krannert School wins first place in state’s premier Logistics Case Competition
    INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 23, 2017) – With the support of more than 20 Indiana logistics companies and 18 universities and colleges, Conexus Indiana took a significant step forward today in developing the next-generation logistics workforce. Purdue University Krannert School of Management walked away with a $5,000 cash award and a 3-day experience with Indiana’s top logistics industry executives committed to developing talent to fuel Indiana’s position as the “Crossroads of America.”
  • 2017 Four Essential Traits of a Leader
    Many of our students, especially our Weekend MBA students, are looking for knowledge and expertise to move into leadership roles in their career, or even start their own company. With this in mind, we’ve compiled our list of four essential traits of leaders.
  • Alumna Carolyn Woo introduces expert panel discussion led by Purdue President Mitch Daniels on looming global food shortage
    With the world population on pace to hit 9.7 billion by 2050, there is increasing concern about our ability to produce enough food to feed people around the globe. The expanding food crisis - and what can be done about it - was the focus of “Food Security: Feeding the World in 2050,” a fireside chat presented by Purdue University President Mitch Daniels with introductions by Krannert alumna Carolyn Woo, Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development and former CEO of Catholic Relief Services.
  • 2017 Midwest Summit, involving several universities, to help students interested in graduate and professional studies
    More than 20 percent of students graduating from Purdue University each year continue their education at an advanced level by enrolling in a graduate or professional school. Searching for the right fit can be daunting. Thinking about college choices and funding can be overwhelming. Beginning this fall, the Purdue Graduate School intends to make this process much easier through the Midwest Graduate and Professional School Summit, a one-day graduate school exposition, to be held on Nov. 11 in Stewart Center.
  • 23 veterans to participate in annual Krannert Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
    Veterans from across the Midwest and country will participate Oct. 27-Nov. 4 in Purdue Krannert’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). The program is free to veterans and offers experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 soldiers, sailors, aviators, and marines with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.
  • 2017 13 Successful Startups
    Want to own a successful startup? Learn about 13 innovative businesses that were influenced by the Krannert community.
  • Forbes magazine ranks the Purdue MBA in the Top 30 U.S. B-Schools
    Forbes magazine ranks the Purdue MBA in the Top 30 U.S. B-Schools based on return on investment
  • Thanks to all who’ve supported us during Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University!
    We are Purdue. What we make moves the world forward. Thank you to the 173,361 donors who’ve participated in Ever True: The Campaign for Purdue University. To date and together, we’ve raised $1.586B to boldly advance our University as a national and global leader.
  • Researchers find that augmented reality apps cause restaurant profits to rocket
    Augmented reality apps increase the profits of restaurants in gaming hotspots, according to research from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and McGill University. The study examined online restaurant reviews, a recognized indicator of performance and sales, before and after the release of Pokémon Go in Houston, Texas, in 2016. Researchers Karthik Kannan, the Thomas Howatt Chaired Professor of Management, Krannert PhD student Vandith Pamuru and Warut Khern-am-nuai, assistant professor of information systems at McGill, found that close proximity to PokéStops — where you can catch Pokémon — increased average customer numbers at all restaurants despite differing menu costs.
  • Krannert’s Dauch Center holds 30th annual manufacturing conference
    Multiple leaders of the business world came together to speak on September 29 at the 30th annual fall conference of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises (DCMME). The conference, titled “The Future of Manufacturing,” was held at the Purdue Memorial Union. DCMME has been a focal point within the Krannert School throughout many years for promoting education, research and industrial engagement, manufacturing management and supply chain management. The center is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
  • Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code speaks at Purdue
    Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization working to prepare young women for jobs of the future, gave a lecture Oct. 3 at Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center. The presentation, titled "Closing the Gender Gap in Technology," was part of the Purdue Series on Corporate Citizenship and Ethics and presented by the Krannert School of Management, College of Education's James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship and the College of Science.
  • Students come up with novel business solutions for Cisco as part of “data dive” competition
    Teams of Purdue students took a dive as part of the University’s Dawn or Doom ‘17 conference and Cisco walked away with a portfolio of original business solutions as a result. Meanwhile, the winning teams — all of which included at least one student from the Krannert School — walked away with $6,000 in prize money.
  • Research coauthored by Krannert econ prof Jillian Carr examines the effects of nutritional aid disbursements on crime
    Before February 2010, Illinois delivered food stamps under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on the first day of every month. Then the state decided to spread distribution more evenly throughout the month. The decision had two main benefits.Stores weren't hit with massive crowds all at once, and SNAP officials weren't burdened with a large workload. New research suggests that there could be an additional advantage of the change: a reduction in grocery store thefts.
  • Trio of pioneering Purdue alumnae honored at Krannert Leadership Speakers Series
    A panel of pioneering Purdue alumnae and businesswomen keynoted the Krannert School of Management’s 17th annual Leadership Speakers Series on Sept. 28 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Beth Brooke-Marciniak, vice chair of public policy at Ernst and Young, Maria Crowe, president of Manufacturing Operations at Eli Lilly and Co., and Carolyn Woo, retired president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, engaged in “A Conversation on Leadership” moderated by Gerry Dick, president and managing editorof Grow INdiana Media Ventures and host of “Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick.”
  • 2017 Seven Study Hacks for the GMAT
    We often get calls from hopeful students who recognize the benefits of an MBA and are seeking to know the GMAT score they need to achieve to be considered for a Krannert School of Management master’s program. With this in mind, we’ve compiled this blog post with seven of our best study hacks for the GMAT.
  • Purdue World provides Mandela Fellows with social entrepreneurship skills to solve challenges facing African nations
    A group of 25 young African leaders learned about how to use social entrepreneurship to try to solve challenges their nations face during a six-week intensive executive-style leadership training program at Purdue University and Purdue Foundry with support from the Krannert School of Management.
  • Prof. Mohammad Rahman discusses "Data, Creepiness, and Convenience” at Dawn or Doom ’17 conference
    We are not far from the days when our intelligent cars will become an essential component of the personal assistance ecosystem. The data collected by our cars would be a treasure trove to get insights into a passenger’s mood during the trip. More importantly, a judicious and incentive preserving sharing scheme of such data between the car and other service providers would lead to valuable and convenient personalized products for the consumers. The question is how do we get all of these done and not be creepy?
  • Purdue ranked 5th best public university in U.S.
    Purdue ranks fifth among public institutions in the United States, based on a survey released Sept. 26 by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The rankings focus on performance indicators for student success and learning.
  • Krannert PhD student named a 2016 ISBM Doctoral Support Awards Competition winner
    Krannert doctoral candidate Wanqing Zhang was among the winners of the 26th annual Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) Doctoral Support Award Competition, which is sponsored by the Smeal College of Business at Penn State.
  • Why I Chose to Pursue an MBA at Purdue
    Like most individuals who have been working in industry for a few years, I was nervous about taking the leap toward pursuing a Full-Time MBA. I’m simply talking about whether or not to pursue an MBA, not to mention the type of schools I should be considering.
  • Newly launched philanthropic component to Back a Boiler already impacting Purdue students
    The Pave the Way program, which launched this fall as a philanthropic component to complement Purdue’s Back a Boiler income share agreement initiative, has already impacted seven undergraduate students. “Receiving funding from the new Pave the Way program allows me to keep pursuing my dreams toward the career I want,” said Amy Wroblewski, a senior studying management and strategy and organizational management from Lafayette, Indiana. “After graduation, I hope to pay it forward by donating to Purdue to help future Boilermakers pursue their career aspirations.”
  • WeConnect conference leads off Women Lead week at Purdue's Krannert School
    A Sept. 24-25 conference co-sponsored by the Purdue University College of Science and the Krannert School of Management will serve as the opening event for Krannert’s Women Lead Week. WeConnect will bring together female business leaders, technologists, scientists and thinkers to share insights and discuss strategies for leading and engaging the future workforce. This interactive and thought-provoking event will allow attendees the opportunity to refine their leadership toolkits to prepare for the future.
  • Augmented reality platform could help students discover STEM concepts through interactive experimentation
    Explore! Interactive, a Purdue-related startup, is developing a platform that uses augmented reality to help K-12 students more effectively learn science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM subjects, and increase standardized test scores through an engaging, interactive application. Explore! Interactive was founded by Wesley Virt, a recent graduate from Wabash College. Additional team members include Chris Palermo, a senior in Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, and Zhe Zeng, a graduate student, Sam Rosser, a junior, and Jack Allen, a senior, all in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
  • GenderSpeak part of Krannert’s Women Lead Week
    Tammy Hughes will promote understanding between the sexes using humor in a GenderSpeak workshop at 7 p.m. Sept. 27, at Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall as part of the Krannert School of Management’s Women Lead Week. The GenderSpeak workshop helps men and women better understand and appreciate each other's values in order to become more successful together both professionally and personally. Men and women grow up in different cultures. As a result, people learn different lessons about appropriate behaviors. What seems natural to one gender can seem mysterious and baffling to the other.
  • Retired Army major seeks to help veterans get jobs, become business owners through startup
    A retired U.S. Army major and former Purdue University professor has started a company aimed at helping veterans by offering them jobs and business opportunities in a building he plans to construct in the heart of West Lafayette. Retired Army Maj. Gene Richards, who took part in Krannert's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) said he started Modern Freedom Lifestyle LLC as a socially responsible company that will give veterans a chance to be part owners in some of the businesses included in the mixed-use building, which will be anchored by a boutique hotel and apartments aimed at college students.
  • Ananth Iyer, Purdue’s Susan Bulkeley Chair in Operations Management, says labor-supply issues could impact freight app opportunities
    Ananth Iyer, Purdue’s Susan Bulkeley Chair in Operations Management, says shortage of qualified drivers could impact opportunities for Uber Freight and other shipping industry apps
  • Krannert faculty research on hedge fund management highlighted in Institutional Investor
    Researchers from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and Loyola Marymount University find that funds of hedge funds may actually be pretty good at picking managers, just not good enough to overcome the additional fees they charge.
  • Krannert students create startup to provide coaching, acclimation guidance to Chinese students, visiting parents
    Incoming students from China who are learning about a new culture have a new resource in a Purdue-affiliated and Krannert student startup offering personal coaching services. We-YouBond allows incoming students from China and their parents to sign up for a service that offers one-on-one coaching with an experienced student on topics ranging from study habits to local housing.
  • 2016 Doctoral Support Awards Competition Winner
    Congratulations to Wanqing Zhang one of three winners of the 2016 Doctoral Support Awards Competition run by the Institute for the Study of Business Markets at Penn State University.
  • Krannert director of diversity initiatives among Top 100 emerging leaders
    Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management, has named Purdue’s Darren Henry to its annual list of the Top 100 under 50 emerging and executive leaders with advanced degrees. Henry, who earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Purdue in 2002 and a MBA from the School of Management in 2007, is director of Krannert diversity initiatives and the Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity Program (BOP), which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018.
  • Diversity MBA recognizes Darren Henry among its 2017 Top 100 under 50 emerging and executive leaders
    Diversity MBA, a national leadership organization integrating diversity and inclusion with talent management, has named Darren Henry to its eleventh annual list of the Top 100 under 50 emerging and executive leaders with advanced degrees. Henry, who earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Purdue in 2002 and a MBA from the School of Management in 2007, is director of Krannert diversity initiatives and the Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity Program (BOP), which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018.
  • Krannert highlights diversity as host of leadership seminar
    Hundreds of high-achieving, pre-qualified prospective MBA students will come to Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management July 28-30 as part of a pre-MBA prep seminar designed for African-Americans, Latinos and Native Americans. Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) organizes the Pre-Application Seminar annually as part of its MBA Prep Program. MLT is a nonprofit dedicated to equipping underrepresented minority students with the skills, coaching and connections needed to lead organizations and communities worldwide.
  • When Big Brother shouts 'Shotgun!' our roads may be safer.
    Drivers who know their insurance companies can record their every move improve their driving habits.
  • Economists find setting goals could improve student performance
    Balancing the need to provide an affordable, accessible education with a commitment to transforming students’ lives and preparing them for the future is an ongoing challenge in higher education. New research from economists at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management finds that task-based goal setting can help on both fronts as a low-cost and logistically simple approach to improving students’ course performance.
  • Faculty research examines negative impact of economic policy uncertainty
    If there is one thing certain about U.S. policy in turbulent times, it is uncertainty. From health-care and tax reform to trade and the environment, the economic consequences of stalled policymaking have significant economic implications. According to research by Huseyin Gulen, a professor of finance at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, the impact on corporate investment is particularly negative, both from a short- and long-term perspective.
  • MLT Welcome from Purdue MBA Alumna
    MLT has had such an incalculable influence on my life. Reflecting back to my MBAP years, my coach Krista saw potential in me that I did not yet see in myself. With her help, I was able to discover the confidence and security that I am forever grateful.
  • Former dean Rick Cosier takes part in civic leader flight at Grissom Air Reserve Base
    The United States Air Force (USAF) recently recognized Rick Cosier, dean emeritus of the Krannert School and Leeds Professor of Management, for his role as academic director of Purdue’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). Cosier was among 19 civic leaders from central Indiana invited to Grissom Air Reserve Base on June 6, 2017, to fly aboard a KC-135R Stratotanker on an hour-and-half mission of a B-52 Stratofortress along an aerial refueling track over western Kentucky and Missouri.
  • Krannert students create startup to provide coaching, acclimation guidance to Chinese students, visiting parents
    Incoming Purdue students from China who are learning about a new culture have a new resource in a Purdue-affiliated student startup offering personal coaching services. We-YouBond allows incoming students from China and their parents to sign up for a service that offers one-on-one coaching with an experienced student on topics ranging from study habits to local housing.
  • International MBA Success: More Collaboration & Less Competition
    Originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and specialization in Materials Science, the now 2nd year MBA student credits his numerous pre-graduation job offers and summer internship to his time here at Purdue Krannert.
  • Krannert faculty recognized for summer enrollment increase
    Purdue’s Division of Summer Session recently recognized a trio of Krannert faculty members for achieving the largest enrollment increase of any summer course at the University. The course, Strategic Management (MGMT 45100), is taught by Richard Makadok, the Brock Family Chair in Strategic Management; John Burr, continuous term lecturer; and Tom Brush, senior associate dean and head of the Department of Management.
  • Krannert faculty, ITaP staff earn honors for hybrid Weekend MBA program
    A veteran Krannert professor and two instructional designers from ITaP were honored for their innovations in teaching and learning technologies as part Purdue’s recently restructured Weekend MBA program. Introduced in 2016, the 21-month hybrid program features two-thirds on-campus instruction and one-third online work, meaning participants only need to travel to campus twice a month for classes. Charlene Sullivan, a longtime professor of finance, received a 2017 Award for Excellence in Distance Learning: Course Design and Technology at Purdue’s faculty awards convocation in April for her work on Financial Management (MGMT 61000), which is part of the Weekend MBA program’s core curriculum.
  • Deere and Co. CEO, Krannert alum Sam Allen receives honorary doctorate during Purdue commencement
    Purdue University awarded an honorary doctoral degree to Deere and Co. CEO and alumnus Samuel R. “Sam” Allen during spring commencement ceremonies in May at the West Lafayette campus.
  • Krannert undergrad reflects on benefits of research and poster symposium
    The 2017 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium held on April 11 in the Purdue Memorial Union may technically have been only a one-day event, but for the students who participated, it represented countless hours of learning first-hand how research contributes to the advancement of human knowledge.
  • PowerShift Case Competition celebrates inaugural gender-focused competition
    On Friday, April 21, 14 teams of Purdue students met in the Krannert School of Management for the inaugural PowerShift Case Competition, sponsored by Accenture, the Jane Brock-Wilson Women in Management Center, Purdue Libraries and the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence.
  • Top Ranked Sportsman and Student: Professional Tennis to Purdue
    November 2011 was when I played my last competitive tennis tournament. It was an All-India Men’s Tournament played in my hometown. I still vividly remember that moment.
  • High-performing students join elite group
    The Krannert School of Management recently inducted 19 members into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international business fraternity. The organization has more than 750,000 members worldwide, representing government, corporate, nonprofit and educational management positions in the United States and around the world.
  • Purdue MBA team wins Big 10 Plus Case Competition
    A talented team of Krannert MBA students took first place at the Big 10 Plus Case Competition at Ohio State University on April 2, besting universities including Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan State and Ohio State.
  • Boilermakers by the Bay symposium to be streamed live on Facebook
    Registration for the Krannert School of Management’s “Boilermakers by the Bay: Internet of Things” symposium in San Francisco, California, on April 18 has reached capacity and is now closed, but all Purdue alumni, friends and corporate partners can still take part by watching a live stream of the event on Facebook.
  • Checking the pulse on health-care staffing
    Working long hours takes a toll. It also can be counterproductive and is commonly linked to more stress and errors.
  • Purdue’s Classroom Business Enterprise program to celebrate entrepreneurial efforts of Indiana students
    Students from Indiana elementary and middle schools will demonstrate how they have learned to harness economic skills and innovation to create a successful business at the Classroom Business Enterprise (CBE) Showcase at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management on April 12.
  • KGSA Presidential Prelude: Ramsey Bradke
    Instead of working for government officials in Indiana during the summer, I am working for the upstream division of Shell Oil and Gas in Houston.
  • 2017 Best 40 Under 40 Professors
    Two Krannert professors have been named in the “2017 Best 40 Under 40 Professors” by Poets & Quants, a website dedicated to business school news. Fabrice Lumineau and Mohammad Rahman made this year’s list. They join Xiaoyan Zhang, who made the list in 2014, in receiving the honor.
  • 2 Krannert Professors Receive Distinguished Award
    At Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, we strive to connect top aspiring business professionals with some of the world’s brightest minds in business and management. In this spirit, we are very proud to share with you that two of our faculty members were recently named as part of Poets and Quants “Best 40 Under 40 Professors” list.
  • University-wide PowerShift Case Competition to address real-world gender issues
    Graduate students from other Purdue University colleges, schools and academic units are encouraged to take part in real world, gender-issue case competition designed to help them lead in a diverse and changing workforce and use their skills to generate solutions.
  • 4 Work-Life Balance Tips
    As a full-time dad, MBA student and graduate assistant, Brandon Bednar gives some helpful advice to future and current boilers.
  • Young students take entrepreneurial lead in Classroom Business Enterprise
    Mintonye Elementary students in Lafayette, Indiana, are learning firsthand how to harness economic skills and innovation to create a successful business through the hands-on Classroom Business Enterprise (CBE) program. Throughout the school year, Barbara Tilley’s third-grade students have worked together to plan, produce and sell two pioneering and earth-friendly products. Their hard work will be featured at the CBE Showcase on Purdue’s campus on April 12.
  • Karthik Kannan among three Purdue faculty named as Jefferson Science Fellows
    Three Purdue faculty members have been selected as Jefferson Science Fellows. Peter Hirst (Horticulture), Karthik Kannan (Management) and Sonak Pastakia (Pharmacy) have been named to the 2017-18 class of Jefferson Science Fellows, an initiative of the Office of Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State.
  • Data analytics opening new doors for sports teams and business students
    Sports analytics expert Dave Schrader discussed “The Golden Age of Sports Analytics” at a presentation in the Krannert Auditorium on Feb. 23 that highlighted the practical application of analytics and how those applications help teach and practice business skills.
  • Krannert alumna Carolyn Woo joins Purdue as Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development
    Carolyn Woo was recenlty named Distinguished President’s Fellow for Global Development at Purdue University, She recently retired from serving as president and CEO of the Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. Woo served with the organization from 2011-2016.
  • Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition announces finalists as it marks 30 years at Purdue
    Ten teams of Purdue students will put their best pitch forward in the hopes of winning a share of the $100,000 in prize money at the upcoming 30th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition. The event will be held Tuesday (Feb. 28) at the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Team presentations run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are open to the public. An awards dinner will follow.
  • Industry leaders talk global business practices, supply chain resiliency
    Purdue University’s Krannert’s School of Management brought industry leaders to campus Feb. 17 to discuss the best practices in globalization. The conference focused on sourcing, manufacturing and distribution of products outside U.S. borders.
  • Krannert professor Ellen Ernst Kossek says U.S. lags in workplace gender equality
    A Purdue University professor known internationally for her work and research in gender equity in the workplace believes female business leaders meeting at the White House in February was a good start. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of the United States-Canada Council for the Advancement of Women Business Leaders-Female Entrepreneurs. Ellen Ernst Kossek, the Basil S. Turner Professor of Management and research director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership, said the issue goes beyond equity to being a serious economic issue.
  • Tech Trek links master's students with alumni and IT execs in San Francisco Bay Area
    Sixteen students from various Krannert master’s programs (MBA, MSBAIM, MSHRM and MSF) trekked to the San Francisco Bay Area in early January to connect with Krannert alumni and their companies in the Silicon Valley region, California’s legendary hotspot of technology startups.
  • My Best Investment Yet: Purdue Krannert MBA
    When Florida native Sheldon Anderson first stepped foot into Rawls on Krannert Ignite week-end last April, there was something contagious about his energy and excitement to begin his much awaited MBA journey.
  • ICEE offers $mart Indiana Economic & Financial Literacy Conference for K-12 Teachers
    Save the date for the $mart Indiana Economic Education and Financial Literacy Conference - June 28 & 29, 2017.
  • Recent Krannert alums to return as “Rising Professionals” for Purdue’s Old Masters Program
    Krannert grads Karan Ahuja and Derek Mauk are among five young alumni who have shown success in their early careers and will return to the West Lafayette campus March 5-6 as part of the Rising Professionals program. Built as part of the Old Masters Program, Rising Professionals was developed to inspire current Boilermakers and give them the opportunity to interact with some exceptional recent graduates.
  • 2017 National Economics Challenge
    It's time for teachers to prepare teams for the 2017 National Economics Challenge. This is a great opportunity to have your high school students compete for a chance to win scholarships, prizes, and more!
  • Krannert’s Student Managed Venture Fund teams with Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund to make $160,000 investment in two startups
    Krannert students taking part in an experiential learning course called the Student Managed Venture Fund have helped conduct business research and make investment recommendations for local startups.
  • Chemical Engineer by Trade, Boiler Businessman to Be
    As a chemical engineer by trade, I was expecting my MBA program to be soft-skill focused. It’s not. Everything we do at Krannert is analytical, from evaluating probabilistic returns on investment, to planning employee engagement studies.
  • Lafayette makes top 10 best small place for business
    Lafayette makes top 10 best small place for business
  • Student Reviews Slot Krannert as Twelfth Best B-School
    Student Reviews Slot Krannert as Twelfth Best B-School
  • Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings
    Eduniversal is a European-based online higher education selection tool, with rankings based on program reputation, graduates’ beginning salaries and student satisfaction. In the latest master’s program rankings, Krannert’s MSHRM program is ranked #3 in North America and #2 in the United States for human resource management programs.
  • Krannert MBA in Global Supply Chain Management ranks #3 worldwide
    Krannert MBA in Global Supply Chain Management ranks #3 worldwide
  • Eduniversal ranks Krannert's MS in Human Resource Management #1 program in North America
    Eduniversal ranks Krannert's MS in Human Resource Management #1 program in North America