The MBA Class of 2018 traveled to the United Kingdom early this March. The group of 26 students and 5 faculty/staff members spent a week in the U.K. visiting London, Oxford, Coventry, and Birmingham. The annual spring international trip is part of the MBA program, providing students with an international business perspective. This year the students had a cultural exploration of Brexit and British businesses.
From February 22nd through 24th, NAU was one of ten colleges from throughout the United States chosen to send students to Omaha, Nebraska, to represent their colleges and meet Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Mr. Buffet is one of the most respected business persons in the world. NAU FCB was honored to have its students included in this exclusive question and answer event.
During a question and answer session with Mr. Buffet, every college was… Read more
As one of the most successful investors in the world, and certainly one of the most well-known, Mr. Warren Buffett seems untouchable. However, in February 2018 twenty students from NAU-The W. A. Franke College of Business will travel to Omaha, Nebraska for the 10th time for an invitation-only question and answer session with this generous man along with tours of three of his Berkshire Hathaway’s companies, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Borsheims and Oriental Trading Company.
Ms. Bernadine Lewis, director of the Read more
In Spring 2017, NAU’s MBA candidates visited Calgary, Canada for their annual fieldtrip to study international business. The trip lasted four days, from March 1st – 4th, 2017 and consisted of touring various companies with the intent to gain a better understanding of how businesses operate within Canada, and how they interact with businesses internationally.
After the first day of travel, Day… Read more
Each fall since 2013, Matt Haertzen, FCB senior lecturer of finance, takes six students from the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) class to tour investment firms in California. Haertzen’s connections with firms in Southern California gives six of his top students exposure to the variety of operations in large financial firms with the hopes of getting them to think more broadly about careers in finance. This year’s firms included Caltius Capital, Pacific Investment… Read more