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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Again Ranked High on Return on Investment by PayScale.com
    1 223 public private religious and secular universities around the nation Cal Poly consistently provides a top flight education at an affordable price a degree that continues to pay dividends throughout our students careers said Cal Poly President Jeffrey D Armstrong This latest PayScale listing is just further proof that we are fulfilling our mission to provide industry with highly sought after work ready graduates Cal Poly dropped two spots from its No 7 ranking on last year s PayScale ROI list in the public university category but rose four spots from the No 33 spot on the overall listing Obtaining a university education is an investment both of time and money and some schools are simply doing a better job of setting their alumni up for success in the job market PayScale said in releasing its annual update Whether you re planning to study computer science or psychology earning potential in your chosen field along with the cost of attendance for the schools you re considering should be part of the equation when whittling down your list of best return on investment colleges the report said Cal Poly was rated 12th as a best value for computer science majors who can expect nearly 1 million 989 800 over 20 years highest among all Cal Poly degree holders on an investment of 93 200 For non California residents that figure is 574 600 No 36 at a cost of 138 400 For engineering majors the 20 year return on investment is 809 800 No 40 and 764 600 No 60 for out of state residents And business majors see a high return on their investment according to the study 619 800 No 20 over 20 years and 574 600 No 36 for non residents For science majors Cal Poly ranked

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/PayscaleROI2015 (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Launches Professional Certificate in Business Analytics
    June The certificate program s proposed curriculum includes classes related to statistics data mining data management econometrics and marketing analytics taken over two quarters Reflecting Cal Poly s Learn by Doing philosophy courses would give students hands on experience with the quantitative tools necessary to analyze data sets of all sizes and types including Oracle programs SAS Enterprise Miner for data mining and R programming language for regression analysis The program aims to make a direct impact on local business leaders who need to visualize and analyze data before communicating insights to a larger team We re building this program in response to a demand for business professionals who can make data driven decisions said Sanjiv Jaggia the Orfalea College of Business associate dean for graduate programs This would be the perfect complement to an undergraduate degree in business engineering science or math especially for professionals looking to enhance their skills for tomorrow s economy Jaggia sites industry trends that forecast demand for data analysts The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported Companies of all sizes are expected to add enough data analysts that as a group the job category should grow by 45 percent through 2018 making it among

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/BACertificate (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Hires Industry Veteran as Executive Director for Accounting Excellence
    key stakeholders such as the accounting and consulting firms that hire Cal Poly students Alongside Accounting area Chair Doug Cerf she will work directly with the college s Accounting Advisory Board to help evolve Cal Poly s accounting program in step with growing industry demand for quality accounting talent Sheri will also play a critical role in connecting the hundreds of accounting alumni who work in professional service firms and in industry Cerf said Her work with our industry partners and alumni will help ensure that Cal Poly remains a university of choice for recruiting accounting professionals The Accounting area s primary goal is to graduate 200 CPA eligible students per academic year by 2017 roughly double the amount of graduates the university prepares today To accommodate more students the Orfalea College of Business will gather support for additional tenured faculty fellowships to attract and maintain the discipline s leading instructors The Accounting area plans to increase student volume in its bachelor s and graduate degree programs The master s program offers a degree in accounting with specializations in tax and financial accounting The college also plans to add an accounting minor to allow students majoring in other disciplines to complement their studies with accounting expertise I am excited to have this unique opportunity to apply my passion in accounting for the benefit of such a prestigious program Boscaro said I look forward to helping build a sustainable future for the accounting program that has a measurable impact on the profession Boscaro has more than 16 years of experience in accounting and leadership roles She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers before moving to K2 Inc and then Cardiogenesis Corp in Southern California After moving to San Luis Obispo Boscaro led the financial statement assurance department as audit manager of Longcrier

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/BoscaroAccounting (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - Cal Poly Students Excel on Chartered Financial Analyst Exam
    the gold standard for finance professionals worldwide and requires passing a series of three rigorous exams Cal Poly students prepare to take their Level 1 exam as part of the CFA Challenge a senior project created by Cyrus Ramezani Finance Area chair in the Orfalea College of Business The vast majority of the 164 000 candidates who took the CFA Exam in the past year were industry professionals with years of experience Only 3 500 candidates worldwide were students who participated in the CFA Challenge during the 2013 14 academic year According to the CFA candidates need an average of four years to pass the trio of exams Candidates who successfully complete the series and take a strict oath of ethics are considered CFA Charterholders a designation that affords professionals greater employment opportunities and salary potential This is a testament to our college s mission to prepare career ready graduates said Scott Dawson dean of the Orfalea College of Business These students have proven they re ready to not just enter the workforce but to also lead the field of finance from their first day at work Finance Area faculty construct the yearlong CFA Challenge to be an intense self directed study of financial ethics economics accounting and quantitative methods Students take multiple full length practice tests each spanning six hours Since the establishment of the CFA Challenge at Cal Poly in 2007 the course has grown in size each year including undergraduate and MBA candidates in the Orfalea College of Business Each year those students have outperformed the national pass rate by significant margins and Ramezani says graduates who continue to take the CFA Exam Levels 2 and 3 have done so with great success Our students continue to perform better and better each year and employers notice said

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/newsevents/cal-poly-students-excel-on-chartered-financial-analyst-exam/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Grad Business — Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
    Recruiting Companies Directory Contact Us OCOB Graduate Ambassadors Grad Business Degree Programs Engineering Management Program MBA MS Business Analytics MS Economics MSA Financial Accounting MSA Tax Certificate Programs Business Analytics Certificate Why Cal Poly Graduate Student Stats Testimonials Recruiting Companies Directory Contact Us Current Ambassadors All Graduate Ambassadors Recent News Graduate Program Fair Cal Poly Announces New Masters Program in Business Analytics Graduate Program Fair New MS in Business Analytics

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/gradbusiness/graduate-ambassadors/ (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - News
    fellow Cal Poly alumnus Steven B S Business Administration 1985 own and operate Professional Education Services a company that offers innovative continuing education programs in the accounting and real estate industries Along the way Nash has continued to make a big impact on campus by supporting Cal Poly s Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship CIE From the program s early days he has taken a hands on role in mentoring student teams as they develop their ventures several of which have launched successful businesses Being around these fired up business minded young people is really inspiring says Nash of his work with student startups in the CIE I have walked in their shoes so I m happy to spread the knowledge to those who can learn from it now In addition to mentorship Nash has provided critical financial support to the CIE s student centered programs Cal Poly recently debuted the Nash Family Entrepreneurship Lab the university s on campus incubator and workspace for startups Today the Nash family also supports a student scholarship in the Accounting area of the Orfalea College of Business Next Step Check out a Q A with Nash about what keeps him connected to Cal Poly 30 years after graduating at bit ly OrfaleaHonoredAlumni Professor Jonathan York Honored with Provost s Award for Philanthropy Entrepreneurship Professor Jonathan York was honored with the Provost s Award for Philanthropic Leadership during Cal Poly s annual Fall Conference event The award recognized York s leadership of the Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship which he co founded with Professor Lou Tournatzky in 2010 York has been instrumental in not only growing a host of student centered programs on and off campus but also in building external support for the CIE among alumni industry partners and friends in its Founders Circle Pictured

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/giving-edition/news/ (2016-02-17)
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  • OCOB - The Orfalea Effect
    encourage leadership and educational inspiration and that all who walk through these halls realize their true worth and purpose in life It s been 15 years since the day Paul and Natalie Orfalea changed Cal Poly s business education for good through a landmark 15 million donation that named the Orfalea College of Business and set its course to become a leading business school Since 2001 the endowment s impact has been nothing short of transformative supporting everything from classroom technology and lab equipment to new faculty positions and research grants But the Orfalea Foundation s generosity has made the biggest impact on programs that shape the student experience and fuel Learn by Doing on campus and beyond It is fitting that the college be named to honor the spirit of entrepreneurship and strength of character he has exhibited during his career Former Dean William Pendergast said of Paul Orfalea founder of Kinko s The transformation enabled Orfalea Student Services to grow to provide new resources like peer mentoring and tutoring programs which took hold using the college s innovative peer advising model These programs have doubled retention rates for at risk students and helped the Orfalea College of Business maintain the highest graduation rate at Cal Poly The college has also established Orfalea Travel Grants that enable 200 students to study abroad and experience the global economy firsthand each year Today more business students study internationally than any other major at Cal Poly A bias for action has always been central to the Orfaleas business and philanthropic ethos making a partnership with Cal Poly and its Learn by Doing philosophy a natural fit according to Orfalea Foundation Vice President Catherine Brozowski Along with Cal Poly s Learn by Doing philosophy the generosity of the Orfalea Foundation has changed the

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  • OCOB - What’s Next
    offered a lot of insight into how to best plan for career fairs job searches and critiques of my resume I felt very confident handing my resume over to employers after the guidance I received from programs offered through Orfalea Owen Sebo finance senior pictured with Career Readiness Advisor Chelsea Kidwell The Center for Innovation Entrepreneurship Expands student programs like pitch competitions hackathons career fairs accelerators and incubators with the right mentors and technology on campus and in the SLO HotHouse The opportunity to work in a new office space attend workshops and access endless resources gave me the ability to attract and recruit my development team who are now my co founders Together we are building something that has the opportunity to make a difference and in turn fulfill a shared dream Jenny Peng MBA 2015 founder of TwentySeven pictured Video Hear more from students in the HotHouse about the impact of the CIE at bit ly CalPolyCIE Center for Packaging Value Chain Jumpstarts a new Center for Packaging Value Chain at Cal Poly with a refined undergraduate concentration focused on packaging logistics a master s program professional development resources research partnerships and industry leading labs The Learn by Doing education that I have received from our program has prepared me to compete for and thrive in top jobs in the industry Beyond the classes and hands on labs I ve worked as a research assistant for well known companies and traveled to industry events to network with other professionals Rebecca Kisch packaging senior pictured Video Packaging student Patrick Salibi talks about how the program has chaged his life at bit ly CalPolyPackaging Faculty Fellowships Bolsters resources to attract and retain top educators as they evolve curriculum to stay in step with fast moving industries and pursue research opportunities

    Original URL path: http://www.cob.calpoly.edu/giving-edition/whats-next/ (2016-02-17)
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