Preparing business students for careers that benefit humankind around the world begins with defining, applying and affirming our core values. The University of San Diego School of Business is founded on the “tetra-i" value proposition: intellectual rigor and relevance, international experience, innovation and entrepreneurship, and integrity. These values have attracted new students, new staff and new faculty to our school, and have inspired many individuals, families and businesses to make contributions that help us continue to put our ideals into actions and teach business as a force for good.
Your financial support has a profound impact on the quality of our programs. During the past year, your donations helped us realize many exciting accomplishments, including:
Our new business complex will be an exciting enhancement to our community and students. As we plan for construction and other challenges in the year ahead, we will continue to maintain our focus on providing values-based Education with Purpose.
On behalf of the students, faculty and staff, I thank you for your continued support.
Dean and Professor of Management
Bloomberg Law highlighted Clinical Professor of Finance Annalisa Barrett’s research on the lack of women on corporate boards in a story about a proposed new law in California that would mandate their inclusion.
Donald Knauss, Chair of the Board of Trustees, was mentioned in Financial Times on why donors give to business schools following his $20 million gift to the USD School of Business to help construct a new business complex.
Economist Alan Gin talked to Capital Public Radio about the high cost of living in California that puts many people at risk of financial ruin.
Inside Higher Ed featured an “Academic Minute” on Management Professor Priya Kannan-Narasimhan on how large organizations can successfully innovate.
KPBS Radio reported that the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s Index of Leading Economic Indicators is showing signs of strength in the San Diego economy.
TheMiami Herald reported on research by Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s Hahn Chair of Real Estate Finance Norm Miller that it does not pay to sell your home yourself.
Associate Professor of Finance Phil Zhu’s research on why extraverted CEO's win acquisitions was featured on Harvard Business Review.
Economist Alan Gin told the U-T that the U.S. will suffer because of a recent trade deal between Japan and the European Union.
The U-T covered the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate’s forum on how retail will change in the digital age.
The Times of San Diego, San Diego Metropolitan and KUSI reported that the University of San Diego Business School's MBA program was ranked in the nation’s top 100 programs by U.S. News & World Report.
The Washington Post quoted Professor of Operations David Pyke that “dynamic pricing” is to blame for airfare and other price increases.
"USD is fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, and the Brink is an excellent addition to that ecosystem. As our business has evolved, so has its challenges, and the center has served as an ongoing resource for our team.”
Business Administration '17
Co-founder and CEO of Vizer
After helping local companies access more than $2.3 million in funding, launch seven new businesses and work with more than 192 clients in less than one year, the University of San Diego Small Business Development Center has officially changed its name to "the Brink."
“Our new center is built to empower startups and innovators that are on the brink of success and our new name reflects that,” said Mysty Rusk, the center’s director.
The Brink opened its doors in January 2018 as a specialty center focused on innovation, one of only a handful of its kind in the country. The center is part of the San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center Network that exists in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.Read Full Story
of undergraduates received their first job offer within 3 months after graduating
of MBA’s received their first job offer within 3 months after graduating
Professor of Supply Chain Management
The Implications of High Levels of Psychopathy in Executives
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Through the Global Social Innovation Challenge, university students in participating universities from around the globe generate ideas for innovative ventures that respond to a social, economic, environmental, or justice issue of their choice, and compete for seed funding at an annual global event to launch or expand their ventures!
A wellness app that helps individuals take control of their own mental and physical wellbeing, and this year’s Global Social Innovation winner.
Arthaud Mesnard, Aimee Louise Carton, Mathilde Francois-Downey - Trinity College DublinWATCH THE VIDEO
Biogás del Hogar pitches their idea to produce biogas in a bio-digester from organic household waste.WATCH THE VIDEO
2016 -17 INTERNATONAL REACH
China • Japan • Spain • Mexico • Brazil • Germany • Argentina • Guatemala • Italy • Portugal • France • England • Macau and Hong Kong SAR • United States
A VERY SPECIAL
We gratefully acknowledge those who have contributed gifts to the University of San Diego School of Business.
You have enabled us to sustain the momentum required for success.