Villanova School of Business Quick Facts
VILLANOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Quick Facts VILLANOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Bartley Hall 800 Lancaster Avenue Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085 business.villanova.edu Table of Contents 02 03 04 06 Contact Us VSB OVERVIEW 08 09 10 CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE ABOUT THE DEAN RANKINGS UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS VSB HISTORY GRADUATE PROGRAMS PRESS INQUIRIES firstname.lastname@example.org (610) 519-6715 CATHY TONER Director of Communications and Marketing email@example.com (610) 519-6678 ANNA YURCHESHEN Marketing Manager firstname.lastname@example.org (610) 519-5456 MARIANA MARTINEZ Assistant Director of Communications email@example.com (610) 519-6715 ELIZABETH SCHMIDT Marketing Associate firstname.lastname@example.org (610) 519-4752 VSB OVERVIEW Developing business leaders for a better world. â„˘ The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is a premier educational institution that offers undergraduate programs, graduate programs and executive education. Villanova was founded by the Roman Catholic Order of Saint Augustine, and the Augustinian values of truth, community, caring and leading through service are infused throughout the curriculum in all of our programs. Founded in 1922, VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens. VSB offers undergraduate degree programs in accountancy and business administration, with majors in economics, finance, management, management information systems and marketing. VSB also offers an international business co-major and real estate co-major. In addition, we offer seven masters programs; Master of Business Administration, Executive MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Taxation, Master of Science in Analytics and Master of Science in Church Management. We also offer a joint JD/MBA degree. Our programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The school is also home to prestigious business research centers including the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Center for Marketing and Public Policy Research, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for the Study of Church Management, the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and the Center for Business Analytics. 02 Quick Facts | Villanova School of Business ABOUT THE DEAN Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, is The Helen and William O’Toole Dean at the Villanova School of Business (VSB). Dr. Maggitti is also associate professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship and the former Carmen and Sharon Danella Director of the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE Center) at VSB. Prior to joining VSB’s faculty in 2008, Dr. Maggitti was a faculty member at both Temple and Saint Joseph’s Universities. Dr. Maggitti is a widely recognized scholar in the areas of entrepreneurship and strategic management. He has authored numerous publications in top management journals including The Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Research Policy, and Academy of Management Executive. His paper, “Information and availability cascades among the media and investors in the U.S. IPO market,” was recognized among the best papers for thought leadership in the field of entrepreneurship in 2008. Dr. Maggitti’s research interests focus on dynamic processes, including strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, decision-making, search behavior, and market- and non-market-based competition. In 2011, he received the “Villanova University Outstanding Teaching Award” for faculty with fewer than seven years of service, and in 2004 he was the recipient of the “Allen J. Krowe Award for Excellence in Teaching” from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Prior to academia, Dr. Maggitti spent nearly 15 years in the steel and mining industries, where he founded two successful companies and held a variety of roles, including chief executive officer, director of national sales and board member. He has also consulted with a variety of international organizations— including several Fortune 500 companies—on many facets of strategy and entrepreneurial thinking. Dr. Maggitti received a BS in Chemistry from Saint Joseph’s University, an MBA with high honors from the Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Maryland, College Park. He lives in Saint Davids, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Sara, and their two sons. Villanova School of Business | Quick Facts 03 UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS The Villanova School of Business provides an exceptional undergraduate business education that is rigorous, highly relevant and rich in Augustinian values. VSB students take approximately 50% of required courses in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The balance of business and liberal arts coursework serves to instill the fundamentals of critical insight, mature judgment and independent thinking, and fosters a sense of the importance of values and the moral responsibility of caring for others and working for the betterment of society. VSB prepares students for success in a global marketplace by presenting real-world information— integrated, fluid, and driven by technology and analytics. Students learn how to solve problems creatively, to lead responsibly and to understand where their field of study fits within the larger context of global business. The knowledge learned, combined with technical skills, helps students become wellrounded graduates with the tools necessary to be successful in any career path. The Clay Center at VSB The Clay Center at VSB serves as a hub of undergraduate program activity and academic advising. The center’s mission is to support and facilitate students’ intellectual, professional and personal growth and development toward becoming socially responsible members of the global business community. The Clay Center houses both the advising team and the professional development team, which provide students with academic guidance and career and professional programming and opportunities. Student-Run Business Societies by Department ACCOUNTING Accounting Society ECONOMICS Economics Society FINANCE/COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE Equity Society Financial Management Association Fixed Income Society Mergers & Acquisitions Society Real Estate Society Villanova Technical Analysis Group (VTAG) MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS Management Information Systems Society MANAGEMENT/LEADERSHIP Business and Leadership Society Management Society Villanova Entrepreneurship Society MARKETING Marketing Society Honor Societies Beta Alpha Psi Beta Gamma Sigma Gamma Phi Omicron Delta Epsilon Phi Kappa Phi Special Interests Business Without Borders - Net Impact International Business Society Multicultural Business Association (McBA) Peer Advisors Villanova Women in Business Villanova Women’s Professional Network VSB Ambassadors 04 Quick Facts | Villanova School of Business UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS VSB Total Enrollment Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Fall 2011 Fall 2010 Total 1667 1612 1658 1692 VSB Class of 2017 Mid-range SAT Mid-range GPA Student-to-faculty ratio 1250-1410 3.71 - 4.08 14.8:1 VSB Incoming Class Enrollment Class Applicants Enrollment 2017 4,068 2016 4,132 2015 3,747 2014 3,688 415 404 455 423 VSB Student Opportunities 1211 799 214 COMPANIES THAT POSTED FULL-TIME JOBS COMPANIES THAT POSTED INTERNSHIPS FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS COMPANIES THAT VISITED CAMPUS TO RECRUIT **VSB graduating class of 2014 consists of 404 seniors. The average class size for VSB is 30 students. 105 upperclassmen serve as peer advisors to VSB freshmen and sophomores. 1211 companies posted full-time jobs for VSB students and 214 came to campus to recruit. 799 companies posted internships for undergraduate business students. 93.2% of students report having had one or more internship. 99.5% of students either have a full-time job or are going to graduate school within six months of graduation. 99.7% of 2013 VSB graduates seeking employment accepted full-time job offers within six months of graduation. The median base salary for VSB graduates is $55,000. The median signing bonus is $5,000. Class of 2013 Featured Employers Bank of America Merrill Lynch Morgan Stanley Deloitte Ernst & Young Johnson & Johnson KPMG PricewaterhouseCoopers Vanguard Villanova School of Business | Quick Facts 05 GRADUATE PROGRAMS The Villanova MBA provides a learning experience that equips students with the skills to innovate, adapt and lead in a world that is in constant flux. Our classes emphasize a practical, real-world education and promote work across disciplines. The program offers three different tracks—Online, Flex Track and the Fast Track—which allows students to complete the program at their own pace, or in an accelerated format. The Villanova MBA features a strong functional core designed to develop knowledge and skills, with pillar courses in analytics, ethics, innovation & creativity and the global economy. Elective courses span disciplines and feature current business trends and topics. Two embedded consulting projects bring classroom learning to life: one with a local nonprofit organization, and the other with a multinational firm. All of these curricular components put our students in a position to bring what they are learning in the classroom back to the office for an immediate impact. The Villanova Executive MBA’s innovative learning environment is designed to encourage students to think differently, to collaborate with peers and to partner with faculty. The residential, weekend-based design allows students to immerse themselves in their learning and to begin building a lifelong network of business connections. The program is applied and practical, and our professors have deep academic and industry experience. The Systems Thinking approach that underpins the curriculum emphasizes the importance of problem solving in the context of each student’s industry. The Villanova Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is a rigorous, 12-month, full-time degree program that includes hands-on interaction with the business world in addition to classroom study. Coursework includes financial theory, financial decision making, applied corporate financial analysis, derivatives and management of real-world investment funds. MSF classes utilize VSB’s nationally recognized Applied Finance Lab, which provides access to the same advanced resources and real-time information used by Wall Street traders. The Villanova Master of Accountancy (MAC) program is centered on a 12-week summer semester where you complete more than half of the degree in a full-time format. Fall and spring semester courses are delivered on a flexible distance-learning schedule, allowing students to complete the 30-credit degree while working or participating in an internship—all in as little as 12 months. Following the summer session, most MAC students proceed to sit for sections of the CPA exam during the fall and spring semesters. The comprehensive curriculum integrates a wide range of topics to enhance students’ accounting and business backgrounds—and to help meet the real-world, real-time challenges of global business and the accounting industry. The Villanova online Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) is expertly designed to expand your proficiency in the latest analytics technologies, applications and practices that are actively reshaping the business world. The program’s rigorous and comprehensive curriculum is taught by VSB’s world-class faculty of experts in business, analytics, statistics, mathematics and computer science—all of whom bring 06 Quick Facts | Villanova School of Business GRADUATE PROGRAMS real-world expertise directly into your online classroom. Through the support of the Center for Business Analytics, one of VSBâ€™s six centers of excellence, the program also includes industry projects and a final capstone experience. The Villanova Master of Science in Church Management (MSCM) is an innovative, two-year graduate business program that provides a high-level skill set in church management. The MSCM is designed to meet the needs of a national student body of church leaders and managersâ€”including parish business managers, managers of diocesan and religious order departments, and those engaged in managing church-related social service ministries. It is ideal for professionals who cannot take leave from their positions to relocate and pursue full-time study. The MSCM can be completed online in only two years of part-time study. VSB Graduate Enrollment Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Fall 2011 Fall 2010 Total 722 732 694 717 Class Profile: The Villanova MBA GMAT Range GPA Work Experience 560 - 710 3.0 - 3.75 6 Years Class Profile: The Villanova EMBA In Cohort Director Level or above Years of Work Experience 30 19 12 Graduate Enrollment by Program Flex MBA Fast MBA EMBA MSF MAC MSCM Fall 2013 426 140 58 25 48 25 Fall 2012 Fall 2011 Fall 2010 423 430 458 133 123 118 60 53 48 27 29 30 51 31 41 38 28 22 Villanova School of Business | Quick Facts 07 CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE The Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate is changing the face of business education at Villanova. New courses in real estate have been introduced, along with a co-major in real estate and a real estate specialization in the Villanova MBA program. VSB students have also begun a Real Estate Society. The center supports faculty research and teaching, ensuring relevance in the curriculum through the incorporation of site visits, experiential learning projects, industry-standard tools and the perspective of industry experts. Through education, research and outreach, the Center for Global Leadership promotes three core ideals: cross-cultural awareness, ethical international business relationships and responsible global leadership. These ideals are firmly rooted in the University’s Augustinian tradition, which focuses on the moral and ethical development of our students and faculty and our contributions to thriving global communities. The center pursues these guiding principles through educational programs, research, and service and outreach activities. The Center for Marketing and Public Policy Research supports research and scholarship on marketing and public policy issues, examining the impact of regulation on the business community, consumers and society. Its mission is to produce cutting-edge research that influences sound policy at the local, state and national levels. Faculty members are supported by the center’s diverse advisory board, which is comprised of leaders from business, government and academia. Villanova’s Center for Church Management and Business Ethics performs research, conducts both forcredit and non-credit programs in Church management, and coordinates all business ethics activities within the Villanova School of Business. The center works to help Church leadership be good stewards of their resources, use their facilities effectively, and build a stronger Church. The center also coordinates opportunities for students to practice ethical business relationships to teach our future business leaders about social responsibility and give them a set of tools by which to practice it. The Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Center (ICE Center) is an innovative driver of scholastic, educational and professional development opportunities in the areas of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The center’s curricular division provides support for programs, courses and the undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship. The research division provides support to faculty conducting and publishing relevant research, and the practice division develops and maintains programs and initiatives that provide an interface between the business community and the research and curricular capabilities of the center. The Center for Business Analytics was established in 2010 to promote education, research and practice using analytics, business intelligence, performance management and process management for our students, faculty and business partners. The center promotes developing a strong program in analytics, including analytics-oriented courses for both undergraduate and graduate students, and promotes best practices in analytics through round-table sessions, conference and executive workshops. 08 Quick Facts | Villanova School of Business RANKINGS Bloomberg Businessweek Best Undergraduate Schools, 2014 Bloomberg Businessweek Specialty Rankings, 2013 #24 #12 A+ A+ IN THE NATION IN OVERALL ACADEMIC QUALITY #3 IN INTERNSHIPS #10 #11 #12 #15 IN MACROECONOMICS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS IN FINANCE IN MICROECONOMICS IN STUDENT GRADE FOR TEACHING QUALITY IN STUDENT GRADE FOR JOB PLACEMENT Bloomberg Businessweek Part-time MBA, 2013 U.S. News and World Report 2014 #19 #2 A+ A+ IN THE NATION IN THE REGION IN CURRICULUM IN STUDENT QUALITY #17 #1 IN “BEST ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS: GRADUATE BUSINESS” IN THE NATION IN THE “BEST UNIVERSITIES: MASTERS” IN THE NORTHERN REGION FOR OVER A DECADE Villanova School of Business | Expertise Guide 09 VSB HISTORY Strong history, bright future. The Villanova School of Business was founded in 1922 by Father Joseph C. Bartley, a former dean. Villanova was founded by the Roman Catholic Order of Saint Augustine, and Augustinian values of truth, community, caring, and leading through service are infused throughout the University. The School of Business is known for creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; an outstanding liberal arts foundation; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens. In 2002, Bartley Hall underwent a complete renovation, adding 65,000 square feet and a state-of-the-art Applied Finance Lab, making it a more user-friendly and technologically advanced facility to benefit our students, faculty, and staff. In addition to serving as a home base for faculty and administration offices, Bartley Hall includes 33 classrooms, 6 lecture halls, and a 130-seat auditorium. The school has increased its intellectual capacity as well, adding nearly 100 full-time faculty members and six Centers of Excellence, which produce cutting-edge academic research and experiential learning opportunities for students. VSB Deans Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, OSA 1922 - 1962 Rev. Philip F. Barrett, OSA 1962 - 1976 Alvin A. Clay 1977 - 1995 John A. Pearce II, PhD 1995 - 1996 Thomas F. Monahan, PhD 1996 - 2003 James M. Danko 2005 - 2011 Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD 2012 - present 10 Quick Facts | Villanova School of Business About Villanova School of Business The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to six Centers of Excellence (the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Marketing & Public Policy Research, the Center for the Study of Church Management & Business Ethics and the Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Center) with each center designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and teaching opportunities for business faculty. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit business.villanova.edu.