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Title: Charles F. Dolan School of Business


1
Charles F. Dolan School of Business

Sophomore Symposium Class of 2012

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Your Future Begins Now
  • Plan Ahead
  • Be Proactive
  • Take Ownership of your Education Career Plans
  • Embrace the Opportunities Resources Available

3
Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Curriculum
(41 courses / 123 credits)
University Core (63 Credits)
  • Business Core (27 Credits)
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intro. to Information Systems
  • Intro. to Finance
  • Intro. to Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Strategy in the Global Environment
  • Majors (18 Credits)
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Electives (15 Credits)
  • 4 Free Electives
  • 1 Business Elective

4
Dolan School of Business Majors
ACCOUNTING
Accounting Department Dr. Joan Van Hise, Chair
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Accounting Department
Accounting Careers
  • Public Accounting Careers
  • Auditing
  • Consulting
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Return Prep
  • Forensic Accounting

6
Accounting Department
Accounting Careers
  • Non-Public Accounting Careers
  • CFO
  • Treasure
  • Accountant
  • Corporate Controller
  • Litigation Consultant

7
Accounting Department
Accounting Employers
  • Most Fairfield graduates work toward CPA
    certification at
  • Big 4 Firms
  • Deloitte Ernst Young
  • KPMG PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • National Firms
  • e.g., UHY
  • e.g., McGladrey Pullen
  • Regional/Local Firms
  • e.g., Blum Shapiro
  • e.g., Dylewsky, Goldberg Brenner

8

Accounting Department
Steps to CPA Certification
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting and
  • Exam
  • Uniform CPA Exam
  • Education
  • 30 more credit hours of study
  • Options include MSA/MST/MBA degree
  • Work Experience
  • 1-3 years post-bachelors degree
  • Continuing Professional Education
  • 40 hours/year of professional training
  • Key requirements vary state-by-state
  • Consult with an accounting faculty member for
    state specific requirements

9
Finance Department
Dolan School of Business Majors
FINANCE
  • Dr. Walter Hlawitschka, Chair

10
Finance Department
Finance Programs
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Finance Major (18 credits, 3 required and 3
    electives)
  • Finance Minor (15 credits, Intro to Finance, 2
    required and 2 electives)

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Finance Department
Finance Programs
  • Graduate Programs
  • MS in Finance (30 credits, 7 required courses
    plus 3 electives)
  • The program may be completed within a year on a
    full time basis
  • MBA with concentration in Finance

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Finance Department
Practical Experience Before Graduation
  • Internships for Finance Majors
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Smith Barney
  • UBS
  • Wachovia
  • Various Hedge Funds
  • And More
  • Many of these internships have led to job offers

13
Finance Department
Practical Experience in Finance
  • Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF)
  • A group of students manage a small portion of the
    University endowment under the direction of a
    faculty member
  • New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA)
  • A team of students under the direction of a
    faculty member competes with several
    participating business schools in doing security
    analysis.

14
Finance Department
Practical Experience in Finance
  • BEST Classroom
  • We offer simulation of securities trading as well
    as hands on experience with the Reuters terminal
    for security analysis and research
  • Finance Club
  • Finance Club analyzes the workings of financial
    markets and the financial intermediaries
    involved. Students attend presentations from
    companies to learn about future career options.
    All majors are welcome!

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Finance Department
Careers in Finance
  • A Broad Outline
  • Commercial Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Money Management
  • Real Estate

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Finance Department
Professional Certifications
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)

17
Dolan School of Business Majors
Information Systems
Information Systems Department Dr. Chris
Huntley, Chair

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Information Systems Department
Who We Are The Innovation Process
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Information Systems Department
What We Do Common Job Descriptions
  • Project Management
  • New Product Development
  • Management and Systems Consulting
  • Process Improvement/Reengineering
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Systems Design Acquisition
  • Information Services Support

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Information Systems Department
Where We Work Employment / Intern Prospects
  • No let-up in demand for IS graduates
  • Opportunities in every industry
  • Recent employers include
  • UBS, Merrill Lynch,
  • Ernst Young, KPMG,
  • McKinsey, Gartner Group, PwC Consulting,
  • General Electric, Pitney Bowes,
  • IBM, United Technologies,
  • And many more

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International Studies Program
Dolan School of Business Majors
International Business
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • and
  • Dolan School of Business
  • Dr. Janie Leatherman Director
  • Mr. Jermain Griffin Associate Director

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International Studies Program
International Business Program
Overview
  • The International Studies program draws from an
  • interdisciplinary group of faculty, practitioners
    and students
  • from all over the world.
  • The program offers the following majors
  • International Studies (BA College of Arts and
    Sciences)
  • International Business (BS Dolan School of
    Business)

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International Business Program
International Business Major
  • Foundational Courses
  • IL 50 World Regions
  • IL 51 Challenges of Global Politics
  • IL 52 Cultural and Political Economy
  • (INBU majors take EC 11 and EC 12)
  • IL 300 Capstone

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International Business Program
International Business Major
  • Choose two electives from the following thematic
    areas
  • Global Development
  • Conflict, Peace building, and Diplomacy
  • Social Justice and Humanitarianism
  • Choose a co-curricular minor or major with the
    Dolan School of Business

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International Business Program
Resources
  • Internship Program
  • International Business/Studies Club
  • Model United Nations Club
  • Program events
  • Study Abroad
  • Fulbright and other scholarships

26
Dolan School of Business Majors
MANAGEMENT
Management Department
Dr. Don Gibson, Chair
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Management is
Management Department
What is Management?
  • Getting things done through other people
  • Learning how to motivate others
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Learning how to work with different kinds of
    people
  • Understanding Ethics
  • Understanding legal implications

28
Management Department
Management is essential to
  • Success in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Info
    Systems, International Business
  • Careers in Human Resource Management
  • Careers in Law

29
Management Department
The Management Major
  • General Management
  • Concentrations in
  • Business and Society
  • Human Resources

30
Management Department
Additional Offerings
  • The Management Minor
  • Business Law and Ethics Minor
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Studies

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Management Department
Career Opportunities
  • Recent Employers Include
  • GE Energy
  • NBC Universal
  • UBS
  • New Milford Police Department
  • Bank of America
  • United Technologies Corp.
  • Walt Disney World
  • And many more

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Marketing Department
Dolan School of Business Majors
MARKETING
Dr. Mark Ligas, Chair
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Marketing Department
Marketing Major
  • For an 18-credit Major
  • MK 212- Consumer Behavior
  • MK 311- Marketing Research
  • MK 312- Global Marketing
  • 3 MK Electives
  • Following courses available specific course
    combinations create concentrations (based on
    career interests) within the major
  • Sales/Sales Management
  • Advertising
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Channels
  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Management
  • Contemporary Issues

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Marketing Department
Marketing Minor
  • For a 15-credit Minor
  • MK 101- Principles of Marketing
  • MK 212- Consumer Behavior
  • MK 311- Marketing Research
  • 2 MK Electives
  • Following courses available
  • Sales/Sales Management
  • Advertising
  • Internet Marketing
  • Global Marketing
  • Marketing Channels
  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Management
  • Contemporary Issues

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Marketing Department
Practical Experience
  • Internships provide valuable experiences and
    networking
  • opportunities within the various fields of
    marketing. The DSB
  • Internship Program provides for-credit
    opportunities in many
  • areas, including
  • Advertising
  • Financial services
  • Marketing communications
  • Marketing research
  • Public relations
  • Sports marketing

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Marketing Department
Career Opportunities
  • Advertising
  • Brand development
  • Distribution/Vendor relations
  • Marketing research
  • Merchandising
  • Public relations
  • Retailing
  • Sales (products, services, financial services)

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Curriculum
Minors and Complimentary Programs
  • Interdisciplinary Programs
  • American Studies
  • Latin and Caribbean Studies
  • Womens Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • International Studies
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Black Studies
  • And More
  • DSB Minors
  • Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management

What will your individualized plan of study be?
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Curriculum
Complimentary Programs
  • Complimentary Programs within Arts and Sciences
  • Politics
  • Economics
  • Visual and Performing Arts Art History, Studio
    Art, New Media, Theatre
  • Math
  • Foreign Language
  • Communication
  • History
  • And More

What will your individualized plan of study be?
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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Advising Registration
  • Advisor/Advisee Relationship
  • Plan Ahead
  • Be Prepared
  • Utilize All Resources
  • Faculty Advisors
  • Deans/Assistant Deans
  • Department Chairs
  • StagWeb/Degree Evaluations
  • DSB Menu (under the Academics tab)
  • Advising Week Schedule
  • Spring 2010 Course Schedule
  • Fall 2010 Tentative Course Schedule
  • Advising Guidelines Tips
  • Curriculum Checklists Majors Minors
  • Degree Evaluations
  • Sophomore Symposium Information
  • Internships
  • Contact Us

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Advising Registration
  • Important Dates
  • TBA Course Booklets Available Online
  • TBA Advising Week
  • DSB Lobby Individual Appts with Faculty
    Advisors and Peer Advisors
  • TBA Online Registration Class of
    2012

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Extra-Curricular Involvement
  • Accounting Club
  • Finance Club
  • International Studies Club
  • Management Club
  • Marketing Club
  • Advertising Club
  • Information Systems Club
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Fairfield Investment Group

Get Involved
  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Develop a Professional Identity
  • Personal Development
  • Professional Development

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Career Planning
Career Planning Center Ms. Cath Borgman, Director
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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Career Planning
CAREER COUNSELING IS AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS
  • Personalized Resume Review
  • Workshops
  • Cover Letter/ResumeWriting
  • Interviewing
  • Choosing a Major
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Career Fair Prep
  • Networking
  • Business Etiquette
  • Personalized Career Interest,
  • Personality, and Values
  • Assessment
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Career Planning
Services Available
  • Career Fairs
  • On-Campus Recruiting/eRecruiting
  • Practice Interviews
  • Employer Presentations Information
  • Informational Interviewing
  • Career/Internship Resources on the Web

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INTERNSHIPS
Charles F. Dolan School of Business
INTERNSHIPS
Mrs. Kathy Tellis, Director of Internships
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Internship Program
Purpose of Internship Program
  • Career-related work experience for qualified
    students
  • Extension of a students academic program
  • Opportunity for practical application and testing
    of principles and theories

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Internship Program
Classification
  • Complete and apply an internship in one of two
    ways
  • for three academic credits applied as an
    elective
  • not-for-credit
  • All DSB internship listings qualify for credit
  • Stipend irrelevant with regards to earning credit
  • Internships are offered Fall, Spring and Summer

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Internship Program
Logistics
  • Internship database accessible on the web
  • http//eidos.fairfield.edu/jobs
  • Email ktellis_at_fairfield.edu include updated
    resume (one page) as an MS Word attachment
  • Must be in your major
  • Not restricted to internships on the database

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In order to obtain academic credit for an
internship, a student must have
Internship Program
Eligibility and Requirements
  • Completed Sophomore year
  • GPA 2.5
  • Approval in advance of work assignment
  • Work a minimum of 12 hours per week
  • 6-8 page paper
  • Meet with assigned Faculty Internship Advisor
  • Register for credit in the 391/392 course listing

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Internship Program
Additional Internship Information
  • 6 total internship credits may be earned
  • Applied as electives
  • Will not substitute any course in major field of
    study
  • Two internships at same placement
  • Grading Pass/Fail

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Expectations of Interns seeking academic credit
as well as those who are not
Internship Program
Expectations of Interns
  • Professional manner
  • Representatives of the University
  • Maintain regular contact with companies
  • Obtain feedback whether or not credit is being
    sought
  • On-line evaluation

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Responsibilities for students seeking academic
credit
Internship Program
Responsibilities
  • For-Credit Internship Application job
    description
  • Minimum 12 hours per week
  • Meet with Faculty Internship Advisor
  • Complete a final paper
  • On-line evaluation

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Internship Program
The Internship Faculty Advisor
  • The role of the faculty advisor is to
  • Discuss parameters of the paper
  • May assign additional independent study
  • Focus on relating experience to course work in
    students major
  • Read and grade paper

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Internship Program
Participating Companies/Organizations
  • Prudential Insurance
  • Stepping Stones Children Museum
  • Octagon Inc.
  • Bridgeport Sound Tigers
  • Smith Barney
  • Product Ventures
  • And More
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Westport Country Playhouse
  • UBS
  • Millward Brown
  • RBS Greenwich Capital
  • Wachovia Securities

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Internship Program
Advantages of an Internship
  • Academic credit
  • Professional work experience
  • Marketable skills
  • Resume building
  • Competitive edge
  • Test-drive a career choice
  • Meet professionals who will mentor
  • Develop confidence

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Internship Program
Advantages of an Internship
  • New knowledge in specialized field
  • Sharpen communication skills
  • Apply classroom theory
  • Networking
  • Possible job offer

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Prepare during sophomore year
Internship Program
Sophomore Year
  • Utilize the Office of Career Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Cover Letter
  • Become Familiar with Database and Eligibility
    Requirements

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Internship Program
Internships
  • TO GET A JOB YOU NEED EXPERIENCE TO GET
    EXPERIENCE YOU NEED A JOB.
  • AN INTERNSHIP COULD GIVE YOU BOTH!

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
International Education
Office of International Education Mr.
Christopher Johnson, Assistant Dean,
International Education
      
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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
International Education
Fairfield Opens Doors To The World
       60 Programs 40 Countries
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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
International Education
Institution
Site
  • IFI Rouen France
  • Institut Quimic De Sarria (IQS) Spain
  • Maastricht University Netherlands
  • Regents College England
  • National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland
  • Beijing Center for Language Culture China
  • Florence University of the Arts Italy
  • API-American Programs International Spain
  • University of Edinburgh Scotland
  • Herzen University Russia
  • Sophia University Japan
  • Baden Württenberg Exchange Germany
  • CIEE- Council Study Centers Worldwide

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
International Education
Selecting the appropriate program
  • Program of Study/Major
  • Language
  • Individual Program Courses Offered
  • Career Interests

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
International Education
Business Programs
  • Rouen, France
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Maastricht, Netherlands        

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
International Education
Next Steps
  • Meet with academic advisor
  • Attend Study Abroad 101 First Step Advising
    Session
  • File intent to study abroad form
  • Deadline is February 1st, 2010

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Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Sophomore Symposium
Questions Comments
Online Assessment
Good Luck Class of 2012!
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