Business Journal

Society for the Advancement of Management

By Zolboo Enkhtuvshin, Student, SAM President 2016-2017 Marymount California University’s Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) is a student organization affiliated with the Society for Advancement of Management. Marymount’s SAM provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of small, medium-size, and major organizations,

Sports Management Club

By Ronaldo Teixeira, MCU Senior, Business Marymount California University is proud to announce the start of the Sports Management Club. This student-led organization is an involvement opportunity that is expected to help prepare students for the working world in sports-related industries. Participation in the club provides educational, social, and practical

Sports Management Emphasis Added to Business Program

The sports market in North America is expected to reach $73.5 billion by 2019. The field of sports management provides sports-minded people, who have a head for business, many choices for exciting careers in the world of athletics. Opportunities include careers in sports marketing and public relations, sports analytics, athletic recruitment, sports media or with sports teams.

The Importance of Networking in Business

Networking is important for college students, and especially graduates, as they prepare to enter the workforce. So many opportunities are opened up through the contacts you make in college and beyond. One way you can expand your network is by joining a business organization or honor society. Marymount has officially

The Case for An Entrepreneurial Education

By Kossi Makpayo, Ph.D.[1] For more than half a century, the US economy has grown consistently but with periods of downturn in the economy called recession. Among others, a recession is marked by decrease in overall economy activity characterized by a drop in Gross Domestic Product (GDP; see Graph 1)[2].

Why Strategy Matters

In the classic 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz, when the bumbling cast of characters is in the Wizard’s chamber, the little dog Toto pulls back a curtain to reveal the real Wizard pulling levers, turning cranks and pushing buttons to create his public identity. Strategy, as it applies to

Is There Value in Getting an MBA Degree?

By John Hoyt, Dean of Waterfront Campus and Extended Programs This is a question that prospective students are asking at every level of higher education and with good reason. Over the last ten years the college tuition, on average, has risen 26% for private schools and 40% for public school[1].