Daniel Novello (MBA '08), Director of the Hofstra Business Consulting Group, presents an analysis identifying potential savings for the Nassau County Library System. The plan was requested through the office of County Executive Tom Suozzi.
Full-time, Day M.B.A.
The Zarb Business School is introducing a new full- time day M.B.A. program starting in September 2008. It has been created for students who have scored exceptionally high on the GMAT and are interested in an alternative approach to an M.B.A. M.B.A. students will complete a two-year program with a rigorous core curriculum and advanced specialized work in a professional field. The program requires a 41-48-credit course of study in the fundamental areas of accounting, finance, information technology, marketing, international business, operations, communications and leadership skills, global decision making, economics, and the legal environment. The program includes a 15-credit concentration and a capstone course that involves solving complex business problems, integrating knowledge and skills from various functional areas. Relevant internship experience will also be stressed.
The Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room
Master of Science in Quantitative Finance
To serve the dynamic and challenging field of quantitative finance, the Zarb School has introduced a new Master of Science program. During the last decade, interest in measuring, managing and controlling financial and operational risk has surged. At the same time, the field of finance has moved towards more sophisticated and highly quantitative methods to enhance our understanding and ability to measure and control a myriad of risks in our highly-volatile economic environment. Consequently, the demand for professionals with strong quantitative skills and knowledge of financial theory and markets has grown. The new Zarb M.S. in Quantitative Finance will provide students who have a sophisticated mathematical background the opportunity to apply their skills to analyze and develop quantitative solutions to contemporary financial problems.
M.B.A. in Sports and Entertainment Management
The M.B.A. in Sports and Entertainment Management, offered by the Zarb School in collaboration with the School of Communication, is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in the sports, media, music, event management, entertainment and gaming industries. Students explore the important issues of management operations, marketing, facilities and financial management, agent/client relations, contract negotiations and arbitration, advertising, promotion and sponsorship. The program is intended to meet the needs of middle and senior management in the profession by enhancing their education and skills, as well as preparing students for entry-level positions.