AU Business Students Face Off in Competition

Anderson, Ind. — Groups of Masters of Business Administration students from Anderson University will compete in the annual Falls School of Business MBA Business Plan Competition. The event, themed after the television show “Shark Tank,” will be held Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m.  The event will take place at the Anderson University Flagship Enterprise Center, 2705 Enterprise Drive.

Teams of MBA students from Anderson, Fishers, and Speedway will compete for top honors by presenting business plans to a panel of judges. In addition, speakers for the evening include Kent Kramer, President and CEO at Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana, and John McDonald, CEO of ClearObject, Inc.

Dr. Jeffrey Buck, the associate dean of graduate business programs, said, “This is a signature event for our MBA program. This is an example of one of the opportunities FSB MBA students have to make real-world application of the concepts and theories they have learned through the program. Many of the plans that have been developed as part this initiative have resulted in successful, sustainable businesses.”

The 2018 MBA Business Plan Competition is open for the public to see the great ideas MBA students have to offer, hear from speakers, and mingle with local entrepreneurs. Light refreshments will be served.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.

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