Category: Business

Amanda Alfred, MBA grad

Amanda Alfred MBA ’17 began working for Prudential Financial Inc. in Livingston, New Jersey, five years after graduating from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She came from a large family of nine children that had emigrated from Guyana. Education was very important to them, and she was fortunate to go to college, but couldn’t even think about …

Ron Kiernicki, Excelsior Student in front of the Pizza Hut he works for

When he was younger, Ron Kiernicki’s plans were set: graduate high school and run track and play football for Indiana State University. Plans change, however, and instead, Kiernicki ended up in a band, skipping college, and traveling around the United States, working in various restaurants along the way. He had a lot of fun, to …

Justin Marier at work at IBEW

Justin Marier fills a lot of roles. He’s a meter electrician, executive board member for his local union, president of the village, vice president of the school district’s board of education, and a eucharistic minister for his church. He’s also a devoted husband and father of three. Even with these demanding responsibilities, he manages to …

john moore, faculty, in his office

John Moore has done it all, from sweeping and mopping floors, to working in sales and marketing for large Fortune 500 companies such as IBM. His background is a hybrid of business and psychology, and he has found a love of working as a mental health counselor for people in business. His passion for his …

financial accounting course- calculator

Develop or deepen your financial accounting skills with the ACC 211 Financial Accounting course from Excelsior. Will Trevor, faculty program director for business and technology, says this course is beneficial to anybody who manages budgets, takes care of financial statements, or makes business decisions. “You will not only learn and understand accounting principles and processes, …

business communication

BUS 501 Business Communications focuses on the development of clear written communication and oral presentation skills. Students examine a variety of communication techniques, formats, and processes for sharing organizational information, and they explore the use of audiovisual and electronic media to enhance the quality of presentation and communication. According to eztalks, an online video conferencing …

leadership courses, group working as a team

BUS 552 Leadership explores leadership from four different perspectives: the leader, the follower, the situation, and leadership skills. The main themes discussed in the course include: setting a vision, establishing culture, working through change, ethics and leadership, team building and empowering people, principles of leadership, leading a culturally diverse team of people, leading through difficulty, …

active shooter event

“We don’t get to pick and choose when bad things happen. Doing something in a situation matters,” said police officer Zinab Kitonyi, after a workplace training class on how to respond to an active shooter event. Kitonyi, known as “Zee,” a student in the Associate in Science in Administrative and Management Studies, came to Excelsior …