As a business major, I understand the significance of earning a good return on investment, and that is exactly what IU Kokomo has given me. The networking capabilities are invaluable, forging connections both before and after graduation.
Megan Mathews-Wine, Converse
B.S. Business ‘07, M.B.A. ‘13
Welcome to the School of Business. In today’s business world, it’s imperative to not only be knowledgeable, but competitive as well. Your competitive edge will come from the knowledge, experience, and skills you will acquire in courses taught by outstanding faculty in the School of Business at Indiana University Kokomo. You can earn a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in the School of Business.
The first day Shane Martin played the stock market, he chose his stocks quickly, and lost $30,000.
Stock Market Simulation
Senior Kayla Ashmore checks on the stocks using her tablet.
It's not a mistake he's likely to repeat.
"I learned to do my research before I invest," Martin, a senior at Indiana University Kokomo, said. "If it's on a 52-week low or high, the odds are good it's going to go down."
Lucky for Martin, he didn't lose any real money — his purchase was part of a simulation for his investments class in the IU Kokomo School of Business.
Talal Al-Hammad graduates from Indiana University Kokomo not only with a degree, but with new understanding of American culture, and a desire to be a bridge between the United States and his home country. Al-Hammad, 37, was the first of the current group of students from Saudi Arabia to enroll in the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program, two years ago. He is taking his final class during the summer session.
Tony Wood graduates from Indiana University Kokomo with real-world marketing and project management experience, after he and his Enactus teammates helped the new campus food service providers learn more about its new market. The student organization, comprised mostly of business students, developed a 25-question survey about campus food service, and conducted more than 300 face-to-face interviews with students, faculty, and staff, asking questions about what kinds of foods they want available, pricing, and how often and what times of day they eat on campus.
Cougars and Jaguars work together to double the amount of food donated to Kokomo Urban Outreach (KUO) from the annual Enactus Can-struction food drive.Enactus, a business student organization, collects nonperishable food items throughout the school year, and hosts a competition during Homecoming. Student groups use canned and boxed food items to build structures, and then all the food goes to the local nonprofit, which distributes it through its food pantries.