Evening MBA Graduate Chosen to Speak at NCR Commencement
Jean Raleigh, who will receive a Master of Business Administration degree from Pamplin College of Business, has been selected as the student
speaker for the Virginia Tech National Capital Region Commencement on Sunday, May 14. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m.
at the Center for the Arts in Fairfax, Virginia.
Pamplin College of Business Graduate Student Award Goes to Evening MBA Student
In fall 2015, when Nicholas Brown started the Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business program that offers dual
master’s degrees in business administration and information technology, his work experience was somewhat eclectic.
Study shows specific guidelines help auditors overcome 'attraction effect' influences in fair value assumptions
Auditing a company’s financial statement often requires verifying the value of a company’s investments. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) rules require that such investments are
disclosed at “fair value,” calculated by measuring assets and liabilities at estimates of their current value.
Forever investors boost shareholder return
Finance professor Sattar Mansi co-authored a recent study that examined the effect on corporate decision making of investors with long-term investment horizons — i.e., investors who intend to hold on to their investments for more than a year and trade infrequently.
Specifically, Mansi and his co-authors looked at two questions: whether long-term investors improve a firm’s managerial decision making and, if so, whether this generates better returns for shareholders. Read more