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MBA Core Curriculum at American University’s Kogod School of Business

12 Jun

A successful business operations executive with significant experience in the field of property investment, Janet Ibru currently works as an executive manager with CASI Global Investments Corporation in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Prior to assuming this role, Janet Ibru received a master of business administration from the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, D.C. During her time as a business student, she focused her studies on global finance and international marketing.

The core MBA curriculum at the Kogod School of Business focuses on analytical skills such as accounting, economics, and quantitative reasoning. Students in the program also receive instruction in critical thinking and conceptual abilities such as decision making and strategic planning. Additionally, students have the opportunity to take courses at other graduate schools at American University, including the School of Public Affairs and the School of International Services. The program also offers elective courses in topics emphasizing particular business functions and industry segments, as well as courses with a cross-disciplinary focus.


Janet Ibru: Students Give Kogod School of Business High Marks

2 May

American University’s Kogod School of Business was recently ranked as a top 25 U.S. business school by Graduateprograms.com, an online guide to graduate schools. The guide compiled its rankings based on surveys and answers solicited from 4,500 business school students in the United States. The Graduateprograms.com rankings are unique in that they rely completely on student input and provide insight into schools that may not always appear on traditional business school top 25 lists.

Kogod is known for its cocurricular programs and for allowing students to combine management studies with courses from other disciplines in order to complement their professional goals. As part of a diverse student body that receives a rigorous business education, students learn that they can find both profit and purpose in their business careers. Alumni reflect the school’s values through their commitment to business and to serving their communities.

About Janet Ibru: Ms. Ibru graduated from Kogod School of Business with her MBA in International Marketing and Finance. She later served as the Co-Chair of the Kogod Admissions Committee. Today, she works in the real estate investment sector.