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Award-Winning Faculty - Singapore EMBA

Senior American faculty flown in from the United States

Dr. Isaac Ehrlich


"The accomplished professors who teach in the Singapore EMBA program cannot eliminate the uncertain dynamics of the global economy, but they can help you understand how they work so that you are better equipped to strategically manage your organization within them."

Dr. Isaac Ehrlich
Professor of Global Economy and the Business Firm
SUNY Distinguished Professor

Singapore Executive MBA classes are taught by award-winning faculty members from the UB School of Management with outstanding teaching, research and private industry experience.

Only our most senior-level, PhD professors are selected to teach in the Singapore EMBA program; they are flown in from the United States solely to instruct and advise you.

As part of a top-tier, research university, our professors are involved in the latest management research giving you the benefit of the most cutting edge insights into management best practices.  Their research and expertise have been the basis for articles in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Money, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune and other national and international publications.

In addition to being experts in their relative fields, many members of the Singapore Executive MBA faculty have won the highest teaching award in the State University of New York (SUNY) system - the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. 

Accepting applications on a space available basis. Class begins 2 June 2014. Apply online here

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Brian E. Becker

(Theory and Practice of Negotiations)
Senior Associate Dean
Professor, Department of Organization and Human Resources
PhD, University of Wisconsin
MS, Sangamon State University
BA, Sangamon State University
Co-Author of The Differentiated Workforce, Harvard Business Press
Facilitator, The Job of the Chief Executive (JOCE). 

Michelle C. Bligh

(Leadership and Management of Change)
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior
School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
MS, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
BA, Pamona College

Isaac Ehrlich

(Global Economy and the Business Firm)
Melvin H. Baker Professor of American Enterprise
SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair of Economics
Department of Finance and Managerial Economics
PhD, Columbia University
BA, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Distinguished Professor, The State University of New York (SUNY)
Economic Advisor to New York Governor Paterson
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press
Senior role at the National Bureau of Economic Research
Director, Center of Excellence in Human Capital
Honorary Professor at the City University of Hong Kong 

Feng Gu

(Financial Analysis and Reporting)
Associate Professor, Department of Accounting and Law
PhD, Washington University
MA, Washington University
BA, Beijing University

John M. Hannon

(Entrepreneurship)
Associate Professor, Department of Organization and Human Resources
PhD, Cornell University
MBA, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
BS, Clarkson University

Arun K. Jain

(Marketing Management)
Samuel P. Capen Professor of Marketing Research
Professor, Department of Marketing
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MBA, University of California, Berkeley
GICAME, Stanford University
MComm, University of Allahabad
BComm, University of Allahabad
The State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Kenneth Kim

(International Business, Governance and Finance)
Associate Professor, Finance and Managerial Economics
PhD, University of Rhode Island
MBA, University of Detroit
BA, University of Michigan
The State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Board of Advisors, Eqis Capital Management
Consultant to Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and South East Asia Central Bank
Co-Author of Corporate Governance, Infectious Greed, and Global Corporate Finance

Lewis Mandell

(Economics for Managers)
Kermit O. Hanson Visiting Professor, Foster School of Business
Department of Finance and Business Economics, University of Washington
Professor Emeritus, Finance and Managerial Economics,
PhD, University of Texas
MA, Northwestern University
BA, City College of New York
Former Dean, UB School of Management
Senior Fellow, Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security
The State University of New York (SUNY) 
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Previous Board Member at Delaware North Companies, Jump$tart Coalition and the US Comptroller of the Currency
Consultant to The World Bank, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Aetna, American Express, Citigroup and General Motors
Winner of the William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award
Founder and Principal Researcher in field of Financial Literacy

Derek Mohr

(International Business Law, Politics and Ethics)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Managerial Economics
JD, Case Western Reserve University
PhD Candidate, University of Rochester
MS, University of Rochester
BA, Michigan State University

Diane Parente

(Strategic Management I & Strategic Management II)
Professor, Business Policy and Strategy, Penn State - Erie
PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
MBA, Canisius College
BA, Wilson College

Philip R. Perry

(Financial Management)
Associate Professor, Department of Finance and Managerial Economics
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
MBA, University of California, Berkeley
MS, California Institute of Technology
BS, Cornell University
The State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Ramaswamy Ramesh

(Technology Management and E-Business)
Chair and Professor, Department of Management Science and Systems
PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
MTech, Indian Institute of Technology
BTech, Indian Institute of Technology

Natalie C. Simpson

(Managerial Decision Modeling)
Associate Professor, Department of Management Science and Systems
PhD, University of Florida
MBA, University of Florida
BFA, North Carolina School of the Arts
The State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Susan Stites-Doe

(Organizational Behavior and Workforce Management)
Dean, Graduate Studies and Special Programs
PhD, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
MBA, Pace University
BS, State University of New York at Plattsburg

Nallan C. Suresh

(Operations and Service Management)
Chair and Professor, Department of Operations Management and Strategy
PhD, University of Cincinnati
MBA, McMaster University
BTech, Indian Institute of Technology
University at Buffalo, Distinguished Professor