CBAPP Hosts Successful Women Leaders Symposium

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“Don’t ever underestimate confidence. Even if you don’t know what you’re doing at the moment, act like you do. Fake it until you can make it.” “Never let them see you sweat.” These are just some of the words of wisdom imparted to about 175 students, mostly women along with several men, from … [Read more...]

CBAPP Faculty Leads Management Education Development Program in Ethiopia

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In some respects, when companies from countries outside of Africa open businesses in Ethiopia, it’s an economic opportunity for the developing nation. In other respects, such imported enterprises introduce a host of challenges, something Jim Katzenstein, a full-time lecturer of management at … [Read more...]

High-Tech CBAPP Financial Market Trading Lab Opens

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Wall-to-wall continuously scrolling ticker tapes reporting real-time stock and financial activity. Over-sized monitors displaying up-to-the-moment financial news. The latest financial management software. These are some of the tools used by professional financial wizards, and now by business … [Read more...]

Alumna Janice Schill: Education Provides Pathway to Service as U.S. Diplomat


Throughout her husband’s nearly 30-year career as a United States diplomat in the State Department’s Foreign Service, Janice Schill gladly lived for years at a time in places where he was assigned, such as South Africa, China, Jordan, and Fiji. “I’ve traveled the world [with my husband Jim]... … [Read more...]

Claudia Rodriguez: Becoming a Lawyer Takes Elbow Grease

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Visiting from Mexico at 18, Claudia Rodriguez only meant to stay in California for one summer. Instead, without means to return, she remained in America, went to college, and became a lawyer. The California State University, Dominguez Hills alumna (Class of ’98, B.S., business administration; … [Read more...]

CBAPP Honors Students, and Names Organization, Executive and Alumni of the Year

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The College of Business Administration and Public Policy (CBAPP) Advisory Board at California State University, Dominguez Hills awarded scholarships to 25 outstanding business students, hosted approximately 350 guests, and raised $45,000 for new scholarships at the Sixth Annual CBAPP Awards Luncheon … [Read more...]

College of Business Administration and Public Policy Hosts Annual Dean’s Medallion Awards Luncheon

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State Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome Horton, California Water Service Company, and Watson Land Company executive Pilar Hoyos will be honored at the Sixth Annual California State University, Dominguez Hills College of Business Administration and Public Policy Awards Luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. … [Read more...]

A New Dean, a New Vision for CBAPP

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Most business and marketing experts likely will agree that conducting a SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunity, and threats) analysis is critical to developing a solid business plan. H. Joseph Wen, the new dean of the College of Business Administration and Public Policy at California State … [Read more...]

Student Entrepreneurs Make Winning Pitches at Business Plan Competition

Six California State University, Dominguez Hills student entrepreneurs made perhaps the most important sales pitch they’ll ever make—the one that could help them properly launch their business. The students—four individuals and one team of two—from the College of Business Administration and … [Read more...]

Dora Baldwin: On the Fast Track to Success


Dora Baldwin, 22, has a running start on her future. A star track and field athlete at California State University, Dominguez Hills, she received the 2011-12 Dr. Richard Butwell Award in recognition for her athletic contributions, and for her academic excellence the senior business administration … [Read more...]