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MUM Lean Six Sigma Case Study Published

An article summarizing a step-by-step lean process improvement project at Maharishi International University (MIU) entitled, “Case Study: Application of DMAIC to Academic Assessment in Higher Education,” will be published by the peer reviewed journal, Quality Assurance for Higher Education in August 2015 (Vol. 7, No. 2).

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Alex Cequea: BA, Business, 2009; MBA, Sustainable Business, 2010

Two years ago, Alex was featured in the MIU Alumni Profiles, but it looks like he’s done a lot since then. About a year ago, Alex sold his share of ownership of iPhone Life magazine to his partners (who are also MIU alumni), and suddenly found himself in a very privileged position: no wife, no kids, and no job responsibilities!

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Internet, Business and Consciousness

Internet has changed the way business is conducted. The world has been flattened. We can outsource work to someone half-way around the globe, and also serve customers equally far away. Business models evolve to bring together the best of breed knowledge workers to address the biggest of emerging challenges. We are influenced by the vibes and consciousness of all those we deal with. How do we continue to center ourselves, and maintain a positive state of mind? How do we deal with the acceleration of business without getting stressed?


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BBC and NACE Report Good News for MIU MBAs

MBA graduates are in high demand. A recent BBC article on the currently “bullish” market for graduating MBAs proclaimed this the “best market in years” for MBAs seeking employment.

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Lean Accounting Article Accepted by IMA

An article written by MBA faculty members Dr. Andrew Bargerstock and Ye Shi has received favorable review for publication in an upcoming issue of Strategic Finance, the monthly peer-reviewed journal of the Institute for Management Accountants (IMA).

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Two MBA Teams from MIU Finish Top 15% in Simulation

Dr. Andrew Bargerstock, Director of MBA Programs at Maharishi International University (MIU) in Fairfield, Iowa, announced that both MBA teams from MIU finished in the Top 15% of 68 graduate-level teams who participated recently in an online business decision-making simulation. The teams finished in 95th and 88th percentiles.

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Distinguished Business Leader Speaks on Conscious Leadership

“For me, true success and happiness is following my own purpose. None of us ever created this business to make money. That was a byproduct of following our values.”

This was the message delivered last week to MIU business students by Scott Brickman, retired Chairman and CEO of the Brickman Group, the largest commercial landscape maintenance firm in the US. Mr. Brickman has received many awards, including Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and the Society of Financial Professionals National Capital Business Ethics Award.

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“Feasibility Analysis” by Dr. Scott Herriott Available Now


Maharishi University’s Dr. Herriott has recently published Feasibility Analysis for Sustainable Technologies: An Engineering-Economic Perspective.

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Alumni Success: Ganesh Baniya Lands High Position at the Washington Post

Just one year after graduating with an MBA in Accounting degree from Maharishi International University, Ganesh Baniya landed a top position at the Washington Post as Manager of Financial Accounting.

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CFO Of MAPI Talks About The MIU Business Program

In this new video, Naya Raj Baral, Chief Financial Officer of Maharishi Ayurvedic Products International and MIU Alumnus, talks about his transformational experience as a business student at Maharishi International University.

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