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Alumni Profile: Ganesh Baniya 2012

Ganesh Baniya, Accounting Manager at The Washington Post in Washington, DC, graduated with his MBA from MIU in May of 2012 with a GPA of 3.99.  While a student in the MBA Accounting Program, Ganesh passed all parts of the Certified Management Accounting Exam, and his Capsim Foundation Simulation team finished #1 in an international business competition against more than 100 MBA teams.  At graduation ceremonies in 2012, Ganesh was named Most Outstanding MBA Accounting Professional.

Prior to joining MIU, Ganesh had become a CPA or equivalent in Nepal, India, and Australia,...

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MUM MBA Students Finish in Top 15% in CAPSIM Business Simulation

Five MBA student teams from Maharishi International University (MIU) finished in the top 15% of graduate-level teams world-wide in the CAPSIM online business simulation competition. The teams finished 1st, 3rd, 5th, 9th, and 15th.

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Jyoti Raj Adhikari Receives Outstanding Student Award

Jyoti Raj Adhikari has always been an outstanding student. Born in Nepal, he studied accounting at JSS College, Dharwad, India, earning a bachelor of commerce degree with distinction, and was named Outstanding Student of the year. In 2014, he graduated from MIU’s Accounting Professionals MBA Program receiving the Outstanding Student Award.

After graduating from JSS College, Jyoti became a chartered accountant working in India and Nepal, and served as chief operating officer of Nepal’s second largest government financial institution. Although he was a highly trained accountant, he realized that he...

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MIU’s Ye Shi Named LEI’s 2013 Lean Accounting Student of the Year

Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) October 25, 2013

Maharishi International University PhD candidate, Ye Shi (Linlin), was awarded the 2013 Lean Enterprise Institute’s annual Excellence in Lean Accounting Student Award during their Lean Accounting Summit this month in Orlando, Florida. The Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) is a non-profit educational association, which recognizes students who have been actively engaged in research, education, and the development of Lean Accounting and accounting for Lean.

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Bargerstock and Rao Publish Research Article in MAQ Journal

The Business Administration Department at Maharishi International University announces the publication of an article on an empirical study of accounting practices in lean manufacturing companies in the USA.  MIU researchers collaborated with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) on survey design and distribution.  The article by Dr. Manjunath Rao and Dr. Andrew Bargerstock entitled, “Do Lean Implementation Initiatives Have Adequate Accounting Support – The Debate of Duality,” was published in the Summer 2013 issue of Management Accounting Quarterly, a peer reviewed journal of the IMA.  Rao completed his Ph.D. in...

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Another Four MIU Teams Finish in Top 10 of CAPSIM Foundation Simulation

Four MBA teams from MIU finished in the Top 10 of 103 MBA teams who participated recently in an online business decision-making simulation. This achievement marks the fourth consecutive year in which MIU’s MBA Accounting students have placed at least one team in the Top 10. Two years ago an MIU team finished #1 out of 135 teams. This year, MIU also placed the top two teams in this international simulation that finished in the six-month period ending July 25, 2013. Each of the 2013 teams are pictured below with...

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25 MBA Accounting Students attend IMA Meeting

On March 14, 2013, Dr. Andrew Bargerstock and 25 MBA Accounting students participated in Student Night activities with the Cedar Rapids, IA chapter of the Institute for Management Accountants (IMA).  

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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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CAPSIM Success Highlighted in MUM’s Annual Report

The success of our MBA students in the 2012 national CAPSIM Foundation simulation competition, where all four of our MBA teams placed in the top ten percent, was among the outstanding achievements highlighted in MIU’s 2011-12 annual report.

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IMA Meeting Results in Corporate Connections

In December 2012, Dr. Bargerstock attended a meeting of the IMA-Cedar Rapids, Iowa, chapter, where the main speaker was David Nuernberger, Tax Partner with Deloitte, a major CPA firm. Mr. Nuernberger discussed anticipated changes to individual and corporate tax laws coming during 2013. Through a question from Dr. Bargerstock, it was revealed that Congress will be considering the elimination of LIFO method of inventory costing as a way of collecting more tax revenues. Dr. Bargerstock pointed out that such a change would be consistent with USA’s move towards IFRS, which...

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