iMBA Program

Welcome iMBA Students!

The iMBA team is available to assist you at all times. We recommend that you bookmark this page for future reference, as it will be very useful as you complete the program. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us at i-support@illinois.edu.







iConverge

iConverge is our annual on-campus networking and professional development event. It is a chance for students to see familiar friends, make new ones and develop professional relationships outside the classroom.

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Graduation

Gies College of Business grants degrees three times a year -- in May, August, and December. You need to submit an application for graduation in your final term in order to place your name on the degree list and receive your diploma.

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News and Events

Five professors named ORMIR Fellows

Five professors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been chosen as fellows for the Office of Risk Management & Insurance Research (ORMIR) at Gies College of Business.

How Do CEOs and CFOs Talk about the Impact of the Coronavirus Shutdown on Corporate Profits

Join Gies Business professor Fei Du for a webinar on June 2, 2020 at 1pm: "Good Faith and Forward Looking: How Do CEOs and CFOs Talk about the Impact of the Coronavirus Shutdown on Corporate Profits?"

Register: http://go.gies.illinois.edu/GlobalChallenges_Du.

First-quarter earnings forecasts dropped for all 11 sectors in the S&P500. While some industries are hit by an unprecedented drop in demand, others face unprecedented growth opportunities. Companies are urged to disclose COVID-19’s impact on their businesses in earnings conference calls, and SEC chairman Jay Clayton encourages companies to issue forward-looking disclosures to investors and be as transparent as possible. Professor Du will talk about some empirical insight from earnings conference call transcripts from the top 10 industry leaders in consumer staples, technology, and communications. Participants will receive a data analytics tool kit that allows them to directly interact with the data, adjust the parameters, and generate the results in their preferred format. Participants will also have an opportunity to ask questions.