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Drake partners with Bloomberg and CFA Society of Iowa to present finance forum

On Friday, Nov. 8, Drake University will host the Fall Finance Forum in collaboration with Bloomberg and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society of Iowa. This event will feature leaders in Islamic finance as well as Bloomberg knowledge experts. The daylong forum is free and open to the public and will be held in the...

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Drake to host panel discussion on Islamic finance

On Nov. 7, Drake will host a panel discussion on Islamic finance featuring four experts, including Noripah Kamso, advisor of the Group Islamic Banking Division for Commerce Merchant International Bankers (CMIB). This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Sussman Theater at Drake University from 7–8 p.m. Kasmo...

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Benard Wabukala to present “Business Opportunities in Emerging Africa”

On Oct. 30, Benard Wabukala, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Drake University, will present “Business Opportunities in Emerging Africa.” This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at 7 p.m. in the Sussman Theater of the Olmsted Center. The lecture is part of the Fall 2013 Speaker and Film Series co-sponsored by...

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2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Awards at Drake University

Drake University recently hosted the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition Awards Luncheon for the third year in a row. The five John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Centers located in Iowa collaborated for this competition, which aims to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and create a greater awareness of resources available for startup businesses in Iowa. The 2013...

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Health care in 2014, a roundtable discussion

As the Affordable Care Act begins to take its course, many Americans are left with unanswered questions. In an effort to help educate Iowans on the new program, the Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Rahul Parsa, Principal Financial Group Distinguished Professor and professor of actuarial science and statistics, hosted a roundtable discussion...

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Iowa Certified Public Manager Program receives national accreditation

The College of Business and Public Administration is pleased to announce the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program was granted national accreditation in September. “The Center for Professional Studies is pleased to be the State of Iowa’s educational partner of this nationally accepted public sector leadership credential,” says Lance Noe, director of the Center for Professional...