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Fully Employed and Executive MBA Summer Open House
 

The Fully Employed and Executive MBA Summer Open House is a unique opportunity to gain insight into all our Fully Employed MBA and Executive MBA Programs at UCI's Paul Merage School of Business have to offer.

Join us to experience first-hand the collaborative Merage School community, top-notch faculty, and learn more about our programs, curriculum, and the admissions process.

Engage in an interactive discussion with award-winning professor and TedX speaker Thomas Eppel, who will review the field of behavioral economics and explore why consumers often make irrational purchasing decisions.

We look forward to having you join us.

Merage Courtyard

Agenda

Fully Employed and Executive MBA Summer Open House Agenda - Saturday, July 14, 2018

9:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast with MBA Admissions Team
10:00 a.m. Welcome & Keynote Speaker Featuring: Thomas Eppel, Full-time Lecturer, University of California, Irvine, presenting on the field of behavioral economics and explore why consumers often make irrational purchasing decisions.
10:45 a.m. Break
10:55 a.m. Overview of the FEMBA & EMBA programs by Sr. Assistant Dean and Sr. Director
11:30 a.m. Student & Alumni Panel Discussion
12:15 p.m. Lunch with Students, Alumni and Admissions Team

Speaker

Thomas EppelThomas Eppel
Full-time Lecturer, University of California, Irvine

Born and raised in Germany, Dr. Thomas Eppel came to the United States in 1984 and enrolled in the PhD program of the Psychology Department at the University of Southern California. After receiving his PhD in Mathematical Psychology with an emphasis on decision analysis, Dr. Eppel joined the faculty of the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University. In 1996 he returned to California to become Vice President of Decision Insights, Inc., a consulting company specializing in decision and risk analysis. In January 2000, Dr. Eppel joined the staff at the Graduate School of Management at the University of California Irvine as an Assistant Dean, responsible for curriculum development around the “Information Technology for Management” focus. He currently lectures at UCI's Paul Merage School of Business.

Dr. Eppel has published numerous articles, book chapters and reports in the areas of decision and risk analysis. He has been involved in consulting projects with clients such as the U.S. Department of Energy, the California Department of Health Services, EPRI, SANDIA, the Joint Research Centre (Commission of the European Communities), and others. In addition, Dr. Eppel designed and taught several executive training seminars. He authored a textbook and developed instructional software in statistics and has been widely recognized for his outstanding teaching. His teaching awards include the R.B. and Mary Stewart Distinguished Teaching Award from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University and an award for Innovation in Teaching from the University of California at Irvine, as well as several awards given by students.

Location

Parking is complimentary for the event.

To join us, please drive to the parking kiosk on the first floor of the Social Sciences Parking Structure. The Social Science Parking Structure is located on the corner of Campus Drive and Stanford. At the kiosk, please let the attendant know you will be attending the Fully Employed and Executive MBA Open House. They will provide you with a parking pass. This pass is valid for general parking, not for AR reserved or pay-by-spaces. 

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Merage School Building

Contact Us

Have questions?

Contact us for more information or to set up a consultation with someone from our admissions team: 949.824.4565 or mbaprograms@uci.edu

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Event Details

Date: 07.14.2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Event Type: Public

Venue

UCI Paul Merage School of Business
SB1 Room 5200
4293 Pereira Dr, Irvine, CA 92697

Organizer

Fully Employed and Executive MBA Admissions
mbaprograms@uci.edu