Educating the next generation of global business leaders

The UMass Lowell Robert J. Manning School of Business delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. We produce influential research and provide an inclusive learning environment that offers rigorous, transformative experiences. Our students engage in entrepreneurial opportunities to explore innovation and the power of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Manning graduates are work ready and prepared to contribute to the global business community.

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UMass Lowell business student Kristin Kihara holds a tablet displaying the cover of her magazine Black.
Kristin Kihara '24
Business Administration, Entrepreneurship

Kristin Kihara started her own digital magazine, Black, highlighting creators who “aren’t really seen.”

There’s a big African population here, and I wanted to go somewhere where I’d feel comfortable.
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Nisarg Jhaveri speaks with another young man at a table.
Nisarg Jhaveri '21
Business Administration

Nisarg Jhaveri is learning all about global supply chain operations — and how to work remotely with colleagues in far-flung locations — in his summer internship with Dell Technologies.

The Manning School of Business has amazing faculty and staff. The way they support the students is state-of-the-art work.
Read More About Nisarg Jhaveri 
Robert Leonard sits at a laptop and microphone with headphones around his neck ready to record his podcast, "Millennial Investing"
Robert Leonard '16, '18
Business Administration

In addition to his day job as a finance manager, Manning School of Business alumnus Robert Leonard ’16, ’18 hosts the “Millennial Investing” podcast, runs his own real estate investment firm and is about to launch an interactive online platform for real estate investors.

I have a lot of things going on, but I’m entrepreneurial because I want to work. I love it. I would do it even if I didn’t have to.
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Maylis Brito stands in front of a Kronos sign
Maylis Brito '20
Finance

Thanks to her co-op and internship experiences at Kronos, business administration major Maylis Brito has broadened her career options beyond her concentration in finance.

Now that I’ve worked in marketing, I’m not just theorizing about my future; it’s actually something I can see myself getting into.
Read More About Maylis Brito 
David Morton speaks at convocation
David Morton '20
Business Administration & Political Science

Whether it’s working to improve campus life as Student Government Association president or responding to an emergency call as a student EMT, David Morton has dedicated himself to making UML a better place.

I never thought I would be this happy at UMass Lowell, but it’s where I belonged.
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    Mentorship Program Inspires Women to Pursue Investment Management

    The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network, a mentorship and internship program run by the Boston-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Co., helps female UMass Lowell students interested in business, finance, accounting, mathematics or economics explore career paths and build connections. 
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    Business Alum Swings Big with Benji Ball

    Business alum Benjamin McEvoy ’21 has turned his DifferenceMaker project Benji Ball into a game that’s now being played in nearly 200 school districts in 41 states across the country.
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    Business Students Make Their Best Selling Points

    Ten Manning School of Business students participated in the Northeast Intercollegiate Sales Competition at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
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