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 student Linda Barg stands by a railing in the Pulichino Tong Business Center
Linda Barg '18
Finance & Marketing

A deep-rooted desire for financial independence drives everything that Linda Barg does.

If I’d taken any other path, I might not have been able to make a difference.
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Cintya Gajardo Véjar '25

A Fulbright Scholar from Chile, Cintya Gajardo Véjar is driven to improve the lives of others.

When you give an opportunity to an entrepreneur, that opportunity can spread and have a big impact on communities and families. That’s what motivates me.
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Amos Kungu '21
Business Administration

After a globetrotting career in IT, Amos Kungu of Kenya is setting his sights on starting his own company. He's working on a master’s degree in entrepreneurship — while working full time and raising a family.

It hasn’t been easy the last four years juggling work and family — and last year, the pandemic — but UMass Lowell has been really supportive.
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Neeti Kothari
Neeti Kothari
Business Analytics

Neeti Kothari left a job at Big Four accounting firm Deloitte in her native India to pursue a Master of Science in business analytics at UMass Lowell. Despite the pandemic, she landed a summer internship at software company PTC in Boston.

(My professor and the dean) have been there since the start of my journey, keeping me motivated.
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Tan Nhat Huynh
Tan Nhat Huynh '18
Marketing, International Business

UMass Lowell was love at first sight for business major Tan Nhat Nuynh, a native of Vietnam, who is making the most of his opportunities in and out of the classroom.

I immediately loved the environment and atmosphere here ... The whole town felt like the university, which interested me.
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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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