Henry W. Bloch School of Management Transforming talent for Kansas City and beyond… bloch.umkc.edu
bloch.umkc.edu Our Home - UMKC ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY • The Bloch School is part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), a public teaching and research university that is home to 12 other schools. • UMKC is one of four universities within the UM (University of Missouri) system. • UMKC enrolls 14,400 students from all 50 states and 62 countries around the world. • UMKC has eight sororities, nine fraternities and more than 300 student organizations. • UMKC has three new state-of-the art residence halls on campus. • UMKC offers 16 NCAA Division I sports teams and recently added a brand new soccer stadium.
bloch.umkc.edu Our Home (continued) SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES at UMKC • College of Arts & Sciences: A&Sis the original school of the University and is now the largest on campus, housing humanities, natural sciences and social sciences departments. • Conservatory of Music and Dance: The Conservatory has earned national and international recognition through its innovative programming that advances the arts and creative expression as fundamental to fulfilled lives. • School of Biological Sciences: Students can choose a bachelor’s of science in biology, a bachelor’s of art in biology or a bachelor’s of science in medical technology. • School of Computing and Engineering: SCEoffers students exposure to the latest computing and engineering trends in computer science, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering, split into two departments - the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering.
bloch.umkc.edu Our Home (continued) SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES at UMKC (continued) • School of Dentistry: Dentistry has produced dentists, dental specialists and dental hygienists for more than a century. The School’s state-of-the-art dental clinic allows students to apply their skills to the community during third and fourth year. • School of Education: The school offers a variety of disciplines, outstanding faculty and a partnership with the Kansas City Missouri School District to prepare teachers to succeed in diverse urban settings. • School of Law: The only law school in Kansas City, the school provides challenging and rewarding legal education both inside and outside the classroom. • School of Medicine: In six years, medical students can attend class year round and earn their B.A./M.D. degrees through innovative curriculum. The School’s faculty offers a strong core education in M.D. training through course study and clinical skills and research.
bloch.umkc.edu Our Home (continued) SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES at UMKC (continued) • School of Nursing: Nursing is one of the most sought after professions in the American health care system. The School offers students an environment rich in opportunities for practice and professional development through clinical practice, community service and nursing research. • School of Pharmacy: The only public school of pharmacy in Missouri, the School of Pharmacy has offered the best pharmacy education, with outstanding professional and graduate programs and pharmaceutical research, for 120 years. • School of Graduate Studies: The School of Graduate Studies provides students outstanding training and education in more than 50 post-graduate degrees. • University Libraries: With five total libraries, University Libraries are Kansas City’s comprehensive public research libraries.
bloch.umkc.edu Bloch: Our Purpose The Bloch School develops purposeful entrepreneurial and innovative leaders to meet changing global demands, and advances knowledge and practice through excellent teaching, scholarship, outreach and service. The Bloch School aspires to be Kansas City’s nationally preeminent school of management focusing on entrepreneurial and innovative thinking as the foundation for transforming talent and achieving sustainable growth in for-profit, public and nonprofit enterprises.
bloch.umkc.edu Bloch Fast Facts About the School… • Founded in 1953 • Endowed by Henry W. Bloch (co-founder, H&R Block) in 1986 • Accredited by both AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration) • Changed name to Henry W. Bloch School of Management in 2010 to better reflect our commitment to transform talent in the for-profit, nonprofit and public sectors • More than 60 teaching faculty • Endowed faculty chairs and professors: 13 • Alumni: 14,500 • Total students (as of spring 2012): 1,669 • Graduate enrollment: 625 • Undergraduate enrollment: 1,028
bloch.umkc.edu Investing in Our Future • In September 2011, the Bloch School received a $32 million gift, the largest outright in UMKC history, from its namesake, Henry W. Bloch. • The gift funded the construction of a state-of-the-art building to house the school’s graduate, executive and entrepreneurship programs. • Active learning classrooms to support co-creation and team learning • Design-led innovation lab forbrainstorming, ideation, prototyping, andsimulation • Behavioral research lab • Finance lab featuring real-time financial market conditions and trading activities • Atrium and ampitheater
bloch.umkc.edu Ranked Top in the World • In fall 2011, an article in the Journal of Product Innovation Management produced a ranking list entitled “Perspective: Ranking of the World’s Top Innovation Management Scholars and Universities.” This is the first time the journal has ranked universities, as opposed to just the scholars themselves, for their research productivity in this area. • Among the top 10 universities ranked were MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Michigan State, Texas A&M, University of Pennsylvania and more. • UMKC exceeded them all as the No. 1 innovation management universitythanks to the research produced by the Bloch School’s Department of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
bloch.umkc.edu Education UndergraduateBBA (bachelor’s of business administration)BSA (bachelor’s of science/accounting)emphasis areas: accounting, enterprise management, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing GraduateMBA (Master of Business Administration)EMBA (Executive MBA)MPA (Master of Public Administration)EMPA (Executive Master of Public Administration)MSA (Master of Science in Accounting)MSF (Master of Science in Finance)MERE (Master of Entrepreneurial Real Estate)MSGEI (Master of Science in Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
bloch.umkc.edu Education(continued) DoctoralIph.D. (interdisciplinary) PhD in Public Affairs and AdministrationPh.D.in Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Executive Education (non-degree) The Executive Education Center serves the Kansas City community and beyond as a thought leader, career builder and business builder by providing leadership development programs for executives, management teams and the organizations that employ them. • CollaborativeCustom Corporate Education programs to solve challenges facing organizations. • Non-disruptive Management Short Courses for business professionals to gain and/or enhance knowledge on relevant business concepts
bloch.umkc.edu Student Snapshot Fall 2012 Enrollment Numbers “Other” includes the new MSF (51); MERE (7); non-degree (17); Ph.D (8)
bloch.umkc.edu Centers and Institutes Executive Education Center The Bloch Executive Education Center offers high-level non-degree programs for local and global organizations or individuals looking to strengthen organizational transformation initiatives, build leadership capabilities, or enhance functional skills. Lewis White Real Estate Center Bringing the art and science of real estate to life, the Lewis White Real Estate Center (housed within IEI) is the only comprehensive center for formal real estate education in the Kansas City area. The Center provides a strong hands on learning experience in Kansas City’s urban laboratory L.P. Cookingham Institute of Urban Affairs Welcome to the L.P. Cookingham Institute of Urban Affairs at the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management. Part of the Bloch School's Department of Public Affairs, the Institute supports research and teaching directed at improving our understanding of the factors affecting the fiscal and social sustainability of urban regions.
Centers and Institutes (continued) Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership MCNL is a leading nonprofit academic center with an extensive array of community-based programs and services. The Center applies the resources and talents of the University and community to the challenges facing the nonprofit sector. In 2011, the Center celebrated their 20 year anniversary. Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation The Regnier Institute inspires and nurtures entrepreneurs and innovators through transformational education and research. Its experiential learning programs give every student on campus the opportunity to start and grow a business before graduation.
bloch.umkc.edu More Points of Pride • Bloch's nonprofit management emphasis area in the MPA program is ranked No. 15 in the world by US News and World Report. • The Bloch School’s accounting program CPA pass rate has been ranked among the top 5 in the nation in the category of medium-size programs by the NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) CPA Candidate Performance Book. • The Bloch MBA entrepreneurship emphasis was named the 2012 national model program for others to emulate by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. • UMKC is ranked No. 1 in the world for innovation management research (driven by Bloch entrepreneurship faculty). • The Bloch School is home to internationally renowned faculty, including the No. 1 scholar in the world for innovation management and founder of Harvard University’s National Center for Educational Leadership. • Bloch’s undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs are ranked by the Princeton Review among the top 20 in the nation.
bloch.umkc.edu About Kansas City A UNIVERSE of KNOWLEDGE in a CITY of OPPORTUNITY • Vibrant urban laboratory rich in the arts, life sciences, and home to some of the top organizations in the world, including the Kauffman Foundation, H&R Block, Garmin, Hallmark, Sprint, American Century and many others • Home to nearly 2.2 million people within 18 counties and more than 50 communities • Home to the KC animal health corridor, the Greater KC area is the national leader in the animal health and nutrition industry. • Ranked among the Wall Street Journal’s Top 7 most innovative cities in the U.S.