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Encyclopedia > Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management

Owen Graduate School of Management

Established 1969
Type Private
Dean Jim Bradford
Students Approx. 400 MBA/EMBA/MSF/MAcc
Location Nashville, Tenn., USA
Campus Urban, 330 acres
Website www.owen.edu

Owen Graduate School of Management is the Business School of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... A private university is a university that is run without the control of any government entity. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Crowded Shibuya, Tokyo shopping district An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ...


Owen's programs consist of a standard 2-year MBA, Executive MBA, Masters of Finance, Masters of Accountancy, and PhD programs.


Owen is renowned for its Healthcare MBA[1], a unique program that provides students an in-depth educational experience tailored to the health care industry.


Owen's 2-year MBA program is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the nation by major publications [2][3].


Noted Alumni

  • Stuart Scott, EMBA, CIO, Microsoft
  • Doug Parker, MBA ’86, Chairman/President/CEO, US Airways
  • Sara Gates, MBA ’96, Vice President, Sun Microsystems
  • Nancy Abbott, EMBA ’91, Vice President of Human Resources, GE Commercial Finance
  • John Bogle, MBA ’83, President, Bogle Investment Management
  • David Farr, MBA ’81, Chairman & CEO, Emerson Electric Company
  • Adena Friedman, MBA, ’93 EVP, Corporate Strategy and Data Products, NASDAQ
  • David Ingram, MBA ’89, Chairman/President, Ingram Entertainment, Inc.
  • John Ingram, MBA ’86, Chairman, Ingram Distribution Holdings
  • David Kloeppel, MBA ’96, EVP/CFO, Gaylord Entertainment Company
  • Margaret Mitchell, MBA ’82, Executive Director of Marketing, Merck & Co.

Dean Jim Bradford

Jim Bradford has experience managing complex organizations and a commitment to Owen’s mission. Jim joined Owen from industry, having served as President and CEO for AFG Industries, Inc. North America’s largest vertically integrated glass manufacturing and fabrication company.


Bradford earned a B.A. from the University of Florida and his JD with numerous honors from Vanderbilt University Law School. His employment history also includes 11 years of private legal practice and serving as General Counsel for AFG Industries, Inc. during its years as a publicly traded company. His academic areas of interest are primarily in global and domestic corporate business strategy and competitive analysis. He is the recipient of the Owen Teaching Award. The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant, space-grant, research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... The Vanderbilt University Law School (VULS) is the law school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. ...


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