MFE Graduates

Milestones

2011
UCLA Anderson celebrates its 75th Anniversary
UCLA Anderson completes the $100 million Accelerate Campaign
UCLA Anderson presents John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Peter Ueberroth, managing partner of Contrarian Group
UCLA Anderson launches the Global Executive MBA Program

2010
Knapp Innovation, Creativity & Knowledge Conference for Women debuts
UCLA Anderson Forecast introduces Ceridian Pulse Index
UCLA Anderson presents John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Frederick Smith of FedEx

2009
Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program debuts
UCLA Anderson presents John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Kenneth Chenault of American Express
UCLA Anderson launches Easton Technology Leadership Program
Applied Management Research Program celebrates 40th anniversary

2008
UCLA Anderson presents first John Wooden Global Leadership Award to Howard Schultz of Starbuck's
UCLA Anderson Offers Entrepreneurship Program to Veterans with Disabilities
UCLA Anderson launches $100 million Accelerate Campaign

2007
First Wilbur Woo Greater China Conference held at UCLA Anderson
UCLA Anderson launches Global Entertainment Executive Program

2006
Judy D. Olian becomes dean of UCLA Anderson
UCLA Anderson launches Fink Center for Finance & Investments
UCLA Anderson named #1 in Intellectual Capital by BusinessWeek
Riordan Programs celebrate 20th anniversary

2005
UCLA Anderson Partners with UCLA School of Law to Create Interdisciplinary Center for Real Estate

2004
UCLA Anderson and National University of Singapore Business officially launch joint Executive MBA (EMBA) program
UCLA Anderson launches Entertainment and Media Management Institute

2002
Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate named
First John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award given to school's namesake

2000
Center for Real Estate established
Center for Management in the Information Economy (CMIE) established

1999
Bruce G. Willison appointed dean
Mullin Management Commons dedicated

1996
Clark and B.J. Cornell Hall dedicated

1995
New management complex dedicated
The seven buildings of the complex, spanning 284,753 square feet, were designed to resemble an Italian village with a series of courtyards and bridges to create an "academic village"
Harold Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies named

1993
William P. Pierskalla appointed dean
John E. Parker Career Management Center named
Entrepreneurs Hall named

1992
Ground broken for construction of new $75 million management complex

1990
Carolbeth and Lester B. Korn Convocation Hall named
Alumnus William F. Sharpe who completed his Ph.D. under Professor Fred Weston won Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science

1989
Leon and Toby Gold Hall named

1988
Newly formatted Fully Employed MBA Program established

1987
Renamed The John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA
At the time, Anderson'ss $15 million gift was the largest ever to education from an individual
Marion Anderson Courtyard named
Entrepreneurial Studies Center founded
James A. Collins Center for Executive Education named
Eugene and Maxine Rosenfeld Library named

1981
Executive MBA Program established

1978
J. Clayburn La Force appointed dean

1973
School begins to administer The Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism

1971
Renamed Graduate School of Management

1970
Harold M. Williams appointed dean

1968
George W. Robbins appointed dean

1961
Business Administration Library established
UCLA Business Forecast held first public conference

1955
Renamed Graduate School of Business Administration

1954
Executive Education Program established

1953
Ph.D. degree authorized

1952
First UCLA Business Forecast distributed
Prior to the computer, Professor Robert M. Williams created early forecasts by polling faculty about their estimates of the coming year and averaged the results

1950
Renamed School of Business Administration
Dean Jacoby appointed to President Eisenhower's Counsel of Economic Advisors in the 1950s

1948
Neil H. Jacoby appointed dean
Jacoby sets school under trajectory of which we find it today; he hired research professors with Ph.D.s and eliminated vocational business classes such as retailing, auctioneering, typing and shorthand

1939
MBA degree authorized

1938
College of Business Administration achieves national accreditation

1935
College of Business Administration founded
Seven faculty members transferred from teaching economics and accounting to begin the school
Howard S. Noble appointed Dean. Originally, the school taught vocational business skills, such as typing, shorthand and penmanship, to people who would be teaching it to others

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