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"Since joining Microsemi Corp. I have worked as the lead mechanical engineer on several power supply programs for advanced satellite and flight-critical aviation systems,” explains Ian Wilson. "Now with a supporting role in business development, I need the tools to properly determine, quantify, and explain the prospects worth pursuing."

Finance, accounting, and tax have a longstanding legacy in businesses of all shapes and sizes, but it’s no secret the business world is changing. &nbsp;According to the <em>Journal of Accountancy</em></a>, businesses are looking to finance and related functions to help navigate these new changes and complexity. And while this puts them in an “enviable position of influence […] increased skills are needed to meet additional responsibilities.”

W. P. Carey MBA alum Matt Meads discusses the reasons he chose to attend Arizona State University, including top rankings, affordability, and smaller class sizes. 

The W. P. Carey School of Business is honored to sponsor Forté Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of corporations and top business schools working together to pioneer change for women in business. Forté helps launch women into fulfilling and significant careers in business, through access to business education, career opportunities, and a community of successful women.

There are different kinds of business schools. Some foster a more competitive environment; the thinking is that it prepares you for the rough-and-tumble real world. There are some that have massive lecture courses with hundreds of students. There are b-schools that seem to believe just having their name attached to your LinkedIn profile is benefit enough. But that's not how we do things at the W. P. Carey School.