Attend an interactive webinar or virtual event.

If you can’t make it to campus in person, you can still stay connected with Simon through our interactive webinars and virtual events. From admissions tips and program reviews to faculty, student, and alumni discussions, we will provide you with an in-depth look at the Simon experience. Plus, attendees of our live sessions will receive an application fee waiver ($90 value).

Virtual Events Archive

Benefits of the MS Internship Track

Full-Time MS

Intended Audience: Prospective MS Students
The internship track is an option available for all four of our full-time MS programs that allows you to extend your program to include a summer internship. During this webinar, an alumni panel discusses how the internship track works, how it benefited them, and the resources Simon offers to support internship track students.

Simon's International Immersions

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students 
Simon Business School’s international immersions provide students with an opportunity to learn firsthand how business, people, and culture align. These intentionally created, authentic programs combine classwork in Rochester with in-country learning through corporate visits, alumni events, and exploration to fuel growth and the cultivation of stories. The result is an experience that positively impacts each student’s personal and professional trajectory. Learn more during our webinar!

MS in Marketing Analytics Program Information Session

Full-Time MS

Intended Audience: Prospective MS Students
Join a member from the Simon Admissions Committee as they facilitate a panel discussion with a representative from the Benet Career Management Center, a representative from the Ainslie Office of Student Engagement, and Paul Nelson, clinical professor of marketing and the faculty advisor for the MS in Marketing Analytics program. During this webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes.

MS in Business Analytics Program Information Session

Full-Time MS

Intended Audience: Prospective MS Students
Join a member from the Simon Admissions Committee as they facilitate a panel discussion with a representative from the Benet Career Management Center, a representative from the Ainslie Office of Student Engagement, and Liza Mohr, clinical associate professor and the faculty advisor for the MS in Business Analytics program. During this webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes.

MS in Finance Program Information Session

Full-Time MS

Intended Audience: Prospective MS Students
Join a member from the Simon Admissions Committee as they facilitate a panel discussion with a representative from the Benet Career Management Center, a representative from the Ainslie Office of Student Engagement, and Dan Burnside, clinical professor and the faculty advisor for the MS in Finance program. During this webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes.

MS in Accountancy Program Information Session

Full-Time MS

Intended Audience: Prospective MS Students
Join a member from the Simon Admissions Committee as they facilitate a panel discussion with a representative from the Benet Career Management Center, a representative from the Ainslie Office of Student Engagement, and Heidi Tribunella, clinical professor of accounting and the faculty advisor for the MS in Accountancy program. During this webinar, you will learn about the program structure, course offerings, and career outcomes.

How to Fund Your Simon Degree

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA & MS Students
Learn more about financing business school—ways you can prepare, financial aid options, and the steps in the financial aid process. This webinar is helpful for any student interested in applying for financial aid.

Application Tips from the Admissions Committee

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA & MS Students
Members of the Admissions Committee guide prospective applicants through the MBA and MS application process, provide tips on constructing a competitive application, and address some of the most commonly asked questions about applying to Simon Business School. This webinar is helpful no matter which application deadline you're targeting.

Finding the Simon Program for You

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
Join us to gain insight into which graduate degree program at Simon Business School best aligns with your interests and goals! Admissions team members provide a brief overview of the Full-Time MBA, Executive MBA, Professional MBA, MS in Accountancy, MS in Business Analytics, MS in Finance, MS in Marketing Analytics, Online MS in Business Analytics for Managers, and MS in Medical Management programs. For each program, learn about the mode of delivery, the tuition cost, scholarship opportunities, visa offerings, and more.

The Simon Application

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
Hear from a member of the Admissions Committee as they walk through the online application and highlight important requirements.

Why Simon?

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA & MS Students
Get an overview of Simon's full-time graduate business programs and learn why our close-knit community is so special. Admissions team members will discuss the integrated student experience, STEM, career outcomes, experiential learning, and more!

Women in Marketing

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students

Hear from a panel of Simon Business School alumnae as they discuss their career paths since they left Simon, how the skills they learned during their graduate program have helped them advance to and succeed in their current roles, and their insights on being women business leaders in the marketing industry.

Panelists:

  • Puja Dutta ’09S (MBA), Brand Manager of Digestive Advantage, Global Strategy & Innovation at Reckitt
  • Cate Bannar ’19S (MBA), Brand Manager at Ocean Spray
  • Deepa Dilip ’16S (MS in Marketing Analytics), Funnel Optimization at Sprinklr
  • Cagney Spears ’21S (MBA), Rotational Leadership Associate in the Marketing Vanguard Program at Nike

Organizations at Simon

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA & MS Students
With more than 30 organizations to join, personal and professional growth extends beyond the classroom at Simon Business School. During this webinar, you will hear from Nate Kadar, director of student life, as he discusses the opportunities to get involved at a hands-on level, giving you invaluable career training and leadership experiences.

Women in Finance

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
Hear from three Simon Business School alumnae—Danielle Beyer ’06S (MBA), chief operating officer at L2 Point, Jaime Staengel ’18S (MSF), who is in the finance leadership development program at Anheuser-Busch, and Khushi Vijayakumar ’21S (MBA), investment banking associate at William Blair—as they discuss their career paths since they left Simon, how the skills they learned during their graduate program have helped them advance to and succeed in their current roles, and their insights on being women business leaders in the finance industry.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
From managing a $2 million venture capital fund to projects designed to bring you from the classroom to the business world, Simon offers valuable opportunities for hands-on learning. Join our executive director of experiential learning as he shares what is offered at Simon and how to get involved.

Simon Spectrum

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA & MS  Students

Simon Spectrum’s mission is to foster an inclusive community and safe space at Simon Business School by allowing members to blossom in both their personal and professional identities. Join a panel of current MBAs to learn about how Simon Spectrum engages with the greater University of Rochester and local LGBTQ+ community through volunteerism and philanthropy.

Black History Month – Consortium Alumni Leadership Panel

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
As a part of our Black History Month programming that focuses on “Celebrating Black Life, History, and Culture,” we invite you to join a panel of Consortium MBA alumni as they discuss their personal and professional journeys and experiences working in a variety of industries and functional roles. We encourage attendance from anyone interested in growing and learning more about equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Panelists: Byron Barnes ’10S (MBA), senior vice president at Bank of America; Jacquelynn Day ’09S (MBA), senior partner, director at GroupM; Jasmine Khan ’11S (MBA), senior manager of growth strategy at Accenture; and Terrence Liverpool ’08S (MBA), vice president of digital product and customer experience at Synchrony.

Women in Consulting: Prachi Soni ’13S (MBA) and Mikayla Hart ’16S (MBA)

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
Hear from two Simon Business School alumnae—Prachi Soni ’13S (MBA), senior manager of strategic services at Deloitte, and Mikayla Hart ’16S (MBA), managing director at Accenture—as they discuss their career paths since they left Simon, how the skills they learned during their MBA program have helped them advance to and succeed in their current roles, and their insights on being women business leaders in the consulting industry.

EDI Executive Chat with Lance Drummond ’85S (MBA)

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students

Join us for an executive chat with Lance Drummond ’85S (MBA), retired executive vice president of operations and technology at TD Canada Trust.

During this Zoom webinar, Lance answers questions about his personal and professional journey and also offers advice as you prepare for graduate study. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in the manufacturing, technology, or financial services industries or you're curious about how you can support equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), this alumni chat will inspire and prepare you for your future career.

Q&A with MS Alumni

Full-Time MS

Intended Audience: Prospective MS Students
Join a panel of our MS alumni as they speak about their experiences at Simon. Learn firsthand where their MS degree has taken them and how the resources at Simon helped get them there.

Simon Partners Club

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students

The Simon Partners Club is a casual social club operated by the significant others of Simon students. Its mission is to support students and their partners (dating, engaged, married, or otherwise) and families relocating to Rochester, NY, or assimilating into the business school culture by providing social activities and networking opportunities, resources and contacts in the Rochester area, and avenues for involvement within the Simon community. Listen to our informational webinar to learn more!

Q&A with the Benet Career Management Center

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
Join us for an exclusive opportunity to hear from LaTanya Johns, assistant dean of Simon's Benet Career Management Center. During a moderated Q&A, LaTanya discusses her philosophy on graduate business career management services, what makes the Simon Benet Center team special, industry-specific skills that are in demand by employers, and advice for prospective students considering Simon.

EDI Executive Chat with Ron Homer ’71S (MBA)

Full-Time MS
Full-Time MBA

Intended Audience: Prospective MBA and MS Students
Join us for an executive chat with Ron Homer ’71S (MBA), president of access capital strategies and chief strategist for impact investing at RBC Global Asset Management. Ron was one of the earliest graduates who benefited from Simon Business School’s partnership with The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management—an organization of business schools and companies that look to increase the representation of African American, Black, Hispanic, and Native American students in business schools and management positions in business.

During this Zoom webinar, Ron answers questions about his personal and professional journey and also offers advice as you prepare for graduate study. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in the investment management industry or you're curious about how you can support equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), this alumni chat will inspire and prepare you for your future career.