Pride, Passion, Promise

Call Us 866.373.9547

Home > The University of Scranton’s Online Resource Center > Business & Leadership Resource Center

Share this page:

Business & Leadership Resource Center

Welcome to the online resource center. Here you can explore trends in each field and discover the benefits of earning an online degree. We hope you find this information useful and instructional as you embark on this exciting educational journey.

The first rung of the HR career ladder is knowing the right stuff, the second is a willingness to learn more. Get to know your industry.
Getting to know people, and what motivates and influences them is how to get into human resources or make a career change to human resources. Read on for more tips.
HR manager skills and competencies start with wanting to learn and being able to quickly resolve conflict and problems.
Change in work culture directly influences an HR manager’s responsibilities. Becoming an advocate for employees has taken center stage.
Whether a sole proprietor human resources consult or a company’s senior HR officer there are amazing HR titles and careers out there for you to discover.
For managers, keeping your employees happy and engaged should be a top priority. A balance is needed for working hard and rewards given for that work.
Knowledge of regulatory compliance allows human resources managers to determine the best course to help any business achieve success under U.S. laws.
Forensic accounting has gained recognition and reputation in the past few decades with the publicity of high-profile criminal cases, sparking the interest of many intrigued students.
With these guidelines, you can ensure that the company’s mission, values and business practices are maintained and held to the highest standard among employees and clients alike.
Corporations have an increased focus on operating in a manner that is sustainable for the business and the surrounding environment.
Business owners must be proactive in creating the type of team environment that fosters and cultivates engaged, interested employees.
Social responsibility has become a measurement by which businesses are judged. This datagraphic shares the facts about corporate social responsibility.
Find out how to drive business success through the creation, measurement, and tracking of versatile sustainability methods.
For companies that are implementing sustainability and the triple bottom line, using social media to communicate with consumers can still be challenging.
Highlights companies that are great examples of sustainability and the triple bottom line while using ethical business practices.
The “Sustainability and the MBA: The Triple Bottom Line” guide helps you discover how to build stronger and more sustainable relationships between organizations, stakeholders, and the community.
For those interested in a career in the operations management field, there are 4 key areas of focus.
After mastering these business management functions, such as leadership and planning, any manager should have the ability to successfully run a business.
Since 2007, when the first smartphone was released, the effect they have had on the US and the world’s economic growth has been monumental.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is increasingly more important today and can take on various forms. Here are five ways CSR contributes to the triple bottom line.
Information technologies that integrate business functions across the enterprise, known as Enterprise Systems, are the backbone of modern organizations. Here are 10 ways that enterprise systems can benefit the companies that successfully implement...
All organizations have a capital structure, even non-profit organizations. When it comes to accounting considerations for non-profit organizations, it's important to know what separates the accounting practices from those of for-profit entities.
Happy and healthy employees are an asset to every company. HR departments can use the following employment guide to promote healthier living, stronger performance levels, and greater satisfaction for their organization’s employees.
Basic financial planning is to running a business as knowing how to speak a given language is to visiting a foreign country.
As lending standards, audit regulations, and financial laws become more meticulous, accountants with an advanced degree and more refined skill set will find themselves in demand.
Today’s innovative health care environment brings with it an opportunity for those interested in business to practice executive leadership that is centered on patient care and the patient’s family.
While social media can build an organization’s brand and image, improper use of social media accounts by employees can be damaging. Find out why your organization should have a social media policy.
Choosing between an MBA and MHA can be difficult. Use this visual tool to educate yourself on the benefits and help guide your decision.
Introduction into the WileyCPAexcel CPA prep review course that is used within The University of Scranton online MAcc.
For professionals pursuing online master’s degree in accounting , new doors of opportunity are opening for accounting careers in teaching – especially for those who intend to continue their education to a doctorate level.
With the current deficit of qualified accounting educators and the projected continued shortage, new provisions are being made to increase the pool of accounting professionals with terminal degrees, making them eligible to teach at the university...
The landscape for accountants is changing and with a myriad of accreditation, credential, and advanced degree options, knowing the requisites and specializations offered to succeed in your desired field is vital.
As regulations continue to change, the need for qualified CPAs and those with traditional or online masters degrees in accounting will continue to grow.
CPAs should become well versed in state regulations regarding Chapter 9 as well as attend CPEs on government insolvency and establish working relationships with area attorneys practicing within municipality bankruptcy.
With a goal to mitigate regulatory oversight, the SEC has unveiled a revolutionary tool known as the accounting quality model (AQM).
A September 2013 study found that the percentage of companies with written romance policies has doubled since 2005. However, few of these companies actually have "love contracts" or a written agreement between two employees...
[HR PROGRAM FEATURE] To be an effective business leader it is important to understand the broad operations and processes that drive commerce and create growth. However, to be a successful Human Resource leader, it is not only critical to understand...
[INFOGRAPHIC] Are you interested in advancing your career with an MBA? And did you know that there is a wide array of speciality degree programs available? In many cases, by just taking a few additional courses in your MBA program, you can...
Turnover and hiring new employees can be both time consuming and costly for businesses. Not only must businesses work to retain as many hard-working personnel as possible, they also work to make good hiring decisions to avoid a loss when it comes to...
Human resource managers know that hiring the wrong person for a job can be a frustrating and disappointing experience, both for the company and the new hire. Poor decisions can be costly; according to a recent Harvard Business Review study, the cost...
Risks to patients, staff, and organizations are prevalent in healthcare. Thus, it is necessary for an organization to have qualified risk managers to assess, develop, implement, and monitor risk management plans with the goal of minimizing exposure...
Overseeing the operations of any business is a career in which the right business-minded individual can truly succeed. Operational managers are tasked to ensure that operations are both efficient and effective. However, this requires not only...
Management Information Systems (MIS) focus on the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in managing organizations. In the 21st century almost all organizations use Information and Communication Technologies to efficiently manage...
When it comes to modern-day business planning in the most competitive global markets ever seen, having a keen understanding of how, when and why our new “information-intelligent” consumers are buying is critical to the health of any organization...