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Dr. Frank W. Bacon

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"I believe a teacher is only successful when the students are successful business leaders. I get great satisfaction helping students achieve their goals."

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University, 1990

In which online degree program do you teach?

MBA in General

Career Highlights:

  • Co-authored over 60 publications with undergraduate finance students over the past 20 years
  • Lead co-author of eight editions of the Corporate Financial Management textbook, with the latest edition in 2016
  • What advice would you give to those considering this online MBA program?

    I strongly recommend the College of Business and Economics online MBA program as it leads students to achieve scholarly works that provide hard evidence of strong analytical ability, a desire to work hard, and motivation to achieve quality.

  • What is the value of an MBA?

    The MBA empowers students with the strong ability to analyze complex business case problems, the ability to thoroughly and concisely write up a report, and to quite effectively make an oral presentation of methodology and findings while making use of state-of-the-art technology. The MBA will produce successful business leaders.

  • Why did you start teaching?

    I started teaching because I love contributing to the growth and success of students. I believe a teacher is only successful when the students are successful business leaders. I get great satisfaction helping students achieve their goals.

  • What is the one book you think everyone should read?

    "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger

  • Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know.

    I love working with English Setters and quail hunting.

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