Acton School of Business Poised for Growth with Opening of New Campus.
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AUSTIN, Texas -- The Acton School of Business The Acton School of Business is a one-year MBA in Entrepreneurship program in Austin, Texas, taught exclusively by successful, practicing entrepreneurs. At Acton, students tackle real-world problems through over 300 business cases and even sell products door-to-door. celebrates its fifth anniversary with the opening of a new, permanent campus. Complete with an innovative video recording and review technology system designed specifically for the school, the campus represents an exciting advancement for the nationally-recognized MBA MBA
Master of Business Administration
Noun 1. MBA - a master's degree in business
Master in Business, Master in Business Administration program in Entrepreneurship.
"Having a permanent facility to accommodate future growth and house our one-of-a-kind video recording and review system is a major milestone for Acton," said Georgia Thomsen, Acton executive director. "Our video technology system allows our students and faculty an opportunity unlike no other MBA program. Building on our classroom discussion format, students will have this additional tool to study more confidently, learn more diligently dil·i·gent
Marked by persevering, painstaking effort. See Synonyms at busy.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin d and produce the best work possible - all irreplaceable tools when preparing to start and run your own business."
The Acton MBA in Entrepreneurship is a deep-immersion program taught by successful entrepreneurs using the Socratic Method which allows students to learn through classroom discussion and debate. The new facility's video technology system includes Sony AIU AIU American Intercontinental University
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Acton has been preparing students to start and run their own businesses for five years, graduating 110 students in different stages of their journey towards achieving success. Acton's Class of 2009, its largest yet, will formally kick-off the opening of the new facility when classes begin in late August. Joining the faculty this year are experienced, successful entrepreneurs William Jones William Jones is the name of: Academics and authors
"Every faculty member at Acton is devoted to preparing talented and dedicated students for extraordinary lives as principled prin·ci·pled
Based on, marked by, or manifesting principle: a principled decision; a highly principled person. entrepreneurs," said Steven Tomlinson, Acton Master Teacher. "The addition of experienced teachers passionate about giving back, like William and Ted, moves us further in the right direction - building the best school in the country for learning to run a business while developing character and adding meaning to the life you are living."
The Acton School of Business campus, located at 1404 East Riverside Dr. in Austin, houses a 60-seat amphitheater amphitheater (ăm`fəthē'ətər, ăm`pə–), open structure used for the exhibition of gladiatorial contests, struggles of wild beasts, sham sea battles, and similar spectacles. , study areas and offices.
About The Acton School of Business
The Acton School of Business, located in Austin, Texas, is a one-year MBA in Entrepreneurship program taught exclusively by successful, practicing entrepreneurs. The program is based entirely on experiential ex·pe·ri·en·tial
Relating to or derived from experience.
ex·peri·en learning, featuring intensive 90-hour work weeks where students stand in the shoes of the entrepreneur in over 300 case studies, run real assembly lines and must-sell products door to door in order to graduate. The student-faculty ratio is lower than any MBA program in the country, allowing students to develop strong bonds with their entrepreneur teachers. The Princeton Review has ranked Acton's teachers among the top five MBA faculties in the country for the past 4 years and rates Acton as one of the "Best Classroom Experiences" in the nation.