University of Southern California

IBEAR Faculty

The USC Marshall IBEAR faculty is made up of leading scholars from a diverse array of business backgrounds and academic disciplines. Each is dedicated to building a truly unique experience for IBEAR students. Some IBEAR professors also teach in USC Marshall's other MBA programs, bringing their vast experiences to the IBEAR MBA classroom. The program's faculty functions as one team with a common objective - developing and refining your critical thinking, problem solving, communications and leadership skills. They meet regularly to coordinate materials, review content, and evaluate your progress.

To learn more about the USC Marshall IBEAR MBA faculty members, follow the links below:

Term 1:

Arif Ansari
Data and Decision Models
Thomas W. Lin
Accounting Concepts & Financial Reporting

Richard Eastin
Microeconomics for Management
Terry Wolfe
Strategic Formulation for Competitive Advantage

Term 2:

Thomas W. Lin
Accounting Control Systems
Fatemeh Ibrahimi Nazarian
The Firm in the National & International Economy

Julia Plotts
Corporate Finance
Dennis Schorr
Marketing Management

Term 3:

Terry Wolfe
Managerial Perspectives (Leadership)
Vincenzo Quadrini
International Trade

CW Park
Global Marketing
Jonathan Yormark
Operations Management

Term 4:

Carl Voigt
Strategic Issues for Global Business

Omar El Sawy
Managing Global E-Business

Term 5:

Michael Coombs
Negotiation and Deal Making

Arif Ansari
Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence & Data Mining

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Marcus Liu is based in Beijing and works as a commodity trader. Prior to this, he was an entrepreneur in the Northeastern part of the China. During this time, due to a dispute with business partners, he decided that he wanted more tools for success. He looked for a program that led directly to employment, would expand his network, and had the prestige to help him brand his future. This criteria brought him to the USC Marshall School of Business IBEAR program.