The instructional activities of the Saint Louis University Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business support critical thinking, analytical skills, written and oral communication skills, and leadership.
Our academic programs are administered by seven departments, which are home to more than 60 faculty members who are engaged in teaching and research.
Department of Accounting
Yan Sun, Ph.D., Department Chair
Accounting is the language of business decision-making and is a primary means of organizational communication.
Department of Economics
Hailong Qian, Ph.D., Department Chair
Economics is the social science that analyzes how individuals, firms and nations make choices when confronted with limited resources.
Department of Finance
Naresh Bansal, Ph.D., Department Chair
Finance is the study of businesses raising and investing capital, individuals allocating savings among different investment alternatives, and markets functioning to equate the demand for capital by firms and the supply of capital by investors.
Department of International Business
Hadi Alhorr, Ph.D., Department Chair
International business is the implementation of global commercial transactions that span beyond political boundaries to impact an increasingly global modern marketplace.
Department of Management
Chris Thomas, Ph.D., Interim Department Chair
Management is the act of organizing and motivating people in the workplace to utilize their skills and insights efficiently and effectively.
Department of Marketing
Mark Arnold, Ph.D., Department Chair
Marketing is the process of communicating the value of goods and services to customers.
Department of Operations and Information Technology Management
Palash Bera, Ph.D., Department Chair
Operations and information technology management involves the design, implementation and administration of information systems with an emphasis on the application of web-based and object-oriented information technologies.