University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business Adopts BoardBookit Board Portal Platform

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The University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business will use BoardBookit board portal platform in their MBA course, Management Simulation Capstone. BoardBookit will provide MBA students and senior executives who volunteer on the simulation boards a more enhanced and realistic experience.

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BoardBookit help make this a realistic and seamless experience for our students, and we couldn't be happier with their outstanding product.

BoardBookIt, a leader in the board portal market, and the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business are pleased to announce that Katz MBA students will be using the BoardBookIt board management platform to gain real-world, hands-on learning in business and management with a tool used by actual boards of directors.

According to Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration Ron Magnuson, “Katz offers an MBA course called the Management Simulation Capstone in which students get the chance to apply everything they have learned in the core subjects of finance, marketing, supply chain management, operations, human resources, information systems and strategy. What makes the course so innovative is its realistic element. Students make real business decisions and report directly to a real board of directors made up of Pittsburgh managers and executives. The software and tools provided by BoardBookIt help make this a realistic and seamless experience for our students, and we couldn’t be happier with their outstanding product.”

BoardBookIt is a robust board portal that helps organizations streamline all of the functions associated with managing a board of directors including the distribution of board materials. Directors and executives have quick access to all meeting information and board materials through a web browser, iPad app or, beginning in the 4th quarter of this year, an Android app.

“We are very excited that the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business will be using BoardBookIt for their management simulation course,” said Chief Executive Officer Marion Lewis. “These MBA students will have a world-class tool to make their learning experience even more meaningful, and BoardBookIt will be exposed to a roster of future business leaders and the seasoned executives who serve on their boards. We are honored to be affiliated with such a highly regarded and nationally recognized institution.”

About BoardBookit
BoardBookit is the board portal solution that perfectly blends security, functionality, optimal user experience and affordability. Fast, intuitive, and flexible, BoardBookit gives companies the control they require and support when they need it. Designed with input from corporate secretaries, administrators and board members to enhance board engagement, effectiveness and governance, BoardBookit is used by companies across the United States, Canada and Europe.

For more information, visit http://www.BoardBookit.com or email info(at)BoardBookit(dot)com

About University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business
The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business provides a high-quality, career-oriented business education for graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh. Building on Pittsburgh’s tradition of reinvention and business excellence, Katz has constantly evolved its market-driven business education programs for more than 50 years based on global business demands. Through innovative, entrepreneurial degree programs focused on experience-based learning, Katz positions graduates to immediately add value to any business.

For more information about the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, visit http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/.

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