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Jeremy John Marcel

Associate Professor
Unit: McIntire School of Commerce
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Office location and address
Rouss & Robertson Halls, Room 375
125 Ruppel Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D., Business Administration, Georgia State University
M.B.A., Loyola University
B.A., Business Administration, Nicholls State University
Biography
Professor Marcel specializes in strategic management and various theories of decision making and corporate governance. His current research emphasizes CEO successions and corporate director reputation.Professor Marcel worked in the banking industry before becoming an academic. He has published research addressing top management teams and firm performance. He has also published research on corporate governance and has conducted several research projects exploring the role of managerial decision making. Professor Marcel is a graduate of Georgia State University, where he received several awards for his research and teaching.
CONC 102: Management
The course offers lessons in business strategy and organizational behavior, with particular attention given to the relationship between the organization and the manager. Topics of instruction include the importance of an organization's value proposition, business strategies, and competitive positioning.
CONC 400: Business Essentials
Students will learn foundational business knowledge in the key areas of accounting, finance and Excel, management, and marketing. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, building financial statements, competitive positioning, entrepreneurship, and pricing strategy.
COMM 3010: Strategy and Systems
Credits: 4
Provides an overview of a business from both a strategic process perspective and as a system and introduces a broad conceptual framework. The remaining ICE sessions provide more specific concepts and techniques. A current business, as well as cases and lecture, is used to develop the framework. Topics include the transformation of business, the role of the general manager, systems thinking and process management, strategic thinking and information systems, global strategy and culture, organizational architecture, information architecture, and the value chain. Prerequisite: Third-year Commerce standing.
COMM 3040: Strategic Value Creation
Credits: 5
Provides an overview of corporate & global strategy, introducing frameworks for valuing companies, assessing the impact of strategic initiatives on firm value, & understanding corporate communication strategies & techniques. Topics include corporate governance, diversification, mergers & acquisitions, alliances, international market entries, DCF & relative valuation methods, corporate reputation management, investor & media relations.
GCOM 7549: Commerce in the Global Context
Credits: 1–4
A full understanding of commerce requires an appreciation of the context in which all business occurs. Commerce in the Global Context builds upon GCOM 7870 (Foundations of Global Commerce), introducing students to business in a variety of regions of the world as well as important topics in global business.
GCOM 7550: Topics in Global Immersion Experience
Credits: 1–5
Global immersion experience course options for M.S. in Commerce students.
GCOM 7874: Doing Business in Latin America
Credits: 5
This course focuses on doing business in Latin America. Coursework consists of classroom instruction, corporate visits, and cultural experiences to help students better understand the global business environment and conducting business in Latin America in particular.