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Michael Solt

Michael Solt

Email: michael.solt@csulb.edu
Phone: 562-985-5307
Office: CBA-205

Michael Solt is Dean of the College of Business Administration and Professor of Finance at California State University, Long Beach. Previously, he was the Associate Dean for the Lucas Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University. He has a 30-year career teaching and researching Finance and has won teaching awards at SJSU and the University of Cincinnati.

Teaching Interests: The focus of his teaching has been managerial finance, but he has concentrated most on teaching new venture finance and international finance. He offers courses with equal comfort at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Research Interests: His current research interests are in new venture finance and entrepreneurship, and he is working on a study of venture capital in China. He has also researched international finance and many aspects of investments. His work has been published in the Journal of Business, the American Sociological Review, the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Financial Management, the Journal of Portfolio Management, the Financial Analysts Journal, and the American Business Law Journal.

Education

  • DBA, Indiana University, 1978
    Major: Finance
  • MBA, Indiana University, 1976
    Major: Finance
  • BS, Ohio State University, 1972
    Major: Finance

Experience

  • Member, Steering Committee, Notable Speaker Series, College of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach (2010 - Present)
  • Member, Policy and Steering Committee, Center for International Trade and Transportation, METRANS Transportation Center, California State University, Long Bach (2010 - Present)
  • Member, Advisory Board, Small Business Development Center at Long Beach City College (2010 - Present)
  • Member, Advisory Board, College of Continuing and Professional Education, California State University, Long Beach (2009 - Present)
  • Dean, College of Business Administration, California State University, Long Beach (2008 - Present)
  • Director, Ukleja Center for Ethical Leadership, California State University, Long Beach (2008 - Present)
  • Professor, California State University, Long Beach (2008 - Present)
  • Associate Dean, Lucas Graduate School of Business, San Jose State University (2005 - 2008)
  • Professor, San Jose State University (1995 - 2008)
  • Director, Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition, San Jose State University (2004 - 2005)
  • Visiting Professor (Singapore), California State University, East Bay (EMBA Prog.) (2002 - 2005)
  • Visiting Professor , Ecole Superieure de Com., Rouen, France (2004 - 2004)
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Superieure de Com, Rouen, France (2003 - 2003)
  • Visiting Professor , University of Paris XII, Paris, France (1997 - 2003)
  • Associate Professor, San Jose State University (1991 - 1995)
  • Visiting Professor , Business Management Prog., Shanghai, P.R.C (1994 - 1994)
  • Co-Director, International Business Program, Santa Clara University (1988 - 1991)
  • Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University (1984 - 1991)
  • Director, Foreign Exchange Roundtable, Santa Clara University (1987 - 1990)
  • Visiting Professor , Ecole Superieure de Com., Rouen, France (1988 - 1988)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati (1979 - 1983)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor , Indiana University (1978 - 1979)
  • Instructor, Miami University (1977 - 1978)

Journal and Major Conferences

TitlePublisher
"Curriculum Revision and Cultural Change: A Joint Faculty Development and Faculty Governance Approach" (Published, 2011)To Improve the Academy
"Business Plan Competitions: Vehicles for Learning Entrepreneurship" (Published, 2005)Educating Managers Through Real World Projects
"Do Foreign and Local Venture Capitalists Behave Alike in Transitional Economies? Evidence from China." (Published, 2010)Journal of International Business and Economies
"Imagine Long Beach: CSULB Will Provide Professionals to Power Local Economy" (Published, 2009)Long Beach Business Journal
"Infusing Ethics Across the Curriculum at CSULB" (Published, 2008)Long Beach Business Journal
"Lessons Learned in the Implementation of E-Teams" (Published, 2005)International Journal of Engineering Education
"Lessons Learned in the Implementation of E-Teams" (Published, 2005)International Journal of Engineering Education
"Diagnosing Unforeseeable Uncertainty in a New Venture" (Published, 2008)Journal of Product Innovation Management
"Exploiting the Weekend Effect by Trading Closed-End Funds" (Published, 2007)Investment Management and Financial Innovations
"Transforming China in the 21st Century Through Entrepreneurship" (Published, 2007)Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
"Yakima Filters: From Waste Tires to Clean Water" (Published, 2005)Case Research Journal
"Is the Weekend Effect Exploitable?" (Published, 2004)Investment Management and Financial Innovations
"Toward the Unknown: The Effect of Risk and Uncertainty on Entrepreneurship in China" (Published, 2006)International Symposium on Entrepreneurship Research and Education
"Business Plan Competitions: Vehicles for Learning Entreprenurship" (Published, 2005)Educating ManagersThrough Real World Projects, Information Age Publishing

Other Research and Scholarly Activities

TitlePublisher
"Curriculum Revision and Cultural Change: A Joint Faculty Development and Faculty Governance Approach" (Published, 2011)To Improve the Academy
"Business Plan Competitions: Vehicles for Learning Entrepreneurship" (Published, 2005)Educating Managers Through Real World Projects
"Do Foreign and Local Venture Capitalists Behave Alike in Transitional Economies? Evidence from China." (Published, 2010)Journal of International Business and Economies
"Imagine Long Beach: CSULB Will Provide Professionals to Power Local Economy" (Published, 2009)Long Beach Business Journal
"Infusing Ethics Across the Curriculum at CSULB" (Published, 2008)Long Beach Business Journal
"Lessons Learned in the Implementation of E-Teams" (Published, 2005)International Journal of Engineering Education
"Lessons Learned in the Implementation of E-Teams" (Published, 2005)International Journal of Engineering Education
"Diagnosing Unforeseeable Uncertainty in a New Venture" (Published, 2008)Journal of Product Innovation Management
"Exploiting the Weekend Effect by Trading Closed-End Funds" (Published, 2007)Investment Management and Financial Innovations
"Transforming China in the 21st Century Through Entrepreneurship" (Published, 2007)Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
"Yakima Filters: From Waste Tires to Clean Water" (Published, 2005)Case Research Journal
"Is the Weekend Effect Exploitable?" (Published, 2004)Investment Management and Financial Innovations
"Toward the Unknown: The Effect of Risk and Uncertainty on Entrepreneurship in China" (Published, 2006)International Symposium on Entrepreneurship Research and Education
"Business Plan Competitions: Vehicles for Learning Entreprenurship" (Published, 2005)Educating ManagersThrough Real World Projects, Information Age Publishing

Presentations

TitleConference/MeetingLocation
"Small Business Success and Failure" (2009)Success Strategies for Small BusinessesLong Beach, California
"Challenges for the Workforce in 2009" (2009)Financial Executives Institute of Orange CountyNewport Beach, California
"The Current U.S. Economic Situation and Financial Crisis" (2009)Faculty and Staff from Fu Jen University, TaiwanCSULB
"The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 - A Panel Discussion" (2008)CSULBCSULB
"Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital in China" (2008)Alumni and Prospective Students of Lucas Graduate School of BusinessSan Jose, California
"Current State of Venture Capital in China" (2007)Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, Annual ConferenceAustin, Texas
"Entrepreneurship and Starting New Businesses" (2007)Taiwan Sales Association Annual MeetingSunnyvale, CA
"Poverty in America and Our Community" (2006)Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
"Forecasting Financial Statements" (2005)Workshop for Students Preparing Business Plans for Submission to Silicon Valley Business Plan CompetitionSan Jose State University, San Jose, California