I recently read from the Center for Creative Leadership that about 60 percent of first-time managers receive no formal training. I was no exception to this norm.
Posts from the Executive and Evening MBA Community
Over winter break, I participated in an international colloquium sponsored by Social Enterprise @ Goizueta. Professor Peter Roberts led 20 Evening MBA students through Guatemala and El Salvador to learn about social entrepreneurship and specialty coffee in these countries.
Part of being a successful leader is learning what individual leadership styles are effective in your environment and applying them. Experimenting with new and different styles is key, but this can be a delicate matter in the workplace.
If I told you that I had taken nonprofit management this fall, you might think, “Oh, that’s nice — a class about philanthropy. Good for you.”
The Career Management Center (CMC) for Working Professionals was one of the top factors in my decision to apply to Goizueta’s Evening MBA program.
Two years ago, when I was considering where to pursue my MBA, one of my top priorities was to attend a school with a strong alumni network.
The trip started with a bang, as we stepped out from our Uber and into the terrific accommodations at the Mayflower, quite the insider hotel. President Harry S. Truman called it “Washington’s second best address.” The location within the city was amazing, and I jogged to the White House before classes each morning, bonding with classmates.
Now that I’m more than halfway through my courses for the EvMBA Program, I’m realizing how little time I have left to take advantage of the countless networking and educational opportunities that Goizueta offers.