Posts from the Executive and Evening MBA Community

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Goizueta workshops help improve business skills

If you are a Tableau expert, who cranks out beautiful, useful data visualizations on a regular basis, this article is likely not for you. If, however, you have heard of Tableau, maybe you understand the power of distilling big datasets into digestible visualizations but you haven’t yet downloaded it for free to play with it, keep reading.

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You’re in! Now what?

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted and like most of us you’re thinking “now what?” Fret not, this feeling is mutual. As I prepare myself, the feedback from alumni plus many conversations with my family and friends have made me feel a little more prepared for the challenge of working, studying and maintaining somewhat of a life. But while I’m not truly sure what I’m getting myself into, these are the things that I plan on doing for the next couple of months until I start school and once I’m in my first term. Enjoy the free time: that blissful time...

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Applied learning in the Executive MBA program

The best thing about doing an Executive MBA is the opportunity to apply the learnings immediately in your workplace. Here are my top key learnings from Goizueta that I have recently applied to my life outside of school: Do three things brilliantly rather than 20 things reasonably – it can be easy to get involved in every project at work, constantly multitasking and trying to complete 20 projects at once. However, we have been taught at Goizueta about the great value of focusing on a smaller number of tasks and doing them exceptionally. Completely immerse yourself in the problem,...

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Why a business school dropout is getting her MBA

I have a confession: I dropped out of business school. In undergrad, that is. It was over as soon as I finished my first semester of accounting. I walked out of that class and straight into a communications degree and never looked back. The communications degree has served me well; from the first six years of my career as a political press writer to now leading the state government affairs team at Emory University, I have relied on my communication and writing skills in every aspect of my career.  Yet as I began to grow into my role at...

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Network along with your classwork! Taking advantage of Goizueta student life

As working professional students, we so often get caught up in the day-to-day tactical grind of work and school. It’s easy to forget that we’re back in school again for these short few years and they absolutely fly by in the blink of an eye. As Goizueta students, we have unique opportunities to take advantage of Emory campus life with our classmates and network with professionals in diverse industries which we might not otherwise have. The working professionals MBA program office and the EvMBA social committee work hard during the year to put on fun and engaging student life...