Team work and business school go hand-in-hand. Even when I knew very little about MBAs, I understood that the degree involved working in small teams on (often) intensive projects.
Resume and career building are often some of the most challenging areas for younger professionals. How do you get the right experience? How do you ensure you are headed on the right career path?
The U.S. Army invests thousands of dollars each year into education and growth of soldiers. With a keen eye on talent management and leader development, the U.S. Army created “broadening assignments” to expose leaders to various job opportunities and civilian education programs.
In order to get the most out of your time in business school, you’ll need to make some changes to your regular schedule. I often tell prospective students that starting school while maintaining a career and personal life is like jumping onto a moving treadmill.
For a week in March, Professor Doug Bowman and Associate Dean Wendy Tsung led nearly 40 WEMBA students across Dubai and Abu Dhabi on a series of company visits and cultural experiences that broadened horizons and challenged preconceptions.
If you’re considering business school with a minimum of seven to 10 years of work experience, you likely fit one of these three categories: looking to accelerate your career into a more senior role, aiming to shift your career in your current field or considering starting a new career or business.
One of the driving forces for obtaining my MBA at Emory was to sharpen and improve my business acumen by improving my analytical and math skills.
Congratulations on taking your first step towards your MBA. I know they say the first step is the hardest, but with some planning, it can be easier than you anticipated.