“I was pleased to hear that I was chosen to be one of the recipients of a $2500 scholarship from the Central Florida Chapter of the National Black MBA Association that is co-sponsored by Darden and to attend the reception where the organization celebrated their recipients and supporters. While there I met the members [...]
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By Dr. Jon Carrick The trip was even better than I would have hoped it would have been. We got to feel the global economy on the ground-level of two of the most exciting economies in the world. Vietnam is a developing country with a war torn past and incredibly bright future. And although it [...]
After 4 days in beautiful Vietnam, we have changed pace and moved on to Singapore. The differences between these two countries are vast in terms of infrastructure, opportunities and business, however as one of the newly industrialized countries of the 1970′s Singapore is a fabulous example of a country which has gained economic stability and [...]
By Dr. Jon Carrick The world has become highly globalized and we now must interact with companies from all over the world. Throughout the past term, we have been studying how to interact and conduct business with other countries and cultures. It is beneficial to study these things in the classroom, but there is no [...]
A few weeks ago Cohort 10 experienced a highly interactive simulation, in which students define and execute a business-to-business marketing strategy. The aim of this group exercise was to develop an understanding of the link between marketing strategy formulation and effective execution, and using segment and customer needs analysis to make product marketing and design [...]
After 19 months of hard work and dedication, we were delighted to watch our largest cohort to date cross the stage, be individually recognized, and hooded during their rite of investiture. The Dean of the School of Business and Provost shook each graduates hand as they celebrated their personal journey in the quest of [...]
With just 7 weeks to go before they leave for Vietnam and Singapore, Cohort 10 are beginning to prepare for their 10-day international experience. Today in a Skype call with our International Study Programs program manager, Michaela Vokounova, the students got a first glimpse at their full itinerary and the events that will dominate their [...]
Cohort 9 completed their final capstone course on March 23, 2013, by bringing the knowledge and skills they had gained over the past 19 months, and applying these to real-life business cases. Students experienced a working product, and the processes of strategic business plan development while bringing together different functional business areas such as marketing, [...]
EMBA Cohort 9 experienced a Lean Paper Cup Simulation demonstrating the benefits of Lean principles and practices in action. Students learned how to simplify a process, make it more efficient, and ended up with a usable cup that was high-quality with little to no waste. Have you drunk from a handmade paper cup?? Check it out.
Stetson University’s Executive MBA class of 2013 visited the Deland campus, a ritual that occurs at least once during their 19-month graduate program. This year, cohort 9 had the opportunity to collaborate with the Roland George Investment students, enjoy a conversation with Provost Paul during a catered lunch in the Carlton Union, and further their [...]