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, […]
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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 […]
Members of Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 9 successfully completed their 12th course of 17, Organizational Theory & Behavior. The students said they appreciated the intense discussions regarding “soft skills.” They participated in various assessments, group and individual presentations, and individual activities, which enabled the cohort to study preferences, strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for […]
Graduate student enrollment in the United States dropped last year, according to a recent article in The Chronicle. But now, in Stetson University’s Executive MBA program, the numbers are higher than ever. The article points to a study, Graduate Enrollment and Degrees: 2000 to 2010, which shows that new student enrollment fell 1.1 percent between […]
Wouldn’t it be great to win money from a lottery if you were “caught” going the speed limit on a highway? That’s what drivers in Stockholm, Sweden, are experiencing thanks to an experiment that encouraged people to create games that motivate a positive change. This “gamification” is an idea that was addressed at the Executive […]
Stetson University’s School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation’s best business schools in a new guidebook released Oct. 11 by The Princeton Review. The education services company compiles its guidebook of top business schools annually based on input from more than 19,000 students in Master of Business Administration programs accredited by AACSB […]
A shift in the world of marketing has led to a new appreciation for the analysis of data. A report in The Wall Street Journal, “Business Schools Plan Leap Into Data,” discusses an emerging trend among graduate and undergraduate business schools to add classes, certificates and degrees geared specifically toward business intelligence, or data analytics. The […]
Business and creativity are not the opposites some people think they are. In fact, in Dr. Richard Pernell’s MGT 502, Management & Leadership, students learn a blend of business and creativity in the form of ‘chronosynclastic infundibulum.’ This class was Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 9’s first. It is designed to foster constructive approaches and methods […]
Articles that explain what an Executive MBA is often focus on how entering a program is an investment in your future, or how it’s an opportunity for a professional to work and go to school at the same time, or how you will gain a competitive edge over your peers. But for Aaron Wright, the […]