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“Cohort 9 experienced a memorable Farewell Dinner aboard a private motorboat while cruising down the Danube River,” said Wendy Lowe, coordinator for the Stetson University Executive MBA program. “The sunset came, champagne toasts flowed and the beauty of the moonlight on the historical buildings and palaces glistened over the water. “Cohort 9 shared fond memories […]

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Cohort 9 tours Budapest

After leaving Budapest Bank, the final business visit of the trip, students took a tour of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. “The cohort was relaxed and thoroughly enjoyed the sites,” said Wendy Lowe, Stetson University Executive MBA program coordinator. “We started with a traditional meal at Restaurant Rezkakas, where we loved the gundel pancake, a […]

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Today was the final business visit for Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 9′s international trip to Istanbul and Budapest. The last presentation was held at Budapest Bank, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, since 1987. Laszlo Sziraki, leader of consumer business support, and his team from marketing, human resources and strategic business led the panel discussion. “The […]

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Today, members of Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 9 visited technology leader IND Group at its headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. IND, which stands for Interactive Network Design, is an Internet banking company. It was founded in 1997 by Dr. Balazs Vinnai and two friends. Vinnai, the CEO, led the presentation during today’s visit. When Vinnai […]

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Today, students from Stetson University Executive MBA‘s Cohort 9 focused on the automotive and manufacturing segment for the group’s last business visit in Istanbul before heading to Budapest. Students Joe Chatterjee, John Huang, Brian Smith, Bonnie Spivey and Brad Schoeneberg led the Mercedes-Benz questions and answers for the cohort through their extensive pre-meeting company research. During […]

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The Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts background that many of Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 9 students have came in handy during today’s visit to Divan Hotel Group. Selin Karaosmanogn, Divan’s director of marketing and communications, greeted the cohort with a sincere smile and some of Divan’s famous pastries. She explained that in […]

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Students from Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 9 took a two-hour cruise today on the Bosphorus, the body of water that passes along the shores of Istanbul. It is 20 miles long and serves as the physical divider between two continents of Europe and Asia. “The cohort enjoyed each other’s company while viewing the spectacular […]

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After two business visits earlier today at GE and Pozitron, members of Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 9 crossed the bridge in Istanbul to the Asia side to visit Koc Holding. Ms. Funda Gungor, investor relations coordinator for Koc Holding, presented. Koc Holding is a large industrial group in terms of revenue, exports, share in […]

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Students from Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 9 got to meet with Firat Isbecer, co-founder and director and business development at Pozitron, earlier today. The highly entrepreneurial mobile app and IT business has been very successful in its short 12-year existence. Pozitron’s founders came up with the business idea during their final years in […]

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Cohort 9 visits GE

General Electric Co., GE, sees such potential in Turkey that the enormous company just announced a $900 million investment in the country. That was the first thing Ibrahim Gokcen, GE’s chief information officer for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, told students in Cohort 9. “The cohort remained engaged from that moment on,” said Wendy […]

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