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  “IN BUSINESS, YOU DO NOT GET WHAT YOU DESERVE, YOU GET WHAT YOU NEGOTIATE.” Cohort 11 participated in an all-day Negotiations workshop delivered by Dave Rothfeld, Executive in Residence for Stetson University.  During the negotiating session, students were instructed that virtually anything in the business world can be negotiated as long as the negotiator knows […]

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Cohort 12 – Leadership and Team Simulation:  Everest During the Executive MBA Cohort 12 Management & Leadership course, students participated in a simulation exercise called “Leadership and Team Simulation:  Everest” by Harvard Business. Students explored various group dynamics, the impact of individual vs. team goals, and the significance of clear communication to succeed as an […]

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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.

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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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Yvonne Chang, an alumna of the Stetson University Executive MBA’s Cohort 5, was a runner-up for the 2011 Don Quijote Award for Professional of the Year. Chang was a finalist with peers José Costa, vice president of Nodarse, a Terracon company, and Jaime Piñero, director of sales for CenturyLink. Costa won the Professional of the […]

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If Dynergy Champ was a real company that manufactured athletic footwear, three Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 7 alumni would be millionaires. The three alumni, David Ulloa (College Board in Virginia), Chuck Rivas (Walt Disney World), and Kenyon Langford (GE Healthcare), just graduated with their MBAs earlier this month. Their performance in their final classroom […]

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Detailed business plans created by teams of students are a critical entrepreneurial exercise that draws on all elements of study and comes at the end of the rigorous School of Business Administration’s EMBA program. Four teams in Stetson EMBA’s Cohort 7 created plans for businesses ranging from health and fitness to practical transportation and an […]

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Consider this business proposal: Build a luxury hotel resort condominium on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast that will have rapid initial sales and maintain high occupancy rates. Call it the Tropical Sands. Give it 84 two-bedroom units with many amenities, including balconies with views of both ocean and jungle. Build it in the country’s hottest destination, […]

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