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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jennifer Small, a graduate of Stetson University Executive MBA’s Cohort 6, was among only 200 professionals in the Central Florida area who were nominated for the Orlando Business Journal’s Forty Under 40. “It was an honor to be nominated with such a prestigious class of visionary business leaders from all realms of profit and nonprofit […]

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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 […]

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The importance of an education for your career, written by Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 4 alumnus Cathy Martin: I was in my thirties when I confronted the beast that was my education to that point. There I was, in a management  job  I loved (Director of H.R. for a large diversified manufacturing and marketing […]

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Stetson University Center at Celebration was buzzing with excitement last night, Aug. 10, as a diverse group of 14 women and 11 men from nine corporations gathered for the first time as Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 9. The Cohort 9 orientation dinner was an opportunity for the students to meet each other, members of […]

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It often feels like 24 hours isn’t enough time in a day to get your job done and your home organized, especially when you’re also trying to raise children, energize your marriage or exercise and eat properly. So how could you possibly fit in an MBA program on top of all that and expect to […]

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Recently, a Stetson University Executive MBA graduate flipped his former role as student to that of a professor — at least, for a day. On March 17, Russell Lowe (Stetson Executive MBA ’09) was a guest lecturer during a STAT500 class, Issues in Decision Science, at the Celebration campus. Dr. Betty Thorne had asked him […]

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Originally published by the Executive MBA Council in its quarterly newsletter: Recent graduates of Executive MBA Programs who participated in the Executive MBA Council 2010 Student Exit Benchmarking Survey reported increases in their salary and bonus packages from the start to the end of their programs. In 2010, the average salary and bonus amounts of […]

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The alternating Friday-Saturday schedule of Stetson’s Executive MBA program was a good fit for Jennifer Small ’93, MBA ’10, when she decided to return to her undergraduate alma mater for a master’s degree. By then, Small was working full-time at The Grove Counseling Center Inc. in Longwood, Fla., a behavioral health and substance use disorder […]

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