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Stetson University Executive MBA Cohort 8 just returned from DeLand for the program’s annual trip to the Roland George Trading Room and got to tour Stetson University’s picturesque campus. The trading room is home to the Roland George Investments Program, where students learn the ins and outs of stockroom trading. Once a year, as part […]

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The New American Colleges and Universities News picked up a story about Stetson University’s Executive MBA program and distributed it to the organization’s national audience. The article it selected was the one composed for Stetson’s The Lynn Letter about Cohort 8’s recent trip to South Africa. In addition, The New American Colleges and Universities News posted […]

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Executives from Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 8 just returned from South Africa for their international trip. Part of their assignment from the trip was to do a presentation about one of the companies the group visited in Johannesburg or Cape Town. The team of Raul Herrera, Harley Wentzel and Jacob Walters produced a […]

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The Cohort 8 executives from Stetson University’s Executive MBA program have been returning in waves over the last several days from South Africa. The business portion of the trip ended last weekend, but many of the students opted to stay extra days to enjoy more of the culture and — for some — shark diving! […]

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Students in Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 8 departed a bit after sunrise Friday, June 24, to go to Table Mountain National Park and see Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point, the farthest tip of the Cape Peninsula, a protected reserve that horns its way into the ocean. “The coastal drive was absolutely […]

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After a week of business visits, Cohort 8 students visited Warwick Winery, their final stop on their business tour of South Africa. A tour of Warwick Winery was actually suggested by student Raul Herrera, who is the general manager at Jiko at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. “We carry the Warwick Winery label at Jiko,” said […]

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Members of Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 8 wanted to give something to the South African people in return for their adventure in the nation. After careful consideration, the cohort selected a retirement home as the best place to visit and provide support. This decision was made in part because of the age of […]

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Members of Cohort 8 from Stetson University’s Executive MBA program visited wholesaler SPAR Western Cape for their second business tour of the day, June 23. The executives who guided the students through SPAR were Solly Engelbrecht, distribution director; Brenton van Breda, finance director; and John Warren, IT director. “The entire SPAR company was gracious during […]

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After a huge birthday dinner for student Raul Herrera last night at Balthazar, the cohort went back to work this morning, starting today’s business visits off at Investec. Investec, one of South Africa’s leading private banks, hosted Cohort 8 students this morning, led by Hugh Herman, the chairman of Investec Group, and Steve Watson, partner […]

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On Wednesday, June 22, members of Stetson University Executive MBA’s Cohort 8 travelled to Cape Town, the oldest city in South Africa. It is regularly heralded as one of the most beautiful cities on Earth. Their arrival coincides with that of First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, who landed on the Cape on their South […]

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