Cohort 8’s South Africa trip makes national news

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 … Continue reading Cohort 8’s South Africa trip makes national news

Cohort 8 reflects on trip to South Africa

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! … Continue reading Cohort 8 reflects on trip to South Africa

Cohort 8 visits Warwick, a family winery in South Africa

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 … Continue reading Cohort 8 visits Warwick, a family winery in South Africa

Cohort 8 visits seniors in South Africa for philanthropic experience

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 … Continue reading Cohort 8 visits seniors in South Africa for philanthropic experience

Cohort 8 learns commodities, stocks and bonds in South Africa

The Stetson University Executive MBA program’s Cohort 8 visited the Johannesburg Stock Exchange today and got great insight into how the JSE’s operation works in the global economy. South Africa is a major agriculture export earner of maize, wine, fruit and wool, said Chris Sturgess, Director of Commodity Derivatives. Infrastructure plays a major role in … Continue reading Cohort 8 learns commodities, stocks and bonds in South Africa

Cohort 8 students immersed themselves in South African culture

Students in Cohort 8 experienced South African culture first-hand yesterday when they visited the Apartheid Museum, rode through Soweto, and attended an UMOJA dinner show. Their day began with a guided tour of the Apartheid Museum, where they participated in exhibits that communicated the atmosphere of the troubled era into present time. They learned about … Continue reading Cohort 8 students immersed themselves in South African culture

Cohort 8 arrives in South Africa

Stetson University’s Executive MBA Cohort 8 group has arrived in Johannesburg! The group of 15 passengers departed Orlando International Airport yesterday at 7 a.m. After a 1 1/2-hour layover at JFK, the group flew 15 hours across the Atlantic Ocean to Johannesburg, South Africa. “We arrived this morning at 8:40 local time,” said program coordinator … Continue reading Cohort 8 arrives in South Africa

Cohort 8 shapes up for South Africa trip

What are some of the benefits of the Stetson Executive MBA program? Many of the students would follow the list of academic and networking advantages with some glowing commentary on the catered lunches and the breakroom that’s stocked with every imaginable savory and sweet treat. As students in Cohort 8 embarked on their Executive MBA … Continue reading Cohort 8 shapes up for South Africa trip

Cohort 8 gets South Africa itinerary

On Saturday, April 2, members of Stetson University’s Executive MBA Cohort 8 met Lewis Chidziva, who will lead the students on their international experience this June in South Africa. The managing director of MBA Vista visited the classroom to tell the students what to expect culturally and business-wise, and to give them their first look … Continue reading Cohort 8 gets South Africa itinerary