Launching a business is a complex challenge with many moving parts. Getting a venture off the ground demands dedication and drive, and there are a variety of strategic skills that are crucial for long-term success. In a competitive market, how do you get the attention of investors and, moreover, your target audience? These are questions that Allison Hughes asked herself before she decided to enter the MBA@UNC program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.
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When Lauren Abraham was offered a management position at TransPerfect Translations International, she had 48 hours to decide whether or not she would accept the offer. While she was eager …
Three out of four graduates say they could not have obtained their current job without their graduate business education. Take a look at the infographic we created that demonstrates the ROI of an MBA.
For Joshua Brown, it was never a question of whether to go back to school for an MBA. It was a matter of figuring out how he could do that …
Our Career Management team works closely with MBA@UNC students to create a customized career plan.
As a recruitment manager at Democracy Prep Charter Schools, Jonathan Howard was eager to gain hands-on leadership skills by earning an MBA. But when he started researching different MBA programs, …
Cristina Fitzsimmons graduated valedictorian from MBA@UNC—and she is proof that one can successfully juggle school, work and family while pursuing a degree.
The leadership initiative, which is offered in every University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler MBA program, gives students a valuable opportunity to gain strategic leadership skills through practice, feedback and coaching.
Offered four times per year, MBA@UNC immersions are unique opportunities for students to meet in some of the business world’s most important cities, confer with top professors and industry leaders, and collaborate with their fellow students to apply what they have learned to real-life challenges. On day three of the New York Global Immersion, finance track students will spend their closing sessions considering the impact and implications of ethics in financial services with UNC Kenan-Flagler professor Stephen Arbogast and learning from the invaluable career experience of Sallie Krawcheck, founder of Ellevate (formerly 85 Broads). The media track’s closing sessions will examine modern media marketing from every angle, including a practitioner panel with marketing specialists from A&E Networks and American Express OPEN. Join us as we blog live from the final day in New York City.
This weekend, 323 MBA@UNC students have assembled in New York City to participate in one of four immersion weekends offered each year. For media track students, day two will focus on recent macro-level shifts in various sectors of the media industry, including a moderated discussion on the evolution of sports entertainment featuring John Kosner of ESPN and Vishal Shah of NFL. Finance track students will spend today delving deeply into topics on investment, featuring discussions on private equity, hedge funds, and venture capital with business leaders like Jeff Glueck of Matrix Partners and Rob Cohen of 2U.