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Insights from the Field: The Women of MBA@UNC: Part III

Women in leadership positions often face an uphill climb in today’s business environment. To gain insight into how successful women fit an MBA program into their daily lives, and hear some of their advice for navigating leadership challenges, we gathered several MBA@UNC students and alumnae together in our online classroom where they shared their personal experiences of moving their careers forward.

Insights from the Field: The Women of MBA@UNC: Part II

Women in leadership positions often face an uphill climb in today’s business environment. To gain insight into how successful women fit an MBA program into their daily lives, and hear some of their advice for navigating leadership challenges, we gathered several MBA@UNC students and alumnae together in our online classroom where they shared their personal experiences of moving their careers forward.

Insights from the Field: The Women of MBA@UNC

Women in leadership positions often face an uphill climb in today’s business environment. To gain insight into how successful women fit an MBA program into their daily lives, and hear some of their advice for navigating leadership challenges, we gathered several MBA@UNC students and alumnae together in our online classroom where they shared their personal experiences of moving their careers forward.

15 Books to Read Before Launching a New Business

You have an entrepreneurial spirit, and you are eager to bring your new product or service into the marketplace, but did you know that about 50 percent of new businesses in the United States fail in their first five years? Gallup research finds that the success of a new business has a lot to do with the person behind the launch of the venture. One of the best ways to drive future performance is for prospective founders to take the time to educate themselves about best practices and to learn from the mistakes of others. You can learn a lot from those who have successfully—or unsuccessfully—navigated the startup terrain.

 

MBA@UNC Global Immersion: London - Day Three

On our last day in London, the weekend case competition in the Consulting track came to a close with final team presentations. In the Globalization Strategy track, the topic on Day Three shifted to global financial markets - the day was highlighted by two speakers: Barclay’s Mike Di Iorio and Dean Doug Shackelford of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

MBA@UNC Global Immersion: London - Day Two

At the London immersion, MBA@UNC students participated in one of two tracks: Globalization Strategy or Consulting. On Day Two, while students on the Consulting track were hard at work on their cases ahead of the Sunday presentations, students in the Globalization Strategy track learned more about global organizations and global marketing. A central thread that ran through each speaker’s presentation on Day Two was the critical need to closely understand local cultures when expanding business across borders.