Rahim Walker

Regional Vice President, Innotas

 

As a working professional living in San Francisco, Rahim Walker was determined to fit an elite MBA into his busy life. In addition to raising a young daughter, his professional and personal commitments require him to travel frequently and manage a hectic schedule. MBA@UNC allows him to do it all. This is his story

 

In Class

 
 
Face-to-Face Classes

Using live video, students and faculty interact in a classroom with no back row.

Small Classes, Top Faculty

Expert UNC faculty lead collaborative online sessions of no more than 15 students.

Dynamic Functionality

The platform allows for lively discussion, break-out sessions and live office hours.

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At Work

 
 

Rahim brings what he learns in class to his job every day. MBA@UNC’s flexible course schedule, combined with a curriculum that builds core leadership skills, allow professionals like Rahim to continue working while reaping the benefits of an online MBA that mirrors UNC’s top-20 full-time program.

 
 

Outcomes

MBA@UNC is changing students' lives — and their success is getting them noticed. During his first year in the program, Rahim was promoted to regional sales manager, where he was responsible for leading a team of six account executives and delivering 25 percent of the company's top-line revenue. He has since been promoted again to regional vice president.

See how students like Rahim are being rewarded for their new skills in the form of promotions, new jobs and salary increases below, and get your own MBA@UNC experience started here.

 
 
76%

Students Promoted
While Enrolled

34,000+

Professionals in UNC Kenan-Flagler
Global Alumni Network

29%

Average Salary Increase
at Graduation

 
 

On the Go

 
 
 

Each week, MBA@UNC students complete dynamic coursework which includes highly produced videos, group projects and interactive online assignments. Rahim can complete assignments anywhere, any time using mobile offline mode. Learn more about coursework .

 

Global Immersions

Four times per year, Rahim has an option to join classmates, professors and influential business leaders in locations around the world for Global Immersions. These highly collaborative learning experiences give students the chance to network, explore new ideas, develop key leadership skills and experience the local culture of the host city. Learn more about Global Immersions.

 

Networking

 
 

MBA@UNC has shattered the notion that online programs can't provide networking opportunities. Not only does Rahim have the opportunity to develop valuable relationships with professors and peers during face-to-face classes, his interactions extend to group projects, online events, offline meet-ups and Global Immersion experiences.

 

“MBA@UNC has given me the opportunity to earn an MBA I can be proud of, without putting my life on hold. I'm thinking long term, and I can't wait to take the next step.”

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Graduation and Beyond

 
 

Upon graduation, MBA@UNC students are invited to join their classmates in Chapel Hill for the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School's on-campus commencement ceremony. Graduates receive the same degree as our residential students and enjoy lifelong connections to our worldwide Tar Heel alumni network. Apply Now

 

Ready to Start Your Own Journey?

MBA@UNC has helped Rahim take the next step toward realizing his personal and professional goals.
If you're ready to start moving up the ladder yourself, request more information today.

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