MBA@UNC News


Taking the MBA Online and to New Heights

MBA@UNC is brand new, but we are a first step toward Googlizing MBA education. Someday, we hope to have all of the knowledge of our world-class faculty accessible at any time to all of our students. Today, our total faculty knowledge is like a huge wall. On the wall are small circles. We teach the material in the circles. A few circles overlap, but most stand alone. At any moment, students can learn everything in a few circles. During their matriculation, they can learn many circles, but only a tiny portion of the entire wall.

Student Voices: Facing "Skeptical Optimism"

I walked into the program with “skeptical optimism,” if that is even a phrase. I wanted a top-tier program, but needed something that fit into my family life and allowed me to stay at my job. Speaking with the admissions counselors, the MBA@UNC felt like a good fit, but I had a lot of unanswered questions: Will I make substantial relationships with my classmates? Will an on-line classroom engage me intellectually? Should I just wait a year and let UNC work out the kinks? Even with all these questions, I was intrigued. I thought, “This will be like a start-up, I’ve always wanted to work at a start-up.” So that pushed me over the edge – and I entered the program with “skeptical optimism..

Student Voices: Why an MBA was the Next Step

“You already have a Master’s Degree?  Why do you want another one?”

How an MBA Can Accelerate Your Career

Making the decision to get your MBA is not one that should be taken lightly. It’s best made after thoughtful analysis of your current career as well as your future goals, and researching which MBA programs might be the best match for you.

UNC Welcomes 32 New Students to Online MBA Program

Congratulations and welcome to the second MBA@UNC class, who kicked off the next step in their education with the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School yesterday, October 3, 2011.

The Evolution of the MBA [INFOGRAPHIC]

Business education has been evolving since the inception of the MBA in the late 19th century and is now innovating at a faster rate than ever before. With the launch of our full online program this past July, we wanted to show the changes and evolution of the MBA along with the current state of MBAs in the business world.