student experience


Transforming ‘Big Data’ from a Buzzword to a Meaningful Skill

‘Big data’ has become a bit of a cliche due to its ubiquity. However, the prevalence of the term does not diminish its importance. The ability to leverage data can be a competitive advantage for any number of industries.

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.

Student Spotlight: Special Agent and MBA@UNC Student Scott Swantner

From protecting our nation’s and other nation’s leaders to building cases and testifying against counterfeiters and computer criminals, Secret Service agent and MBA@UNC student Scott Swantner is constantly on the move. A member of the most elite law enforcement organization in the world, he must be available to travel anywhere in the world, quite often with little notice.

 

How One Physician Is Using His MBA to Improve Patient Care

MBA@UNC student Adam Brown is the regional medical director with EmCare's North Division, covering the D.C. and northern Virginia area. He is also a medical director at United Medical Center, and system chief of emergency medicine at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center, working as an emergency medicine attending physician at both. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine at George Washington University and senior scholar at the Office of Clinical Practice Improvement at GW. In this interview, Adam Brown speaks about the benefits he has reaped at MBA@UNC.