Tag Archives: Concentrations

Further Reflections on the Impact of the Weekend Executive MBA

I provided an update earlier about how I balanced work, life and family while in the program and how it impacted me and facilitated a major career change after I graduated. Here are some additional reflections… 3 things I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Concentration

In the Weekend Executive MBA program, concentrations are optional. Two classes for the concentration are taken during the final, required term (Term 6), and then the remaining requirement of a final project is completed during an additional Term 7. I … Continue reading

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Impact and Advantages of the Weekend Executive MBA

I’ve been reflecting on my MBA experience, and thought it might be time for an update on me and how the MBA impacted me — for one thing, I made a huge career change. Fuqua’s Weekend Executive program expanded my … Continue reading

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New Ventures 101: Entrepreneurship is About Taking a Risk

It has been 9 months since I submitted a final paper for my entrepreneurship concentration. Since then, I have scratched out the beginnings of a new venture. The initial team included Daytime MBA ’14 Manav Tandon, fellow Weekend Executive MBA … Continue reading

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A Super Term

As part of the Weekend Executive MBA Class of 2013, my classmates and I are used to a 36-hour whirlwind that happens every other weekend where we: arrive, take a full day of classes, complete assignments, drink beer, crash, and … Continue reading

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My MBA Becomes Real

On the night before the first day of orientation, after frantically packing half my closet into a suitcase and driving for three and a half hours through the rain from Charlottesville, Virginia, I found it impossible to sleep. Since I … Continue reading

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Distinguished Speakers Provide Food for Thought

I generally share my weekday morning train rides to New York City with my fellow neighbors, and a few co-workers. We have our daily discussions and our early morning sleepy and disoriented brains try to solve all the world’s problems. … Continue reading

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My Journey to Fuqua

A Day in Fall 2011: While working on a project at a large distributor’s Global Headquarters in fall 2011, a Vice President of Logistics and Supply Chain approached my desk to discuss an upcoming presentation themed “Business Gets Social.” He … Continue reading

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Super Term!

The past few weeks have been nice — the calm before the storm — before Term 6, the final term. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. It might even be graduation, instead of a train … Continue reading

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