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How to Stay Ahead in an Executive Program

February 5, 2020

dozens of students seated in Geneen Auditorium with eyes on the on-stage presenter; how to stay ahead in an executive MBA program

Working a full-time job, working with your team, managing personal responsibilities, and getting an MBA at the same time is not for the weak-hearted. It takes grit and resilience to get through an executive MBA program—but the right mechanisms, habits, and tools are the key differentiators between success and failure.

How To Survive Family Life During an EMBA

June 18, 2019

Jamie, his wife and two small kids posing for a family portrait; family life

Any EMBA program will put a strain on your family and relationship with your partner. But is it possible to mitigate the strain, and is it worth it

Time Management and Prioritization at the Residencies

September 11, 2015

Running toward the India Gate in Delhi, Time Management and Prioritization at the Residencies

This blog was written by a Cross Continent MBA student prior to the program’s merger with the Global Executive MBA program.  The 10 or more days spent at a Cross Continent residency are fun,…