Kathy Canum of Wachovia discusses the ROI that the Wharton Executive MBA program has given her. Not only has her experience opened her eyes to many different possibilities for her career, it has also prompted her to make an internal assessment of her professional desires. According to Kathy, the Wharton EMBA degree brings financial and personal ROI.
Each Loyola Marymount University Executive MBA program travels to different parts of the globe to study international business trends first hand. This is a preview-highlights for the 2010 LMU EMBA class trip.
Top EMBA programs - Loyola’s Graduate School of Business has always had a place among the top business programs in the country, but recently it was internationally ranked as a school that best prepares students for the changing business world of the future.
Dr. Michael Useem, Professor of Leadership and Management at the Wharton School, discusses what constitutes a great business leader. His class provides students with not only the concepts needed for great leadership, but also the ability to translate those concepts into practice through integrity, transparency, and vision.
Karun Naga, Director of Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs at Ardian, Inc., explains why he chose to attend the Wharton Executive MBA program and how his experience has been “empowering.” Since then, he has improved his abilities to articulate his vision with confidence and hopes to develop two of his own ventures with the support of his Wharton network.
Glen Kruse, Director of Business Development and Strategy at Lutron Electronics Co., Inc., talks about the classroom dynamic at Wharton and how the Executive MBA program has exceeded his learning expectations. According to Kruse, there is always someone in class who is knowledgeable on the topic being discussed, creating a rich learning environment throughout the classroom.
Alex Gorsky, an executive at Ethicon, Inc., speaks of his rewarding experience in the Wharton Executive MBA program. He discusses how the lessons he learned in an operations management course have enabled him to make significant and impactful business decisions in his career.
Dr. Andrew Abel, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School, is co-author, with Ben Bernanke, of the seminal text Macroeconomics. He reveals his motivation to teach, the emotions that arise before a lecture, and the art of engaging students in the classroom.
Joe DeMike discusses how receiving the same education as a Traditional MBA in the Executive program was important to him, especially with the time and effort involved. At the Wharton Executive MBA Program, he found the academic rigor to challenge him fully along with the credibility of the Wharton brand.
Kathy Canum testifies of the same knowledge and resources being available at both the Traditional and Executive MBA Programs. Kathy desired an executive program with a full MBA education, which she found at Wharton.
Joy Jacob discusses what she values most about the Wharton Executive MBA program outside of class. Throughout the program she has forged a valuable network of peers who all have shared experiences. Making friends who validate and understand you, she explains, is really helpful at mid-career.
Fred Azar discusses what he values most about the Wharton Executive MBA Program. He believes the curriculum is complete and provides a global view of the business world. He learns from faculty with years of experience inside and outside the classroom. He also exchanges ideas with colleagues who possess extensive expertise in their respective fields.