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As part of the SLU MBA program, we are required to dive into the realm of international business. Why wouldn’t we? Every aspect of business, whether or not you’re a local manufacturer or an international conglomerate, is somehow connected to international business. Whether it’s having international customers or international suppliers, you will work across country lines...
I'm always asked, "Was it worth it?" For me, that's an unqualified yes, but I need to explain. Firstly, entrepreneurs don't generally go for the advanced degree (many don't even have an undergraduate degree, gasp!). Some, after they've sold a company, do precisely that: take some time off and find out what student life is like. Others eschew it. Josh Kaufman wrote an excellent book advocating the learning of b-school lessons outside of formal classroom instruction (yes, you should read it, even if you have an MBA already, you know-it-all).
SLU Master of Accounting alumna Nicole Doeschot is a graduate of our Master of Accounting and shares the following thoughts on why she believes SLU has made a difference in her life personally and professionally...
SLU MBA student, Ryan Weisert shares his testimonial on why he chose SLU for his Evening MBA and how taking this step helped his career change...
Reflection on MBA Course: Reclaiming the Human Spirit: Prison Experience & Learning from White Collar Offenders
John Cook School of Business professor Dr. Nitish Singh has created a unique, experiential course titled Reclaiming the Human Spirit: Prison Experience & Learning from White Collar Offenders.
Recently Cook School Graduate Business Programs students traveled to Omaha and had the opportunity to meet with Warren Buffett. A current Evening MBA student, Katie Wang, has shared her perspective on the experience.
"There are hundreds, even thousands, of people that choose programs for their name and rank....however a small program and class size offers more to your experience."
He asked me in this conversation if I was happy with my job. I said, “No.” And, he said, “Why don’t you pony up to life and do something about it.”
Most recently, I launched a Kickstarter campaign for Pixel Press, an iOS and Android app that lets you draw your own video game level (no code required) and share it with others. Pixel Press is up on Kickstarter now.
I initially chose SLU's MBA program because of the fast paced, one-year setup, but have since learned there’s so much more to the Full-Time One-Year MBA.