Author: Voice of Goizueta

EvMBA Profile: Rajin Chauhan

We asked a few of our Evening MBAs to document their lives, to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience. Meet Rajin Chauhan 17EvMBA. Name: Rajin Chauhan Class Year: 2017 Concentration: Strategy and Leadership Current Employer & Position: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Production Operations Leader Undergraduate Institution: University of Central Florida Why I chose Goizueta: I chose the Evening Program at Goizueta to receive an MBA from a world-class program backed by the prestige of Emory University.   The reputation of Goizueta is unmatched in the southeast and recognized worldwide as an elite institution.  Professionally, I wanted to develop my business acumen, leadership skills, and build...

One-Year Profile: Priyanka Vohra

We asked a few of our One-Year MBA current students to blog regularly in order to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience. Meet Priyanka Vohra 17MBA. Name: Priyanka Vohra Class Year: 2017 Concentration: Media/Entertainment Previous Employer: ESPN, Inc. Undergraduate Institution: B.A. Broadcast Journalism & Policy Studies at Syracuse University Why I chose Goizueta: Growing up an hour from Emory, I‘ve always loved the idea of a college campus embedded perfectly into a major city. Goizueta gives me an intimate community while also providing global impact. I wanted to make the most of my one year back at school and...

Two-Year MBA Profile Featuring Claire Cooper

We asked Claire to blog regularly in order to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience over the course of the program. Name: Claire Cooper Class Year: Full Time Two-Year Class of 2017 Concentration: Healthcare, Strategy Previous Employer & Position: Fulbright Student Program, Oman; International Academy, Head of Marketing and Business Development; English Language Services, Instructor Undergraduate Institution & Major: Brandeis University, Health: Science, Society, and Policy, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Why I chose Goizueta: I appreciated the intimate class sizes, the focus on excellence, and the opportunity to pursue a dual degree. Above all though, I liked...

Summer in Winter — A Trip to Chile

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill Traveling is one of the many perks of business school. When I decided to attend GBS, I made a commitment to travel to two locations before I graduated: Southeast Asia and South America. Last year, I was lucky enough to travel to China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam as part of my Mid-Semester Module. To start 2016, I decided to check the other location off my list by enrolling in a week-long International Pricing Class offered at Pacifica Universidad Catolica (PUC) in Chile. Based on an...

THE INTERNSHIP SEARCH: MICHAEL’S EXPERIENCE

Hello, my name is Michael Kubota and I decided to attend Goizueta Business School after spending 7 years in the U.S. Army as an active duty infantry officer. Like many of my fellow classmates, I arrived at Goizueta this summer interested in pursuing a consulting internship. However, I had not quite determined if I wanted a generalist experience or if I wanted to explore a more specialized horizontal.  As I went through my core classes and talked amongst my peers, I discovered that I wanted to work in the mergers and acquisitions advisory space.  An early exposure to industry...

Guest Post: Natalie Fisk – Evening MBAs Can Be Social Too

Below is a guest post from current Evening MBA student Natalie Fisk:  As a full time employee and part-time student, I found it hard to imagine maintaining a social life once I started Emory’s evening program. I arrived at Emory fully willing to sacrifice my personal freedoms in exchange for a prestigious degree. However, I quickly learned that the Emory Evening MBA Program Office not only supports multiple networking events throughout the year, but they actually encourage us to go out and have fun during our down time! Since most of the students in the evening program are at...

On the Leadership Coaching Fellows Program

Via EmoryBusiness.com: In the span of the Leadership Coaching Fellows Program at Goizueta Business School, MBA Mark Thomas witnessed what he described as the evolution of a team. To get a sense of a baseline of a given group, Thomas asked students how they would assess common situations a leader in a given business encounters regularly.