Category: Academics

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Intro to Business Analytics: How I learned how to learn

If you are reading this, you probably have read the following sentence by McKinsey 10 times already: “By 2018­­­, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts with the know-how to use the analysis of big data to make effective decisions.

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Joining organizations enhances leadership, industry skills

  One of the differentiators that drew me to Goizueta Business School when I visited for the first time as a prospective MBA was the leadership among the student body. Emory MBAs are the driving force in engaging with the university’s staff, faculty and alumni to plan events, enhance the curriculum and make an impact as part of a global community. I knew that I wanted to build upon my leadership skills during business school and make an impact as an MBA. During my first semester, I joined the Goizueta Marketing Association and served as a first-year representative on...

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Goizueta’s MBA classes put students to test, teach variety of skills

One of the most important skills an MBA can possess is the ability to dive into a new business situation and come out quickly with recommendations backed by great thinking. It’s one of the reasons companies love hiring MBAs, so learning to dive in effectively on a new project with a new team must be a priority for many students. Goizueta excels at preparing you by helping you structure your thinking, collaborate with teammates and produce quality results that would move the needle in the real world. First, the Goizueta MBA doesn’t just teach technical skills like finance and...