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.
On my first day at SOCAP, the leading global conference about stimulating capital markets to create social impact, there was a clear energy and buzz running through the halls of San Francisco’s Fort Mason Cultural Center…and it wasn’t because of the ample free coffee.
Two Full-Time students give firsthand look at IMPACT experience
One thing that you’re sure to find at any business school is group work, and Goizueta is no different in this aspect. Class projects are an integral part of the curriculum, and I would say that most classes at Goizueta have some sort of team element to them.
As an Atlanta resident before starting the One-Year program, working through the month of April felt tempting, but I’m glad I took a one-week vacation before starting. Re-adjusting to student life can be a bit of a challenge for the first couple of weeks.
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...
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...