Grupo SURA’s offices in Medellin, Colombia, are located in El Poblado, the city’s financial and business corridor and an area popular with tourists because of its hotels, bars and restaurants. Grupo SURA, a Colombian multinational holding company with 2017 revenues of $7 billion and primary businesses in investment banking, asset management and insurance services, is the main tenant in One Plaza Business Center — a sleek modern high rise.
When I talk to prospective students about what distinguishes Goizueta from other elite MBA programs, one of the first differentiators that comes to mind for me is the strength of the alumni network
These words emphasize the sentiment that spread though this year’s #GoizuetaENGAGE conference. Hundreds of women and men hustled inside to seek shelter from the winter flurries in anticipation of a day filled with inspiration, networking and knowledge.
What comes to mind when you think about what you get from business school? The degree itself? The educational experience? The great people you meet, the amazing professors you learn from or the careers you start? All the above, and then some!
Atlanta: what I consider to be the capital of the South. During my time at Goizueta, I have never come close to running out of things to do in this city.
As one might imagine, networking is a critical part of the MBA and business school experience. You may not realize it at the time but many moments throughout our lives involve networking.
There is never a dull moment at Goizueta. You arrive here on campus surrounded by hundreds of new friends who are equally ambitious and interesting people, and together you get to dive in and explore interest and activities, either by joining formal clubs or just gathering together with classmates to explore similar interests. There is something here for everyone.
Hard work pays off (actually). We have heard it time and time again, yet coming into a fast-paced, challenging program and putting it into practice is the only way to truly live it.