Sample class topics for each Practice MBA course include:
Academic Preparation – Learn fundamental business principles and master the vocabulary, concepts, and frameworks that form the foundation of management education.
– Marketing Management
– Operations Management
– Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics
Career Development – Gain deep insight on the MBA recruiting process, conduct rigorous self-assessment, and develop a successful search strategy for internships and full-time opportunities.
– CareerLeader Self-Assessment & Career Visioning
– Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment
– Interview, Cover Letter, and Résumé Writing Skills
– Consulting Case Interviews & Finance / Financial Services Interviews
– Managing Social Media As Part of the Job Search
Language & Culture Orientation – Undertake language immersion and understand and adjust to your host country academic, professional, and social environment.
– Rules of Engagement in Western Classrooms
– Building Your B-School Network & Networking in a Western Context
– Language: Advanced English Idioms
– Confidence & Credibility in Business School
– Effective Cultural Immersion & Multicultural Teaming
Software & Research Skills – Acquire advanced software skills critical to coursework analysis and the work environment. Master the use of proprietary research databases to access and understand company, industry, and marketplace information.
– Financial Modeling via MS Excel
– Statistical Analysis via JMP
– Corporate Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Leveraged Buyouts Analysis
– Using Library Research Resources (e.g., Capital IQ, Bloomberg)
People Performance Lab – Practice personal effectiveness skills, from better time management and organization to improved communication, business writing, presentation, and influencing skills
– Better Time Management and Organization
– Applied Positive Psychology
– Working with Executive Search Firms
– Emotional Intelligence & Influencing Skills
– Personal Finance & Private Wealth Management