MBA for Executives Blog

September 29, 2014

Since the start of our program in late July, time has flown by and the Class of 2016 is already a month and a half into this colossal endeavor that we’ve collectively undertaken.  After our 2 week in-house residency experience – also aptly called boot camp – we returned back to our homes in Baton Rouge and Sao Paulo and Chicago, to our awaiting families, and to about 5,000 unread work emails. 

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September 15, 2014

As the class of 2014 integrates back into society post MBA, many of our classmates continue to impress in new capacities. As a class, we set and achieved many lofty goals. Yet, one of the final goals we set forth was to fundraise in parallel with a charity providing opportunities for children with life threatening illnesses. The mission was to raise apple funds to support a child on their "wish."

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September 11, 2014

Yale SOM’s founding mission to educate leaders for business and society was the motivating factor for the Yale MBA for Executives program’s expansion to include  areas of focus in Asset Management, Healthcare, and Sustainability. A recent report from Net Impact that highlights the high level of interest among business students in how businesses can have a positive social and environmental impact demonstrates how well aligned Yale SOM’s mission is with the needs of our time.

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September 9, 2014

Every year, over 100,000 men and women matriculate into MBA programs across the world. The majority do so with the intent of building relationships, establishing new skills, and defining a career path.  However, there is a group among them that is often overlooked: Executive MBAs.  

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August 14, 2014

On the last and perhaps most beautiful Friday evening in July, the SOM faculty welcomed the Class of 2016 to Evans Hall for an open-air cocktail reception.  As 52 new Yalies exchanged pleasantries on Beinecke terrace, it became very clear that the Admissions staff deserved the first toast.  Faculty and students alike commented on an accomplished, diverse, and extraordinarily large class.  

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July 14, 2014

This month marks an exciting milestone in the history of Yale SOM’s MBA for Executives program. In a few weeks, members of the Class of 2016, the first class spanning focus areas in healthcare, asset management, and sustainability, will begin their MBA education together.

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May 24, 2014

We've got cranberries on the brain! This week the 2015 EMBA group slaved over an operations case involving allocating resources to the delivery, sorting and cleaning of cranberries.

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May 6, 2014

During this trip, they met with India’s Health Secretary, senior executives from Johnson & Johnson, Tata Memorial Hospital, Kokilaben Ambani Hospital, Hetero Pharmaceuticals, and Sai Life Hyderbad. The trip was an opportunity to explore a different culture and a different approach to healthcare. Follow the students’ journey as they share their perspectives.

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May 3, 2014

I can’t quite explain the emotional turmoil inside of me right now…. On the one hand, I still have to do my final exam for Law and Taxes (ugh), but on the other hand, I can’t quite fathom the thought of not seeing my classmates or professors every other weekend….

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March 14, 2014

The anticipation about starting our in-residence period was overwhelming. They scared us. Every one of them – alumni, admissions officers, senior classmen. The two week in-residence orientation period (aka, boot camp by those who had already experienced it) was the test for whether we could survive the two year MBA for Executives program. We heard stories of people crying. We received a gigantic pile of readings before arriving to campus. We struggled through hours of preparatory online coursework ending in mandatory final examinations.

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