I was drawn to the business and society focus of Yale SOM, which is very different from a lot of MBA programs, and also to the integrated approach to introducing concepts—it’s completely novel.
I’m combining my technical knowledge about oil with real understanding about how it’s going to affect our business, our customers, and our competitors.
You get the chance to meet classmates from all over the world, and to benefit from their expertise.
In every class, we’re learning how to analyze problems from multiple stakeholder perspectives, and that’s critically important in my field.
Now I look at not just my business, but also every single environment that my business operates in.
The Global Network trips have been the highlight of my time at Yale SOM.
When you combine students from all three tracks—asset management, sustainability, and healthcare—the results can be amazing.
As a manager or leader, you need to be able to speak the language of everyone you’re working with.
I approach my own clients with a richer and more global understanding of their issues.
I’m learning how to lead an organization, and not just by making bottom-line decisions, but by making decisions that impact the entire organization.
The MBA for Executives program really does change the way you think. And it happens really quickly.
It’s a big thing to know that you’ve been with the best and you’ve learned from the best.
I negotiate contracts with insurance companies. The things that I learned in Game Theory and Negotiations classes at Yale I was literally using the next week.