I know the process of selecting an MBA school is daunting for many of us, but if we have specific priorities and expectations then it becomes a lot easier. The best form for prospective student to get information will be through direct contact with the school.
At the entrance to a ballroom bursting with activity, a gentleman in a black tuxedo stands with woman in a stunning evening gown. As they take in their expansive surroundings, an usher quickly checks them in.
The second day of the Ag Innovation Entrepreneurship Academy was dedicated to helping the agripreneurs (agriculture + entrepreneurs) create a viable business through technology validation, market validation and business validation.
Global population has passed 7 billion people, and by 2050 we will have 9 billion people on our planet. We live in a world where many people are food secure, and the world actually grows enough food for all of us. But that extra 2 billion people are a looming challenge in the food, ag and health industry.
Last weekend, Net Impact hosted their annual Tahoe Retreat. I went both this year and last year, and have always had a blast. It’s a great way to relax a bit before classes get in full swing, and students get to know each other in a much more relaxed setting. Plus, it’s the first real opportunity for first and second years to meet!
It’s hard to believe that last year at this time I was in orientation, full of questions, hope, excitement, (and a little nervousness) about what the first year and summer of this MBA program would bring.
Early this year, the GSM organized a series of MBA Treks to some companies, including Brocade, NetApp, Lam Research, Disney (by the way, hint: take full advantage of these Treks for networking opportunities).