As Cuba opens up, people from all over the world are likely to flood into Havana, hoping to understand more about its transformation. Our MBA International Study Trip class visited the capital of Cuba during their spring break.
Two years ago I was in your shoes. Graduation from college was right around the corner and I was not sure what was next. I asked myself: Do I try my luck in the job market? Do I continue to graduate school?
About a year ago, as I was looking at the part-time University of California MBA programs, I attended several fairs to find out more about the different University of California programs. Most of the universities talked about diversity and inclusion. But as with individual conceptions of identity, diversity can have different meanings for everyone. And nothing can be as enlightening as experiencing it firsthand.
At our recent kick-off event for the UC Davis MSBA program, Bryan Kirschner, Google’s API strategy lead, summed up the importance of hands-on learning by saying: “making the shift to be able to learn from doing and experimentation, is a tremendous advantage over the old way of doing things, and that’s something that there is a crying need for . . .”
To truly take full advantage of the benefits of social capital, it becomes important to diagnosis all of the networks that make up your network. Knowing who is in your task network, your career network and your social network is key.
One of the things I looked forward to about business school was entering my first class to meet my cohort. How drastically different would we be? What points of views would we share despite how different our backgrounds were? These questions raced through my head coming into the Sacramento Part-Time MBA program.