As Beatriz Buendia (EMBA 2018) nears the end of her EMBA journey in Miami, she shares some of the anxieties that had initially held her back from seeking an MBA and the support system that helped her overcome her doubts.
Maryann Pellot (EMBA 2015) and Karlo Young (EMBA 2015) share their story and some sage advice for current and prospective Kellogg EMBA students.
Libby Weiss (EMBA 2017) provides an insider’s view of the event, which celebrated 20 years of the Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA program in Evanston and Tel Aviv.
According to a CNNMoney analysis, women hold 14.2% of the top five leadership positions in S&P 500 companies. And looking lower down the pipeline to women in profit-loss roles — a group commonly gleaned for future CEOs — women also lag behind. In a time when men dominate executive positions, it’s crucial for women to… Continue reading
Israel has more startups per capita than any other country, yet the thriving startup scene, sometimes referred to as Silicone Wadi, has less venture capitalists and angel investors than its American, European and Asian counterparts. Shelly Hod Moyal ’13 (Kellogg-Recanati), co-founder of equity crowdfunding platform (next generation VC) iAngels, is on a mission to change… Continue reading
Global Network Week offers students a valuable opportunity to work with fellow peers from around the world. But what happens when you put them head-to-head, with each side confronting an organizational issue from a different angle? The answer, according to Greg Hanifee, associate dean of the Kellogg Executive MBA Global Network, is the perfect cross-cultural experience… Continue reading
For most Executive MBA students, a global experience means an extended stay with your cohort in another part of the world. While there can be value in the bonding that occurs on those global trips, the interactivity with local professionals is often limited to site visits and guest speakers. But at Kellogg, all students are… Continue reading
This post is part of a new series featuring the different partner schools within the Kellogg Executive MBA Global Network. The school: WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management Location: Vallendar and Düsseldorf, Germany Expertise: European business, luxury goods The basics Consistently regarded as a top business school in Europe, the WHU Otto Beisheim School of… Continue reading
Students across the Kellogg Executive MBA Global Network recently convened at Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration in Tel Aviv for an immersive week of networking and learning. In this global elective week, Kellogg students took courses that focused on venture capital in one of the world’s largest hubs for startups, alongside a diverse… Continue reading
By Kevin Rasch ’15 (EMP 96) Two things are often said about India. “India is big.” “India is young.” True, it has the second largest population in the world. Also true, approximately half its 1.25 billon people are under 25 years old. But more importantly to my classmates and me, India is poised to become the… Continue reading
Regardless of industry or career goals, getting an MBA serves up one universal benefit for students: momentum. For Madhukar Manpuria, Jürgen Thom and Christoph Behrendt, the momentum they found from the Kellogg-WHU Otto Beisheim Executive MBA Program encouraged them to finally follow their entrepreneurial aspirations and launch a new business.
What do Crocs, TED and Instagram have in common? According to Dr. Liraz Lasry, marketing professor at Recanati Business School, they all are trends that have spread from person to person, without significant interference from marketing. In this TEDx talk, Lasry explain why trends happen, how they influence us and why trends may play a large role… Continue reading