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.
by Elsy Ocejo When I started the Executive MBA Program in my early thirties, I had no idea how much and how fast my life was going to change. During my first year of completing the program, I had changed jobs, moved from Knoxville to Chicago, adopted a new citizenship and found out I was pregnant… Continue reading
By Brad Sugar ’17 Aside from its academics, Kellogg is known for its far-reaching and impactful network of alumni around the globe. Ask any applicant or current student, and they’ll likely tell you that Kellogg’s appeal goes way beyond the classroom and degree; getting those three little letters at the end of your name from… Continue reading
Greg Hanifee is the Associate Dean of the Kellogg Executive MBA Global Network. This article originally appeared on the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC)’s Graduate Management News. As education technology continues to make inroads into higher education institutions, business schools are facing a sea change away from the traditional classroom learning model. As my peers and… Continue reading
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
How lessons from the arts can help you become a more effective leader Based on insights from Michelle L. Buck, Stephen Alltop, Jenai Cutcher West and Michael Gold In this month’s Insight in Person podcast, we ask: Why are business leaders turning to the arts—from storytelling to jazz ensemble, Argentine tango to tap—for insights into… Continue reading
On October 24, 2015, Miami student Mark Dumais ’16 married his longtime partner on the Miami campus. He reflected upon his wedding and Kellogg experience. When the Supreme Court ruled on Obergefell v. Hodges this past June, the ambiguity regarding the status of same-sex marriage in the United States was definitively resolved. Having shared a… Continue reading
Onboarding advice for organizations big and small Based on insights from Col. Brian Halloran and Troy Henikoff Most people understand the importance of a good first impression. So on our first day with a new company, we arrive early. Maybe we overdress. We know that starting out strong will make it easier to succeed in… Continue reading
Kellogg faculty produced a wide variety of exciting research and insights this year. Here’s a look back at the top Kellogg Insight stories from 2015.
By Tiberiu Toader ’15 (Kellogg-WHU) Asked about the keys to investment success, Warren Buffett once said: “Rule No. 1: Never Lose Money. Rule No. 2: Never Forget Rule No. 1.” For most of us, with a decade or more of corporate experience building our careers, this means finding safe, secure, solid investment opportunities. Ask any… Continue reading
Orientation Week is a week-long immersion taken at the beginning of the Kellogg Executive MBA Program. Elsy Ocejo, the cohort ambassador for EMP 104, shares her tips for making the most out of the week. By Elsy Ocejo For most Executive MBA students, at least one decade has passed since being a student. It’s easy… Continue reading