Business Activities are Part of God's Created Order, Dr. Peter Klein reflects on Baylor's EMBA program
Dr. Peter Klein is the director of Baylor’s PhD program in Entrepreneurship, the faculty director of the Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, and he teaches an annual strategy course in Baylor’s Executive MBA program.
Tamara Hunter, and how your actions impact the people around you
Tamara Hunter, MBA 2015, had already applied to UT-Austin’s MBA program when she saw an ad for Baylor’s Austin EMBA program. Tamara reached out to the Program Director Stacy McCracken; Stacy suggested that the two women meet for coffee. “Casual, in-person conversation works best for me,” Tamara notes. Right away, she was impressed by the time and attention Baylor’s program afforded her as a candidate.
Learning By Doing, with EMBA Professor Dr. Ann Mirabito
Dr. Ann Mirabito, Associate Professor of Marketing, has been a Baylor faculty member since 2007. Officing out of the Waco campus, she also teaches in both the Dallas and Austin Executive MBA programs.
Global Business Strategy: Inside Baylor’s EMBA Capstone Course
“Global Business Strategy” is the name of a course that Baylor Executive MBA students take in their last semester of business school. Calling it a “capstone” course that combines “strategic management, innovation, and a focus on global issues as well as domestic ones,” its teacher, Dr. Peter Klein, has facilitated the class every spring since joining the Baylor faculty in 2015.
Read why Kyle Ali, the son of two lifelong educators, chose Baylor's EMBA in Austin
Kyle Ali (Executive MBA 2018) is an Associate Staffing Lead at Google and sits on the Global Board of the Black Googler Network. He’s worked in the Austin office for the past 3 years—including throughout the duration of his time at Baylor—but it wasn’t ever his dream. Rather, the job found Kyle once he started thinking less about the career he aspired to, and more about the leader he wanted to be.
Michelle Huse, an HR professional and mother of 4, picked the right program for her
When it came to selecting a program, Baylor’s EMBA in Austin was the obvious choice. “I wanted to do an in-person program,” Michelle states, “because I wanted that peer-to-peer connection with my cohort and with professors.” For that reason, an online MBA didn’t appeal to her, even though she could appreciate the “flexibility of schedule and structure” that remote programs offer.
Learn what inspired South African native, Ryan Mourtizen, it was time to get his Executive MBA
While Ryan Mouritzen had considered pursuing an MBA for years, the timing never seemed right. He sat down with his mentor one morning and asked, “You have your MBA, right? Was it worth it? Should I do it?”
“Don’t talk to me again until you’ve applied,” the man responded.
Why Navy Veteran Mike Castle chose the Baylor EMBA program in Austin as his grad school home
Mike served in the U.S. Navy for five years before attending undergrad at the University of North Florida. Almost immediately upon moving to Texas, he applied to grad school. For Mike, there was no question about where he wanted to go: “As a veteran, I’m always pro-Baylor.”
Claudia Chambers, MD discusses her unique position in the medical world, and how her EMBA-Healthcare got her there.
Claudia jokes that she’s a “unicorn” in her ecosystem: she is one of very few doctors in the field of medicine who really understands the business of medicine. “I can have conversations on both sides of the table,” she says. “I can decipher and diagnose problems, and get to the truth in the numbers with ease now.”
Negotiation & Conflict Management: From the Classroom to the Conference Room
Executive MBA students discuss how the skills they have learned in the Negotiations course have impacted their personal and professional lives.
Meet Sean Diehl - Discover why Baylor's EMBA-Healthcare was a great fit at the right time
Sean earned his MBA with a Healthcare concentration from the Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin in 2017.
When Sean Diehl decided to go back to school 11 years after earning his bachelor’s degree, he set high standards for the type of graduate program he wanted and wouldn’t settle for anything less. Read the rest of his story and discover why Baylor's EMBA-Healthcare was a great fit.
50 influential Baylor women you should know
When Baylor was chartered in 1845, it was the first (or one of the first, depending on the source) coeducational college or university west of the Mississippi River — about 10 years before any public institution of higher learning would introduce mixed-gender learning, and a full 75 years before American women were guaranteed the right to vote. Since that groundbreaking […]
Sales Executive Jennifer Fisher Shares - Why She Chose A Baylor Executive MBA
Jennifer Fisher (MBA 2017) is the Vice President of Business Development at TWG Plus, an end-to-end marketing company focused solely on the higher education marketplace and based in Austin, Texas. Jennifer earned her MBA from the Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin in 2017.
Baylor EMBA Alum - Joel Wise - A Personal Journey from Army Medic to Entrepreneur to a Fulfilling Healthcare Career
Joel Wise (MBA 2014) is the Director of Network Relations at Seton Healthcare, his third position with the organization since he started in 2014. Joel earned his MBA from the Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin in 2014.
Meet Pat Souter - Executive MBA Law Professor
Pat Souter is a Baylor alumnus through and through—
he received an undergraduate degree from Baylor
University’s Hankamer School of Business and a law degree
from Baylor Law School. He now serves as an adjunct
faculty member for both Hankamer and Baylor Law and teaches both the Healthcare Law and Business Law classes for the Executive MBA programs in Austin and Dallas.
Baylor EMBA Alum, Libby Cain, and Her Path to Mission Marketing
Libby Cain (MBA 2015) is a Senior Vice President and Manager of Mission and Marketing Strategy at Extraco Banks, a $1.4 billion privately-held community bank with 15 locations across central Texas. Libby earned her MBA from the Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin in 2015.
Engaging Tomorrow’s Leaders at Baylor’s 2017 Ethics Forum
For two weeks every fall on the Baylor University campus, hundreds of students and business professionals gather to break bread, listen to inspirational speakers, and face off in head-to-head (philosophical) combat. Otherwise known as the Dale P. Jones Business Ethics Forum, this annual event engages tomorrow’s leaders today in discussions of major ethical issues plying the modern business world.
A Dynamic 1-day Leadership Event for Women in Austin
Baylor’s Executive MBA program in Austin is proud to host the first ever Leadercast Women Leadership Summit on January 26, 2018.
Attendees at this inaugural event will hear via broadcast from top female leaders from around the globe as they share what it means to be “Powered by Purpose.” The afternoon will be dedicated to application-focused learning, taking the conversation deeper, and creating customized action plans.
Baylor EMBA Alum, Jeremy Ransom, Breaking the Mold in Investment Banking
Jeremy Ransom (MBA 2017) is a Marine Corps veteran and the Managing Director at CTX Capital, a middle market investment bank and management consulting firm. Jeremy earned his MBA from the Baylor Executive MBA program in Austin in 2017. He is currently pursuing a second master’s degree in Technology Commercialization at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.
Kayworth Named Associate Dean of Graduate Business Programs at Baylor
Timothy Kayworth has been named associate dean of Graduate Business programs at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
Baylor Alum Promotes Health with OrangeTheory
Baylor alum Jana Pickett found a way to make her passion for fitness into a career with OrangeTheory Fitness.
Baylor Angel Network (BAN) Opens Opportunities for Students, Investors and Companies
The Baylor Angel Network (BAN) is an investor network providing early stage capital to entrepreneurs with developed business plans.
Four Bad Habits That Executives Should Nix
The Economist: Executive Director of the Keller Center for Research and the Center for Professional Selling, Andrea Dixon, is a featured expert in this article about behaviors and habits that C-suite executives should avoid.
Work-Life Balance Policies Help Keep the Black Ink Flowing
Rochester Business Journal: The research of professors of management Emily Hunter and Cindy Wu on the contribution of work breaks to work-life balance is the focus of this article.
Baylor’s Executive MBA Program in Dallas Names Mawet Director
Baylor University is pleased to welcome Sharon Mawet as the new director of the Executive MBA Program in Dallas (DEMBA).
Baylor's Executive MBA Program in Dallas Names Kinkeade Associate Director
Baylor University is pleased to welcome Jenna Kinkeade as its new associate director of the Executive MBA Program in Dallas (DEMBA).