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Jan
11
2021
Is an MBA Worth it? Examining the ROI of an MBA Degree
One of the most basic and frequently used performance measurements in business is Return on Investment, or ROI. When the primary goal of an organization is to increase revenue in a cost-efficient manner, ROI is a great place to start. Similarly, evaluating ROI is quite relevant when considering whether or not to earn an MBA. For many, the ROI ends up being a compelling factor in their decision.
Dec
16
2020
5 Tips for Maximizing a Virtual Conference
2020 has challenged our conventional thoughts about how we do business and interact with our peers. Hardly any traditionally in-person events are immune to its influence. This includes professional conferences. Check out our 5 tips for ensuring your virtual conference experience is a successful and worthwhile endeavor.
Nov
11
2020
Life After Serving: A Chat with Veterans On Obtaining an MBA
In recognition of Veterans Day, we sat down with some of our Baylor MBA veteran students and alumni to discuss their thoughts on obtaining an MBA degree, adjusting to civilian life, and learning how to balance it all while still keeping up with work and family.
Oct
9
2020
Baylor MBA Partners with Eljun, LLC for Focus Firm
Focus Firm partners present Baylor MBA cohorts with real-world business projects, then work with students over several weeks to generate actionable insights.
Oct
7
2020
Baylor MBA's Cesar Ortiz, II Named Future Texas Business Legend
Baylor Executive MBA student, Cesar Ortiz, II, was recently announced as a recipient of the Future Texas Business Legend Award. The award (and an emphatic Sic 'Em Bears!) was bestowed upon him on behalf of the Texas Business Hall of Fame by none other than Texas Business Legend Drayton McLane.

Baylor MBA Student Latest Recipient of Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholar Award
Sep
23
2020
The MBA Experience: Curriculum and Relationships Take Extra Effort Amid Pandemic
When COVID-19 suddenly interrupted Baylor University's residential MBA program by sending all classes to an online format, students and professors put into action the problem-solving tools that have traditionally undergirded the program.
Aug
13
2020
How Do Baylor MBA Professors Teach Change Management? They Lead By Example

Converting 10 core MBA courses in the Spring of 2020 from in-person classrooms to an online delivery format in a matter of weeks wasn't easy, but Baylor MBA professors did so while still ensuring that real-world examples of life in the business world became in-the-moment lessons. All while still maintaining strong student engagement. Read on to learn how.

Jul
3
2020
Executive Coaches Come Alongside Baylor MBA Grads to Help with Newly-Found Skills
While the Baylor MBA programs are known for industry-leading faculty, world-class facilities, and tremendous job opportunities upon graduation, there's another thing offered that graduates feel sets the program apart: Executive Coaching.
Jun
19
2020
A tale of two Baylor EMBA grads: Different stories, same dream
Post-grad degrees are not for the faint of heart. While some pursue their Baylor MBA straight out of undergrad, some take time to establish families and careers, returning years later. Enter Ahad Rehmatulla and Marc Fergason. While they have different stories, both remind us it’s never too late to achieve our dreams.
Jun
5
2020
Don't Look Beyond the First Sentence -- Keys to an Engaging Presentation
Starting a presentation with, "I'm here to talk about..." is equivalent to starting a love letter with, "To Whom it May Concern." What works better? Baylor MBA professors April Rowsey and Kelly MacGregor teach students how to be far more convincing when presenting.
May
22
2020
How a Baylor MBA Intern Perseveres During COVID-19
When it's MBA intern vs. COVID-19, who wins? If it's a Baylor MBA intern... it's no contest.
May
5
2020
When Crisis Calls:  Five Traits of Effective Servant Leadership
Baylor's Dr. Mitch Neubert draws on recent events surrounding Covid-19 to reflect on just what it means to be a servant leader.
Apr
23
2020
The Value of Relationships in Baylor’s MBA Program
Baylor MBA alum Matt Clark talks about how his MBA contributed to "the perfect storm" that brought career success that even he never thought possible.
Apr
16
2020
Looking for a Good Read While Practicing Social Distancing? Baylor Business Professors Share Their Favorites.
Why not de-stress AND enrich your business acumen while sheltering in place? Our Baylor Business professors are always diving into great books, so we asked them to share their hand-picked recommendations.
Mar
30
2020
Graduate Business Programs Ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Edition of Best Graduate Schools
Baylor's Graduate Business programs moved up to No. 56 among the USNWR's Best Business Schools. Baylor's Healthcare MBA is ranked 17th and its OMBA program jumped to No. 47 nationally.
Mar
25
2020
Lifelong Learning:  Connections and Relationships Beyond the Classroom
Baylor alum Jody Campbell comes full circle when reconnecting with negotiations professor, Dr. Chris Meyer, to work on a real-world project.
Mar
15
2020
MBA Jobs: From Banking To A Technology Career With Ericsson
After three years in banking and pharma, Chris Soekinto used an MBA to launch a technology career with communications giant, Ericsson
Mar
3
2020
My MBA With Healthcare Concentration Took Me From Policy To Practice
Nico Nguyen used her MBA with healthcare concentration to go from recommending healthcare policies, to taking charge of their impact on the ground
Feb
27
2020
Baylor Executive EMBA Program Offers New Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Innovation and Management
Baylor University’s Executive MBA Program is now offering a new Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Innovation and Management.

The certificate is offered in Dallas and Austin.
Feb
10
2020
How I Launched An MBA Career With Yum! Brands
Attending business school gave Jared Haney the chance to reflect on his professional goals, and launch an MBA career with Yum! Brands
Feb
10
2020
Should I Get My MBA Right After Undergrad? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First
Many business school programs are suitable for fresh graduates—here’s how to work out if doing an MBA straight out of an undergrad degree is the best option for your career
Feb
6
2020
Business Schools Collaborate Across Borders
Professors April Rowsey of Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business and Jana Seijts of the Ivey Business School in London, Ontario, teamed up to offer business students of both schools a hands-on experience designed to highlight the nuances and challenges of working within cross-cultural, remote and virtual teams to accomplish a common business outcome.
Feb
6
2020
From Indonesia to Waco to the World: MBA Student Seeks to Pursue Work as Worship
Worship is not confined within the four walls of a church on Sunday morning and work can be more than a means of making money. Chelsea Lin chooses each day to bring worship into every aspect of her life, including work and school.
Jan
29
2020
3 New MBA Concentrations Online at Baylor
Three new Master of Business Administration specialized concentrations in marketing, cyber security and executive communication have been added to the Online MBA program. Each offers precise training to match employer needs in high-demand, high-growth fields. The curricula keep pace with the accelerating changes within each industry, enabling students to hit the ground running after graduation.
Jan
29
2020
Austin EMBA Student wins Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship
The Texas Business Hall of Fame named Ethan Holmes, a student in the Baylor Executive MBA program at Austin, a recipient of the 2019 TBHF Future Texas Business Legend Scholarship.
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