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2011 PMBA Information Session Presentation
Professional MBA Program Texas A&M University
Texas A&M MBA Programs Full-Time Professional Executive Experience 2 years of work, 10 years of work, 2 years of workRequirements 5 years is average 7 must be managerial Mays Business School CITYCENTRE CITYCENTRE Location College Station, Texas Houston, Texas Houston, Texas 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Friday & 9 a.m. - 4:30 pm Full time courseworkClass Schedule 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday Friday & Saturday Monday-Friday of alternating weekends of alternating weekends 5 terms over 16 months, 5 terms over 22 months, Program 4 terms over 22 months, includes time for courses continue Structure includes break for summer internship in summer through summer
Introducing the Texas A&M PMBA Building on our strength and reputation Curriculum designed and delivered by experienced, full-time Mays facultyComprehensive career services from nationally recognized expertsA schedule to fit the lifestyle of an ambitious working professional
National Reputation of the Texas A&M MBA • Full-Time MBA – 6th U.S. Public (44th globally) – Financial Times (2011) – 9th U.S. Public (24th in U.S.) – Forbes (2011) – 11th U.S. Public (30th in U.S.) – Bloomberg BusinessWeek (2010) • Executive MBA – 10th U.S. Public (27th in U.S.) – Financial Times (2011) – Top 50 Worldwide EMBA Program – BusinessWeek
Why pursue a Professional MBA? Knowledge Gain a deeper understanding of business functions Credentials Credibility to advance within –or beyond – your organization Immediate Learn methods that can be applied sooner rather than later Impact Flexibility Dedicate a few days a month to develop your career for a lifetime Networking Develop a broad network of peers across many industries
Intangible benefits Confidence & ability to address complex issues Emphasis on team dynamics Development of strategic management perspective Enhanced ability to communicate your ideas effectively “Learn on Friday/Saturday, put it to work Monday.”
What sets us apart? Award winning Newly designed New location and faculty curriculum facility Support service Exceptional The Aggie from PMBA staff Value Network
The Classroom Experience What and how will you learn?
The Classroom Experience What and how will you learn? • Comprehensive overview of the functional areas of business • Focus on faculty & participant interaction • Harvard case method • Elective courses that are relevant to market and industry demand
Residency Week The beginning of your journey• 4 Days, Wednesday - Saturday• Supports your transition into the program• Academic leveling courses – Focus in quantitative areas• Meet your peers – your future network• “Aggie Immersion”
International Immersion Experience real business issues… on the other side of the world.
International Immersion Experience real business issues… on the other side of the world. A study of: • international business policy • capital markets • strategy • company site visits • focus on emerging markets Potential destinations: China, Mexico, India, Brazil
Flexible & Innovative Electives Choose course content that is relevant to your goals.
Flexible & Innovative Electives Choose course content that is relevant to your goals.• Curriculum requires 6 credit hours of electives• Potential offerings include: – Energy Markets – Advanced Corporate Finance – New Product Innovation – Supply Chain Management – The Washington Campus Electives will be updated annually to reflect industry and market demands.
The Washington Campus Experience how Washington works… and how their decisions impact business.
The Washington Campus Experience how Washington works… and how their decisions impact business. Optional Program Enhancement: A study of the legislative, regulatory and judicial functions of government including: Business & Government Monetary Economy Government Trade Policy regulations policy Ethics
The Capstone Experience Make a difference and add value to real organizations• Tackle a critical issue or challenge faced by an actual non-profit organization or entrepreneurial firm• Internal case competition at the end of each spring semester• Course includes project management, effective team dynamics, consulting and problem solving• Dedicated faculty support to mentoring projects• “Ultimate Application” of your learning
Texas A&M PMBA Faculty Scholars, consultants, and leaders… the best of the best.
Texas A&M PMBA Faculty Scholars, consultants, and leaders… the best of the best. • Handpicked for academic & industry experience • Well-respected in international business and academic communities • Awards for both teaching and research • Ready to engage and challenge you to excel in the classroom and your career
Class of 2012 Anticipated Profile range of years of work experience 2-10 average years work experience 4-6 age range 23 - 34 average age 26-28 underrepresented minorities 25% women 25%
Competitive GMAT or GRE Prior academic scores success from undergraduate education Proven leadership andteamwork skills Minimum 2 years professional experience & Considerations employed full-time for Admission Personal time commitment Motivation, maturity, Potential for drive to career succeed advancement
Next Step: ApplicationMaterials Required: Completed online application & application fee Professional resume Valid GMAT or GRE scores Essay questions Scanned copies of university transcripts Three professional recommendations, submitted electronically
Application Deadlines Round 1 – September 15 Round 2 – November 1 Round 3 – January 15 Round 4 – March 15 Round 5 – April 15
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