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For nearly a decade Kelley Direct has made the world-renowned IU Kelley School of Business available to high-caliber working professionals no matter where they work or live. Learn more about the Kelley graduate business degrees that can be earned through Kelley Direct.

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Kelley Direct Programs

  1. 1. Kelley Direct Programs Darren Klein February 18, 2009
  2. 2. Did you know? <ul><li>Kelley Direct: </li></ul><ul><li>Of the schools ranked in the top 15 full-time MBA programs, only Kelley also offers an MBA that can be earned online? </li></ul><ul><li>Offers an MBA that is flexible enough to be completed in as little as 2 years or as many as 5? </li></ul><ul><li>Offers 3 MS degrees? </li></ul><ul><li>Has partnerships with prestigious schools such as Purdue, Michigan, and Thunderbird? </li></ul><ul><li>That 96% of its current students and alums would recommend it to a colleague. </li></ul><ul><li>Has 10 years of experience in web-based graduate education? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>IU Kelley School of Business Background </li></ul><ul><li>Kelley Direct Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Who is KD for? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><li>Global Leaders Network </li></ul><ul><li>Admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Kelley School Of Business: 100 + Years of Excellence <ul><li>IU began offering commerce classes in 1902 </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked among Top 20 schools for both graduate and undergraduate programs by Business Week & US News </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni include CEOs of Cisco (John Chambers), Nestle USA (Brad Alford), Petsmart (Phil Francis), & Whirlpool (Jeff Fettig) </li></ul><ul><li>Named for E.W. Kelley, B.S. ’39 </li></ul><ul><li>Located on 2 campuses – Bloomington & Indianapolis </li></ul><ul><li>Known for innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Curriculum in the 60’s, Online Education in ‘99 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Leaders Network in 2008! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Kelley Direct Programs <ul><li>Bringing Kelley to Working Professionals: designed for those looking to earn MBA or MS degree from a top school while continuing their career </li></ul><ul><li>Experience & Success: founded in 1999; many professors have taught since beginning </li></ul><ul><li>High Quality: partner with top companies and schools; over 1500 high-quality students; 96% of students & alums would recommend to a colleague </li></ul><ul><li>Breadth of Offerings: degree programs include… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MBA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS in Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS in Global Supply Chain Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MS in Strategic Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint Degrees with top schools like Thunderbird, Purdue, & Michigan </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. MBA Program <ul><li>Designed for those looking for strong general business management focus </li></ul><ul><li>51 credit hour program </li></ul><ul><li>Can be completed in 24 months (avg: 27) </li></ul><ul><li>2 one-week in-residencies </li></ul><ul><li>4 12-week terms per year; 2 classes per term </li></ul>
  7. 7. MS Programs <ul><li>Designed for those wanting to concentrate on specialized field </li></ul><ul><li>Offered in Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, and Strategic Management </li></ul><ul><li>30 credit hours; can be done in 15 months </li></ul><ul><li>1 one-week in-residency for Finance and Global Supply Chain Management </li></ul><ul><li>Can get joint MBA/MS in 63 credit hours! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Joint Programs <ul><li>Can get MBA from top business school and another Masters degree from another top school in their specialty </li></ul><ul><li>Programs offered: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thunderbird MGM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purdue MSE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purdue MS in Agricultural Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan MSE </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Kelley Direct Will it be for me? <ul><li>KD Students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tend not want to give up current job (at least right away) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Want MBA/MS from top-tier school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are disciplined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are team players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are driven to succeed </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Kelley Direct How does it work? <ul><li>Uses ANGEL course management system </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Streaming Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Forums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrated Power Points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Enhanced Live Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simulations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teamwork is key component: simulating today’s global business model </li></ul><ul><li>Asynchronous: no scheduled times to be online </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Worldwide network of business leaders and experts </li></ul><ul><li>Will offer students and alumni access to business leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Executives can have discussions and contribute content at anytime from anywhere </li></ul>Global Leaders Network
  12. 12. What does KD look for? <ul><li>Academic Record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classes taken </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GMAT Scores </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience – looking for 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Letter of Recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Apply online </li></ul><ul><li>Fall 2009 Deadline: June 15 </li></ul><ul><li>In-Residencies begin in August </li></ul>
  13. 13. Fall 2008 Class Profile (MBA) <ul><li>Class Size: 129 </li></ul><ul><li>Key Demographics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Average Age: 31 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average Work Experience: 7.5 yrs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25% Female </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Midwest: 48% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: 8% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>West/Southwest: 21% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>South/US Possessions: 19% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International: 5% </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Fall 2008 Class Profile (MBA) <ul><li>GMAT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Average: 630 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>700+: 17% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>600-699: 46% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>500-599: 36% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate GPA: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Average: 3.3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPA>3.5: 35% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPA 3.0-3.49: 46% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GPA 2.5-2.99: 17% </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Why Kelley Direct? <ul><li>The opportunity to earn an MBA or MS from a renowned business school! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from outstanding faculty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same faculty that teaches in full-time and evening programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full-Time faculty ranked #2 in teaching quality by Princeton Review! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recently ranked #3 in research productivity & impact! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many have been teaching online since ’99 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The ultimate flexibility for working professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work can be done around your schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be completed in as little as 2 years or as many as 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two start dates: August & February </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Global connections to a network of high-caliber experienced professionals, top faculty, and 85,000 Kelley alumni world-wide </li></ul><ul><li>96% of current students & alums would recommend it to a colleague </li></ul>
  16. 16. Questions? Darren Klein [email_address]