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University at Albany Weekend MBA Overview


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The UAlbany Weekend Executive MBA program is one of only 5% of accredited business programs in the world. We offer the most value for the money in New York State.
$38,400 includes all books, meals and your international trip.

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University at Albany Weekend MBA Overview

  1. 1. March 7, 2011 / power up ›› THE WEEKEND MBA PROGRAM WEBINAR Overview of the UAlbany Weekend MBA Program
  2. 2. <ul><li>30 years marketing communications experience </li></ul><ul><li>2 degrees in communication </li></ul><ul><li>Have taught marketing in School of Business since 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Have headed Weekend MBA Program since 2008 </li></ul>MEET the Program Director March 7, 2011 / Twitter: @UAlbanyMBA
  3. 3. <ul><li>You missed studying for exams, reading textbooks, and working on projects! </li></ul><ul><li>Another tool in the toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Build a solid business foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Become a more well-rounded business executive </li></ul><ul><li>Position yourself for even greater success </li></ul><ul><li>Provide more value to you employer </li></ul>WHY return to school? March 7, 2011 /
  4. 4. <ul><li>48 credits over 22 months </li></ul><ul><li>Cohort structure </li></ul><ul><li>Fall entry only </li></ul><ul><li>Focus: rising professionals/managers </li></ul><ul><li>Classes held every other weekend </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday 2:00-8:30 p.m. & Saturday 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Location: Executive Education Center – Clifton Park, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Investment: $38,400 (includes tuition, all course materials, fees and meals, international trip) </li></ul>WEEKEND Overview March 7, 2011 /
  5. 5. <ul><li>University at Albany Weekend MBA Program $38,400 </li></ul><ul><li>Binghamton University Executive MBA Program $39,800* </li></ul><ul><li>University at Buffalo Executive MBA Program $40,000** </li></ul><ul><li>RIT Executive MBA Program $57,500 </li></ul><ul><li>University of Rochester Executive MBA Program $83,500 </li></ul><ul><li>RPI Executive MBA Program (moved to RPI’s Hartford, CT campus, February 2011) $84,365** </li></ul><ul><li>Fordham University Executive MBA Program $88,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Cornell University Executive MBA Program $138,800 </li></ul><ul><li>New York University Executive MBA Program $144,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia University Executive MBA Program $148,320 </li></ul>VALUE March 7, 2011 /
  6. 6. <ul><li>Wide range of backgrounds, ethnicities, religions, job experiences, professions, and ages </li></ul><ul><li>Demographics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United States, China, Haiti, Turkey, Pakistan, Korea, India, Canada, Germany, Egypt, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Jamaica, Cuba, Spain, and Afghanistan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traveling greater distances, crossing state and national boundaries </li></ul></ul>STUDENT Diversity March 7, 2011 /
  7. 7. <ul><li>Professional Experience: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wide range of professions within our program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bank vice presidents and senior vice presidents, physicians, engineers, scientists, project managers, consultants, nurses, attorneys, salespeople, hospital executives, marketing directors, graphic design, lobbyists, human resources, financial services, information technology </li></ul></ul>STUDENT Diversity March 7, 2011 /
  8. 8. <ul><li>Class size – 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Average age – 40 </li></ul><ul><li>54% male and 46% female </li></ul><ul><li>3 Masters degrees </li></ul>CLASS of 2011 Snapshot March 7, 2011 /
  9. 9. <ul><li>Class size – 30 </li></ul><ul><li>Average age – 40 </li></ul><ul><li>60% male and 40% female </li></ul><ul><li>2 Ph.D.s, 7 Masters degrees </li></ul>CLASS of 2012 Snapshot March 7, 2011 /
  10. 10. <ul><li>Mandatory for all Weekend MBA students since 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Research proves that being in country is more </li></ul><ul><li>effective learning tool … and more fun, too! </li></ul><ul><li>Returning students better able to understand complex foreign financial transactions, understand cultural differences and their impact, and are more confident in pursuing foreign ventures within their organizations. </li></ul>INTERNATIONAL Trip March 7, 2011 /
  11. 11. <ul><li>Eight days </li></ul><ul><li>Seven site visits </li></ul><ul><li>Optional cultural trips </li></ul><ul><li>Last year in Beijing, visited Microsoft, state-owned Topnew, B&Q, Lenovo, and BASF with optional trips to The Great Wall, the Peking Opera, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, and more! </li></ul>INTERNATIONAL Trip March 7, 2011 /
  12. 12. <ul><li>2006 – Buenos Aires, Argentina </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – Dublin, Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>2008 – Budapest, Hungary </li></ul><ul><li>2009 – Santiago, Chile </li></ul><ul><li>2010 – Beijing, China </li></ul><ul><li>2011 – Munich, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>2012 – TBD </li></ul>PREVIOUS Ports of Call March 7, 2011 /
  13. 13. <ul><li>Completed online application </li></ul><ul><li>$75 application fee </li></ul><ul><li>Official transcripts (3.0 GPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Current resume </li></ul><ul><li>3 recommendation letters in signed, sealed envelopes </li></ul><ul><li>GMAT score (580)/GMAT waiver </li></ul><ul><li>1-2 page personal statement </li></ul><ul><li>July 31 deadline (soft) </li></ul>APPLICATION Materials March 7, 2011 /
  14. 14. <ul><li>15 years full-time work experience </li></ul><ul><li>5-10 years professional experience plus Masters degree from accredited institution, depending on credits </li></ul><ul><li>Terminal degree from accredited university </li></ul><ul><li>LSAT score </li></ul><ul><li>GRE score as part of previous Master program application </li></ul>GMAT Waiver March 7, 2011 /
  15. 15. <ul><li>AACSB accredited </li></ul><ul><li>All-inclusive program investment is </li></ul><ul><li>value leader among NYS executive-level </li></ul><ul><li>MBA programs </li></ul><ul><li>Incredible student diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated, full-time staff who are committed to facilitating the best possible educational experience </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoying most prolific 3-year stretch in program history! </li></ul><ul><li>So much great news and so little space means … </li></ul>VALUE Proposition I March 7, 2011 /
  16. 16. <ul><li>MBA programs rated among the top 15 in 2 categories – Opportunities for Women and General Management – by The Princeton Review ! </li></ul><ul><li>Voted Most Innovative Business School in Northeast Region of U.S. by European CEO magazine! </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. News & World Report has recognized the School as one of the “Best Business Programs”! </li></ul><ul><li>$54 million School of Business building under construction – targeting 2013 for occupancy! </li></ul>VALUE Proposition II March 7, 2011 /
  17. 17. <ul><li>University Web Sites </li></ul><ul><li>University at Albany – </li></ul><ul><li>School of Business – </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend MBA – </li></ul><ul><li>GMAT Information Web Site </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>GMAT Registration – 518.438.6762 </li></ul><ul><li>1.800.GMATNOW </li></ul>WEBSITE and GMAT Information March 7, 2011 /
  18. 18. <ul><li>Don Purdy, Program Director </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P: 518.442.4964 | F: 518.442.4975 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: @UAlbanyMBA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn : </li></ul></ul>CONTACT Information March 7, 2011 /
  19. 19. <ul><li>Wednesday, March 16, 12:15 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Information Security </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Sanjay Goel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Professor in Information Technology Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of Research at the New York State Center for Information Forensics and Assurance </li></ul></ul>MARK Your Calendars! March 7, 2011 /
  20. 20. <ul><li>We hope to receive your </li></ul><ul><li>online application package soon! </li></ul>QUESTIONS? March 7, 2011 /