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W&m mason school of business presentation

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Overview of The College of William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business Full-Time MBA Program designed for EducationUSA Cairo.

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W&m mason school of business presentation

  1. 1. Getting Down to Business College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business
  2. 2. Value Proposition of an MBA Degree Getting Down to Business The value proposition of an MBA degree…
  3. 3. Masters of Business Administration Why an MBA degree? • Core business foundation • Practical application • Professional development • International business perspective • Strategic networking
  4. 4. Your MBA Journey Getting Started: Questions to ask Yourself? • What are my goals? • What do I want my MBA to do for me? • Do I have the required abilities and experience, or do I need more time to develop professionally? • What is my potential R.O.I.?
  5. 5. School Selection School Selection: Important Factors to Consider… • Location • Academic Offerings • Business Research • Learning Cohorts • Leadership Development • Mentoring/Coaching • Professional Services • Industry Exposure • Student Life • Alumni Network
  6. 6. School Selection School Selection: Curriculum Options Various Program Types: 2-Year Full-Time – MBA immersion, holistic professional development 1-Year Accelerated – Solid business base, non-career changers 1-Year Specialized Masters – Focused accelerated career Executive MBA – Experienced, seasoned professional 10 years + Dual-Degree Options – Interdisciplinary interests
  7. 7. Specializations Example Specializations Entrepreneurship Social Entrepreneurship Marketing Consulting Finance Accounting Operations/Logistics Information Systems Supply Chain Management Non-profit Management Healthcare Management International Management Environmental Sustainability General Management
  8. 8. Candidate Criteria What makes an ideal MBA candidate? • Academic potential • Professionalism • Ability to lead • Motivation, initiative, drive • Teamwork • Contribution • Strong communication skills • Fit
  9. 9. Introduction to William & Mary’s Mason School of Business
  10. 10. Introduction to William & Mary • 2nd oldest college in the nation, and also a cutting edge research university • Highly selective and public, offering a world-class education at an affordable cost • Professors who are teachers, scholars and research mentors • An intellectual community that produces experienced, engaged and successful graduates • A “Public Ivy” – one of only eight in the nation
  11. 11. W&M on the Map
  12. 12. W&M by the Numbers The College of William & Mary ranks consistently among the top 10 public, undergraduate liberal arts colleges in the United States. US News & World Report • 6th among all public universities (2014) • 32nd overall among the nation's best universities (2014) • 3rd nationally among best colleges for “commitment to teaching” (2014) BusinessWeek • 1st undergraduate business program Marketing (2013) • 2nd undergraduate business program Sustainability (2013)
  13. 13. Mason School of Business by the Numbers The William & Mary Mason School of Business ranks consistently among top MBA programs in the United States. • Forbes - 47th in the U.S. for return on investment in the MBA. • Bloomberg BusinessWeek – ranked #59 for best U.S. business schools. • The Financial Times – The Mason School of Business is ranked among the top 100 schools in the world. • US News & World Report – ranked #74 for best U.S. business schools. • Poets & Quants – ranked #66 for best U.S. business schools. • The Princeton Review – ranked #2 in the U.S. for best campus facilities. • The Princeton Review – faculty ranked #5 in the U.S. for faculty teaching excellence.(just before Harvard’s!) • The Princeton Review – #7 for most “family friendly” MBA program.
  14. 14. Real World Experience At William & Mary, you get the top quality education you need and the real-world experience employers want in a personalized, experience- based format.Dr. David Murray Operations and Information Technology Cluster classroom Acuff Financial Markets Center Batten Fund
  15. 15. Leadership Development Through Leadership Development Experience, every MBA candidate is matched with an Executive Partner coach to accelerate their professional development. Bob McKnew Formerly Managing Director and Co-Head, Global Capital Markets Group, Bank of America. Rik Rikkola formerly Treasurer of Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited, a multi-billion dollar liquefied natural gas startup company in Qatar
  16. 16. 1st Year Core Immersion The first year begins with business courses in accounting, finance, economics, marketing, information technology, quantitative data analysis and management communications. First year MBA candidates are grouped into study teams of 5-6 colleagues.
  17. 17. Concentrations The Mason MBA offers seven market-driven concentrations designed to enhance your success in the career of your choice. Each concentration includes one of Mason's unique CAMS (Career Acceleration Modules) as well as electives tailored to meet the requirements recruiters in each field tell us they are looking for in MBA candidates. The choice is yours--pursue a concentration to tailor your preparation for a specific field or a general management degree without a concentration, which provides the maximum flexibility in terms of CAMS and electives. • Business Analytics • Consulting • Entrepreneurship and Private Enterprise • Finance • Healthcare • Marketing • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  18. 18. 2nd Year Experiential Learning The second year emphasizes Career Acceleration Modules, Field Consultancy projects, global strategy and electives.
  19. 19. Career Acceleration Modules The CAM Concept It’s a brilliantly simple concept, a revolutionary concept, and richly rewarding. Advanced academic training in business -- ongoing, direct contact with business experts – hands- on experience. All in seven weeks. The CAMs are intensive -- and so are the results. You’re immersed in academic and experiential activities. You visit corporate settings. Work on consulting projects. Pour through case analyses. Engage in business simulation exercises. And you learn – a lot -- from an impressive lineup of speakers. • Brand Management • B to B Marketing • Business Analytics • Corporate Finance • Enterprise Engineering • Entrepreneurship • Healthcare • Real Estate
  20. 20. W&M MBA Career Management Center • W&M MBA CMC Components: – Pre-Program Requirements – Contract and Required Meetings – Personal Branding Toolkit – CareerPREP Tracker – Student Advisory Group – Social Media Forums – Quick Question Time (QQT) – Curriculum Inclusion – Career Events – Alumni 360 CareerPREP is a program where students partner with our team to develop a strategy for utilizing our specifically designed system of resources, tools & events to further their career development process. MBA ARE YOU PREPARED? CareerPREP Personal Branding Toolkit • CareerPREP Tracker • Research • Resume Building • Business Correspondence • Contact Mining • Interviewing • Next Steps
  21. 21. Alumni Traditions • Founded in 1842, the College of William & Mary’s Society of the Alumni is the 6th oldest alumni group in the U.S. • The Mason School of Business has over 10,000 alumni around the world and hosts annual alumni meetings in large cities across the globe. • Notable alumni: – Marshall Acuff Jr., ‘62 – former managing director, Solomon Smith Barney – Jean Blackwell ‘76 – EVP/CFO, Cummins, Inc. – Eric Brown ’92 – Senior VP Yahoo! Inc. – VP of Global Communications – Jim Brinkley ‘50 – Vice Chairman of Smith Barney’s Global Private Client Group – J. Edward Coleman ‘73 – CEO of Unisys Corporation – Jim Kaplan ‘57 – Owner Cornell Dubilier Electronics, world’s oldest manufacturer of electronic capacitors – Mike Petters ‘93 – CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.
  22. 22. Commitment to Sustainability GOLD LEED CERTIFICATION U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL Alan B. Miller Hall
  23. 23. Mason Family Community One Tribe… One Family
  24. 24. W&M: Over 300 Years of Success • Standardized tests: GMAT or GRE • Language tests: TOEFL, IELTS and PTE • Resume and 2 letters of recommendation • Essays • Interview The William & Mary Mason School of Business is looking for dynamic applicants who intend to do great things and make a difference in the world or someone else’s world. Successful candidates come from a variety of academic, professional and cultural backgrounds. Admissions deadlines are divided into four rounds: 11/16, 1/19, 3/7, 5/16 and rolling thereafter.
  25. 25. W&M MBA Admissions Partners YOUR important questions: CONTACT US: Amanda Barth, Director of MBA Admissions Phone: +01-757-221-2944 Email: amanda.barth@mason.wm.edu

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