Category Archives: teamwork

The University of San Diego’s MBA: providing the competitive edge, and much more.

Most perspective MBA students seem to have an inherent competitive spirit – a sort of drive that makes them want to be the best in every situation they encounter. While these types are definitely present in every class, and across … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, classmates, cohort experience, Faculty, first-year experience, full-time MBA program, teamwork | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Buenos Aires! School of Business Administration at University of San Diego! Wal-Mart! Yes, indeed!

One of my main reasons for picking USD for my MBA  was the international opportunities that the School of Business Administration (SBA) provides. We talk about global MBA’s being important in setting one apart from the crowd. The international business experiences at USD, coordinated by … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, International Business track, international consulting practicums, social entrepreneurship, teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your First USD MBA Experience

Not everyone remembers their very first day of school, but I’m sure you can recall the old photo your mom took on that momentous day. You know, the one she always seems to have handy around the holidays when your … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, classmates, full-time MBA program, International Business track, teamwork, travel abroad | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Practice Makes Perfect: USD’s Management Consulting Association Prepares Students for the Future

Can you crack the case?… “Your nephew runs a lemonade stand. Yesterday was Monday and he was open from 2pm – 5pm, and sold 2 cups. What should he do differently tomorrow? “ This is an actual question McKinsey and Company … Continue reading

Posted in Accenture, Case Interview, Deloitte, KPMG, Management Consulting, MBA Job Placement, McKinsey, networking, teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finally, Finals Are Over…For Now

Finally, finals are over…for now What’s been on every first year MBA student’s mind for the last month? Well, other than internships, projects and the daily grind of class, it’s been final exams.  For most of us, this was the … Continue reading

Posted in classmates, evening MBA program, full-time MBA program, IMBA program, teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

International MBA Rosarito Trip 2013: Bonding as a Cohort and Giving Back

“…our diverse cohort experienced a remarkable transformation …” During a 3 day trip to Rosarito as part of the IMBA pre-term, our diverse cohort experienced a remarkable transformation from a group of unfamiliar students to a team with open communication, … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, IMBA program, networking, teamwork, travel abroad | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

An Afternoon with the Dalai Lama

It was with great pleasure that I accepted the invitation to write an entry for the USD MBA blog about my reflections on the visit His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama recently made to the University of San Diego. It … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, classmates, IMBA program, mentors, teamwork | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Venture Vetting Competition

After class last Thursday, I headed over to the IPJ Theater to catch a glimpse of the much-anticipated Venture Vetting (V2) Competition.  Out of twenty teams who submitted a business plan pitch deck, four were selected to be finalists.  Tonight, … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, classmates, evening MBA program, full-time MBA program, IMBA program, mentors, networking, teamwork | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ACG Cup Round 2: The Legend Continues

It was a sunny spring afternoon when USD’s team “Global Opportunities” sailed our war ship onto the shores of Chapman University. The epic battle that played out among our peers a week earlier had provided us with the honor of representing our … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, classmates, IMBA program, networking, teamwork, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ACG Cup Round 1: Tales from a Finance Case Competition

I am a first year full-time MBA. A little while back I was asked to join one of the ACG Cup teams. I casually replied, “sure.” In the same spirit as the semi-successful Jim Carey movie, Yes Man, my philosophy … Continue reading

Posted in class experiences, classmates, full-time MBA program, networking, teamwork | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment