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Getting into management without prior management experience

Limestone College Business

One of the common questions from students earning a Bachelors in Business Administration Management is, “how can I get a job in management if I don’t have the experience?” It’s a Catch-22: To manage, you need more than a management degree; You need management experience. And you can’t get the experience without getting a job […]

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March 22nd, 2017

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Feeding your entrepreneurial drive: earning an MBA to start a business

Limestone College Business

For many business school entrants, an MBA program provides a sure pathway to job advancement or a new career. For others, it is the most crucial training opportunity for the greatest career journey of their life — entrepreneurship. But how useful or necessary is an MBA for starting a business? A BBC News article explores […]

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January 30th, 2017

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Meet Kayla Covil: Limestone MBA program student

Limestone College Business

“Going through Limestone’s MBA program has really opened my eyes to possibilities of what could be. I don’t think as small as I used to. It’s definitely opened my mind to dreaming more, being more and doing more.” — Kayla Covil Kayla Covil, a Limestone MBA program student, is four courses away from her MBA […]

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January 18th, 2017

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MBA employer-sought skill: creative problem solving

Limestone College Business

In a previous post we discussed the value of teamwork and collaboration, a skill sought by many MBA employers according to GMAC Corporate Recruiter Survey. One of the many advantages of teamwork and collaboration is the group’s ability to develop innovative ideas, which leads us to another in-demand skill: creative problem solving. A Bloomberg Recruiter […]

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January 9th, 2017

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4 things to know about the MBA residency weekend

Limestone College Business

If you are a Limestone MBA program student, then you have already heard about the residency weekend, an on-campus event that occurs three times during your program and is a required portion of the MBA curriculum. Residency weekends provide an immeasurable value to a student’s learning experience. It will help you acquire the sought-after skills […]

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December 28th, 2016

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Skills sought by MBA employers: teamwork & collaboration

Limestone College Business

From the Bloomberg Recruiter Report to GMAC’s Corporate Recruiter Survey, teamwork and collaboration continues to be among the top skills sought by MBA employers. The Bloomberg Report identifies the “ability to work collaboratively” as one of the more desired yet also more common skills among MBA graduates; While the GMAC report identifies the “ability to […]

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November 30th, 2016

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MBA Course spotlight: Quantitative Methods for Managers

Limestone College Business

Limestone MBA students in class on-campus for Residency Weekend If you are earning an MBA degree, you may one day be asked to estimate future growth of a business or evaluate if and when a new product may become profitable to your company. For this reason and more, one of the required courses for students […]

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September 28th, 2016

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