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Darla Moore School of Business


Professional MBA Admission Events

Recruiting Event Options for Prospective Students

To accommodate your busy schedule, there are a variety of ways to learn about the Professional MBA program at the Darla Moore School of Business. You will find these sessions informative and helpful in your decision-making process. Alumni or current students of the Professional MBA program frequently provide their perspectives.

Networking Events: Join us at these upcoming events and learn about the Professional MBA program.

The recruiters of the Professional MBA program attend networking and leadership development events and professional conferences regularly. If you are interested in attending one of the events please contact Kathy Rollins or Melissa Nagle. Some events are complimentary. 

Greenville Pulse Leadership Luncheons
Sept. 22, 2017
Nov. 29, 2017

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Events
Power of Women Luncheon - September 18, 2017

Darla Moore School of Business Charlotte Classrooms
Charlotte Quarterly Networking BreakfastOctober 10, 2017

Regional information sessions: Quarterly events held in Charlotte, Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Spartanburg and Bluffton.

Regional Professional MBA program information sessions are held in locations around South Carolina and in Charlotte, North Carolina. Learn how a Moore School MBA can accelerate your professional opportunities without interrupting your career. You'll find out about admissions, program curriculum and career management also.

If you have a scheduling conflict with the event in your area, contact Kathy Rollins to coordinate a meeting time that is convenient for you.

 

Greenville
Tuesday, September 19, 12:30 p.m.
Darla Moore School of Business
Greenville Classrooms
201 Riverplace, Suite 300
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Charlotte
Saturday, September 30, 10:00 a.m.
Darla Moore School of Business
Charlotte Classrooms
BB&T Center
200 S. College St., Suite 110
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Columbia
PMBA For a Day
Saturday, October 7
Darla Moore School of Business
1014 Greene St.
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Virtual information sessions: Online presentations held at various times of the business day.

Attend a Professional MBA Virtual Information Session to learn about the Professional MBA from anywhere.

Prospective Professional MBA program students are juggling work, family and social commitments. To learn more about the program at your convenience, take advantage of our Professional MBA virtual information sessions. 

Using Adobe Connect, these events provide a program overview including curriculum, the admission process and career management assistance. It is not necessary to have Adobe Connect installed on a computer to access the sessions.

Virtual Information Session
Thursday, September 28, 5:30 p.m.
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Visit the School.

Join us for Professional MBA for a Day. Admitted and prospective students can meet current students, sit in on a portion of a Saturday class and attend an information session. Topics covered include the program's blended education approach, admission process, curriculum and more. Georgia Doran, director of the Moore School Office of Career Management, will talk about current best practices for conducting a job search, personal branding and career services available to Professional MBA students.

Register early as space is limited in the classes.

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Location: Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene St., Columbia, South Carolina
Parking: Discovery Parking Garage, located at the corner of Park and Greene streets and surrounding streets
Dress: Business casual
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Professional MBA for a Day Agenda

8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.       

  • Registration/Check-in (for prospective students attending the morning class)

  • Coffee with current Professional MBA students   

9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

  • Attend morning class (optional)

9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

  • Registration/Check-in (for prospective students attending the presentation, lunch or afternoon class)

10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

  • Welcome

  • Why Choose the Professional MBA Program?

10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.         

  • Career Management Services for Professional MBA program students

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

  • Professional MBA program overview

12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Lunch with current professional MBA students

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

  • Moore School building tour (optional)

1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

  • Attend afternoon class (optional)

     

Saturday Class Descriptions


Morning

Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (BADM 790): Explore the world of technology and innovation from the lens of strategic management, gaining a fine-grained perspective, tools, and new ways of viewing the world. Utilizing business cases from a variety of industries, this course focuses on understanding and managing innovation and creating new capabilities from the perspective of a new entrepreneurial firm or large corporation.

Small Business Management (MGMT 778): Examine the opportunities and challenges involved in the organization and management of a small business, emphasized through participant-centered discussions and business cases. With an entrepreneur’s perspective, topics in this course include recognizing and creating opportunity, developing a business model, industry and market analysis, and the growth and development of a small business. 

Human Resources in the Global Firm (MGMT 801): Gain insight into how human resources are managed within large, global firms and explore complexities and nuances of managing Human Resources across national borders. Topics include managing a multinational workforce, material differences between domestic and international HR, and barriers and enablers of global HR strategies.

Afternoon

Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (BADM 790): Explore the world of technology and innovation from the lens of strategic management, gaining a fine-grained perspective, tools, and new ways of viewing the world. Utilizing business cases from a variety of industries, this course focuses on understanding and managing innovation and creating new capabilities from the perspective of a new entrepreneurial firm or large corporation.

Human Resources in the Global Firm (MGMT 801): Gain insight into how human resources are managed within large, global firms and explore complexities and nuances of managing Human Resources across national borders. Topics include managing a multinational workforce, material differences between domestic and international HR, and barriers and enablers of global HR strategies.