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4 ways an MBA will help you achieve your career goals

For many people looking to advance their career, an MBA is often a route they consider. But with opportunity costs like time and money, is an MBA really the best option? To answer that, we’ve collected the top four ways an MBA will allow you to achieve the kind of career success you’ve dreamed of having. Read on to see the critical skills you’ll learn with an MBA that will help you achieve your career goals.   1. An increased

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5 reasons to attend the 2021 UF MBA Spring Virtual Open House

If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions that you want answered before you decide which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Spring Virtual Open House on Saturday, February 6 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. is the perfect event for you to get your questions answered, learn about UF MBA’s resources and how pursuing an MBA at the University of Florida can transform your career.

Selling UF MBA’s new South Florida home

The UF MBA Weekend Professional program in South Florida provided Mike Ciadella with the financial education to change his career from advertising technology sales to commercial real estate. Two years after graduating, Ciadella was using his knowledge to benefit the program. UF MBA opened its new facility in Miramar in 2019, and Ciadella (MBA ’17) and his team at Cushman & Wakefield sold the property that now houses the new South Florida MBA campus. “It was very unique to be

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Five reasons to attend the 2020 UF MBA Fall Virtual Open House

If you’ve been thinking about pursuing an MBA, you know there’s a lot for you to consider and even more questions you want answered before you decide which program is right for you. UF MBA’s Fall Virtual Open House on Saturday, October 24 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. is the perfect event for you to get your questions answered, learn about UF MBA’s resources and how pursuing an MBA at the University of Florida can transform your career. Check

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MBAs share their missed opportunities and what you should be sure to take advantage of as a student

Many doors of opportunity open up when you make the decision to pursue an MBA. With so many opportunities available, like classes, professional development programs, and recruiting and networking events, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the choices. To streamline the opportunities available to you at UF MBA, we asked four alumni to share what they wish they would have taken advantage of during their time in the program as well as their recommendations for what you should be sure

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UF MBA students act as consultants to help real Czech businesses expand

In November, students in the UF MBA Weekend Professional Two-Year South Florida program took their studies from one international business hub to another. Trading the skyscrapers of Miami for the City of a Hundred Spires, UF MBA students traveled to Prague for a week to lend their business knowledge to real Czech companies looking for guidance. Dan Cox (MBA ’20) and his team initially planned to help Bagind, an up and coming leather goods store, create an entry strategy to

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Why communications professionals should consider an MBA

As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law, health care, technology, communication and the sciences. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this series, we talk with MBA alumni and current students across each of these fields about how they are putting their business knowledge to

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Why veterans should consider an MBA

As military members transition to civilian life, an important question often arises – what next? If you’re currently deciding what your next step will be, you might be considering supplementing your education with an MBA to help prepare you for life after serving in the United States Armed Forces. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this story, we spoke with current UF MBA students who are veterans about why they decided to pursue an MBA and

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UF MBA Transformation Weekend shakes up professional development with interactive learning experiences

At UF MBA, we focus on transforming you into your best professional and personal self. Aside from high academic settings and standards, UF MBA also provides professional development opportunities that teach you the communication, problem-solving, teamwork and other soft skills that employers are looking for in new hires.    This year, UF MBA debuted a new, exciting avenue to build those skills – Transformation Weekend, an immersive experiential learning program for all UF MBA students. Transformation Weekend hosted a dynamic

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Why STEM majors should consider an MBA

As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law, health care, technology and the sciences. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this series, we talk with MBA alumni and current students across each of these fields about how they are putting their business knowledge to use.