EMBA alum Nicole Garcia

EMBA Alum Graduates to W. P. Carey Leadership Role

When Nicole Garcia returned to school to get her EMBA, the move came with a steep learning curve. “I wasn’t a business major as an undergrad, and there was an 18-year separation between completing my undergrad — I have a degree in communications — and I had never taken a business course before,” she remembers. …

Reflections from the Class of 2015

Everyone thinks about what their future holds when they walk across that stage and receive a diploma. But graduation is also a perfect time to ask what you got out of the experience. What will you take with you into your new life and career? Those same thoughts came to mind for the W. P. Carey class …

SCM Grad Takes a Direct Approach to Indirect Procurement

Though Dell may be best known for its consumer technology products, the company has evolved into a preferred end-to-end solutions provider for enterprises around the world. While many are familiar with the direct procurement process that ensures the right components are available to build its computers, an equally powerful global team led by Jana Kennedy …

Getting Connected in the W. P. Carey EMBA

Connections are incredibly valuable to have in the business world. But in the real world, the valuable ones are an incredibly rare find. That’s why fostering connections is a core part of the W. P. Carey Executive MBA program, understanding that no number of sporadic connections can match the value of even a single cohort relationship that’s …

10 Reasons to Choose the W. P. Carey EMBA

There are plenty of reasons to pursue your Executive MBA, and plenty of reasons to choose the W. P. Carey EMBA in particular. But rather than wax on about the ways in which we rule the b‑school world — we’ll let our students do the talking. Here are ten reasons to choose the W. P. Carey Executive MBA, courtesy …

Where Business is Personal®

We like to say that the W. P. Carey School is where business is personal®. It means a lot to us and it also means a lot of different things. For example, we emphasize smaller class sizes, because it fosters relationships with your fellow students, who also become vital teammates as you work through the program. But …

Masterful McCord Hall: Optimizing Graduate Business Education

Reprinted from the inaugural publication of W. P. Carey magazine in Fall 2013.  Curving around McCord Hall’s patio are storefront glass walls that reflect the W. P. Carey School’s graduate community: students moving between classes, clustering around tables and catching a few quiet minutes on their laptops. The windows are one of the striking architectural features of this long-awaited building, but it’s the reflections …

From the W. P. Carey MBA to the NBA

When Amin Elhassan writes his columns for ESPN, the technical knowledge he conveys about salary caps and statistical analysis is rooted in his time spent at the W. P. Carey School of Business. Before writing for the “worldwide leader in sports,” he parlayed his MBA into a nearly six-year stint with the Phoenix Suns, including three years as …

An Alumni Network 90,000 Strong

The W. P. Carey School launched its very first alumni magazine this month, even though the business school has been around for decades. The magazine is one of many efforts put in place by new dean Amy Hillman to reach out to — and connect or re-connect with — W. P. Carey alumni. That’s one of the great things …

Building a Strong Foundation

With a grandfather and both parents in real estate, it is not surprising that Matt Reams ended up there, too. Now a development associate at the San Diego-based ConAm Group of Companies, Reams, 28, graduated magna cum laude from the W. P. Carey School’s Master of Real Estate Development (MRED) program in 2009. After earning a business …