Global Logistics Master’s Helps Career Changer Chart a New Path

Christon Valdivieso looks back on his time in the W. P. Carey Master of Science in Global Logistics (MS-GL) program with great fondness and pride. Although he already had several years of experience in the workforce, he had changed careers and decided he needed to develop the skills he needed to succeed. “A couple years ago I …

Increasingly, Corporations Expect to Hire Business Graduates

Although the hiring market for MBA graduates has improved over the past several years to pre-recession levels, the outlook is stronger than it has been since before the recession, according to the GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey. An excellent barometer of hiring trends, the 2016 GMAC survey, conducted with survey partners EFMD, MBA CSEA and 109 …

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Prepare for the CFA Exam with a Master’s Degree in Finance

The Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) charter is one of the most recognized qualifications in finance. Whether you plan to work in the U.S. or internationally, a CFA will deliver skills you can take with you anywhere. Increasingly, firms are finding that the advantages of CFAs over MBAs are hard to overlook. While an MBA will …

EMBA Students Explore Innovation at Zappos

Having already experienced so much in my first year of the W. P. Carey EMBA program, I was really looking forward to visiting Zappos in Las Vegas over the summer. It was a rare look behind the curtain at one of the most forward-thinking companies around. The most interesting aspect about our visit to me was that …

Forecasting for Success

Forecasting. How well can you do it? During the past two years in the W. P. Carey MBA program, I’ve learned several elements of building an operations model in the supply chain. We learn about concepts such as bullwhip effect down the supply chain, lead time, maintaining a safety stock, and even the batch size and frequency …

Executive Coaching Sets the W. P. Carey MBA Apart

An MBA program deepens your knowledge, builds new skills, and makes you a more effective leader. But there are things you can’t learn in a classroom, development that could help you go a long way in your career that you may not have access to over a two-year program. That’s why the W. P. Carey School of …

MBA Students Clean Up with Visit To Henkel HQ

One of the reasons I chose to come to the W. P. Carey School of Business to get my MBA is the proximity to the Phoenix metropolitan area. The local economy is booming and W. P. Carey has close ties to many local, national and international businesses that have locations in Phoenix. Recently, I was part of a contingent …

Getting on the Corporate Radar at NSHMBA

As a W. P. Carey Full-time MBA student, you get the chance to attend a number of great conferences. In late September, I had the opportunity to fly to Philadelphia for the National Society for Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) conference. If you have ever been to a career fair, it wasn’t much different from that except in terms …

Entrepreneurs Thrive at W. P. Carey

The W. P. Carey School’s new Center for Entrepreneurship — formerly the Spirit of Enterprise Center — maps a student’s entire entrepreneurial experience at ASU. Located in the BAC Building at ASU’s Tempe campus, it acts as an entry point to access an ecosystem of resources and support programs, as well as a guide to consult from …

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Advance Your Career in Information Technology

The volume and relative recency of the data that exists today is staggering — experts estimate that 90 percent was produced no earlier than 2011. Unsurprisingly, skyrocketing growth has led to increased demand for information managers across business sectors. According to the Harvard Business Review, leaders able to manage and draw insights from data are …