The Transformative Forward Focus MBA Curriculum

Ultimately, very few people pursue an MBA to stand firm in the field, company, or role in which they currently serve. By giving you a broad overview of primary business functions, a deeper level of understanding than a bachelor’s degree in business, and the chance to focus your skills in one or more areas of …

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 …

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 …

IT, Big Data, and the Sony Pictures Hack

On Nov. 24, 2014, Sony Pictures learned that sensitive corporate email accounts — at the very least — had been hacked. Suspicion leaned to North Korea, which months earlier had threatened the movie studio with action if it planned to release The Interview, a political satire that centers around a CIA plot to assassinate Kim …

Real-World Context Adds Value to MS-GL Curriculum

Every year, an off-campus trip provides students in the W. P. Carey Master of Science in Global Logistics (MS‑GL) program with an exclusive look at global logistics infrastructure. It’s an invaluable opportunity for students to explore their field — in the field — while adding real-world context to concepts learned in class. “Our program is global, from …

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 …

MBA Students See Supply Chain Excellence Firsthand

After a grueling first quarter, a group of 15 supply chain students from the W. P. Carey Full‑time MBA visited three companies in the Portland area — Daimler, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear. Because we have such a strong network of alumni, the Supply Chain Club was able to set up a day at each company through a …

Sports Business Association is a Game-Changer

As a new member of ASU’s Sports Business Association (SBA), I was thrilled to connect and interact with others who share my passion of wanting to work in the sports industry. When word of SBA’s outreach trip came about I was definitely interested, and then even more so when I found out it was going …

Pioneering Change for Women in Business

The W. P. Carey School believes in empowering women in the classroom in order to empower women in the boardroom. We understand your value, we’re driven by your success, and we believe nothing can give you the power to shape your future like the W. P. Carey MBA. That’s why we’re proud to sponsor Forté Foundation — a nonprofit …

Setting the Stage for Women in Business

The W. P. Carey School of Business is honored to sponsor Forté Foundation, a nonprofit consortium of corporations and top business schools working together to pioneer change for women in business. Forté helps launch women into fulfilling and significant careers in business, through access to business education, career opportunities, and a community of successful women. The W. P. Carey …