Tomorrow, the 80+ of us in this program will again head to Francis Searle (the communication building at NU) for two classes. In the first, teams of 3 will present their work over the past weeks auditing an innovation process at a company, and in the second, we’ll be broken up by elective class presumably [...]
This past Saturday the MSC was treated to a seminar hosted by Allan Platt, Partner at Clareo Partners. Allan had as his guests during the day, Jill Weinberg, the Director of the Midwest Regional Office of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Daniel Whitman, President and Founder of Global Tap, and Stephanie Wolcott, Formerly the [...]
Globalization is a topic that we have talked a lot about in the last quarter. Last Friday, in our class of Diversity at Workplace, we again discussed about this topic but with some very different perspectives and more specific to the role it plays in working environment. From my own experience, I strongly agree that [...]
One of my favorite aspects of this program is how great it is when the projects we do in class synergize with needs my current company has.
For instance, our company recently developed a wiki application to enable our employees to quickly access information. Without being disparaging, the project was somewhat (to this point in time) [...]
With M.S.C. being a professional’s master program, there are all kinds of people admitted every year. They tend not to admit a lot of people straight from undergraduate, so I was warned that it would be easy to feel swallowed. It’s true, a lot of people in the program are a lot older than me. [...]
My boyfriend recently told me that he overhead two girls talking while he was out. One of the girls was saying how she tried college, but soon dropped out, because she found no long term use for it. She was saying that it’s not about college, it’s about who you know. It’s all about who [...]
With every passing MSC quarter, I have tried to pause for a moment and reflect on what skills or knowledge I have attained since the last reflection. This quarter is no disappointment! With Networking being the focal point for both of my classes, it is fair to say that I am learning more about building, [...]
1. If you have two ideas to present, which do you present first? the more costly or the less costly one?
2. Is it better to tell someone what they will gain by accepting you idea or what they will lose by dismissing it?
3. If you idea has strengths and weakness, when should you present the [...]
Hello MSC students!
As many of you already may have heard, the Saturday of this quarter’s practicum some of students not in attendance of the practicum are planing to play a round of Golf in Lincolnshire! Contact Lucas Mason or Dan Sessions for more information!
Additionally, I think some of us would enjoy some more golf rounds [...]
As with all thing involving life, there is no static, easy pat answer for what your life will look like entering into the MSC. However, I can say with conviction – Brace yourself for a very intense year. Sometimes, the workload will be heavy and you’ll find yourself struggling to keep your head above water, [...]