One of the unique aspects of the MSC is that you’re not bunched in with a lot of current, or to be peers, in the same industry or space. To find that type of education, try an MBA in Healthcare or a MS in Finance. Rather, the MSC pools practitioners from a variety of different [...]
In the MSC, as with all graduate programs, the onus IS on the student and the instructors to navigate professional development well. To help, quarterly events are provided by the MSC office on different facets of cohort need. Past events have included dealing with recruiters, managing online presence, and strategies for continued career success. These [...]
A better title for this post would be that information *Properly shared* leads to innovation. At least that’s the thesis of Paul Leonardi’s Managing Information for Innovation class that our MSC cohort is currently in the middle of.
To be clear, most of us are finding Prof. Leonardi absolutely on the mark. All organizations and businesses [...]
I was thinking today about why I chose an executive education program as opposed to a tradition program (outside of the obvious that I want to continue working while in school). In the end, it basically came down to identity. I no longer see myself as a student, but rather – I see myself as [...]
In the MSC at Northwestern you’ll take 4 core classes, one each quarter.These lecture based classes provide tremendous material value as you build intellectual capital progressing through the program.They also unite you with your 70-80 cohort mates in shared experience and knowledge.But the real value and point of differentiation for most in the MSC program [...]
When deciding to pursue a graduate degree, I was torn between getting an MBA, A Master of Science or a Masters of Arts degree. At George Washington University, I struggled with Economics and Finance as a Marketing major in the School of Business. MBA programs seemed to fall short in the areas that really interested [...]