Just three short months after the Graziadio School’s Online MBA program launched, students are giving it rave reviews.
According to David Smith, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, eleven women and eleven men are part of the inaugural class, which includes students from five states and a military officer stationed in Japan. One weekend in January, seventeen members of the first cohort of students met in Malibu for the Fully Employed MBA program’s perennial Personal and Leadership Development Workshop. The workshop allowed students to meet face-to-face with faculty and each other to find support and develop partnerships as they continue their MBA journey.
Jennifer Pham, a staff accountant with Gaikai, a Sony Computer Entertainment company and current Online MBA student, said the workshop was a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow students and professors. “I feel more comfortable talking to my cohort members online now that I can put a face to their names. There is more cohesion and trust after the workshop.” Continue reading