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Research That Works in the Workplace: 5 Tips to Boost Your Job Performance

May 08, 2019

WSB faculty research how we think and act on the job, making them an ideal source for tips on how to succeed in the workplace. The next time you’re at work, try putting their research to work for you.

Wisconsin Professionals Gain New Opportunities While They Work

May 01, 2019

The Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA programs support, educate, and help advance the careers of professionals living in Wisconsin. The MBA programs’ students come together from wide-ranging industries to grow their skills and earn their degrees while they work.

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Wisconsin Full-Time MBA: Exceptional ROI, Lowest Student Debt

April 23, 2019

Poets & Quants recently examined affordability at the country’s top 50 MBA programs. Wisconsin came out #1 for lowest average student debt per graduate and lowest percentage of grads with debt, at 25%.

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Transformative Experiences in China and Hong Kong

April 12, 2019

Thirty Wisconsin Full-Time MBA marketing students visited China and Hong Kong during winter break. They met with business executives, visited the Hong Kong stock exchange, and had the perspective-changing experience of being consumers in China and Hong Kong.

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Rethinking the Economy to Protect the Environment

April 10, 2019

The global economy has long been linear: Raw materials are gathered, made into products, and products are used and discarded. This has caused major problems for the environment. Experts point to a circular economy as a solution.

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Wisconsin MBA Helped Josh and Will Switch to Dream Careers

March 13, 2019

Josh Torres (MBA ’19) and Will Rosenheimer (MBA ’19) left their jobs two years ago to go back to school. They're graduating in May to top marketing positions at SC Johnson and General Mills.

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WSB and Forté: Working for Women in Business

March 12, 2019

The Wisconsin School of Business is now a Forté Sponsor School, continuing its commitment to gender equity in business and offering fellowships for incoming students.

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Leading With Purpose

February 26, 2019

Everything Deanna Singh does begins with a purpose: shift power to marginalized communities. The CEO, author, entrepreneur, and nonprofit leader visited Wisconsin MBA students to outline the four key qualities that help her accomplish her goals.

Moving Forward Against the Odds

February 20, 2019

Based on her own life experience and her new research on minority women and corporate boards, WSB's Maria Triana shares tips on how professional women can keep moving forward in spite of the challenges.

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Video: Procter & Gamble’s Marc Pritchard: 4 Ways We’re Creating Change

January 28, 2019

Marketing matters now more than ever, says P&G Chief Officer Marc Pritchard in this excerpted video from the M. Keith Weikel Leadership Speaker Series.

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Always On the Bleeding Edge

January 16, 2019

Gayle Fuguitt (MBA '80) is the go-to voice on how advertising works. She's held leadership roles at General Mills, the ARF, and Foursquare. She visited campus to share insights at the A.C. Nielsen Summit.

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Video: Author Peter Vanham Shares Life Lessons from CEOs

December 04, 2018

Watch highlights from author Peter Vanham's talk on what he's learned about life from some of the world's top executives. Vanham was a featured speaker as part of the M. Keith Weikel MBA Speaker Series.

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6 Things To Do Before Taking the GMAT

November 14, 2018

If you’re looking to get your MBA, there’s a good chance the GMAT is in your future. The Wisconsin School of Business is here with GMAT tips, so when you sit down on test day with your exam, you’ll be prepared for GMAT success.

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Veterans Bring Diverse Perspectives to the Wisconsin School of Business

November 09, 2018

Veterans who return to school at UW–Madison for business degrees join a family-like community and leverage military skills—such as leadership, problem-solving, and perseverance—valued by employers.

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Forging a Career Path Unique to You

October 08, 2018

Buckle your seat belt because the path to leadership is "going to take curves," says Duluth Trading Company CEO Stephanie Pugliese. She shares her tips for the road during the M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series.

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Becoming a Transformational Leader

August 23, 2018

Transformational leadership begins with having a true vision for your organization and knowing how to inspire people. If you can do that, you can take employee performance from good to “above and beyond.”

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Vulnerability as Your Key to Inclusive Leadership

July 31, 2018

In the ever-changing, diverse workplaces of today, vulnerability can be your key to business success. It empowers people to open up, communicate clearly, and bring their full selves to their jobs. Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA students learn to be vulnerable to shape inclusive workplaces and successful businesses.

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Executive Women Don’t Have to ‘Go It Alone’

April 25, 2018

In an innovative partnership between the TEMPO Foundation and the Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA programs, UW–Madison Police Chief Kristen Roman shares why a network of support is integral to female executives as they move forward in their careers.

Build Your Confidence, Achieve Greater Success at Work

April 17, 2018

Confidence vs. self-doubt is at the heart of many professionals’ career struggles. UW–Madison leadership expert Alex Stajkovic dives into the key elements you need to ensure confidence triumphs for your career.

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Connecting With Customers, Finding Career Satisfaction

March 09, 2018

Bill Davis’s work centers around providing amazing experiences for theme park and resort visitors. Meeting with Wisconsin MBA students, Davis discussed career growth, leadership principles, and the type of mentality you need to run one of the world’s top entertainment destinations.

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5 Ways to Spot Your Perfect MBA Program

March 01, 2018

When Julianna Masterton, a top marketing executive, was hoping to pursue an MBA, she got overwhelmed comparing program features and costs. Masterton wanted a school that would give her the career she imagined without leaving …

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The Future of Blockchain as Explained to MBA Students

February 23, 2018

Blockchain, an emerging technology spawned from the cryptocurrency world, has the possibility to change the supply chain field forever. Two supply chain leaders met with Wisconsin MBA students to explore blockchain’s disruptive possibilities.

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5 Reasons an MBA is a Career Game-Changer

February 13, 2018

In 2010, Kendra Armstrong had an “aha” moment. She was working in sales and internal consulting for a software company when she discovered a passion for client training and coaching. Armstrong set her sights on …