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Events


The Wisconsin Professional MBA Program offers several opportunities to learn more about the program and the application process. Register now for the below 2020-2021 events. Please contact us if you have any questions about the events.

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Inside Look: Women at the Wisconsin MBA

March 8–12, 2021

Five days of on-demand and live virtual content designed specifically for women to highlight the benefits of earning the Wisconsin MBA and how to navigate career advancement in challenging markets. The Wisconsin School of Business is committed to supporting and advancing women in business and to closing the gender gap in the corporate world.

Event highlights include:

  • Hear from the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Binnu Palta Hill, and Director of Admissions and Recruitment for the MBA and Master’s Program, Betsy Kacizak, on the support women have as a student in the Wisconsin School of Business.
  • Listen to the experiences from alumni and current students from the Full-Time, Professional and Executive MBA Programs.
  • Engage with the admissions committee in our Ask Us Anything segments to learn more about what we are looking for on your application.
  • Enjoy a Coffee Chat with members of the career management team to gain perspectives on résumé preparation, negotiating compensation, building confidence in communication, health and wellness, and more!
  • Connect with student ambassadors one on one to ask questions and learn more about their experience as a Wisconsin MBA student.
  • Celebrate International Women's Day (Monday, March 8) and the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Professional MBA Virtual Information Sessions

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Professional MBA Program. Members of the admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have.

Date Time
Aug. 17, 2021 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. CDT

Previous Events

Date Recording
Jul. 29, 2020 View the session
Oct. 7, 2020 View the session

Wisconsin MBA: Virtual Information Session

Join the admissions team to learn about all three Wisconsin MBA Programs. Learn more about program differences and enhance your understanding of the Wisconsin MBA offerings.

There are no events scheduled at this time.

Webinar: Wisconsin MBA Diversity

Join the admissions team and MBA students for an informative webinar to learn about the diversity in the Wisconsin MBA program. Learn more about the Wisconsin MBA program, the Consortium program and ask any questions you might have about the MBA program.

Date Webinar
Sep. 25, 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Webinar

Webinar: Wisconsin Women Perspective

Join the admissions team and female MBA students for an informative webinar to learn about the experience of women in the Wisconsin MBA program. Learn more about the Wisconsin MBA program and ask any questions you might have about the MBA program.

Previous Events

Date Webinar
Oct. 16, 2020 Women's Perspective Webinar

Virtual Coffee Chats

Join current part-time MBA students for an upcoming virtual coffee chat. These working professionals are eager to share their experience about pursuing an advanced degree while working full-time, and why the Wisconsin School of Business was the right partner for their educational success. Virtual coffee chats will feature student ambassadors from a specific professional background; however, all prospective students are welcome to register for the session that works best with their schedule.

There are no events scheduled at this time.

M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series

As a prospective Wisconsin Professional MBA student, you (and a guest) are invited to join the Wisconsin School of Business for the M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series. This series brings influential business leaders and alumni to campus for speaking engagements. In addition to gaining new insights from successful business leaders in a variety of fields, you will have an opportunity to network with our speakers, alumni, staff, and students.

Kathy Blumenfeld - "The Importance of Sponsorship: Women in Leadership and Male Allyship"

Date Time
Jan. 7, 2022 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Meet with the Admissions Team

Drop-In Zoom Chat with Admissions

Talk to an admissions professional during drop-in chats via Zoom, Fridays 11 AM to 1 PM CT.

Schedule an Admissions Consultation

Not available Fridays? Schedule a time to meet with an admissions professional. Ask questions and work on your application strategy.

Webinar Series: How to Prepare a Compelling Application

Join the admissions team for an informative chat/webinar series designed to familiarize you with the admissions process, and provide guidance on how to produce a competitive application.

Date Time
Aug. 12, 2021 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. CDT

Previous Events

Recording
Application Webinar

Webinar Series: Employer Support

Learn how to develop a proposal to your employer to gain additional support for your education.

Subject
Employer Support

GMAT and GRE Workshops

The Wisconsin Professional MBA Program offers you the GMAT and GRE Strategy Workshop to help you increase your potential score. These workshops are offered at no cost to you.

Our presenter for this session is a highly-rated instructor with 10 years of experience in the test prep industry who has achieved a student satisfaction rating of more than 95%. She received her education degree from Marquette University, and her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She has presented to hundreds of prospective students over the years and currently teaches GMAT and GRE classes in the Madison area.

During this complimentary strategy workshop, she will demonstrate key test concepts and show you how to identify the correct methods to solve problems. She asks you to come prepared with any questions or reservations you have about the exam, as this is the perfect opportunity for help!

There are no events scheduled at this time.

Podcasts

If you are eager to learn more about the part-time MBA in an easily accessible format, check out our podcast series. Each month throughout the semester, the admissions team will share details about the program, admissions, and other timely topics.

 

Subject
Learning about the Professional MBA
Application Process Overview
Application Tips – Essay
Application Tips – Resume
Application Tips – Recommendation Letter
Application Tips – Standardized Tests
Application Tips – Official Admissions Interview

Corporate Recruiting

Date Subject Location
Jun. 8, 2021 American Family Insurance Virtual
Jul. 20, 2021 CUNA Mutual Group Virtual
Jul. 22, 2021 Rockwell Automation Virtual
Aug. 3, 2021 Associated Bank Virtual
Oct. 12, 2021 Rockwell Automation Virtual

Ask Us Anything

Join current MBA students and staff for virtual chat sessions! These virtual chat sessions will provide an opportunity for candidates to learn more about the Wisconsin MBA experience and ask questions of current students and staff in the MBA programs.

There are no events scheduled at this time.