THE VALUE OF MBA AT FLORIDA TECH: Develop Expertise In Innovation, Diversity, Ethics and Leadership
By Space Coast Daily // October 20, 2017
preparing for real-world business environments
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Dr. Ted Richardson, Dean of the Nathan Bisk College of Business at Florida Institute of Technology, talks about how innovation, diversity, ethics and leadership are the cornerstones of a 21st century business education. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Dr. Emily Vogt talks with Doctor of Business Administration students Marshall Jones and Greg Connell at Florida Tech.
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Students who earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Florida Tech equip themselves with the knowledge necessary for real-world business environments.
The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business values innovation, diversity, ethics and leadership as the cornerstones of a 21st century business education. Students know the value of an MBA at Florida Tech because it prepares them for success.
Florida Tech MBA graduates have competency in accounting, economics, finance, marketing and organizational behavior, as well as expertise on the inter-relatedness of business functions with executive decision-making and corporate leadership.
Graduate students see the value of an MBA as they interact with business leaders and successful entrepreneurs through class lectures, mentoring and public talks, learning first-hand about the diversity of job opportunities and salary potential available in the global environment.
The value of an MBA is also seen in the specializations available to students, who can choose any number of business disciplines or industries in which to concentrate. An MBA degree is often required for corporate advancement and it also strengthens the skills and leadership of students interested in entrepreneurship.
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What Can You Expect?
The value of an MBA at Florida Tech is the environment and culture students enjoy. Faculty, business leaders and experienced entrepreneurs strengthen students’ entrepreneurial spirit and foster creativity, innovation, teamwork and leadership through community service and social corporate responsibility.
In addition, students are challenged to solve complex problems spanning multiple business disciplines and tackle real-world issues on a global scale. Florida Tech professors utilize best practices from today’s corporate environment, involve students in personal research projects and encourage students to participate in an ethics and leadership conference, further illustrating the value of an MBA degree at Florida Tech.
Empowering Future Leaders
The Center for Entrepreneurship and New Business Development pushes the boundaries of entre-preneurial education, innovation and research in pursuit of new venture creation, sustainability, social value creation and more.
MBA students also hone their business plan, practice their pitch and launch a business vetted by a faculty member while being mentored by industry experts through the Student Business Incubator.
Plus, select students gain consulting experience by engaging in a semester-long project involving market research, analysis and customer discovery for real clients. This is a huge opportunity for students to study in the field, providing another value of the MBA at Florida Tech.
Research Enhances Curriculum
Hands-on experience plays a huge role in an MBA education at Florida Tech. Coursework involves researching solutions, solving complex problems, and applying critical thinking in areas such as business proposals, marketing plans and financial reports. Each graduate student is required to complete a capstone strategy course that requires industry and company research. Students also gain further experience in internships.
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Students easily see the value of an MBA when they discover the employers who are likely to hire them. Graduates of Florida Tech’s MBA program have gone on to work for organizations such as AuthenTec, Modus Operandi, Symantec, Siemans Energy, NASA, Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Scottrade.
The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business is an accredited member of IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education). IACBE is the leading outcomes-based, professional accreditation agency for business education at universities that have as a primary purpose excellence in teaching and learning.
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