Can HR Departments be exciting?
Maureen Parks, Associate Vice President and Executive Director for University Human Resources at University of Illinois system, delivered a speech to the MSTM students. Video links are provided
Student Profile: Emre Kacar
In this blog post, we are featuring a current Advancement Track student: Emre Kacar. Emre came from Turkey and he shares his perspective and working experience with our blogger, Henry Domi. For those interested in knowing what a great country Turkey is, this blog will give you an excellent insight.
MSTM Field Trip: EnterpriseWorks
On our second MSTM Field Trip, some students went to EnterpriseWorks, our very own 43,000 square foot technology incubator. MSTM students were priviledged to learn about the development of start-ups and see the spirit of entrepreneurship first hand. In this blog, I will tell you the image that I captured of EnterpriseWorks and how this is closely related to MSTM courses.
Sharpening Your Instinct: MSTM Frontier
In this second part of the blog, Sai focused on his brief question and answer session with Andrew Stein regarding the importance of finding balance, management of data collection and effective utilization of information, as well as how this elements link together nicely as a process to sharpen one's business instinct. I am sure the informative answer that Mr. Stein gave will benefit those who are interested in pursuing management program especially the students of MSTM.
MSTM: An Integrated Framework of Study
How can one ready himself to face challenges in uncertain business world? What can one acquire in a year program of MSTM? If you are wondering about these questions, Mr. Bandaru has provided answers that may give you insight about MSTM. In this blog, he talks about how courses in MSTM are linked together and how this framework helped him utilize business insights across different disciplines
MSTM journey: A Long Way From Home
Sheila Castellucci shares her experience being in MSTM program as the sole student from Latin America. She points out how cultural diversity and cases from real life companies helped her develop her business midset, broaden her perspectives and more importantly, have fun!
Applying Innovation: Andrew Stein
“What will you be doing in your role as a Technology Manager?” This question seems to be simple at first glance. However, many organizational structures has taken the importance of technology manager for granted. In a session of Frontiers in Technology, MSTM welcomed Andrew Stein, Chief Strategy and Sales & Marketing Executive from Pervasive Strategy, to share his ideas about how technology managers make a key impact in a company's ability to innovate and how an individual can be an effective technology managers.
Summer Internship and MSTM
Lei Xiao shared his invaluable experience working in an international trading company before he came to the MSTM program. He encourages prospective Graduate Track students to consider the summer internship option coupled with online summer course that MSTM offers to nurture a comprehensive and analytical perspectives.
Trip to Flex-N-Gate
On Friday, 26th October, several MSTM students were on field trip to Flex-N-Gate, a leading automobile OEM site under Toyota production line. MSTM students were benefitted from this direct experience with intensive production line, highly qualified engineers and product management assembly.
A Taste of Etiquette
MSTM students were priviledged to be treated to an etiquette dinner experience. This is an unique and refreshing experience that taught us about professionalism and table manner. Here is my personal impression of the etiquette dinner. Let's enjoy the meal!