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Visit the School

Visit our new building at the Darla Moore School of Business to learn about the Professional MBA program.  Libby Hendley, director of recruiting for the Professional MBA program, invites you to schedule a meeting to learn more about the program and how to earn your MBA without interrupting your career.  Schedules permitting, building tours and classroom visits are available.

Information sessions are also held on the USC Columbia campus. Click on Regional Information Sessions for the dates and time.

PMBA for a Day - Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Cancelled (To be rescheduled)


Join us for PMBA for a Day - Admitted and prospective students can meet current students, sit in on a portion of a Saturday class and attend an information session.  Topics covered include the program's blended education approach, admission process, curriculum, and more. Georgia Doran, Director of the Moore School Career Management Office, will talk about current best practices for conducting a job search, personal branding and career services available to Professional MBA students.

Register early as space is limited in the classes!

Location: USC Darla  Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene St., Columbia SC
Parking: Available in the Discovery Parking Garage located at the corner of Park and Greene Streets and surrounding streets
Dress: Business casual

PMBA for a Day Agenda

Time

Session

8:30 to 9:00 am          
Registration/Check-in (for prospective students attending the morning class)
Coffee with current PMBA students   
9:00 to 10:00 am
Attend Morning Class (Optional)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Registration/Check-in (for prospective students attending the presentation,
lunch and/or afternoon class)
10:15 to 10:45 am
Welcome
Why Choose the Professional MBA Program?
10:45 to 11:30 am         
Career Management Services for Professional MBA Program Students
11:30 am to 12:15 pm
Professional MBA Program Overview
12:15 to 1:00 pm
Lunch with Current Professional MBA Students
1:00 to 1:30 pm Moore School of Business Building Tour (Optional)
1:30 to 3:00 pm
Attend Afternoon Class (Optional)

Saturday Class Descriptions

Morning

Leadership Seminar/BADM 790: This course focuses on today's most relevant and vital business issues.  Using a speaker series format, it gives you access and visibility to notable business executives from successful companies across the globe.  Topics include leading global change initiatives, starting up a software company and running a sustainable non-profit organization.  Today's speaker has not been determined yet.

Product and Branding Policies/MKTG 707:  Marketing as an organizational function is closely identified with product and/or brand management.  Since product and/or brand management's origin in Procter and Gamble as an organizational innovation to deal with resource allocation and strategic decision making needs of individual products and brands, it has become a widely accepted structural arrangement in organizations.  This course will examine the challenges of product/brand management, product line and portfolio planning.  The course will explore new product development, introduction and product life cycle management.

Afternoon

Leadership Seminar/BADM 790: This course focuses on today's most relevant and vital business issues.  Using a speaker series format, it gives you access and visibility to notable business executives from successful companies across the globe.  Topics include leading global change initiatives, starting up a software company and running a sustainable non-profit organization.  Today's speaker has not been determined yet.

International Mergers and Acquisitions/IBUS 735:  Most mergers and acquisitions have failed to live up to the expectations of those executives transacting them, have not created wealth for shareholders of the buying companies, and have caused trauma for the managers, employees, and other stakeholders associated with them.  This course will explore those factors that contribute to both successful and unsuccessful M&A's, with particular focus on key strategic, financial, legal and human resource factors.  Students will develop a basic understanding issues involved in transacting and implementing successful M&A's and some skills for managing these issues.

Product and Branding Policies/MKTG 707:  Marketing as an organizational function is closely identified with product and/or brand management.  Since product and/or brand management's origin in Procter and Gamble as an organizational innovation to deal with resource allocation and strategic decision making needs of individual products and brands, it has become a widely accepted structural arrangement in organizations.  This course will examine the challenges of product/brand management, product line and portfolio planning.  The course will explore new product development, introduction and product life cycle management.

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