Why Choose Valpo MBA?
TAKE YOUR CAREER TO
THE NEXT LEVEL
Valpo’s MBA students acquire a true sense of business acumen grounded in values-based leadership. Real-world projects allow students to immediately apply their newly gained knowledge and skills. Achieve your personal and career goals by learning how to successfully maximize profit by leading your business in a financially, socially, and environmentally responsible way.
Learn to Lead
Learn how to be a leader in business, in your community and worldwide.
Gain the knowledge and skills needed to navigate an ever-changing business environment. This includes understanding the legal and ethical limitations and ramifications in decision-making.
Recent student projects in Global Trade: Governance, Digitization, and Sustainability include: “Green Financing,” “Insurance and Climate Change,” and “Sustainable Construction: An International Overview.”
EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
Build your network while gaining hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom. Students work closely with professors, alumni and businesses throughout the Valpo MBA program.
Students may be encouraged to continue working on real-world projects beyond the classroom with part-time employment or by presenting their work at conferences.
In Marketing in a Global Experience students earn rave reviews from businesses for their efforts in researching and presenting their marketing ideas. These organizations have included:
The Turkish Medical Tourism Association (Ankara, Turkey) – MBAs used SWOT analysis to research and report on marketing Turkish medical tourism in the United States.
Doclce Brand (Istanbul, Turkey) – Students conducted research and provided a strategy directly to the CEO/Owner, Onur Canturk, to introduce and promote the Turkish Dolce Brand of Nuts and Dolce Dried Fruits to the United States marketplace.
INTERNSHIPS and CPT
Internships and curricular practical training (CPT) are available to students seeking hands-on experience beyond the classroom. Valparaiso’s Center for Career & Professional Development can assist you in developing your job search skills and finding the experience you are seeking.
RESEARCH & PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES
The Journal of Values Based Leadership (JVBL), a renowned international journal published by Valparaiso University’s College of Business, regularly seeks student support in researching and writing articles to support ethical and moral leadership and behavior in business decision-making.