MBA Advantage

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MBA Advantage 2017

Be prepared to get dirty, think critically and expand your team-building skills. Are you ready to begin your UB MBA journey?

MBA Advantage is a unique program that spans your entire student experience. Enhance the skills that differentiate you in a customized, personal development journey that equips you with the relationships, tools and knowledge you need to be successful. Required of all MBAs, the program provides you with a series of shared experiences and challenges to help establish your MBA network and define your personal goals:

  • Team building, critical thinking and communication skills
  • Personal and professional development
  • Community immersion and civic responsibility

MBA Advantage Activities

We don't just teach problem-solving, we live it. The MBA Advantage program is designed and delivered by a team of professionals from Graduate Management Programs, the Career Resource Center, and Alumni and External Relations, as well as faculty members, current students and alumni.

August, Year One

Before classes even begin, build strong bonds with your cohort and teams in this one- to two-week experience where you'll engage with the School of Management community and become familiar with our program and your opportunities.

Fall Semester, Year One

You will work with an academic advisor and career advisor to customize and and develop your academic journey. The student-run Graduate Management Association also provides important information and opportunities to help you achieve success.

Spring Semester, Year One

Before classes begin, you will participate in a three-day semester kick-off focused on your career development.  

Fall Semester, Year Two

Kick off your second year by taking a deep dive with industry experts to enhance the key skills you'll need to focus on your post-MBA job search.

Spring Semester, Year Two

For your final send-off, LeaderLAUNCH propels you to success in your new, post-MBA career.

Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010

Tel:  716-645-3204
Fax: 716-645-2341

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