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Career Management

Our PMBA students want to ensure they're continuously learning and connecting with people and resources that will propel them into the next phase of their careers.

That's why our program focus on developing and practicing skills needed for effective career networking. Whether participants want to showcase their talents to their current employer or expand their network to include potential employers, the variety and flexibility of career offerings adds tremendous value to the PMBA program.

From establishing a personal brand to understanding how to more actively nurture and engage your network, you will have access to resources that will fast-track your career development and prepare you for leadership opportunities.


Students may take advantage of a framework and tools for lifelong career planning and goal setting, including skill-building sessions and workshops that address career management networking needs and interests, such as:

  • How to effectively develop and integrate social and emotional intelligence skills as a leader within an organization
  • Innovative thinking
  • Developing a personal brand and image
  • Networking strategies
  • Résumé writing
  • Opportunity analysis
  • Working with executive recruiters
  • Web-based job search tools and resources, available 24/7 so you can access content where you want, when you want


Students often gain valuable career insight through the career-focused mini-course. In addition to this comprehensive resource, individualized assistance is available to help you navigate your career path, offering guidance and support based on your specific needs and interests. As you explore your career options and formalize your long-term career plan, a coach can help you stay accountable and connect you with resources and tools to help you move to the next level in your career.


As a PMBA student, you can further expand your network by tapping into the School of Management’s extensive global network. From your PMBA colleagues to students and alumni, we can you connect to people and organizations that can help poise you for opportunities that will accelerate your career. Some of the available opportunities for connection include:

  • Developing relationships with graduates around the world who share your goals
  • Taking part in PMBA events designed to expand the reach of your current network
  • Leveraging your online social networks