For as long as she can remember, Arianna Cruz, BS’18, has felt compelled to do more.
Enterprise Corps, the partnership between the Indy Chamber Business Ownership Initiative and the Kelley School of Business at IUPUI, expands resources available to small businesses in Indianapolis, connecting them with faculty coaches and MBA teams to answer questions and solve problems.
Becky Cooper wanted to feel like her work made an impact.
If there’s anything the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us – it’s to be adaptable and creative, explains investment strategist Chris Macke, MBA’03.
This is a moment that, for many, is years in the making.
It’s been quite the year for all students: Classes moved online or hybrid with the COVID-19 pandemic. Dawna not only had to adjust to the delivery shift, but she also had to adjust to seeing her interpreter on Zoom.
“I like to bite off way more than I can chew, and I could chew what I had really well. The Kelley Evening MBA Program opened my eyes to different career paths and opportunities to step outside of my comfort zone,” said Chelsea.
Madelyn Heron, BS’21, MSA’22, has known for years that she wanted to pursue an accounting career. But as she completed an undergraduate internship in tax, she realized how much more she wanted to learn about this field.
In an MBA program, it’s expected that the business knowledge gained through the degree will ultimately be put to work solving real-world challenges. In the Kelley School of Business Evening MBA Program, that knowledge is tested even before classes start.
When he began applying for jobs in 2020, Peeyush Thombare, MBA’20, knew he faced a challenging job market battered by the economic slowdown and layoffs caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic.