Real World Learning

Our curriculum actively integrates classroom theory and business reality, leveraging our faculty’s deep connections to Atlanta's Fortune 500 companies and world-renowned non-profit organizations, offering you the opportunity to work with actual clients from day one.

Management Practice

From conversations with recruiters, longstanding and recent alumni, and students we recognize the benefits of providing students with practical experience. Management Practice is the intentional integration of real-world projects built into your MBA experience. This course helps students become more effective in their current work, often resulting from the next day application of what’s learned in the classroom. Students the following day also enhance their comfort with ambiguity and leadership presence. The course teaches how to navigate complex and often undefined situations and builds strong communication and teamwork skills, by addressing the following necessary skills for success.
  • Thinking critically –  analytically, creatively and practically
  • Integrating concepts across academic areas
  • Connecting ideas and classroom concepts to business realities
  • Applying and interpreting analytics, including regression and other applied data analysis techniques.

Companies in the Classroom

Dozens of organizations have worked with Goizueta, providing our students with hands-on opportunities. Students gain valuable experience and companies gain real solutions. In the past, Evening MBA students have worked with several prominent Atlanta companies, including
  • Atlanta Falcons
  • CARE International
  • Atlanta BeltLine Project
Atlanta’s position as a global city makes these experiences possible for our students, in addition to a vast number of alumni helping to involve companies in our classrooms.

Case Competitions

Case competitions reflect the competitive nature of the business world and provide students with opportunities to practice business leadership in a team-based environment. In recent years, our teams have placed first in several competitions, including
  • Deloitte Human Capital Case Competition
  • NAIOP Real Estate Case Competition
  • USC Global Consulting Challenge.
Dedicated alumni help students prepare for Case Competitions, lending their own experience and knowledge in support of our teams.
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