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Carroll School of Management Graduate Programs

Applied Learning for
MBA Students

 

Experiential learning is an integral part of the curriculum for students in MBA programs. Here’s an overview.

MANAGEMENT PRACTICE EXPERIENCE (MPRX)

Students confront the "real-time, real-world" business challenges and opportunities faced by market-leading public and private enterprises.

CURRICULUM IN INVESTMENT RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT (CIRM)

This CIRM Program is a three-course sequence of electives that merges theoretical learning with hands-on workshops.

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE (IME)

This elective course combines classroom concepts with the realities of managing in a global environment.

GRADUATE TECHTREK

This field-study course features week-long visits to Silicon Valley, Seattle, and New York City, where students tour some of the nation’s hottest tech firms.

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING PROJECT (ICP)

In this elective course, MBA students work in teams on consulting projects for international clients. Recent projects have taken students to China and Peru.

WARREN BUFFETT & BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY FIELD EXPERIENCE

Each year billionaire investor Warren Buffett hosts MBA students at the headquarters of his Berkshire Hathaway holding company in Omaha. BC MBAs have regularly been invited to participate.

THE MANAGER'S STUDIO

This program brings top executives to campus to share their personal and professional experiences with students. Each session includes an interview and a student-led question and answer period.

BOSTON COLLEGE'S CHIEF EXECUTIVES CLUB

Recognized as one of the world's leading CEO speaking venues, the Boston College Chief Executives Club at the Carroll School of Management invites top-level CEOs to share their views on a wide range of topics. An elite group of Boston College graduate students are invited to attend CEO Club events throughout the year.