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Performance Learning at Cornell MBA: Track your performance with $2,50,000 Investment, 8 Immersions PLUS Customized Immersion

Cornell Johnson MBAExperiential Learning is given added emphasis at Cornell University's Johnson School to the extent that it is known under a different name altogether - Performance Learning. Not only are students given opportunities for real life Business experiences, they must also perform, delivering results in these circumstances. Performance learning consists of 3 steps - learning theory, applying them to real-life situations and receiving constant feedback from experts.

Performance learning helps students prepare for the real world by making them familiar with applying frameworks and techniques, as well as working under tight deadlines, with new teams and dealing with feedback & objections. It also helps adapt to varying schedules, consumers, audiences, and priorities.

Let's take a look at the various performance learning experiences at Johnson.

Immersions

For the 2-year MBA, students finish most of the core curriculum during the 1st semester itself. During the 2nd semester, students take a comprehensive immersion program that prepares them for the summer internships. The immersion program is completed over the semester and integrates classroom courses as well as field work that together emphasizes on a specific career or industry choice. The experience also includes site visits, immersion—electives, live cases, coaching from top industry practitioners and solving issues in real Business situations. Students gain from the applied expertise in the desired area, networks with top industries, faculty & professionals, problem-solving & decision-making experience and the advantage of building a rapport with potential employers.

There are eight immersion options at Johnson
.

The Strategic Marketing option
is ideal for careers such as Chief Marketing Officers, Product Managers, or Brand Consultants.

The Strategic Operations immersion includes 15 to 20 company visits that make it ideal for positions in general management, finance, supply chain management, consulting, strategic planning and production management.

The Entrepreneurship & Private Equity immersion is for those who plan to start their own Business, or for those who wish to select and support other startups. The program offers networking with the Cornell Entrepreneurial community and applied entrepreneurship programs that require delivering results.

The Capital Markets and Asset Management Immersion can lead to careers in investment management, institutional investment management and investment research.

The Investment Banking immersion suits students seeking careers in M&A and corporate finance and features live cases.

Managerial Finance is an immersion for finance roles across sectors, or even consulting. It involves live cases with faculty and financial executives.

Sustainable Global Enterprise is an immersion that deals with Business opportunities based on social and environmental issues. Students get to work on projects in actual sustainable enterprise with real organizations.

Finally, there is the Customized immersion where students in conjunction with an advisor picks their own immersion, and maps out its structure. Examples include real estate, human resource, hospitality, health care, leadership, global Business and Technology management. In addition to that, there is the Consulting Focus that gives students the opportunity to study and apply the consulting process. It is offered with all the immersions, except for Capital Markets and Asset Management.

The Leadership Skills Program

The Leadership Skills Program is set of leadership skills courses that are experiential and for-credit. Each of these mini-courses is based on a workshop format, and are taught by trainers from various Cornell departments, professional training firms and also from companies like McKinsey, GE and Sprint.

BR Venture Fund (BRV)

The BR Venture Fund (BRV) is an early stage VC fund that is managed by a team of MBA students, who serve as fund managers. As much as $250,000 is invested by the fund managers, and proceeds are put back into investments. Student Fund Managers have full control over the fund, and they learn to source investment opportunities, make investment decisions, negotiate term sheets, manage all fund operations, manage relationships with companies and investors, and utilize Cornell’s resources to help companies grow.

BR Consulting

Students serve as consultants to entrepreneurs and non-profits, both on the local scene, and at an International level. The later is useful for students who are trying to make a transition towards international Business.

Why Canada: A Complete Career Guide for MBA Applicants

Why Canada

1. To make it easier for you to choose the top Business Schools in Canada, we have ranked 8 schools based on post-MBA Salary.
 
2. The Book Analyzes all the ten provinces:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Saskatchewan on Post-MBA Job Opportunities in Oil & Gas, Media, Technology, Finance, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Life Science, Energy, Agriculture, Mining, Forestry, Construction, and Healthcare.


3. We have covered all the funding details (scholarships, loans, and other financial assistance) for the top 8 Business Schools in Canada

4. You don't have to read through hundreds of forum posts or spend hours Googling through scholarship and loan pages. We have summarized the funding with 
Name, Amount, Number of Awards and most importantly the criteria for selection.

5.
Our analysis summarizes the curriculum for the Full-time MBA program, dives into the class composition, and evaluates the post-MBA opportunities available at each school including the list of top Employers. 

Download Why Canada: A Complete Career Guide for MBA Applicants

Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

Download How to Choose the Best MBA in US: The Ultimate Guide
(2018 Entering Class)

Top 31 MBA Programs + Analysis of 24 Industries (United States)


We analyze the MBA Curriculum, Class Profile, Total Cost and Post-MBA Salary of Top 31 MBA programs in the US.

+ Industry Trends

+ Future of Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automobile, Clean Tech, Education, Energy, Fashion, Financial Services, Insurance, FinTech, Government, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Military, Manufacturing, Maritime, Media/Advertising, Technology, Tourism, Trade, Transportation and Logistics, Virtual Reality (VR), and Augmented Reality (AR).


Pages: 327

Reviews

"I have not reviewed many books for MBA Admission consulting companies but doing it now to give all applicants a brief idea on what the book covers. The book includes 31 top MBA programs - almost all the top schools you have heard or considering for your MBA application. Each chapter is categorized by US States where there is at least one top MBA program. So you have California and Massachusetts with the most number of MBA programs and several states with one top program (Washington, Minnesota, Washington D.C., Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland) and other states with two to three MBA programs. The book focuses on four aspects of an MBA program - curriculum, cost, class profile and post-MBA salary. For me, the breakdown of the cost and post-MBA industry was useful to make my decision on selecting the top 5 programs for 2017-18. It is a fascinating read in an industry where consultants overprice for their expertise. I recently bought a 30-page guide for $49. Compared to the obvious observation in that book, the 300+ page, MBA in US - the Ultimate guide is a goldmine of information and analysis." - Verified Purchase (21st June 2017)

"I bought the ultimate guide after a friend recommended it for me. The guide covers a lot of ground on the history of each prominent US states and goes into the reasons why a certain industry emerged from each state. In addition to the analysis of the economy, trends and expected changes in the next 5 years, the book features top MBA programs in each state with an extensive study of its curriculum. Ultimate guide is an essential reference book for MBA Applicants if they want to shortlist MBA programs based on value and cost, and not just ranking. " - Verified Purchase (14th June 2017)

"Should be a required reading before applying for an MBA. School events and MBA Tours are PR events disguised as a Q&A. On the contrary, the book is an unbiased analysis of each Top MBA program in the US supported by a large dataset and historical context on each industry. The guide builds a case for indstries that are likely to emerge as favourite for MBA graduates. Thorough and a valuable book." - Verified Purchase (15th June 2017)

"What I liked: The breadth of the information. Some of my favorite nonfiction books have taken the same approach as the ultimate guide have - cover background information in-depth. In the book, the author uses parallel threads to demonstrate the history of the state and the rise of industries. Will make you think how schools thrive based on the policy set by the state. California's obsession with Technology has revolutionized how we do Business and changed post-MBA trends. Many MBA applicants will be consulting or doing marketing for a Technology company. That is one key finding from the book. The latest development in AI, FinTech, and Automation is an additional context that I found valuable in the book.

Very informative. I would recommend that you read the book at least once in chronological order before using Table of Contents." - Verified Purchase (2nd July 2017)

Download How to Choose the Best MBA in US: The Ultimate Guide
(2018 Entering Class)

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