Pause

What it’s like to be a Broad MBA … in their own words.

The MBA student blog is filled with experiences documented by students in the Broad Full-Time MBA program at Michigan State. Here, MBAs reflect on their successes, challenges, opportunities and growth while venturing through the program together.

Tech Trek: 11 Broad Full-Time MBA students get to know tech companies 
Broad MBA students gain insight into technology careers during this winter break program.
An MBA’s internship search story  
Danielle Chatman-Moore (MBA '21) describes her experience of securing the right internship.
Broad Bowl LIV: MBA students review impact of Super Bowl ads 
Students use their brand marketing skills to rate this year’s ads based on six guidelines.
Joining the Broad family 
Teressa Conlan (MBA '21) shares gratitude for her choice to pursue a Full-Time MBA at Michigan State.
Diversity is at Broad’s core 
Chelsi Riordan (MBA '21) says her favorite part of the Broad MBA is the program's strength in diversity.
Broad MBA design thinking workshop in Austin, Texas 
Christian Opacich (MBA ’20) shares his takeaways from an MBA hands-on learning experience last month.
Broad MBA: Creating the leaders of tomorrow 
Lexi Lear (MBA '20) serves as a presentation coach, guiding first-year students and growing her leadership skills.
MBA student goes beyond curriculum to create friendly competition 
Wesley Pytlowany (MBA ’20) used a stock market simulation to bring fellow MBA students closer together.
An international journey to the Broad Full-Time MBA  
Sanchit Jain (MBA '20) shares his journey from India to MSU, pursuing the Broad Full-Time MBA program.
Bridging cultures and building lifelong friendships at Broad  
One of the most valuable aspects of the MBA experience at Broad is the diversity of the people who make up the program.
Helping students — and their families — succeed at Broad 
Broad College’s S3 organization engages with families that are supporting MBA students.
MBAs earn bronze at national case competition 
Broad MBA students triumphed over 83 teams at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s national case competition.
Four things that set the Broad MBA in Supply Chain Management apart 
If you’re looking for a program known for its supply chain expertise, Broad stands alone.
Jamie Gallagher of Faber-Castell inspires students at first Extreme Green seminar  
Gallagher shared his experiences and insights with the MBA class of 2021 to kick off the 2019–2020 Extreme Green series.
Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference: Starting a full-time MBA off right 
Broad MBA Forté Fellow Danielle Chatman-Moore talks about her experiences at this empowering event.
Broad College continues to produce Best & Brightest MBAs 
Claire Battafarano and Dustin Reid from the MBA class of 2019 are recognized among 100 gifted graduates.
How three Broad MBAs landed their dream internships  
Gaining work experience at Tesla, Facebook and Intel gives Broad students once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honors Broad College alumni 
Broad College alumni receive Hispanic Business Person of the Year and Hispanic Business of the Year.
MSU MBA international business and global learning in Ireland 
It was rewarding to immerse ourselves in Irish culture while learning business nuances distinct from the U.S.
Two students from Kenya realize their futures at the Broad College 
Two students walk similar paths in finance thanks to a scholarship.
Pung Speaker Series: Keeping up with the speed of business changes 
Amway's vice president of Global Procurement, Becky Smith, discusses ways to increase business momentum
The seven P’s and change drivers of the marketplace 
Jennifer Holahan discusses the changes in the marketplace and what businesses can do in this Pung Speaker Series
MBA and undergraduate teams take first at Mergers & Acquisition Case Competition 
Broad College graduate and undergraduate students win first place at the Mergers & Acquisition Case Competition
Beta Gamma Sigma induction ceremony grants lifetime membership 
Lifetime membership to MSU’s Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the national honorary society for business programs
MBA Tech Trek 2018: A firsthand look at innovation and startups in the Bay Area 
Having the opportunity to travel to the Bay Area on our program’s Tech Trek over break went beyond expectations.
'Extreme Green' finds a sweet way to promote charity 
Full-Time MBA student case competition gives Wendy's an idea on using dessert to advocate for adoptions
Supply Chain MBAs Trek to Meijer Distribution Center 
Meijer actually increases shipping during harsh weather due to the stock-up effect conditions have on consumption
Broad team advances to finals of global supply chain case competition  
The Graduate Supply Chain Management Association team tops all Big Ten representatives; finishes second overall
In partnering with teen-aged Detroiters, Broad MBAs discover Motor City beyond the C-suite 
Immersive, experiential program has Broad MBAs mentored by Detroit high school students
The first few months as an MBA 
Back in October 2016, I started reading blogs written by current MBA students...
Securing an Internship 
We’ve only been taking classes for a month, but Broad has done well to prepare us for success in that short time...