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Net Impact Conference Update

UNC Kenan-Flagler has a multitude of resources available to students, including the Career Management Center, the Business Communication Center, Peer Counselors….need I say more? Perhaps the most impressive list is the array of career clubs available to first and second year MBA students. From Golf Club to Consulting Club, you are certain to find your niche at Kenan-Flagler. I came into the program with a very specialized interest that is not too common in the world of i-banking and finance. I chose Kenan-Flagler based on its sustainable enterprise program in the hopes of securing a role with a socially responsible organization committed to international development. There are many of “unique” students in the class of 2011…our career club of choice? Read More

From Head Knowledge to Heart Knowledge

One of Kenan-Flagler’s greatest attributes is the opportunity available to students outside of the classroom to apply lessons learned through projects and homework assignments. This year, Kenan-Flagler has added a new program: Non Profit Board Fellows. The six month stint allows 1st and 2nd years the chance to work with a non profit organization in the area with the end goal of providing key insight and problem solving skills that will contribute to the overall mission. On October 31st, over twenty Kenan-Flagler students came together for a daylong seminar, which included non profit board meeting simulations and solution-based analytical skills training. By the end of the afternoon, each of us felt more prepared to tackle problems specific to a 501C3 Read More