University of Texas at Austin

Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

MBA+ Leadership Program

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The MBA+ Leadership Program is designed to help you discover, strengthen, and polish your leadership style, so you can step confidently into your new career, ready to create a lasting impact. This optional program offers an individually tailored journey toward your degree that includes seminars with industry leaders, micro-consulting projects, and one-on-one coaching with seasoned business professionals.

Micro-Consulting Projects

Micro-Consulting Projects

Ready to apply the skills you've learned in the classroom? Work with a team of your Texas MBA classmates to solve real challenges faced by real companies. You’ll have a budget, an 8-10 week timeline, and a project manager—and in the end, you’ll present your findings and recommendations.

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Coaching

Coaching

You don’t know what you don’t know. But your personal business coaches do. And you’ll have access to them throughout your time in the MBA+ Program. These seasoned experts are ready to work with you one-on-one to refine your skills in communication, leadership, strategy, organizational culture, and more.

Seminars & Events

Seminars and Events

The learning never stops. As a Texas MBA, you get front-row access to the finest business minds and expert insight into today’s most pressing issues. From seminars on “Marketing Yourself” to “International Night” celebrations, you’ll learn and network with leaders from across industries around the globe.

Leading for Impact Capstone

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Good community is good business—and this class proves it. You’ll work in teams to develop a change management strategy for a local community service organization. Drawing on everything you’ve learned during your Texas MBA experience, you’ll make a lasting, positive impact for an important nonprofit agency.

Clubs & Activities

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Join one (or many) of several student-led organizations while completing your Texas MBA. Your future-self thanks you in advance.

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Global Opportunities

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How exactly does the world work? Take advantage of Texas MBA’s global reach to discover the answer.

Combine stateside learning about the culture, politics, and economics of a particular country followed by a one-week visit to the country in the summer. While visiting countries like Thailand, South Africa, Argentina (and more!) you’ll develop firsthand insights into the modern global economy.