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Beyond the Classroom

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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. These seasoned experts work with you one-on-one throughout your time in the MBA+ Program to refine your skills in communication, leadership, strategy, organizational culture, and more.

Seminars & Events

Seminars & 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.

Executive MBA Immersions

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Your time in the program will include a total of seven Executive MBA Immersions - three in Austin, one each in New York City, Dallas, and Washington, D.C., and one in a global destination.

The Immersions build a strong sense of community among the cohort and focus on leadership development and experiential learning. Immersions will include course content delivery, along with a mix of company visits, executive speakers, alumni engagement, project-based exercises, networking events, and cultural events depending on the location. 

Distinguished Speaker Series

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As a Texas McCombs Executive MBA student your learning never ceases. Throughout the year, you’ll have a chance to hear from executives in the private and public sectors as part of our ongoing Distinguished Speakers Series.

These lunchtime events deliver expert insights on a variety of specialized topics. The perspectives that guest speakers bring, plus the interchange of ideas that occurs, add an important, distinct dimension to your MBA education. 

Co-Curricular Activities

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The classroom is only one of many venues in which you will find yourself learning, growing, and applying your skills. As a Texas McCombs Executive MBA, you will have access to exclusive events, panels, speakers, and a multitude of other opportunities for gaining insight, honing expertise, and building your network. 

You'll have the opportunity to join or lead an organization such as MAC (McCombs Ambassador Committee), Graduate Women in Business or GBC (Graduate Business Council) while completing your MBA to further enhance your connections and engagement.