Earning an MBA wasn’t only an academic accomplishment for Rodger Riddle, it was an event that rewrote his career.Read Rodger’s Story
After five years in domestic telecom, Rodger sought more than a job change. He wanted to broaden his horizon beyond the U.S. market.
Goal one was an MBA but stepping away from the workforce wasn’t viable for the newlywed professional who already enjoyed a lucrative, rewarding role. Then Rodger discovered the Professional MBA program at the Moore School. There, he could pursue his higher professional ambitions, all with tuition assistance from his employer.
The program’s flexibility and design were draws. I was living in Greenville then, but was traveling about 50% of the time. I could operate on my own time schedule.”
Rodger graduated in two years, just before the birth of his first child. Now, as a global automotive manufacturing executive, complex subjects such as international finance, market arbitrage and fluctuations, and global currency markets from his MBA days are the root of everyday conversations. For Rodger, the MBA was more than an education. The relationships he built in the program helped him break out of mid-level management into the greater global economy.
You learn so much about how theory applies to real-world situations given the structure and status of the Professional MBA program.”
There’s no one path to business school. While a traditional timeline might be an undergraduate in business or engineering, then working for 3-5 years before pursuing an MBA, there are myriad inroads.Read Story