Learning from key leaders and stakeholders of Fortune 500 companies
As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold on the ground study, faculties are forced to re-design education all-virtually. Within two weeks, the same topics and focus were converted to several online sessions, high-brow speakers from companies including Commerzbank, MoneyFarm and Metzler Asset Management was lined up, and the students were ready to gain fresh, meaningful perspective from experts in their industry. Ohio-based Ashland University MBA Program has announced the participation of virtual study tours in partnership with ISP. Being the first Ohio MBA program, Ashland University is adapting and innovating to continue to provide MBA students with world-class opportunities in these unprecedented times.
Re-designed study tour
The virtual study tour provides students with a best-in-class consulting experience, engaging with a world-renowned organization. Students attend virtual meetings with key leaders and stakeholders of Fortune 500 companies to present new strategies and solutions based on today’s challenges. They cover topics from supply chain finance and cryptocurrency to the possible consequences of COVID-19.
Global experience is invaluable to the student learning of MBA students, offering alternative opportunities to international study tours is at the forefront of the Ashland University College of Business. University’s MBA programs strive to provide the most valuable experiences available to their students including topics like emerging technologies.
Immersive learning from homes
Due to the impact of COVID-19, Ashland University worked diligently to provide MBA students an alternative that would provide the same education and exposure as world-class international study tours.
“We are proud to be the first University in Ohio to offer this solution and plan to continue to offer unique and experiential experiences to our students,” said Economics Dean, Dr. Elad Granot.
This fall, Ashland MBA students will experience Prague. Seeing the country through the lens of guided tours and cultural excursions including city tours, local cultural immersion, and local cooking experience. Students will expand their professional network by consulting with Oracle to bridge the physical and digital world.