Career Impact

WATCH: EMBA changed his mind on the family business

Students in the EMBA program at TCU Neeley often learn new things about themselves as well as the business world. Hear how broader business knowledge and a new global perspective gave 2020 grad Austin Laramore a new passion for innovating his family business.

Neeley EMBA, 7/23/2020

Career Impact, Family, ROI on Monday

WATCH: Alumni share how Neeley makes the EMBA personal

Journalists, computer techs, cattle ranchers and oil and gas professionals: the students in our Executive MBA program run the gamut. But our faculty, executive coaches and staff work to personalize the experience for each person.

Neeley EMBA, 7/1/2020

Career Impact, Family, Work/Life Balance

Alumni Panel Recap: “I feel I'm a completely different person”

Every preview luncheon features a panel of alumni who offer their personal insight into the benefits, challenges and experience of the TCU Neeley Executive MBA program. Here are some of our favorite soundbites from a recent luncheon.

Neeley EMBA, 3/20/2020

Career Impact, Diversity, ROI on Monday

RECAP: Who Really Won at the 2019 Alumni Weekend?

There’s nothing like getting back together every year for laughs, drinks, news and a little friendly competition.

Four events made up the 2019 alumni weekend, and it was great to see representatives from every class since the Neeley Executive MBA program’s founding in 2002. Below is a quick recap in case you were unlucky enough to miss it. (Also check out our photo highlights.)

Neeley EMBA, 11/18/2019

Alumni, Career Impact, Student Experience

Alumni Profiles: The EMBA for High-Potential Leaders

There are all types of leaders, with all types of personalities and career goals, and the Executive MBA program offers a personalized experience to fit each of them.

Neeley EMBA, 11/5/2019

Alumni, Career Impact, Leadership, Student Experience, Women

Hear from our Coaches: "Success is working ourselves out of a job"

Leadership coaching is a crucial part of the Neeley Executive MBA program. For a recent preview luncheon, we brought together three of our coaches in a panel to share their insight into the program. 

Neeley EMBA, 10/10/2019

Career Impact, Leadership, ROI on Monday

WATCH: Returning to School Opened Up New Opportunities

Christian Holston was nervous about returning to school, but he knew he needed to round out his tech expertise with business savvy. In this video, he explains how Neeley eases people into the Executive MBA program – and how the program provided immediate results.

Neeley EMBA, 5/7/2019

Alumni, Career Impact, Student Experience

Alumni Profiles: The EMBA as a Career Advancer

There are all types of leaders, with all types of personalities and career goals, and the Executive MBA program offers a personalized experience to fit each of them.

2/28/2019

Alumni, Career Impact, Leadership

WEBINAR: How Employers Can Benefit from Sponsoring an EMBA

Some organizations are hesitant to invest in graduate education opportunities for employees, concerned that those employees will move elsewhere after expanding their skillsets. In this Dallas Business Journal interview, we discuss how investing in an Executive MBA program can actually improve loyalty, retention and ROI. Featuring Neeley alumni Jarie Bradley and Rodney Shrader, and executive director, Dr. Suzanne Carter.

Neeley EMBA, 12/11/2018

Alumni, Career Impact, Leadership, ROI on Monday

WEBINAR: The Impact of an Executive MBA

We discuss the difference between an Executive MBA program and other types of MBA programs - and why it makes sense to pursue an MBA as an executive - in this Dallas Business Journal interview with Neeley alumni Jarie Bradley and Rodney Shrader, and executive director, Dr. Suzanne Carter.

Neeley EMBA, 11/13/2018

Career Impact, Student Experience

4 Real ROI Stories from EMBA Alumni and Current Students

At Neeley, we know that the EMBA program is no small investment, which is why we want to make sure our students see a significant return on that investment. We’re thrilled to hear countless stories of students putting classroom principles to work in the real world before they even graduate. Here are some of our favorite ROI stories, including a recent success from a current student.

Neeley EMBA, 10/24/2018

Alumni, Career Impact, ROI on Monday

How to Find the Creativity to Fuel Your Business

“How many of you are amazingly, astonishingly, spectacularly creative?” asked Ray Smilor, Professor of Professional Practice, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, at the June 6 Preview Luncheon.

Neeley EMBA, 7/2/2018

Career Impact, Leadership, Student Experience

Alumni Panel Recap: “My transformation began that very first weekend”

Every preview luncheon features a panel of alumni who offer their personal insight into the benefits, challenges and experience of the TCU Neeley Executive MBA program. Here are some of our favorite soundbites from the June 6 luncheon.

Neeley EMBA, 7/2/2018

Career Impact, ROI on Monday, Time Management

Alumni Panel Recap: “The best time to do it is yesterday.”

Every preview luncheon features a panel of alumni who offer their personal insight into the benefits, challenges and experience of the TCU Neeley Executive MBA program. Here are some of our favorite soundbites from the November 8 luncheon.

Neeley EMBA, 11/20/2017

Admissions, Career Impact, Student Experience

Alumni Panel Recap: “I thought it was just a nice slogan – until I experienced it.”

Every preview luncheon features a panel of alumni who offer their personal insight into the benefits, challenges and experience of the TCU Neeley Executive MBA program. Here are some of our favorite soundbites from the June 7 luncheon.

Neeley EMBA, 7/26/2017

Alumni, Career Impact, Student Experience

Alumni Panel Recap: “My employees told me ‘You’re different.’”

Every preview luncheon features a panel of alumni who offer their personal insight into the benefits, challenges and experience of the Neeley Executive MBA program. Here are some of our favorite soundbites from the April 6 luncheon.

Neeley EMBA, 5/8/2017

Alumni, Career Impact, Leadership, Nonprofit, Women, Work/Life Balance

How to Avoid an Expensive International Business Blunder

“Business law” may bring to mind droning suits and textbooks the size of Volkswagens, but it’s far from boring when Dr. Robert Rhodes, Professor of Professional Practice in Business Law, is teaching.

At the recent Neeley Executive MBA Preview Luncheon, 29 prospective students, current students and alumni were just getting drowsy after a hearty lunch provided by the City Club of Fort Worth, when Dr. Rhodes stood to speak and woke us all up. 

Neeley EMBA, 3/29/2017

Career Impact, ROI on Monday, Student Experience

5 Questions to Strengthen Every Link in Your Supply Chain

What’s your biggest challenge in getting customers what you promised them?

No matter what your organization is – for-profit or nonprofit, product or service based – your supply chain is what causes your daily headaches and provides your greatest opportunities. That’s what prospective students, current students and alumni gathered to discuss at the recent Neeley Executive MBA Preview Luncheon on a chilly Wednesday at the City Club of Fort Worth.

Neeley EMBA, 2/9/2017

Career Impact

Would You Earn Your MBA – in Another Language?

It’s never easy to uproot your life, learn a new language and immerse yourself in a different culture, but Claudia Zavala, Class of 2015, and her husband, Carlos, knew they could make it.

Honduras natives, the Zavalas were both working for Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., an apparel company representing some of the top brands in performance workwear across more than 100 countries. In 2000, before starting their family, they were transferred to the United States.

Neeley EMBA, 5/11/2016

Alumni, Career Impact, Women, Work/Life Balance