Business schools boost career services as students shop for best ROI

As more students invest in graduate business programs, either right after college or later in their careers, they want to see tangible results for their efforts. And with tuition costs climbing, return on investment, or ROI, has become even more important as prospective students choose an MBA or specialized master’s program.

Saint Mary’s College, in Moraga, California, reports that most of its graduate business students experience a 10 to 40 percent salary increase in the first year after graduation. 

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Career Advantage Series

*The Career Advantage Series is a Professional Development Program (PDP) Offering

Upcoming Workshops:

Friday, August 19, 2016
This is Your Brain on Money: Neuroeconomics 101

Presented by: Deborah Price
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lafayette Room, Soda Center
Saint Mary's College of California 

Friday, September 16, 2016
Preparing for the Case Interview

Presented by: Katerina Crews
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall
Saint Mary's College of California 

Friday, October 14, 2016
Effectively Managing Up
Presented by: Mark Guterman
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall
Saint Mary's College  of California

Friday, November 4, 2016
VisionBoost: 7 Best Practices to Living Your Vision Personally and Professionally

Presented by: Kristin Hayden
6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lafayette Room, Soda Center
Saint Mary's College  of California

 

Past Workshops:

Friday, July 15, 2016 
Don't Ask, Don't Get: Effective Negotiation Techniques
Presented by: Dr. Amy Levine

Friday, April 29, 2016 
The Art and Science of Teamwork
Presented by: Dr. John Watkins

Friday, March 11, 2016 
Improv to Improve Your Presentation Skills
Presented by: Joyful Simpson

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Executive Speaker Series: 
Trends, Impacts, and Career Opportunities for Big Data
Presented by: A. Charles Thomas, 
Wells Fargo & Company Chief Data Officer

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Disconnect and Unplug:
The Lost Art of Solitude
Presented by: Linda Saulsby and James Wood

Friday, January 29, 2016
Leveraging the Power of Personal Style
Presented by: Tam Starita

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Executive Speaker Series: 2016 Economic Outlook

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Cultivating Leadership in Demanding Times:
Insights from Neuroscience and Mindfulness
Presented by: Jo Ann Heydenfeldt and Doug Paxton

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Case Interview Workshop
Presented by Katerina Crews
Management Consultant from McKinsey & Company

Monday, July 20, 2015
Power Secrets of Master Negotiators
Presented by: Michael Geraghty

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 
Executive Speaker Series
James Jameson, International Entrepreneur

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Managing Turnarounds in Technology Companies
Presented by: Itzik Goldberger & Tomas Gomez-Arias

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Executive Speaker Series Featuring: 
Jaime Moldafsky, CMO Wells Fargo