Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 27

Progress Report: October 27, 2013

This week, I kept pace with my current classes and decided to add a new course to my homemade MBA!  I’m about half-way through my original homemade MBA plan, and I hate to make a change this late in the game (let alone making more work for myself…), but I think this course will fill …

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Oct 26

Late Curriculum Addition – Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence

I’m adding a new course to my homemade MBA!  I’m about half-way through my original homemade MBA plan, and I hate to make a change this late in the game (let alone making more work for myself…), but I think this course will fill a gap in my plan.   I’m adding Inspiring Leadership through …

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Oct 24

First Impressions: Wharton’s Coursera Intro to Marketing

Now, I should start by saying that I work in Marketing, so I have high hopes as well as high expectations for Wharton’s Intro to Marketing Coursera class.  So far, it’s off to a fantastic start!  This class is completely different in format (in a good way) and delivery than the other two Wharton Foundation …

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Oct 24

First Impressions: Wharton’s Coursera Intro to Operations Management

Despite posting this today, I actually started this class a few weeks ago.  Fortunately, I kept notes on my first impressions so I can share them with you here, even though I’m about half-way through the course at this point.  Intro to Operations Management is part of the four-class Wharton Foundations series of MBA classes Wharton …

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Oct 20

Progress Report: October 20, 2013

My first two homemade MBA Coursera courses are now complete!  I cranked out another solid week of work on my homemade MBA, and I feel like I have a lot to show for my effort.  This week, I finished Foundations of Business Strategy class as well as Entrepreneurship.  I also crossed the half-way point in …

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Oct 20

First Impressions: University of Geneva’s Coursera International Organizations Management

As with all of these First Impressions posts, please keep in mind that they are exactly that – my first impressions of a course.  It is plausible, perhaps even likely, that my first impression will be wrong and my opinion of the course will change over time.  Please read my Full Review posts about these …

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Oct 18

First Impressions: University of Maryland’s Coursera Entrepreneurship Course

As with all of these First Impressions posts, please keep in mind that they are exactly that – my first impressions of a course.  It is plausible, perhaps even likely, that my first impression will be wrong and my opinion of the course will change over time.  Please read my Full Review posts about these …

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Oct 13

Progress Report: October 13, 2013

I rocked out with Coursera this weekend, like all cool kids do.  I’m on the verge of finishing my first Homemade MBA course – maybe Monday or Tuesday.  Here’s my updated homemade MBA plan Gantt chart: I liked the organization of last week’s progress report, so I’m going to adopt it for my future updates.  …

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Oct 08

Progress Report: October 8, 2013

This weekend I was quite industrious and made a lot of progress on Coursera.  However, I did have to sacrifice making my scheduled progress report this weekend, but that’s ok.  Here’s a quick recap of what I covered since my last update.   First, I updated my homemade MBA plan (see below) because one of …

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