January 2014 archive

Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence Statements of Accomplishment Released!

After what seems like forever, Coursera and Case Western Reserve University have finally issued the Statements of Accomplishment for Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence! As expected, I have posted mine in the in the Statements of Accomplishment section of this site.   This was the last of my “first semester” courses, and thus my last …

Continue reading

Homemade MBA Progress Report: January 26, 2014

Gantt chart of my homemade MBA progress, January 26, 2014

This week was pretty hectic at work, so my homemade MBA progress was limited.  I wrote my First Impressions post for Critical Perspectives on Management, but I didn’t make it to the week to material.   Here is this week’s lackluster Gantt chart: And the details of my lack of progress this week: Critical Perspectives …

Continue reading

First Impressions: IE Business School’s Critical Perspectives on Management

A screenshot of the Critical Perspectives on Management introductory video showing multiple camera angles

The first course in semester two of my homemade MBA is Critical Perspectives on Management, brought to us via Coursera from IE Business School in Spain.  I have completed the first week of material, and here’s what I think so of it so far.   Professional video lectures Critical Perspectives on Management has some of …

Continue reading

Join me for Semester 2 of my Homemade MBA!

This year, don’t just follow along with my progress reports – it’s time to get in the game!  Why don’t you join me for the second semester of my homemade MBA project?!   It just dawned on me that most of you who come across this site are probably either making your own homemade MBAs, …

Continue reading

Homemade MBA Progress Report: January 20, 2014

Gantt Chart of my Homemade MBA, January 20, 2014 update

Now that I’m back into study mode for the second semester of my Homemade MBA, I’m getting back in the habit of letting you know how things are going with my weekly progress reports.   Last week, I made my way through the first Week of material in Critical Perspectives on Management from IE Business …

Continue reading

Intro to Marketing Coursera course review posted

What great timing?  As I was writing this review of the Wharton MBA Foundation Series Introduction to Marketing course, Coursera was kind enough to release the Statements of Accomplishment!  So, in case you are wondering if I really did take it or not – see for yourself on the Statements of Accomplishment page!   As …

Continue reading

Homemade MBA Semester 2 Kick-off!

For those of you that follow this site, you might have noticed that I haven’t posted my usual Progress Reports for the last few weeks.  This is because, save a few cosmetic changes to the website, I haven’t had much to do on my homemade MBA project the last few weeks.  But that’s about to …

Continue reading

Corporate Finance Statements of Accomplishment Released!

Great news for those of us who earned enough points to “pass” Wharton’s Introduction to Corporate Finance class on Coursera – the Statements of Accomplishment have been released! I also posted this in the in the Statements of Accomplishment section of my site.   I’m not sure what took so long for Wharton/Coursera to send these …

Continue reading