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Progress Report: November 10, 2013

This week I was swamped with work, travel for work, and a touch of food poisoning.  Thus, I didn’t make the normal strides in my homemade MBA project.  Instead, I triaged my Coursera workload, and only did the bare minimum to avoid grade penalties.   I was able to meet the hard deadlines as required …

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First Impressions: Wharton’s Coursera Intro to Corporate Finance

This is the real deal. This class IS Intro to Corporate Finance exactly as you would take it at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School.  I’m shocked that this is the real thing, but offered for free on Coursera.  How do I know it’s the real thing?  Because the professor spent a few minutes …

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Progress Report: November 3, 2013

Wharton’s Intro to Corporate Finance and Case Western’s Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence made their first appearances this week, and I kept up with everything else.  I will go into detail in my First Impressions post for each of these new classes, but overall I think these are both very promising.   I was able …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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