Executive MBA Students Graduate from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Working professionals in the Evening and Weekend Executive MBA Programs graduated Oct. 31.

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UNC Kenan-Flagler graduated 97 working professionals from its Evening and Weekend Executive MBA Programs on Oct. 31.

The top-ranked Executive MBA Programs provide a world-class curriculum and emphasize career and leadership development.

“Congratulations to our graduates, who have live our core values of excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork,” said Atul Nerkar, associate dean of Evening and Weekend MBA Programs and professor of strategy and entrepreneurship. “They met the challenges of balancing academic success with career advancement and their personal lives. They join an Executive MBA alumni base of over 2,500 executives around the world to have a positive impact on the organizations they lead and the communities they serve.”

Students in the program entered with an average of more than 12 years of significant work experience. Employers vary from large multinationals, such as Credit Suisse, IBM and Bayer to local employers, including Duke Energy and Red Hat. They traveled from across the United States to attend classes in Chapel Hill.

Zorawar Biri Singh (MBA ‘95), chief technology officer at Cisco Systems, gave the keynote address. Class speakers were Luke Chen, chief epidemiologist and medical director of infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology at Duke University Hospital, and Scott Quilty, co-founder of MedScribes.

Graduates presented teaching excellence awards to Christian Lundblad, professor of finance and Edward M. O'Herron Distinguished Scholar, and Al Segars, PNC Distinguished Professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and faculty director of the Center for Sustainable Enterprise.

For information about Evening and Weekend Executive MBA Programs at UNC Kenan-Flagler, visit http://www.emba.unc.edu.

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