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Eric is the Assistant Director of the MBA program and a Tiedemann MBA alumnus (Class of 2013).

Lake Atitlan

Beautiful view of Lake Atitlan and the village

Beautiful view of Lake Atitlan and the village

I literally NEVER thought that I would have the opportunity to go on a Study Abroad trip. That was until recently when I decided to take the plunge and commit to the Spring Break 2013 MBA trip to Guatemala. I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am for this opportunity.  We’ll be fully engaged with local businesses … Continue reading

The Melting Pot MBA

I love the diversity in educational backgrounds present in our MBA classrooms at USFSP.  I thought I would be the outsider coming in with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, but it turns out it couldn’t be further from the truth.  Almost half of my classmates have bachelor’s degrees in non-business majors.  I think the diversity adds value to the classroom. … Continue reading

Sustainability in Business Education

Triple Bottom Line Diagram

The triple bottom line model suggests that business should be accountable on three measures: social stewardship (people), environmental stewardship (planet), and the ability to maximize profits. Photo credit: http://mattress.springintoactionnyc.com/ socialmission/the_triple_bottom_line_model

Recently, I was able to attend the AACSB Sustainability in Business Education Conference as a MBA student representative of USFSP. I was VERY excited! Sustainability is a passion of mine, and despite the fact that the business world tends to have a bad reputation in terms of sustainability efforts, it was fascinating to see examples of some of the legitimate advances that have … Continue reading