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Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

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Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

    Julia Sanjuan: An MBA at IE and a Career in the Hotel Industry

    Julia Sanjuan: An MBA at IE and a Career in the Hotel Industry

    Today on The Modern MBA podcast we're speaking with Julia Sanjuan, currently doing her MBA remotely with IE whilst working as a Development Planning & Feasibility Manager in the hotel industry.  She shares with us her motivations for doing an MBA; her experience of doing an MBA online, part-time and during Covid; where the industry is going; and tips for transitioning into hospitality!

    From the archive: If you like this episode check out our podcast with Darren Darwin!

    About Us
    Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

    Website: http://www.themodernmba.co.uk
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    • 16 min
    Justin Rufen-Blanchette: Sports, Media & Tech with a vision for VC

    Justin Rufen-Blanchette: Sports, Media & Tech with a vision for VC

    Today on The Modern MBA podcast we're speaking with Justin Rufen-Blanchette who is currently doing his MBA at Michigan Ross and interning with Nike. He talked with us about growing up in the inner city of New York, landing a scholarship to go to a boarding school in Georgia, working in sports media and tech, and his long term vision of working in venture capital.

    Checkout Justin's podcast: Breaking Bread: Spotify and Youtube
    Connect with Justin on LinkedIn

    About Us
    Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

    Website: http://www.themodernmba.co.uk
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    • 32 min
    Darren Darwin: A Career in Luxury Hospitality and a Glion MBA

    Darren Darwin: A Career in Luxury Hospitality and a Glion MBA

    Today on The Modern MBA podcast we're speaking with Anantara Hotel General Manager Darren Darwin. Originally from Manchester, England, he joined the hospitality sector just after leaving the army and just before joining the police force. We speak to him about his career experience, doing an MBA at Glion, the impacts of COVID on the industry and the skills it takes to successfully lead the opening of iconic  properties across the globe.

    About Us
    Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

    Website: http://www.themodernmba.co.uk
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    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Themodernmba)

    • 23 min
    Alex Rosário: From Mechanical Engineering to McKinsey

    Alex Rosário: From Mechanical Engineering to McKinsey

    On today's Modern MBA podcast, a sponsored collaboration with MBAGRADSCHOOLS.com, we are speaking with Alex Rosário. With a background in mechanical engineering, Alex worked his way up into senior management at Bomix in Brazil before heading off to Europe to pursue an MBA at INSEAD.  Post-MBA, he has joined McKinsey and shares with us the impact the MBA has had on his personal and professional growth; the importance of a long-term mindset; and tips for managing the recruitment process. 
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    About Us
    Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

    Website: http://www.themodernmba.co.uk
    Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts
    Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Themodernmba)

    • 24 min
    An entrepreneurial journey: Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting and CEO of Strike Club

    An entrepreneurial journey: Stacy Blackman, President of Stacy Blackman Consulting and CEO of Strike Club

    On today's episode of The Modern MBA, we speak to Stacy Blackman. Stacy founded Stacy Blackman Consulting, one of the best known MBA admissions consultancies following her MBA at Kellogg School of Management. She has now launched a new venture, Stryke Club and joins us today to share stories and advice from her time as an entrepreneur.

    About Us
    Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.

    Website: http://www.themodernmba.co.uk
    Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts
    Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Themodernmba)
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Themodernmba)

    • 21 min
    Al Dea: From Deloitte to Salesforce and leveraging an MBA to pursue what you love

    Al Dea: From Deloitte to Salesforce and leveraging an MBA to pursue what you love

    Today on The Modern MBA podcast we're speaking with the founder of MBASchooled.com, Al Dea. After working as a consultant with Deloitte Al decided to pursue an MBA and pivoted into Tech as a product manager with Salesforce. He talks about the skills he gained as a consultant, why he did an MBA and a bit about his entrepreneurial venture MBASchooled.com.   Al shares his inspiration for launching MBASchooled.com which helps MBAs navigate the MBA process and transitions; a peek inside his book MBA Insider; the need for patience when building an audience, and the challenges of being an entrepreneur alongside a 9 to 5.

    Check out https://mbaschooled.com and MBA Insider

    Many students come to an MBA from banking, consulting, or MNC backgrounds, but what about those that don’t? The Modern MBA podcast with Marie Kirwan and Kristen Rossi shares the stories of those transitioning from or using their MBAs in unorthodox MBA sectors including the arts, healthcare, not-for-profit, academia, and more.
    Website: http://www.themodernmba.co.uk
    Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts
    Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

    Podcast Music Credit:
    Limit 70, courtesy of Kevin Macleod
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Themodernmba)

    • 25 min

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