UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Executive MBA Career Management

We use an innovative approach to ensure you can achieve your career goals. Whether you are looking to move into a more senior role at your company, change departments, explore other industries, or pursue an entrepreneurial venture, UNC Kenan-Flagler will help you succeed.

You have access to a team of career and leadership development professionals dedicated exclusively to executive MBA students. Our team will get to know you and your vision for career success, and work with you one-on-one (unlimited sessions) to create, execute, and assess your personalized action plan.

We use a strategic approach to career management and development revolving around five phases. Each phase has specific resources aligned with it.

Plan and Develop: Plan to consciously perform at your peak in your current role to prepare you for your next opportunity. Resources include: a CCL benchmark (the top-ranked global provider of executive education) and debrief with a certified coach, The First 90-days leadership strategy, and a Personal Development Plan.

Explore and Evaluate: Determine and articulate your short-term career goals and long-term potential pathways. Resources include: Career Leader Self-Assessment (used by 93% of top business schools), Big Five and Benchmark, 360-degree feedback, and a Lessons of Experience Executive Speaker Series.

Build Personal Brand and Network: Learn how to best represent your personal brand in-person, on paper, and online. Resources include: A professional resume review and LinkedIn profile assessment, personal branding workshops and resources, career-related networking groups, cross-program networking events, and access to more than 1,600 alumni career advisors.

Target and Activate: Identify potential opportunities and define goals. Resources include: exclusive UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA jobs board and key employer information sessions.

Execute to Opportunity: Practice interviewing techniques and negotiating skills to secure your dream offer. Resources include: in-person and virtual mock interviews, InterviewStream online resource, Negotiations course, and salary benchmarking databases.


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