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Global MBA Opportunities

Experiential Learning

In the business world, you’ll put the skills you’ve learned in school to work to analyze data, make important decisions, lead teams, and brainstorm and implement solutions. At UNC Kenan-Flagler, we’ll give you the chance to do this long before you jump into the real world.

With numerous experiential learning opportunities complementing your core and elective coursework, you’ll learn by doing. Whether you’re consulting for a local nonprofit, managing an investment fund in our state-of-the-art Capital Markets Lab, or pitching a marketing plan at a national case competition, the learn-by-doing approach will give you new skills, knowledge, and, perhaps most importantly, confidence.

Learn what it takes to join the UNC-Kenan Flagler Full-Time MBA program

Here are four popular experiential learning opportunities at UNC Kenan-Flagler:

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STAR: Student Teams Achieving Results

STAR is a hands-on, action-based, experiential learning experience where you can develop consulting skills while working with real companies to solve complex business problems.

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Student-Managed Funds

With over $18 million in assets, our 13 student-managed funds provide opportunities for you to gain valuable investment management experience.

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MBA Case Competition

Case Competitions

Case competitions give you a chance to practice what you learn, solving real-world business problems with your peers and with students from other top MBA programs.

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Non-Profit Leadership

Nonprofit Leadership

The Nonprofit Board Consultants Program provides strategy and leadership experience and the opportunity to interact with experienced mentors, while you serve the local community.

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'Participating in the Deloitte Case Competition was perhaps one of the best experiences I had to bring my classroom knowledge into a real-life consulting scenario. I learned that business is truly multi-faceted, and my team was able to produce stronger recommendations to the Deloitte practitioners, judges, and UNC professors with all of our varied backgrounds. It was an incredible learning opportunity to apply my business knowledge from the classroom into the real world."

Niket Subhedar Full-Time MBA 2021

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