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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, seek opportunities within other departments, explore other industries or pursue an entrepreneurial venture, UNC Kenan-Flagler will help you succeed.

You’ll have access to a team of career and leadership development professionals dedicated to our working professional MBA students. Our team will get to know you and your vision for career success, and work with you during unlimited one-on-one sessions to equip and empower you to execute your personalized action plan.

Chart your next big career move.

We use a five-phase strategic approach to career management and development. Each phase is aligned with specific resources.

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Plan and develop.

Plan to consciously perform at your peak in your current role to prepare you for your next opportunity. Resources for Weekend MBA students include: unlimited career coaching, and a Personal Development Plan.

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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), StrengthsFinder, and Vault Research Guides.


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, cross-program networking events, and access to more than 1,600 alumni career advisors.

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Target and activate.

Identify potential opportunities and define goals. Resources include: exclusive UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA jobs board and virtual and in-person employer networking opportunities.

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Execute to opportunity.

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

Additional opportunities

Other Career Management opportunities offered throughout the Executive MBA program include:

  • Unlimited one-on-one career coaching sessions – you set the agenda
  • Resume reviews
  • Executive speakers
  • Webinars
  • Workshops
  • Networking events
  • Industry Prep series

I’m interested.

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