I joined my current organization – Liberty Mutual – in my last semester of college. I quickly realized my humanities degree taught me to read, write, and speak critically, but it did not provide the business acumen needed to advance my career in a corporate setting. I didn’t always have the right words to put to my ideas or to understand the business problems, so I chose to pursue formal education to supplement my knowledge gap.
Leaders in my organization value an MBA, but when I decided to pursue a degree, many still had reservations about online programs. As that was by far the best option for me personally and financially, I chose to pursue the gold standard in online MBAs: Kelley Direct. I appreciated the prestige of the program, the respect around the Kelley School of Business, and the live courses and on-campus weeks. (more…)