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Thinking Like a Unicorn

I came into the IBEAR MBA knowing that we had a formidable course load ahead of us. Unlike most students, I came in having already taken the course outside of the program I wondered, what if anything I would learn above what I had already taken. I was pleasantly...

Preamble – IBEAR MBA Class 37 Commencement

This week has been a blur. I moved into my apartment at Park La Brea on Thursday, just in time to attend the commencement and celebration dinner for IBEAR XXXVII, congratulations to the outgoing class! The ceremony was great and the speech given by Steven was perfect....

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Orientation The last two weeks have been amazing. On day one we all drew a name of one of our classmates out of a bowl and were promptly assigned our first project: get to know your new classmate and be prepared to give a 90 second summary of who he/she is next...

Orientation

The last two weeks have been amazing. On day one we all drew a name of one of our classmates out of a bowl and were promptly assigned our first project: get to know your new classmate and be prepared to give a 90 second summary of who he/she is next Monday. It was a...

IBEAR Life

Home Page The International Business Education & Research (IBEAR) MBA is a one year, accelerated program for mid career professionals. This site is dedicated to the class of IBEAR 38; we hope you enjoy seeing our year unfold as the year progresses.   1...

Final Preparations

After nearly two years of obsessing over this next, critical juncture in my life, the class is formed. About a month ago the IBEAR staff sent out an email list to all of the admitted students, it was a great feeling to make the initial acquaintance of the classmates...

IBEAR Life

Term 3 – Where is the time going? Posted on March 31, 2016 by Keith Perrigon It’s hard to believe we’re well beyond the halfway point and this experience will soon be coming to a close. Here’s to Fighting On to term 4. Thanks again Yan Pronin for capturing and...

Term 3 – Where is the time going?

Posted on March 31, 2016 by Keith Perrigon It’s hard to believe we’re well beyond the halfway point and this experience will soon be coming to a close. Here’s to Fighting On to term 4. Thanks again Yan Pronin for capturing and compiling these great memories! Posted in...

Leadership – Consensus Is Hard To Find

Posted on February 9, 2016 by Keith Perrigon Classroom Discussions Provide a Platform For IBEAR MBA Candidates to Let It All Out Discussions were lively in Managerial Perspectives today as USC Marshall School of Business’s marque leadership and strategy professor,...