Essential MBA Courses: Unveiling My Year One Game-Changers

Unlocking Success: A Brief Guide to Pivotal MBA Courses for Enterprising Technologists, Along with Key Takeaways

Chuma S. Okoro

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I have finally finished the first year of my MBA program at the Baruch College Zicklin School of Business. I decided to take things easy in my first semester with just two courses. After getting through that, I wanted to stay in student mode over the summer and took just one course. In the fall, I wrapped up the year with four full-credit courses just to challenge myself and see what’s possible.

With a whopping seven courses for my first year of business, there were many takeaways and insights. My natural inclination is to compare and rank, so here are my takeaways from the top 3 courses from my first year in the MBA program.

Managing People and Organizations

The. first course I took at Baruch was. Managing People and Organizations. It was a required course in the curriculum so I wasn’t very excited about it. Upon hearing the professor’s first lecture, I was completely enthralled.

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Chuma S. Okoro

Sr. Software Engineer @ Bloomberg. I love talking about technology and business. Every article has my opinion backed by my experience, education, and research.